Bible with silver clasp, 18th century

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Bible with silver clasp, 18th century

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19th century Bible with a 18th century silver clasp. The clasp is marked with an for me unclear mark and dated with 1781.
Hopefully you see something in the marks?

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Re: Bible with silver clasp, 18th century

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:::::: Do you know which language the Bible is written in? ::::::
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The maker's mark: block letters G.B in an oval with a tree between the letters for Gerrit Boomsma. Registered in the city of Meppel, was also a shopkeeper and traveled the markets in Drenthe, working from 1744 to 1788. Born; Leeuwarden 28-4-1719. Died: Meppel 6-12-1788, buried in the Dutch Reformed Church in Meppel
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Source; 350 jaar Zilverstad Meppel, door J. Timmer

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Thanks Peter!
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