A super quality vintage Art Deco sterling silver adjustable bangle made in a wide belt style with keyhole shaped cut outs and a decorative etched 'belt' tab. Hallmarked in Chester in 1946 she is very collectible too, Chester assay office closed in 1962 so these historical hallmarks are always desirable.
The bracelet is in exceptional condition and features decorative guilloche (machine turned) engraving all the way around in a fab geometric design characteristic of the period. Crafted on the round in thick gauge silver the adjustable design means the bracelet will fit wrists measuring anywhere between 7 to 8-1/2 inches, the sliding 'belt' tab locks it to size and keeps the end flat when fastened.
MATERIALS: sterling silver
MEASUREMENTS: 7/8" wide (2.2cm) with an inside circumference of 7" (18cm) adjustable to 8-1/2" (21.5cm)
HALLMARKS: stamped 'lion passant' for sterling, 'sword & wheatsheaves' for Chester, 'V' date letter for 1946 and makers mark 'JS' in a shield for silversmiths Joseph Smith & Sons.
WEIGHT: 25.8 grams.
DATE: 1940s, late Art Deco
CONDITION: in excellent vintage condition with minimal wear, please see the photos and excuse any dark areas that are simply reflections caused by the lighting.
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Materials: Sterling Silver.