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Other Common Bag & Bale Seals

Not Russian Flax/Hemp Bale Seals


The PeaceHavens Project is for Russian Flax and Hemp bale seals but there are tens of thousands of

other kinds of seal. Here are a few of them. The best site for other bag and cloth seals is BagSeals.Org


Dutch Customs House Tax Seals

Dutch seals most often found in the UK come

 from the 19th century. They have a distinctive

tear-drop shape with measurements of approx.

23mm by 18mm. Their layout consists of a coat

of arms on one side and R&A with a number

(here it is 562) below this on the other.

see Dutch Seals  for more information

UK Customs and Excise Seals

On one side is the British crown and on the other

the phrase CUSTOMS (curved around the top)

AND (straight across the middle)

EXCISE (straight across the bottom).

The Tudor crown indicates it is from before 1953.

  see UK Custom Seals  for more information

 G&T.Earle Cement Bag Seals

The seal depicts a pelican with spread wings,

standing on a nest with five chicks. The inner

band reads, G & T EARLE LIMITED HULL,


Established in the early 19th century, with the

trade name ‘Pelican’ in September 1897.

see Cement Seals  for more information

 Fertilizer Bag Seals

One of the most common seals found in the

UK is a fertilizer seal and they come in lots

of different formats but usually they have a

Cornucopia symbol or Guano du Peru.

This seal is German, Ohlendorff & Co. Peru.

Dating from late 19th to early 20th Century.

Manure Bag Seals

Webb's Trademark for Prize Seeds, Grasses, Roots & Manures. Edward Webb set up as a seed merchant in the 19th century at Wordsley, Stourbridge in the West Midlands. In 1876 Edward Webb & Sons applied for a registered trademark (number 928), which covered agricultural seeds and artificial manures.

They took over, Proctor & Ryland in Saltney.

Hungarian Flour Bag Seals

Hungary's principal industry is flour-milling.

 Between 3,000,000 and 3,200,000 tons of wheat

flour are produced annually. The principal

 steam-mills are at Budapest; Many towns have

large steam-mills with water-mills & wind-mills.

Look for the grading numbers 0, 00, 000, 0000

see Flour Seals for more information

Post Office Square Seals

Another common seal found in the UK is a

Standard General Post Office square bag seal

with grill of five vertical bars on both sides and

on this one letter sack seal from Enniskillen in

Northern Ireland.. Oliver Cromwell established

the General Post Office in 1657.

see Post Office Seals  for more information

Henry Tate & Sons Sugar Bag Seal

Henry Tate (March 11, 1819 – Dec 5, 1899)

In 1859 Tate became a partner in John Wright

& Co. Sugar refinery. In 1869, he had complete

 control of the company, and renamed it Henry

 Tate & Sons.  In 1921, after Tate's death, the

company merged with Abram Lyle & Sons to

 form Tate and Lyle. see Sugar Seals