Russian Two-Color Gold Link Watchchain, circa 1900
A beautiful and rare Russian gold watchchain from the Romanov era, period of Tsar Nicholas II, of rose and green gold, simulating the cable chains of the Russian navy fleet, completely original and fully hallmarked on each end.
10 ½ in. (26.7) long. Russian pocket watch not included. Please email us for details on the watch.
Town of Kostroma, 56 stamped on one end, Cyrillic EK, reverse Soviet Moscow mark. Cable link is soldered at every other link to limit droop of chain.
Kostroma, a part of the Golden Ring of ancient Russian towns, had a thriving jewelry industry in the late 19th century to early 20th century.