Antique Very Early Rare Link Heavy Very Nice Rolled Gold / Gold Pinchbeck Chain
July 18, 2020
Note: All weights and measurements are approximate only. Antique Heavy Very Nice Rolled Gold / Gold Pinchbeck Chain. A very nice heavy rolled gold or gold pinchbeck chain with very beautiful rare early type oval banded links a large bolt ring and bell clip. Probably once worn as a pocket watch chain but nowadays these chains. Are more often worn as neckchains. The chain measures 7.30mm in width and is 28 inches (711.20mm) including clip and bolt ring. Weight 48.2 grams. A chain or this weight in gold at today’s prices would no doubt cost a small fortune. ROLLED GOLD OR GOLD FILLED. Rolled gold is a very thin sheet of gold that is laminated to a lesser metal (usually brass). The two layers of metal are heated under pressure to fuse them together. The sheet is them rolled into a very thin sheet and then used to make jewelry or other objects. Jewelry made from rolled gold wear well over time. Is a form of brass, an alloy of copper and zinc, mixed in proportions so that it closely resembles gold in appearance. It was invented in the 18th century by Christopher Pinchbeck, a London clockmaker. The inventor allegedly made pinchbeck jewellery clearly labelled as such. Pinchbeck jewellery was used in places like stagecoaches where there was a risk of theft. I CAN ONLY CONSIDER NEAR OFFERS. Because as you may be aware gold bullion is now rising at a record high price. We can only accept sensible near offers. To replace this item in gold today would really be very expensive to acquire again. PLEASE INSPECT PHOTOS AND READ THE DESCRIPTION CAREFULLY. The item “Antique Very Early Rare Link Heavy Very Nice Rolled Gold / Gold Pinchbeck Chain” is in sale since Monday, April 20, 2020. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Unknown Period”. The seller is “brittonsjewellery” and is located in Clitheroe, Lancashire. This item can be shipped worldwide.