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Victorian 9k Gold Guard Chain, 57"

Victorian 9k Gold Guard Chain, 57"

$1,500.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1890

A classic Victorian 9 karat gold guard chain, 57 inches in length with faceted belcher links and a dog tag fastener. Guard chains are long chains that were traditionally used to hold a watch - or sometimes a fur muff, used to keep the hands warm - and were most common in the Georgian and Victorian eras. They're long, over 45 inches in length , and usually feature a sturdy dog tag fastener, originally intended to hold the watch.

MEASUREMENTS

Length: 57 inches

Width of links: 3.5mm

WEIGHT

37.2g

MARKS

9ct gold tag

CONDITION

Excellent, light wear commensurate with age

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