Antique French watch chain, French pinchbeck gentleman’s watch chain, Leontine pocket watch chain

150,00 
120,00 

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Description

Step back in time with this exquisite antique French watch chain—a stylish piece of history waiting to adorn your modern attire.

Crafted during the Edwardian era, this shorter Leontine-style chain, designed for gentlemen, adds an air of sophistication to any outfit. Made in rose gold color, it was perfect for wearing with a coat or jacket, particularly when a waistcoat was not worn.

The watch chain is a testament to the craftsmanship of its era. Crafted in pomponne metal, a copper-based alloy that originated in the late 18th century, it’s known for its remarkable resemblance to gold. This metal, also known as French pinchbeck, was frequently used in creating 19th-century jewelry.

Measures:
total lenght of the chain 9″ (22.8 cm) including the dog clip, the charm is 1 1/4″ (3.1 cm) long including the ring and 3/4″ (1.8 cm) wide, spring ring is 3/4″ (1.8 cm) wide, dog clip is 1″ (2.6 cm) long.

This antique piece remains in good condition, showcasing a lovely patina that’s a result of aging, adding depth and character to its appearance.

Wearing this antique French watch chain is not just a fashion statement; it’s a connection to the elegance and artistry of the past. It’s a piece of history that can become a part of your daily style.

Don’t miss the opportunity to own this elegant relic of the Edwardian era. Embrace the vintage charm and add a touch of history to your attire. Make it a unique addition to your collection today and add a touch of history to your attire. Make it a unique addition to your collection today.

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