Some are very age worn consistent with it's age of approximately 136 years, but they are all there. The T-bar at the end bears the same crisp clear touchmarks, a crown and "18" at one end along with the maker's initials? The first two letters (the question marks) are worn and illegible to me.
You may be able to figure it out. This rare and highly collectible pocket watch chain is in excellent aged condition with no breaks, repairs or other issues. Included is it's 15K gold swivel bearing separate hallmarks " 15" and "C ", each inside a shield as seen in the photographs. The swivel was made of 15K gold as it is much stronger than 18K gold and made to handle a heavy men's size 18s or 20s pocket watch. There are also t hree hallmarked links hanging at the side of the T-bar for attaching a FOB as you can see.
This seldom found English Victorian 18K yellow gold pocket watch chain is 16" long with a 1 5/8" long hallmarked 18K gold T-bar at the end and the 15K gold swivel in excellent operating condition at the other. It weighs a substantial 54.1 grams of 18K solid gold. This piece is special, I've never seen one quite like it.This rare and valuable English Victorian 18K gold men's pocket watch chain is fully hallmarked with a wonderful aged gold patina. A terrific piece to wear with your favorite antique gold pocket watch or as a highly collectible watch chain on it's own! Create listings that get noticed! With Auctiva's 1,800+ Templates. The item "VERY RARE ENGLISH VICTORIAN 18K SOLID GOLD 16 POCKET WATCH CHAIN c1880 MUST SEE" is in sale since Monday, May 16, 2016.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Parts, Tools & Guides\Parts\Chains". The seller is "bassettsantiques" and is located in Alfred, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.