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A bag seal.

A bag seal.
A bag seal.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Description: This lead cloth or bag seal with the merchant's mark of the East India Company, has a coat of arms on one side, and the letters VEIC within a heart shape with the number four above, on the other. It was recovered from the wreck site of an unidentified merchantman c. 1780-1815 in the Edinburgh Channel, Thames Estuary in 1975.
Creator: Pennington, Pendleton and others
Date: c.1780-1815
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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