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This RARE and Absolutely
Stunning, beautifully ornate Men’s Antique watch Vest fob chain is in
Perfect Working Order and presenting in Excellent, like New, Original
condition! It is simply perfect for the most fastidious of collectors.
features a U shaped clip at the top designed to fasten to a vest pocket. The
repousse detailing or deep embossing on the clip is just beautiful and typical
of the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. It is totally intact & functions
perfectly. From this hangs a series of fancy links – the pictures provide the
best description. At the bottom is a signet charm/wax seal of the same design cappings.
It is engraved with the Gothic style monogram, B.
There is the
chain to which a pocket watch attaches with the clip functioning perfectly with
springiness like new.
It has that silky smooth feel usually only associated
with solid carat gold and to be expected of quality antique jewellery. The gold
has a warm yellow hue with pink/rose highlights, especially to the signet charm
HISTORY & HALLMARKS
trademark not stamped but
possibly Bates & Bacon which
was a business established in 1856, 156 years ago and operating until the early
1940s. They were the leaders in the market for a wide range of gold and gold
filled such items and this is gold filled.
Gold Filled - unmarked
Gold Purity: outer surface tested positive for 14 carat gold
3.12cm or 1.22”
hefty 30.8 grams
Near MINT Antique
condition, in perfect functioning order. There is no damage, wear and
no repairs or flaws to mention. You will be hard pressed to come across such a
fabulous example of a piece over 100 years old. You will be thrilled with this
fob, the perfect addition to any pocket watch collection.