ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GUARD CHAIN 18CT GOLD ON SILVER CIRCA 1880
A robust Antique Victorian guard chain made up of strong Silver cable links which have been gilded in 18ct Yellow Gold.
The chain is complete with a hinged clasp at the end which may have been used to attach a pocket watch or a cylinder of fur known as a Muff to keep the wearers hands warm in winter.
The chain has developed a lovely smoothness with age and each link shines wonderfully in the light. It can be worn as one long chain or wrapped twice around the neck.
WEIGHT: 49.3 grams
MEASURES: Length 36 inches, Width 5mm
METAL: Silver gilded in 18ct Yellow Gold
AGE: Victorian, Circa 1880
ITEM NUMBER: AJ265