Seal stamp: Wurttemberg Consulate
Overall: 4 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 10.2 x 3.2 x 2.9 cm )
intaglio (inverted): on stamp face: "KÖN. WÜRTTEMBERG CONSULAT / IN / NEW YORK"
Iron stamp with faceted handle and oval face with coat of arms and inscriptions in intaglio.
According to the accession records, this stamp was used by Leopold Bierwirth, who served as consul for the Kingdom of Württemberg (a member state of the German Confederation) in New York in the mid-1800s (1856-?). Bierwirth was the father of the donor's stepmother.
Gift of Mrs. Sanford Dwight Foot
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