Victorian Sterling Watch Chain & Medallion Necklace
A fabulous sterling medallion necklace from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This unique piece is comprised of medallion pendant and toggle bar link that hang from sterling watch chain. The chain is made of long, open links that meet a watch swivel clasp in the back. The round medallion has an etched background with a raised, rose gold plaque in the center, shaped like a shield. Both the medallion and the toggle bar link are stamped with multiple hallmarks, including "J.W.Y.", "HA&S", "W", and several small symbols including a lion and an anchor. A wonderful Victorian piece, it would make a stylish addition to any collection!
Measurements: The entire length of the chain measures 16.5" long. The medallion pendant hangs 1 1/4" long and has a 1" diameter. The toggle bar link hangs from a 1" chain extension and measures 1 1/2" long.
Condition: The overall condition of the chain and pendant is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the sterling or rose gold. The clasp fastens securely and is in good working condition.