DIAMOND CUT BELCHER LINK POCKET WATCH FOB CHAIN. 1880's CHESTER HM -140 Years Old Victorian Era. ORIGINAL CONDITION / PHOTOS SHOW ACTUAL ALBERT CHAIN. CLEAR PICTURES AND A DETAILED DESCRIPTION. Albert Double Diamond Cut Belcher Link Fob Pocket Watch Chain.
1880's - Victorian Period. "Rose & Yellow Gold Bright Finish". Charles Daniel Broughton - Chester Goldsmith HM. Excellent Shape & Overall Condition. No Repairs Required / Ready for Immediate Use or Displaying.
This particular Solid Gold 9ct 375 HM Double Strand Albert Diamond Cut Belcher Link Chain is in Excellent condition for a 140 year old antique, with little age related wear the entire Albert Chain is very solid condition and ready for use or display. With clear dating & goldsmith hallmarks this Albert Chain is with no known faults or repairs. The workmanship is a rare feature and should not disappoint. Chester HM Double Strand Albert.Link Chain, the T-Bar is. Made by the well documented and highly c. Charles Daniel Broughton Chester England. This antique Albert Chain can be immediately used or displayed by the new owner knowing this Victorian era. Will appreciate in value and is extremely rare and well sort. The diamond cut belcher links are not filled with the Parrot Clasp operating wonderfully reflecting an. The belcher links hold a similar "rose" gold appeal, matching perfectly with the yellow gold of the T-Bar and the bale rings. To have been converted at some stage to not just. A Pocket Watch, but also to be worn as an elegant and.
Stylish Double Strand Belcher Link bracelet. The new owner has choices to. As received or extend and double the length having this stunning Albert Pocket Watch Chain converted to a Single Strand and look to wear as a necklace.
It is a great opportunity to have an. Of this age that holds a wonderful character, appeal and displays as an authentic antique. Along with a reasonably heavy weight of 13.90 grams. The condition is 100% original as received.As a classic collectible, this example will be a delightful addition to wearing or display proudly knowing the history is from a by gone era. Pictures shown are untouched & show natural reflections / Sun & light glare, additional pictures can be provided. Charles Daniel Broughton / St Paul's Square, Birmingham / Chester registered Jan 1882 / Birmingham 1896..1898 registered 1881 / Gold & silver chain maker, Watch chain & T-bar. The main use of the watch chain was to simply ensure the pocket watch was secure. The pocket watch emerged in the 17th Century and the style grew in popularity when Charles II introduced the waistcoat in 1675. Single Albert Watch Chains - This style of single watch chain has a bar on one end, used to tuck into a button hole of a waistcoat. The other end of the chain has a small swivel clasp that attaches to a pocket watch. The swivel clasp allows the wearer to rotate the watch and keep the chain from twisting. In addition to the chain that links the clasp and the T-bar, there is another, smaller, chain that serves as a decorative drop, whereupon a fob, fraternity, lodge symbols, charm or locket would hang. The smaller drop chain varies in length depending on the Albert chains, and can be connected at different points on the main chain.
Double Albert Watch Chains - The double Albert watch chain is characterized by having two equal lengths of chain attached to the T-bar. Albertina is the elaborate version of the Albert chain used for fobs and watches. Albert chains were named after Queen Victoria's husband. Albertina chains were usually much prettier with decorative features and were worn as jewelry rather than as functional items. Both Albert and Albertina chains were made out of gold, or silver or gold and silver.Typically, Albert watch chains are worn with a drape in the chain, as opposed to the chain between the pocket and the watch being pulled taut. During the Victorian era Albert watch chains were extremely popular, it was a must-have accessory for any gentrified male. They declined in popularity with the rise of the wristwatch; however the Albert watch chain remains a symbol of class and wealth. In England the composition of sterling silver was subject to official assay at some date before 1158, during the reign of Henry II, but its purity was probably regulated from centuries earlier, in Saxon times. English Countrymen of wealthy stature from the early. To wear Albert watch chains made primarily from Gold.
Normally matching a Gold Pocket Watch, holding English hallmarks indicating the gold content at 9ct / 375 grade. Some countries developed systems of hallmarking silver. To indicate the purity of the silver alloy / To identify the silversmith / To note the date and/or location of the manufacture. Denotes Gold Content of 37.5%. Charles Daniel Broughton Goldsmiths Chester England.Chain Length Double Strand: 170 mm (excluding T-Bar). Chain Length as a Single Stand: 300 mm. Diamond Cut Links Diameter: 4.5 mm - 2 mm. This 9ct 375 Gold Double Albert Chain will be ready for use or display.... You may notice this in the pictures.
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Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. The item "GOLD 9ct 375 c1880s CDB CHESTER HM DOUBLE STRAND ALBERT FOB WATCH CHAIN BRACELET" is in sale since Wednesday, April 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage, Antique Jewellery". The seller is "bayo_madness" and is located in Mount Waverley, Victoria.
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