Cloth Seal, Searcher, Named, John Walker

Cloth Seal, Searcher's Seal, John Walker, Image & Found by Ged Dodd.
Found at Whinney Hill, Yorkshire, height 42mm x 26mm diameter x 20mm shank x 10mm tag at back x 4mm thick, 10.8g.

JNo/.WALKER.P.L.Y... around split rivet / L55 / B52 // blank (narrow connecting strip)

A searcher's seal almost certainly post alnage from the late eighteenth or nineteenth century. This seal clearly shows the name of John Walker but it is not clear what the letters following the name stand for. The most likely interpretation of the numbers and letters is Length 55 yards and Breadth 52 inches.

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