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16" Antique Silver Albert Chain, (42.8g)

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SKU: 8770

Description:

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If you love edgy chunky Silver jewellery, this 16" antique Silver Albert chain will catch your eye. This Edwardian chain is complete with a 1 & 1/4" chain extender, so you can make this a longer length if you desire. 

Each curb link is stamped with the Lion Passant for Sterling Silver, a hallmark of prestige, and one of the curb links is fully hallmarked with a rare Chester assay, dating this piece to 1912. Despite being of historic origins, the style and substance is incredibly timeless, giving you many styling options and many more decades of wear. 

Item Details:

ERA: Post Edwardian, c.1912. 

MEASUREMENTS: Chain 16 & 1/2" or 42cm long. 
Chain width 6mm. 
Chain extender 1 & 1/4". 
T-bar suspends for 27mm. 
T-bar 41mm long x 3mm wide. 
Dog clips 23mm long x 7mm wide.
Weight: 42.8g. 

MATERIALS: Sterling Silver. 

HALLMARKS: Lion passant, date letter g, "J.T&S" on t-bar. Lion Passant on every link & jump ring. Chester assay date letter "M" for the year 1912 on one central curb link. Lion Passant, date letter "M" on both dog clips.

Condition:

VERY GOOD: This 16" antique Silver Albert chain is in fantastic condition. As can be expected from an Edwardian era piece, there is some signs of minor wear. One of the original dog clips is a little stiff to open, so it just requires slightly more pressure, but the other dog clip is in great nick. The Silver also shows some light surface wear here and there, however we think this emphasises its punky allure.