Key-wind pocket watches were not replaced by stem-winding ones up until the second half of the 19-th Century. While ornamental chains and fobs that were attached to pocket watches were the must-have men's jewelry for. The fob presented here is from the early to mid. It is entirely made of Silver 900.
With quite an elaborate design. Highly-finished and super-stylish with fine all-over decorative etchings. The fob has clasps at both ends - one large springring clasp and one smaller crab-claw type clasp. A Sterling silver pocket watch winding key with purple gemstone Ruby? Is attached to the clasp.The chain has small amount of wearing, some scratching/wearing on the gemstone. Few tiny dents on the ball-elements.
In very good antique condition. Chain length: 300 mm / 11.81 inches. Key height: 45 mm / 1.77 inches. Key rod-insert dimension: 1.2 x 1.2 mm.
Impressive, highly-finished antique pocket watch chain fob with winding key. Dear buyers, please keep in mind that we are dealing with vintage and antique items. You should not expect vintage and antique items to be as brand new ones.
They always have some degree of wearing. Please, take care to examine the photos and read descriptions; Thank you. If you have any questions, please write to us. The item "Antique SILVER CHAIN FOB with WINDING KEY Pocket Watch Ornamental Chain, ca.
1850" is in sale since Monday, October 10, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Men's Vintage Fine Jewelry". The seller is "vintageshop1001" and is located in Europa. This item can be shipped worldwide.