‘Seal Of Oswaldestre’ Door Knocker
A rare and unusual circular door knocker depicting the seal of Oswaldestre (Oswestry, salop). The Latin inscription around the rim reads ‘Oswaldestre Sigllvm Commvne’.
St. Oswald, King and Martyr, Patron Saint of the town,
with crown, seated on a carved throne, in the right hand a drawn sword erect in the left hand he grasps a tree. On the rear; the whole forms a boss on the name of the town. Background on the left hand side diapered lozengy design. In excellent condition.