Bag & Cloth Seals Identified

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I found the bag seal below last weekend, and looking fairly modern, I expected to to be one of the more common types we find around here.

However on cleaning it last night it appears to be a little more unusual, at least for me any way…

If anybody can ID I would be most grateful,
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Is this a bag seal? I'm guessing modern but intrigued.

Thanks if you can help Stu

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Pete E wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 1:20 pm I found the bag seal below last weekend, and looking fairly modern, I expected to to be one of the more common types we find around here.

However on cleaning it last night it appears to be a little more unusual, at least for me any way…

If anybody can ID I would be most grateful,
Regards,

Peter
There are some Arabic ones at the bottom of this page - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.ph ... &g2_page=2 but I haven't had much luck IDing them!
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Oxgirl wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 1:36 pm Is this a bag seal? I'm guessing modern but intrigued.

Thanks if you can help Stu

Photos of both sides.
I wonder if it is a capacity seal - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.ph ... emId=21200 ?
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StuE wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 2:37 pm There are some Arabic ones at the bottom of this page - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.ph ... &g2_page=2 but I haven't had much luck IDing them!
Thanks Stu....Thought it might be a struggle being partially in Arabic....So would these seals being on British products heading out to the Middle East? Or on Arabic goods being imported to the UK?
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StuE wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 2:43 pm I wonder if it is a capacity seal - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.ph ... emId=21200 ?
Very interesting! Thanks Stu :thumbsup:
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Pete E wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 2:52 pm Thanks Stu....Thought it might be a struggle being partially in Arabic....So would these seals being on British products heading out to the Middle East? Or on Arabic goods being imported to the UK?
Most likely imported as thrown away after use.
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A 'Northpole' lead bag seal of about 18mm diameter. Reverse has a very distinct logo with letters 'LR'. Any ideas?
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Easylife wrote: Wed Mar 16, 2022 10:09 am A 'Northpole' lead bag seal of about 18mm diameter. Reverse has a very distinct logo with letters 'LR'. Any ideas?
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Nice seal - not seen one before. Could I have roughly where found and diameter in mm please? - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.ph ... emId=39691
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Stu, could you tell me if the ones with two holes running through the middle are modern please?
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StuE wrote: Wed Mar 16, 2022 5:17 pm Nice seal - not seen one before. Could I have roughly where found and diameter in mm please? - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.ph ... emId=39691
Found in the Midlands, about 18mm diameter.
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Easylife wrote: Wed Mar 16, 2022 5:54 pm Found in the Midlands, about 18mm diameter.
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Good news, Paul Cannon has identified it as a Leicester Rubber Company seal for pram tyres! http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.ph ... emId=39691
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StuE wrote: Thu Mar 17, 2022 5:29 pm Thanks
Good news, Paul Cannon has identified it as a Leicester Rubber Company seal for pram tyres! http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.ph ... emId=39691
Awesome, that's a bit different, who would have thought a sack of pram tyres? :D :thumbsup:
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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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fred wrote: Sun Mar 20, 2022 12:02 pm Hi Stu. I'm still alive. :D
Well there’s a blast from the past :D .

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