A quality, mixed date gentleman’s sterling silver single Albert with French coin fob. All links of the chain have the lion mark. The T-bar is dated London 1930, maker ‘H.P’. One split ring is marked for Birmingham 1918 and the swivel is marked for London 1936, maker ‘W.J.S’. The fob is a two franc French coin with the words ‘Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite 1917’on one side and ‘Republique Francaise’ on the other. This would have been worn with the T-bar through the buttonhole displaying the coin and the chain would have passed to a watch placed in the vest watch pocket. Maximum length approx. 14.25 ins (36cm). Weight 48 grams. This item can be seen in the book, "How the Watch was Worn - A Fashion for 500 Years", on page 158.
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