Antique Watch Fobs & Alberts to Suit All Tastes and Budgets
There is something to suit all tastes and budgets, and when you see a vintage fob watch that catches your eye, you can contact the seller quickly and easily and get as much information as you need before you purchase it. When it comes to antique fob watches, look no further than the LoveAntiques.com website and browse the available collection from Europe’s most respected and trustworthy antique dealers.
The Widest Selection of Vintage Watch Fobs
A significant benefit of purchasing your antique fob watch through the LoveAntiques.com site is the amount of choice of high-quality items that are available. There is a massive selection of antique pocket watches available from the 19th century and onwards, as well as Fobs and Alberts. Whether you are looking for an antique gold fob watch or would prefer one made from a different base metal, you are sure to be able to find the perfect option when you browse the massive selection that is available. You can use the search function to locate precisely what it is that you are looking for. Finding the perfect vintage fob watch for yourself or a gift is made simple, and there is also a wealth of information available about each item listed.
The Simple Way to Buy A Vintage Fob Watch
One of the things that you will notice when you browse our website for vintage watch fobs for sale is the amount of choice that is available. All the top antique dealers from across Europe advertise their antiques on LoveAntiques.com, and we ensure that there is as much information as you could need available when you browse. When you click on an item you will see that there is a concise description, as well as information about the origin, date and country of manufacture, and the current location and delivery options available, and you can also search by the name of the watch company. The best thing is that if you see a vintage fob watch that you like, you can contact the seller directly or request that they call you back and haggle on the antique fob watch prices. At LoveAntiques.com we work hard to ensure that only trusted, and reliable antique dealers can advertise their items for sale, so you can rest assured that when you use our site, you are dealing with professionals selling genuine antiques.
Purchase an Antique Fob Watch from A Trusted Antique Dealer
When you purchase a vintage fob watch through the LoveAntiques.com site, you can rest assured that you are dealing with a trusted and reputable antique dealer. Before you can buy through our website, you must register first, which you can do by clicking here, and it is the same for our dealers. All dealers must first register a trade account with us and pass through our stringent checks to ensure that only reputable dealers and sellers can use our website for advertising their antique fob watches for sale. Whether you are looking for an antique fob watch to add to your collection or for a gift, you are sure not to be disappointed with what you find on offer at LoveAntiques.com.
FAQs for Antique Pocket Watch Fobs & Chains
What is an antique fob?
Popularly worn by gentlemen during the Victorian Era, antique fobs hold the pocket watch which was attached by a chain. These pocketwatch fobs are considered ornaments attached by a strap or chain and made it easier for the wearer to locate and determine their timepiece. Developed around the late 1700s, fobs were commonly seen in both men and women, attached to the belt or tucked in the pocket of the waistband. The popularity of pocket watch chain fobs continued to arise during the 19th century but was more associated with gentleman's attire. A pocket watch chain fob is used as a benchmark to gauge a gentleman’s social standing and his place in the society.
What were pocket watch fobs used for?
Antique watch fobs were developed around the 1700’s as an ornamental piece that serves as a status symbol for men. They are a living reminders of the long standing fascination for taste and class. In today’s society, a vintage watch fob is an emblem of style and class. Across our current collection of pocket watch fobs for sale, you will find a vast array of styles, from classic, trendy to contemporary options. Don’t hesitate to visit our site for more information.
How do I know if my pocket watch fob is valuable?
One of the ways you can determine if your watch is valuable is to see what it’s made of. During the Victorian era, fob chains were popularly used by many Victorian wives on their own hair for their husband’s prized watch. Most fob pockets are made of gold filled metal and have precious stones embossed. To denote a wearer’s initials of membership in fraternal organizations, these fob pockets were engraved with identifying marks. You can also take it to an appraiser who can provide you with a valuation. Love Antiques has a complete list of the best antique watches fobs on the market—so whether you’re seeking luxury, budget-friendly, retro, and antique pocket watch chain, simply head to our website to explore your options. If you want different variations of antique watch fobs for sale, Love Antiques offer a collection of high-precision antique watch fobs and chains at great prices.
What is a fob pocket?
A fob is a chain that holds the pocket watch. A fob pocket is a small pocket at the front waistline of a trouser or in the front of a vest, used to hold a watch. The pocket watch chain fob is either attached to a chain or ribbon. Make a stylish impression with Love Antique’s stunning collection pocket watches fobs. No piece of accessory leaves a lasting impression quite like antique watch fobs—they have an intricate detail that’s ever-stylish, bringing a touch of glamour to the wearer.
What is an Albert chain?
Albert chains were founded after Prince Albert who wore them during the Victorian era. This pocket watch chain fob emerged in the 17th century and was popularized by Charles II in 1675. The pocketwatch fob features a single bar on one side which is used to join the chain to a vest button hole. The watch is then worn in a vest pocket while the chain is shown outside and often adorned with a nice fob.