Bag & Cloth Seals Identified

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fred wrote: Sun Mar 20, 2022 12:02 pm Hi Stu. I'm still alive. :D

Any chance that you could have a look at this chunky seal which came out on a recent club dig in East Kent. It has the remains of at least one wire through it so I presume that it is a bag seal of some sort. It looks 19th or 20thC to me.

The raised script seems to be SF on one side with a squiggle across the top and some symbols on the other side. I suspect that it it might be a locally produced one so I'm not really expecting it to be pinned down precisely but it would be helpful to know if you've seen anything remotely like it.

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Great to hear from you Fred. I think you have IDed it as closely as I can - agree with all that. This is the closest on the Gallery but deffo not this one - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=3886

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Hi all back out for a few hours today not bad day couple of lead seals one nice if anyone can help with an ID please

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A guano bag seal. :thumbsup:
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Easylife wrote: Fri Apr 29, 2022 11:42 pm A guano bag seal. :thumbsup:
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Found this the other day. I originally thought it was a button. The ship looks like the one on a ship ha'penny, but the material is wrong and it's too thick. I've also been told it may be a bag seal of some sort. It's about 1.5cm diameter.
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aleksandr wrote: Tue Jul 05, 2022 12:54 pm Found this the other day. I originally thought it was a button. The ship looks like the one on a ship ha'penny, but the material is wrong and it's too thick. I've also been told it may be a bag seal of some sort. It's about 1.5cm diameter.
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Pretty sure it’s a cloth seal so I’ve added it to this topic so Stu, our resident expert, is notified and he takes a look. There are, of course, other brilliant ID’ers on here who might jump in first though :thumbsup:
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StuE wrote: Mon Mar 21, 2022 9:40 am Great to hear from you Fred. I think you have IDed it as closely as I can - agree with all that. This is the closest on the Gallery but deffo not this one - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=3886

This one is similarly crude, 'H R'. Would you say it's a similar age? Ta
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Not certain this is a bag seal - could be a token. Likely to be older than the the one you mention. Try David Powell at Leaden Tokens Telegraph - http://www.mernick.org.uk/leadtokens/
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aleksandr wrote: Tue Jul 05, 2022 12:54 pm Found this the other day. I originally thought it was a button. The ship looks like the one on a ship ha'penny, but the material is wrong and it's too thick. I've also been told it may be a bag seal of some sort. It's about 1.5cm diameter.
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Sorry, just seen this! There are many bag and cloth seals with ships on but none on the Gallery that match this one. Also it does look a little thick for the usual cloth seal. Nice find though.
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StuE wrote: Fri Aug 12, 2022 10:56 am Not certain this is a bag seal - could be a token. Likely to be older than the the one you mention. Try David Powell at Leaden Tokens Telegraph - http://www.mernick.org.uk/leadtokens/
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I'll get some images of the edge when I'm back home. It did seem to have the little cord openings, but I may be mistaken
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StuE wrote: Fri Aug 12, 2022 10:56 am Not certain this is a bag seal - could be a token. Likely to be older than the the one you mention. Try David Powell at Leaden Tokens Telegraph - http://www.mernick.org.uk/leadtokens/
Here are the edge pictures. When I saw the slots, I thought they were the slot the seal cord went through.
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I was wondering if I could have an ID and any info on two bag seals I found the other week please?

The first seal
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The second seal:
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