For sale is a pair of superb 1870s Victorian era sterling silver collar fastener / cufflinks with beautiful etched patterns and banded natural Scottish Montrose agate on the front. Fully marked on the back. Not only used to secure and decorate collars and cuffs, ladies in the Victorian era used to wear a single one of these on the front center of a velvet ribbon as a necklace choker around their neck. The mechanics work fine and fastens well.
There are a few mild crack lines on the center-piece agate of the cufflink on the right side of the 1st photo due to old age. However the crack lines are not really visible when worn.Overall they are in excellent antique condition. These elegant pair of fasteners would make a nice gift for men and women alike. Montrose agate antique jewelry is highly collectible. Front piece: 13/16 inch diameter. Back Piece: 21/32 inch diameter.
15.6 grams total (7.8 grams each). The front piece with agates is made of solid sterling silver; the mechanical part and the back piece are silver plated over base metal. Signed "T" "M" and "WESTS PATENT" on the back.
Please see details in the photos. If you have any questions feel free to send me a message. Please visit my shop for other antique/vintage jewelry pieces Georgian, Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian, Art Deco, etc.I'm offering for sale. Please note because all of my collections are in antique/vintage condition, they are all pre-used and sometimes repaired so they can be restored to a better condition or be put to a better use. Photos are a very important part of the listing description.
Please make sure to view all listing photos before purchasing. If there are special reasons that you need more than 48 hours, please send me a message to let me know. To determine what these additional costs will be. The item "1870s Antique Victorian Banded Scottish Montrose Agate Sterling Silver Cufflinks" is in sale since Thursday, August 13, 2020.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Pins, Brooches".us2014" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.