$75.00
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Seal your letters with an antique Victorian era small ship wax seal, the ship surrounded by the words SUCH IS LIFE, a wax seal stamp to remind us that just as a ship needs to weather unpredictable storms, so must we.  The small matrix of the letter seal has a nice patina.

"You cannot direct the wind but you can adjust the sails." ~ a German proverb

- symbolism -
In heraldry, the ship is symbolic an ancient sea voyage and the compass rose represents guidance, direction and protection. Ships are built to weather all kinds of storms.

- approximate height measurement - 1 5/8" (40mm)
- handle - bone/bovine
- matrix measurement - between 3/8" and 1/2" (12mm)
- matrix metal - bronze or brass
- shown with both a ruler and a US dime for scale

All sales final on antique wax seals - no returns
Go make some history!