A Lead Bag Seal?

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A recent find and I think it's a Bag Seal of sorts, but it's quite a chunky one in comparison to any of my previous finds.

It's very difficult to get any detail to show up in the photos, I've tried various angles with my LED lamp and there's not an awful lot to see.

On one side, I think I can see the letters BASI, I think it may just be partial text though. There may be some sort of design below the text.

On the other side (which is harder to read), I think I can see a date, 1850, maybe 1852?

Found in North Yorkshire if that helps at all?

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Great photos. I am incapable of telling cloth and bag seals apart but only cause I’m too lazy to look :lol:

Sure the lovely Stu will do his magic ID stuff :thumbsup:
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Thanks Cath, to be fair I'm unsure if it's a bag seal, or some other kind of seal. It's quite a hefty little item.
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Oxgirl wrote: Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:48 pm . I am incapable of telling cloth and bag seals apart but only cause I’m too lazy to look :lol:
Just remember that cloth seals actually look like little bags and you will be fine Cath :lol: :thumbsup:
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alloverover wrote: Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:05 pm Just remember that cloth seals actually look like little bags and you will be fine Cath :lol: :thumbsup:
:rollinglaughing: excellent, I’ll remember that :thumbsup:
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Looks like an electricity meter seal 🤣
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I think Saggy is right - some sort of utilities seal - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=3904
Does it match any water, gas, electricity companies near there??
Here's a used one - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=3147
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Oh heck it does doesn't it! That's why it has a familiar look. :thumbsup: :pulling hair out:
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StuE wrote: Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:09 pm I think Saggy is right - some sort of utilities seal - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=3904
Does it match any water, gas, electricity companies near there??
Here's a used one - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=3147
But is it a *Roman* electricity meter seal???? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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StuE wrote: Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:09 pm I think Saggy is right
Has someone got a login to my specialty website or been speaking to my wife?
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another possibility is a seal off an engine diesel pump from a tractor or other machine. They were used to stop people tampering with the diesel delivery to the the engine or governors, that could increase the power of the tractor

I will see if I can find a picture

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Thanks very much for all the help folks. :thumbsup:

I think this an ID request that I'd very much like to vanish into thin air . . . oh the shame, how embarrassing! :D
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here you are, a pump with the anti tamper seals

don't beat yourself up over it, we all make mistakes, its called being human :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Cheers Steve. :thumbsup:
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