Early Victorian, Sterling; Hallmarked dated to 1839, Link Bracelet with Heart Lock:

Early Victorian Sterling Gate Bracelet

This is marked sterling by the Lion facing left for British Silver marks. The letter D for the year 1839 and the Lion’s head symbol for London. The handmade links are the perfectly made of 10 links and flattened small links for connectors. The bracelet is fastened together with lock in the shape of a heart, which opens. The lock is marked on the back with the sterling mark and the letter and maker. There are hallmarks on the links and on the O rings which connect the heart link. The lock is also hand engraved on the front, with a safety chain that is original to the bracelet. The links are 1/2 of an inch wide and the bracelet is 7 inches inside when closed. That is an average length of a bracelet today, but links could be added or take away if needed.
This is a quality handmade sterling link bracelet which was also known as a “Gate” bracelet designed after the gates of London. The bracelet is in excellent condition and strong to wear. The current insured replacement value as of November is $2300.00

Price: $550.00