Amethyst Flip Fob Pendant Heart 9k Gold Albertina Watch Chain Antique Victorian c1888.

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Fantastic quality to this charming antique ladies albertina watch chain with a heart detail to the end of the chain & a flip spinning pendant fob dating from the late Victorian period.
The English gold hallmark can be found to the shoulder of the fob, this is where you see an anchor for the Birmingham assay office along with the date letter for the year 1888. The makers mark, which can also be found to the dog clip clasp, is 'SBros'.
To the one end is a secure dog clip clasp with a good spring. Both hearts are in good order. Charming shield to the shoulders of the fob. The flip spinning fob is a real amethyst, tested, stone, the movement is a little stiff, good pale colour & there is 1 tiny edge nibble to one side, please see the pictures.
Total length 13.3 cm or 5.2 inches.
Size of fob 2.6 x 3.3 x 0.8 cm or 1.1 x 1.2 x 0.3 inches.
Weight 12.6 grams or 7.875 penny weight.

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