Albert Chain

Albert Chain

Albert Chain Albert chains are named after a style of watch chain Prince Albert wore during the Victorian period. Traditionally this style of watch chain has a bar on one end used to affix the chain to a vest button hole. The opposite end of the chain is fitted with...
Fob

Fob

Fob A fob is a vest pocket in a gentleman’s outfit. Often a fob held a pocket watch which was swung from a chain, attached to the vest pocket on the opposite side of the vest. These fob chains often had small pendants – as seals –...
Fusee

Fusee

Fusee A fusee is a conical spindel used to keep the tension of the driving mechanism in verge watches equal. Woodcut of Fusee and Mainspring, Showing Operation. The Fusee (Cone-Shaped Pulley) was Used in Antique Clocks and Watches to Improve Accuracy by Equalizing the...