Friendly Metal Detecting Forums

Friendly Metal Detecting Forums (https://metaldetectingforum.com/index.php)
-   Help To ID My Finds (https://metaldetectingforum.com/forumdisplay.php?f=10)
-   -   Lyre Wax Seal Stamp?? (https://metaldetectingforum.com/showthread.php?t=281322)

Good Luck Jack 03-25-2020 03:54 PM

Lyre Wax Seal Stamp??
 
2 Attachment(s)
Hi All,

Never seen anything like this before. Is this a wax stamp or is it something else? I’ve found Lyre military band buttons but this is a first. Found in a field in New Jersey where most items found were early to mid 1800s. I think I see 3 letters ‘P’, ‘A’ and ‘H’ - are these initials of a person?? No clue. Any ideas? Is this even military?

Good Luck Jack 03-25-2020 03:55 PM

2 Attachment(s)
Few more pics...

waltr 03-25-2020 04:04 PM

I say it is a Wax Seal.

Symbol is a Lyra with wreath.

Good Luck Jack 03-25-2020 04:31 PM

Is it military? How old do you think this wax seal is?

Beachhunter 03-25-2020 05:25 PM

Congrats on the Wax Seal! Looks like late Mid to late 1800's.
Good Luck!

aviationgale 03-25-2020 07:25 PM

Oh man that is awesome, I'd love to find one those! Congrats!

Beach Bum 03-25-2020 08:28 PM

gorgeous, excellent find. Thanks for sharing

Fredneck 03-25-2020 09:24 PM

Super cool piece !!

Richey531 03-26-2020 06:25 AM

Thats an awesome find! Cant believe the condition after all those years! Congratulation and HH!

GroundSweeper 03-26-2020 11:26 PM

Wow that is awesome, congrats!

Princess 04-02-2020 10:44 PM

That's looks like a neat find! Being an old-fashioned kind of girl, I enjoy writing letters and have a fondness for wax seals. (My sister gave me a personalized wax seal stamp this past Christmas - she knew that I wanted one. :grin:)

I did a web search for the letters "P.A.H.," but didn't come up with anything that seemed to fit. But it makes sense that the lettering could represent someone's initials, like you mentioned. Anyway, nice recovery! :clapping:


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:38 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.