Mans ornate antique Victorian 10k solid gold (soft and subtle rose gold hue) double twisted rope slide chain. Hand engraved stations, and two slides with bezel set pearls Measures 13-5/8" from the swivel to the t-bar, with an additional 2-5/16" length of chain with spring ring from which to hang a fob. The slides measure 7/16" x 5/16". Weighs a sturdy 23.4 grams (15.11 DWT pennyweights). This piece is in astounding near mint condition, completely 100% original, no repairs or alterations of any kind. It is maker signed on the inside of the swivel. Typical of the majority of authentic Victorian jewels this is not gold hallmarked, but it has been carefully tested to guarantee 10K solid gold content and quality. A nice size for a 16 or 18 size pocket watch. Tell us what size your watch is and we will be happy to take a picture of this chain with a watch of comparable size, so you can better judge the proportions!
William Smith & Company- (Providence, Rhode Island). They were manufacturing jewelers specializing in chains- established in 1861 with the last known listing in 1910. This particular piece is late Victorian 1890's.
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