Antique silver niello Albert chain, watch chain fob

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A gorgeous antique Albert chain, late Victorian era with large decorative silver niello links.

It has a later added, heavy antique silver fob / medallion, this is a military history fob from the 195th Infantry Brigade, Athletic Association, decorative relief design to one side, the verso is engraved; Boxing, 1917, 6 rounds contest winner.

Whoever this belonged to we know he went a full 6 rounds in the 1910's military service, that is quite an achievement!

The fob has an attractive scrolling integral bale, light patina, heavy piece.

It has a small silver screw type dog clip, you can screw the clip tightly shut.

Chain unmarked, English make, c1890's, the dog clip has a small lozenge shaped mark but this has worn, the fob is also unmarked, tests as silver, early 1900s.

Approx measurements:
15.25" total length with fob
1.5" fob length
1" fob width
Approx 26.19 grams total weight

Condition:
Good used condition overall with some light surface wear and patina, replacement dog clip, one replacement base metal link.

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