- Museum number
Six Albert watch-chains and one double-Albert watch-chain with heavy trace chains, five having hollow-stamped ornamental links; on original showcard with trade name ALBO REGD; each bears tag with trade name ALBO, trade mark and pattern number; maker's mark; the reverse of the showcard is annotated with the price per dozen for 1987,0516.7.b,c,g.
- Production date
- 1886-1920 (circa)
Length: 328 millimetres (longest chain)
Width: 149 millimetres (showcard)
- Curator's comments
- See J. Rudoe, Jewellery Studies Vol. 3, 1989, pp.49-72. Albo was registered in 1885. The substrate is 7-11% nickel, 20-24% zinc, the balance being copper. Albo Silver was registered in 1886. The substrate is 15-19% nickel, 19-23% zinc, the balance being copper, with a cladding of silver.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
Displayed in G47, 'Europe, the 19th Century', 1994-2002
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number