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Posted 1 year ago

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Najdziuan
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It is a Napoleon Bonaparte wax seal for letters.
It has been in the family for more than 50 years, and I would like to know it's value.
Material: silver-brass
Dimensions: height:- 8 mm, width: 30 mm, diameter : 18mm.
On the print (which is engraved) there are initials N P B ( I suppose standing for Napoleon Bona Parte) on the top there is a crown, and around crossed swords and rifles with pikes, cannons and shells.
The seal itself is 3D, so the figure is same from front and behind.
It has never been catalogued, nor did I find anything on internet.
Knowing history and Napoleons life, it is most likely from period 1800.-1812.

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  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
    I'm highly impressed, if real. Authentification would make it worth big bucks. For your sake, I hope this isn't an item grossly copied or counterfeited. Waiting to hear from our armchair experts.
  2. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    The detail is not near high end enough to be from 1800's era, usually much higher quality for a fine one. If looking on the internet for high quality seals you will see some incredible ones. Some art nouveau elements suggest 1920 era.

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