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Can anyone give me any information about this old stamp? possibly translate the symbols? Very worn carved soapstone in tortoise shell case with red waxy ink.
Thanks for your help.
The guess of「肇」is based on this variant of「肁」.
Together, this makes a Japanese name 松原肇吉 (something like Matsubara Tadayoshi).
You should post this on https://japanese.stackexchange.com to doublecheck.
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