Old Dutch Bible, unclear hallmark.

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Vantlicht
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Old Dutch Bible, unclear hallmark.

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Wonderful old bible Looks like this one is early 18th or late 17th century. Who can help me out?
Marked with only one hallmark. Maybe it looks familiar to somebody?

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Re: Old Dutch Bible, unclear hallmark.

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The marks on the clasps hinges.
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The maker's mark a Fleur-de-Lis, unidentifiable or....?
It could be for Johannes van Geelen, registered in Gouda 1695-1739, his maker's mark a Fleur-de-Lis, in shield with round base. For his mark see below;
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Peter.

Source; Dutch goldsmiths'and silversmiths'marks and names prior to 1812, Gouds zilver, werk van goudse zilversmeden (tot 1813) Stedelijk Musea, Gouda 1980.
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Re: Old Dutch Bible, unclear hallmark.

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Thank you Peter!
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