Wonderful Antique French Georgian Gold Large Watch KeyWonderful Antique French Georgian Gold Large Watch KeyWonderful Antique French Georgian Gold Large Watch KeyWonderful Antique French Georgian Gold Large Watch KeyWonderful Antique French Georgian Gold Large Watch KeyWonderful Antique French Georgian Gold Large Watch KeyWonderful Antique French Georgian Gold Large Watch Key

This antique French 18 karat gold and cornelian watch key is bold and beautiful. It has a large beveled bezel set translucent cornelian in a fine gold mount.

It retains a French guarantee stamp for gold, of a ram's head (last photo) which also dates this to the years 1819-1838. It is completely original and in excellent condition. It would have been the key to a very fine watch carried by an aristocratic gentlemen.

It measures a bold 1 5/8ths from the top loop X 1 5/8ths across the top.
I love these early keys which carry the hidden story of years gone by. I can imagine the every day routine of winding a beautiful watch to mark someone's daily life almost two hundred years ago,

Today it is gracefully worn by woman on a long gold chain or black cord. I have a picture of it joined with a French chain (item #2290) which is available on this web site and is a perfect complement to the key.

So very unique and timeless in appeal.
France, circa 1830

Item ID: 2378


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: gold/brown, Size: 2 1/2 inches long X 1 5/8ths across

Wonderful Antique French Georgian Gold Large Watch Key

$1,295 USD

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