Stamp: NY ... Mutual Assurance Co

Object Number: 
INV.4047
Date: 
ca. 1800-1809
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 1 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
intaglio (inverted): on face of stamp: "NEW-YORK / MUTUAL ASSURANCE COMPANY"
Description: 
Circular brass die with phoenix emblem and inscription in intaglio.
Gallery Label: 

This seal die was used by the Mutual Assurance Company of the City of New York, a fire insurance company founded in 1787. The company was chartered into a stock insurance company in 1809, at which point it became the Mutual Insurance Company of the City of New York.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group