Castle on a lead seal...?

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Evening All,
I've not seen anything quite like this before (drilled field, Herts); no doubt some of you old pros have so any info much appreciated... its got a castle on one side and looks to have an imprint of some sort( of fabric perhaps?) on the other with a raised central bump....
Its rather nice I think!
Many thanks in advance
Alexander

P.S I have just uploaded a video to YouTube on using the "Deep" programme with the XP Deus Lite if anyone is interested... I give the "Hub" a wee plug too!!

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I think it’s a cloth seal Alexander. Or at least half of one.
I remember something about the towers and towns but it was a long time ago and my memory isn’t good these days.
Nice find in good condition. Hope someone else can give you more info.
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I've told Stuart Elton he's needed :lol:
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I wonder if it’s a Great Yarmouth one? https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... /id/426006

1600-1700 is the usual dates they attribute them too. Like it :thumbsup:
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Oxgirl wrote: Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:03 pm I wonder if it’s a Great Yarmouth one? https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... /id/426006

1600-1700 is the usual dates they attribute them too. Like it :thumbsup:
Good spot but hardly Great Yarmouth!! It is for the Belgium city of Tournai

Can I add it to the Gallery please HolzHammer?
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StuE wrote: Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:29 pm Good spot but hardly Great Yarmouth!! It is for the Belgium city of Tournai

Can I add it to the Gallery please HolzHammer?
I bow to your greater knowledge :D
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Oxgirl wrote: Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:42 pm I bow to your greater knowledge :D
Ooo, I could get used to this :Party:
I see PAS haven't actually IDed it as such despite that example actually having the name on it! I'll have to drop them a note.
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StuE wrote: Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:29 pm Good spot but hardly Great Yarmouth!! It is for the Belgium city of Tournai

Can I add it to the Gallery please HolzHammer?

Towers and Towns :thumbsup: Haven’t completely lost it yet :lol:

Thanks for the ID
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StuE wrote: Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:29 pm Good spot but hardly Great Yarmouth!! It is for the Belgium city of Tournai

Can I add it to the Gallery please HolzHammer?
Yes, of course.... ( what gallery would that be?)
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Oxgirl wrote: Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:03 pm I wonder if it’s a Great Yarmouth one? https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... /id/426006

1600-1700 is the usual dates they attribute them too. Like it :thumbsup:
Thanks OG, can anyone tell me how a "cloth seal" actually worked please? I have often wondered...
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HolzHammer wrote: Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:05 am Thanks OG, can anyone tell me how a "cloth seal" actually worked please? I have often wondered...
https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/ ... loth-seals :thumbsup:
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Perfect, thanks for that!
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HolzHammer wrote: Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:04 am Yes, of course.... ( what gallery would that be?)
Sorry Stuart, I didn't realise bag seals were your thing until i looked at your previous posts... I would be honoured for the seal to be included in your gallery!
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Sorry for delay - I don't seem to be getting notification when someone replies to a topic. Probably not ticked the right box??
Anyway here is the record - http://www.bagseals.org/gallery/main.ph ... emId=37841 Could I have the county it was found in and the diameter in mm please? Thanks
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HolzHammer wrote: Sat Sep 05, 2020 7:13 pm Evening All,
I've not seen anything quite like this before (drilled field, Herts); no doubt some of you old pros have so any info much appreciated... its got a castle on one side and looks to have an imprint of some sort( of fabric perhaps?) on the other with a raised central bump....
Its rather nice I think!
Many thanks in advance
Alexander

P.S I have just uploaded a video to YouTube on using the "Deep" programme with the XP Deus Lite if anyone is interested... I give the "Hub" a wee plug too!!

A really lovely seal. Hopefully it’ll be easier to identify than mine. Haha. 😂 I’ve just subscribed to your channel. ☺️
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