These solid mahogany wall plaques show the US States seals. Hand carved and hand painted mahogany wood plaque. A perfect as a wall plaque or podium plaque. Fantastic additions to any memorabilia collection. Great government retirement gift, government graduation gift, or government recognition awards. A recessed hook enables the plaque to hang flush against any wall. City of Derby Connecticut Seal Plaque : Derby was settled in 1642 as an Indian trading post under the name Paugasset. It was named after Derby, England in 1675. In the nineteenth century, both corsets and hoop skirts were manufactured in the city. Charlton Comics, a comic book publishing company that existed from 1944 to 1986, was based in town.