15ct Gold Albert Watch Chain with Bloodstone and Carnelian Fob
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Description: - An antique Victorian 15ct yellow gold graduating albert watch chain, T-bar, with spinning bloodstone & carnelian fob.
Date: - Circa 1881.
Engraving: - N/A.
Measurement: - The watch chain measures approximately 14 15/16 inches (38.0 cm). The fob (including bale loop) measures 1 3/16 inches (2.9cm) in length. Total combined length of chain and fob is 16 1/8 inches (41.0 cm). The chain links are 0.7cm at their widest point.
Weight: - The chain including fob weighs approximately 49.7 grams.
Condition: - This superb 15ct albert chain is in good antique condition. The chain is stamped '15', '.625' on each of the links, dog clip, and T-bar. The role pin clasp is stamped '15'. The links display minor surface scratches, and wear commensurate with age. The spinning fob has a bloodstone to one side and a carnelian to the other. Both are in good condition displaying minor surface marks. The fob is hallmarked '15','.625', with Birmingham assay stamp, and date letter 'g' to denote 1881. The dog clip, T-bar, and spinning fob are all original to the piece and are stamped with the makers mark 'J.M'. Please see photographs for confirmation of condition.
Item No: - 1536.