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Old 2013-09-19, 09:16   #15
Brian-E
 
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Originally Posted by jasong View Post
Unless of course, the owner was very vain.
...or had the job of imprinting the wax seal of many pieces of mail, or stamping (signing or authenticating) the contents. While the personally decorative role of rings probably goes back to their origins, they also led more functional existences.
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