Lancastrian Jewellers is located in Lancaster, Lancashire
Antique Edwardian Albert Watch Chain with Dog Clip, T-Bar and Medal
REF: 4113 / LA328487
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This quality Antique Albert Chain features a T-bar drop and dog clip fastening, along with an engraved medal / medallion. The chain is modelled in Sterling Silver, hallmarked for Birmingham 1908. The medal is then a later addition, also modelled in Sterling Silver with a Gold front, dating to Birmingham 1927. The medal is engraved to the reverse, reading 'G.L.Q.L 1927' along with a full set of hallmarks. 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 the pocket watch to and the T-Bar would go through the button hole of a waistcoat to secure in place. This is a quality example of an Albert chain which would make a great necklace or addition to any collection. METAL Sterling Silver, Rose Gold MEASUREMENTS Measures 14" in length Chain measures 8mm across Dog clip measures 2.1cm x .8cm Medal measures 3.5cm x 2.2cm T bar measures 3.8cm WEIGHT 46.5 grams HALLMARKS T-bar - Makers Mark - H.B Lion Mark - 1908 Dog clip - S.S Medal - Makers Mark - W.H.H Birmingham, 1927, Lion Mark CONDITION Light wear in keeping with age. Perfect for everyday wear. Overall good antique condition.
Lancastrian Jewellers has clarified that the Antique Edwardian Albert Watch Chain with Dog Clip, T-Bar and Medal (LA328487) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Birmingham 1908
Light wear in keeping with age. Perfect for everyday wear. Overall good antique condition.
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This Antique Edwardian Albert Watch Chain with Dog Clip, T-Bar and Medal is located in Lancaster, Lancashire