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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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An Antique English gold, bloodstone and carnelian fob cypher

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$475 (2 bids)

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Three Antique fob seals with chatelaine chain

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$1,200 (1 bid)

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An Antique gold and citrine fob seal

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$250 (1 bid)

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An Antique gold and carnelian snake fob seal

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$475 (2 bids)

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An Antique vari-colored gold and carnelian fob seal

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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An Antique gold and carnelian fob seal

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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An Antique gold and crystal fob seal

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$300 (1 bid)

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Two Antique fob seals

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$600 (1 bid)

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An Antique crystal and gold lyre and snake fob seal

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$325 (2 bids)

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An Antique gold musical fob

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$1,000 (5 bids)

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An Antique gold and carnelian fob seal

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$400 (2 bids)

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An Antique gold musical fob

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$800 (4 bids)

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Two Antique gold fob seals

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$300 (1 bid)

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Six various Antique gold and gem-set jewelry items

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$850 (2 bids)

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Four gold and gemstone fob seals

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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A gold watch fob

May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

$275 (2 bids)

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A VICTORIAN SILVER STONE SET SPINNER FOB; set with a bloodstone and carnelian.

May 24, 2018, 1:30 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD120 (starting bid)

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A VICTORIAN SILVER STONE SET SPINNER FOB; set with a bloodstone and carnelian.

May 24, 2018, 1:30 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD120 (starting bid)

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

May 24, 2018, 12:00 AM PST
Burbank, CA, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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

May 24, 2018, 12:00 AM PST
Burbank, CA, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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

May 24, 2018, 12:00 AM PST
Burbank, CA, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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1923 Watch fob

May 25, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Shipshewana, IN, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Australia. Gympie 1893 Agric(ultura)l Mining & Past(ora)l Society Prize Fob in Silver, Uncirculated

June 2, 2018, 11:00 AM AEST
Paddington, Australia

AUD120 (starting bid)

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Indian Watch Fob

June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Chambersburg, PA, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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AN ANTIQUE GOLD FOB CHAIN

June 4, 2018, 6:30 PM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

AUD1,080 (starting bid)

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Victorian Gold Tone Watch Chain With A Large Seal Fob

June 21, 2018, 6:00 PM PST
Victoria, BC, Canada

CAD150 (starting bid)

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