18thC German Steel Desk Seal - I: Christoph Wiegel

Seal Detail

A well formed 18th century steel desk seal from Austro-Hungary, the handle of rounded top form and octagonal stem leading to a circular cushion and silver matrix, well and deeply engraved with a central shield comprising balance of justice, under a crested helm with two impressive antlers, mantling and inscription within a ribbon and outer stippled border, reading:


The personal seal of a Johannes Weigel, as yet, unidentified any further.  The seal is presented in an excellent condition with no discernible damage.

Seal Specification

Height 76mm

Diameter of matrix  32mm 

Weight 124g