A "Madeira" Georgian Old Sheffield Plate Wine Label/ Bottle Ticket

This pretty little Old Sheffield Plate wine label is for "Madeira" and was made circa 1780. It is in excellent condition with slight plate loss. I believe the chain to be a later replacement. It measures a fraction over 4.5cm length.

Type: wine label
Function: Wine Related
Country: England

Price: £ 25 GBP

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