Loodjes / Lead Seals

1  Dutch lion, backside smooth, inner side of seal; so called 'Bakenlood'
2  '....SAM....', '22', marked with a star with 6 wavy arms;
    English wool cloth lead; 22 represents measurements, 18th century,
    most likely London Dyers Company
3  'R&A 354'; Regten&Accijnsen, number 354. Dutch taxes seal
4  'N * N ... A.KOECH & Co', 'O'; O stand for lesser quality
5  'C', 'V'

6  double headed eagle; cloth still visible in seal(!)
    Symbol used by many firms/nations. If this is Dutch then likely from Leiden
7  'ACC No3'; cloth still visible in seal(!); Dutch taxes seal
8  'Raffinerie Tirlemontoise', 'Tirlemont Belgique'; Belgian sugar factory 1900

9  'C?....', '....dreker?....'
10 '2....'
11 top six pointed star, '...IKL...', '...&...'
12 big stylized 'S'
13 '....staatssp * maatsch....'. '... van staat ...', 'S S'; Dutch railways seal,
    Staats Spoor

14 '...E', '...EN', '...AKT', '...EN', '...EN'
    WOLLE DEEKEN GEMAAKT BINNEN LEYDEN; a common seal used until 1786
15 halve 'C'?
16 'OOO'; OOO stands for good quality
17 '3', '....LA....'

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20 reversed 'R', 'W..'; English mark of cloth seal William III - see example
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23 '...cynse.'

24 'M', other side cloth pattern
25 'R'. 'R' - both sides traces of red paint
26 '2', '...IET...EB...'
27 '10', 'POSTERIJEN', 'PP DEN HAAG'
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