This is a lovely signed Simmons fine link gold filled necklace with locket. The focal point of the locket is a circular Mother of Pearl center accented with a gold tone flower and a tiny prong set blue rhinestone. The frame of the gold filled locket has a chased design. The locket is in good condition with minor scuffing on the reverse and inside compartments. There are no inserts for the pictures. The necklace chain is 18 inches in length with a slide in box clasp. The locket is 3/4 inch in diameter and closes securely. Dates to the 1940's - 1950's.
R.F. Simmons Company was founded in 1873 by Robert Fitz Simmons in Attleboro, Ma. The company's best known product was gold plated watch chains. Incorporated in 1945. Simmons was acquired by Josten's Inc. in Jan 1962. In 1974 Amtel purchased Simmons from Josten's.