Antique Sterling Silver Heavy Double Albert Watch Curb Chain Necklace | Chester 1919

£375.00

This quality Albert Chain features a T-bar drop and double dog clip fastening, measuring 16″ in length, modelled in Sterling Silver.

This chain is fully hallmarked, dating to Chester 1919, making it 102 years old and weighing an impressive 68.5 grams.

An albert chain is a decorative chain, originally used to attach a pocket watch to the wearer’s clothing. The chain was named after Prince Albert, who was said to have been fond of wearing watch chains. The Dog clip would have been used to attach a pocket watch or fob to and the T-Bar would go through the button hole of a waistcoat to secure in place.

Today these are worn as necklaces and the clips can be used to hang pendants or charms from.

This is a quality example of an Albert chain which would make a great addition to any collection.

METAL
Sterling Silver

MEASUREMENTS
Measures 16″ in length
Measures 1cm across widest part
T bar measures 4.2cm
Chain drop with T-bar measures 2.5cm
Dog clips measure 2.4cm x .8cm

WEIGHT
68.5 grams

HALLMARKS
Lions Mark – Silver
Chester 1919
B&S – makers mark

CONDITION
Light wear in keeping with age.
Overall excellent condition.

Item Number – 4976
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