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Watch Fobs

Watch fobs, which in their most basic form consist of a small chain that attaches to the watch to make it easier to grasp, came into popularity around the 18th century. At the time, pocket watch wearers became frustrated with the only prior option: a pocket. Men’s waistcoats were designed with a special exterior pocket for a watch, but many wanted their timepiece to be more secure.

Soon after, fine metal chains in gold and silver began appearing, artfully attaching the pocket watch to a button lapel. As an added adornment, some paid for extensions, featuring anything from hallmarked silver seals to dazzling dangles that swung from the fob’s lapel attachment.

The fob was thus transformed into an artful statement of elegance that was otherwise utilitarian in nature, saving an entire... Read more

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A 9 CARAT ROSE GOLD FOB CHAIN, small. Weight 25.5g.

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM AEST
Leichhardt, Australia

AUD280 (starting bid)

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A PLATED HAIR WATCH FOB ROPE, with 9 carat gold cap, T-bar and swivel. Total weight: 5.10g.

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM AEST
Leichhardt, Australia

AUD25 (starting bid)

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A GILDED SPINNER FOB, enamel sides with roses design. Length 4cm.

June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM AEST
Leichhardt, Australia

AUD5 (starting bid)

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2 Stone Spinning Fob Pendant - Antique Style - Sterling Silver #PAPPS97294

June 28, 2017, 12:00 AM PST
Burbank, CA, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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4 Stone Spinning Fob Pendant - Vintage Style - Sterling Silver #PAPPS97290

June 28, 2017, 12:00 AM PST
Burbank, CA, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Antique Style 3 Stone Spinning Fob Pendant - Sterling Silver #PAPPS97305

June 29, 2017, 12:00 AM PST
Burbank, CA, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Gold & Agate Spinner Seal Fob

June 29, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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Silver Key Fob Chain

June 29, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Springfield, OH, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Watch Fob, gold plated with carnelian Cheve Roman profile

June 30, 2017, 10:00 AM CST
St. Louis, MO, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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English 9ct Gold Sovereign Case and Fob Chain,

July 2, 2017, 10:30 AM AEST
Camperdown, Australia

AUD400 (starting bid)

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Antique 9ct gold fob chain, marked 9ct on bar plus touch marks approx 32g, 38cm L ex t-bar

July 2, 2017, 11:45 AM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD200 (starting bid)

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Running interest ; A silver fob hallmarked Birmingham 1913 maker IS Greenbe

July 8, 2017, 9:00 AM BST
Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

£12 (starting bid)

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9CT GOLD FOB

July 10, 2017, 10:00 AM BST
North Shields, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Eight FOB's of varying color and description

July 10, 2017, 8:00 AM PST
Reno, NV, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Three FOB's and a Pin

July 10, 2017, 8:00 AM PST
Reno, NV, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Two Baseball related FOB's

July 10, 2017, 8:00 AM PST
Reno, NV, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Reno / American Legion FOB

July 10, 2017, 8:00 AM PST
Reno, NV, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Original Searchlight, Nevada Fob

July 10, 2017, 8:00 AM PST
Reno, NV, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Group of Watch Fobs

July 22, 2017, 1:00 PM MST
Loveland, CO, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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