Familiewapens op lakstempels / zegelstempels,
soms bekend, soms onbekend.
Coat of arms on wax seal stamps,
sometimes known, sometimes unknown.
Collection: Delta 98 Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands


Some antique wax seals recently sold by Delta 98 Den Haag

 antique wax seal stamps,

provenance and research by 

Delta 98 Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands,

now in private USA collections

antique, 19th century lacquer seal, with the coat of arms of the family


on the shield: horizontal lining for a blue / azure field, two swords upwards and crossing, one sword pointing downwards over the middle of it all

on the 2nd picture you can see the shield of Jan Bruno Zweerts, one of the trustee’s escutcheons of the old civil orphanage of Amsterdam:

Wapenbord Regenten Burgerweeshuis, date: 1716

an antique 19th century wax seal stamp, fully made of carved carnelian agate, also the stamp part, with the coat of arms of the Dutch family

De Man, related to Nolthenius De Man 

Nolthenius, being mothers name, was added to the family name at a later date,

the coat of arms show a shield with: a crowned, demi lion naissant and rampant, crowned, with tongue, tail forked - even double tail, with nailed claws, barred halmet with crown and pearls - the crest the lion as on the shield 

in Vorsterman van Oijen you can find the coat of arms pictured, with added text about the crown and colouring:

"de leeuw in het schild en op het helmteken behooren gekroond te zijn van goud"

De Man and Nolthenius branches: 


ANTHONY WILLEM HENDRIK DE MAN, born 18 Jan. 1793, died ‘s-Gravenhage 18 Oct. 1842, luitenant-kolonel van den Generalen Staf, lid der Kon. Academie van beeldende Kunsten, huwt 10 Maart 1824 te Gent EUGENIA COLETTA THERESIA VAN DE WALLE, vr, geboren 27 Febr. 1804 te Gent, overleden 27 Maart 1890 te Breda, dochter van Emanuel Philippe Pierre van de Walle en Maria Theresia Boschaerts. Verkrijgt 18 Nov. 1823 vergunning den naam NOLTHENIUS DE MAN te voeren, mits daarvan eerst een jaar later gebruik makende.

see: RKD.nl

serving as engineer officers of the new Dutch army from 1813-1815, were

Anton Willem Hendrik Nolthenius de Man, died: The Hague (NL), 18 October 1842 - 2nd Lieutenant: April 1813 -  1st Lieutenant: 1 December 1814 (Netherlands army), Transferred to General Staff 12 April 1816.

Maximiliaan Jacob de Man, Born: 26 June 1765 - Honourable Discharge: 1795 (Batavian Army)                      Died: Grave (NL), 17 June 1838 - 2nd Lieutenant: 22 May 1782 - 1st Lieutenant: 24 April 1789 - Captain: 17 March 1794 - Lieutenant-Colonel: 1 March 1807 - Colonel: 11 June 1814 -  Major-General: 24 November 1816 - Lieutenant-General: 13 February 1834 - MWO: 3rd Class Knight 8 July 1815 (for former services) - No military service 12 March 1796 – 1 May 1807