Below is the story prepared by Ramon N. Villegas regarding the source of the Laguna Copperplate Inscription. Antoon Postma gave us a signed copy of the story which can be downloaded here. The Laguna Copperplate Inscription came from Albert Dealino of Siniloan, Laguna. Albert Dealino and several individuals from Pila, Laguna (Barcenas, Estrada, Ambrocio etc) are second generation antique dealers. Their parents were porcelain brokers during the great Laguna pot rush in the 1960s which haunted the
Re: Provenance of the Lumban Codex
b. The site’s assemblage of artifacts and its geological character indicate alluvial deposition. It must be pointed out the out that August is the beginning of the rainy season proper.
c. The Lumban Codex may be reasonably associated with the ancient Lumban or Pagsanjan settlements.
(Signed) Ramon N. Villegas
Cc: Fr. Antoon Postma
Dr. Alfredo Evangelista