FINELY QUALITY ANTIQUE 18 CARAT GOLD CHATELAINE c1800 w/ CREST
An antique solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) chatelaine; finely made, with original dog clip fasteners to each end, and a central panel engraved with hand & sword crest, and the motto 'Nec Timide Nec Temere' (Neither Timidly Nor Rashly).
A very fine quality example...extremely collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Connector rings to panel worn a little thin, one shows a small break (easily improved).
DATE/MARKS: Around 1800. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 8 inches long overall (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 34.2 grams.