One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A watch chain with a bar at one end for attaching to a buttonhole.
- ‘Status of Gold Double Albert Watch Chain and Fob from the world's largest specialist antique web site.’
- ‘We are sorry, we do not have any Watch / Albert chains in stock at the moment.’
- ‘Edwardian 9ct Gold Single 'Albert' Watch Chain. Made by Keat & Co. in London, circa 1905.’
- ‘Pocket Watch chain Full Albert For gold plated pocket watches’
Mid 19th century: named after Prince Albert (see Albert, Prince).
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