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Antique Edwardian Figaro Albert Chain Silver Gold Gilt Dated 1918

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Laurelle Ltd


A grand antique Edwardian Albert chain from the early 20th century made up of solid sterling silver figaro links which have been gilded in 18ct yellow gold. Itís complete with a T-Bar and an extension of chain at the bottom where a medallion may have been attached.
Albert chains were named after Prince Albert and were used by wealthy Victorian gentlemen to secure a pocket watch by attaching it via the T-bar to the buttonhole of a waistcoat. Today though, they have taken on a new function and commonly worn as a womenís statement necklace.
Itís a good solid chain and weighs 62.8 grams in total. Itís fitted with two claw clasps at the end and is complete with the makerís initials and Birmingham hallmarks dating it to 1918.
WEIGHT: 62.8 grams
MEASURES: Chain Length 20 inches x Width 7mm Ė T-Bar Length 38mm x Height 10mm x Width 2.5mm Ė Extension 53mm
METAL: Sterling Silver/ 18ct Gold gilt
AGE: Edwardian. (Dated 1918)
ORIGIN: Birmingham, United Kingdom
MARKS: Sterling marks, Birmingham hallmarks, Makerís initials (T-bar: J.S. - Chain HA & S)
CONDITION: Excellent
Internal Ref: 21-488

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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Edwardian.

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