A beautiful vintage 1960's Andreas Daub rolled gold locket in an elegant slender flat oval shape with guilloche engraving on the front in a striking Art Deco geometric linear pattern.
This locket is a perfect medium size and it opens from the side to reveal 2 good sized stations for photographs along with the original picture rings, liner & acetate photo covers. The locket is in wonderful vintage condition with a beautiful high polished finish and very little sign of any real use or wear. It suspends from a vintage goldtone cable chain that has flat cut links which adds even more sparkle.
Founded in Germany in 1872 Andreas Daub were notable for manufacturing rolled gold jewellery of the highest quality. Rolled gold (gold filled) jewellery is made by mechanically bonding a thick sleeve of solid gold over a metal core. The thickness of gold used is typically 20 microns or more so it is a very durable long-lasting finish that looks and feels like solid gold without the associated high cost.
An fabulous 60 year old Art deco style gold locket, desirable and super quality, antique & vintage Andreas Daub rolled gold jewellery has withstood the test of time and is very collectible today!
MATERIALS: rolled gold
MEASUREMENTS: 1-3/4" (4.5cm) tall including bail, 1" wide (2.5cm) and 3.75mm deep. Chain 16" (41cm)
WEIGHT: 11.6 grams total
HALLMARKS: stamped on the bale 'ROLLED GOLD' , 'A*D' for Andreas Daub and 'FOREIGN' an older export mark used on jewellery imported into Britain
CONDITION: excellent with no wear to the gold overlay noted, the hinge in perfect order and the locket closing tightly
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Materials: Rolled Gold, Gold Filled.