WINE BOTTLE SEAL ( ORIGINAL ) PORT JAMES MUTCH - ELGIN SCOTLAND 1910 - 1920's

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Seller: number1moneyman (4,821) 100%, Location: Cape Coral, Florida, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 290456067938 WINE BOTTLE SEAL for JAMES MUTCH, ELGIN, SCOTLAND Glass wine bottles were 'sealed' by placing a molten blob of glass (later, sealing wax) on the shoulder of a bottle and impressing it with a metal engraved matrix (depicted as a mirror image, so it's readable. In reality the matrix is backwards and the design incuse or cut into the metal). The process was started in the mid 1600's and carried on until the early 1900's. The seal matrix is about an inch (2.25 centimeters) in diameter and is attached to a wood handle, standing approximately 4 inches ( 10 centimeters ) high . This is an extremely attractive wine related antique, from merchants in the Scotland. This particular example is for Port and has some added company information as James Mutch, with a nice seal and wood handle - Approximate date 1910 to the 1920's. If you're seeking a great wine conversation piece or collectible, this may be it. ............................................................................................. Orders are always sent 1 to 2 days after paymentFor other interesting items, click... or visit our store for other Number One Money Man offers Life Members of; Society of Paper Money Collectors, International Bank Note Society, American Philatelic Society etc. View more great items

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