Antique Victorian Long Guard Chain

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A fabulous antique Victorian guard chain made up of faceted cable links with a claw clasp hung at the end, all fashioned in a strong base metal with a rosy-gold hue.   

Guard chains were at the height of popularity in the 18th & 19th Century. Both fashionable and practical, they were deliberately long enough to be tucked into a belt and the clasp was usually adorned with a pocket watch, lorgnette or muff.

The chain has a good weight and measures 54 inches in length so it can be worn as one long chain or looped twice around the neck if preferred. 

WEIGHT: 31.4 grams

MEASURES: Length 54 inches x Width 3mm – Clasp Height 22mm (inc. loop) x Width 6mm                                                                                                                  

METAL: Base metal 

AGE: Victorian. (Circa 1900) 

MARKS: Maker’s mark (G.W.)

CONDITION: Excellent


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