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Sealing wax
Sealing wax
Object information
Usage

Seal letters

Owners

Hogwarts School

"Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger, and a snake surrounding a large letter H."
—Description.[src]

Sealing wax is a malleable material which, after melting, quickly hardens (onto paper, parchment, ribbons and wire, and other material) forming a bond that is difficult to separate without noticeable tampering. Sealing wax is primarily used to seal envelopes or documents.

Hogwarts acceptance letters were closed with a purple wax seal bearing a large "H" and the four animals representing the four Hogwarts Houses.[1]

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Chapter 3 (Letters From No One)

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