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Antique Australian 9ct Rose Gold Photo Locket By Robert Robertson And Sons Circa 1900

Sale price$0.00 USD

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We are pleased to offer one of the more unusual examples of these early Australian photo lockets.

Crafted by the firm of Robert Robertson 1854-1921 from 9ct rose gold which is ‘true’ rose gold in colour, the early colour only antique jewellery exhibits.

With curvaceous lines to inner frame holding the two original lenses, with dainty ball embellishments to the outer circumference.

History Robert Robertson

Robert Robertson founded his business in 1854 in Collins Street West, Melbourne.  By 1865 he had moved to Little Collins Street where his business flourished.  His son joined him in business in 1875 and became Robert Robertson and Sons.  Robert passed away two years later in 1887 at which time the firm had 50 hands.

STONES
None

MEASUREMENTS
4cm x 2.6cm with bale and jump ring

WEIGHT
3.57 Grams

MARKS
R9CT

CONDITION
Very good antique condition.  Lovely colour and patina to rose gold.  Screw top works perfectly.   Original lenses in very good condition. 

 Please note boxes and chains are for display only unless otherwise stated.