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A French 1940s Gold Tubogas Choker

£1,875.00 GBP

Flexible and slinky gold tube in nine carat yellow gold made with the tubogas technology of the forties, with graduating flat links. Also known as a gas pipe, snake chain, or cobra choker.

First exhibited in 1934 and popular throughout the forties, it would look as good today with a t-shirt and jeans as it would with evening wear. Scroll to picture 3 showing the wonderful way Gene Tierney wore a similar necklace in the 1945 thriller movie “Leave her to Heaven”.



Origin: French

Period: 1940s

Style: Mid-Century

Condition: Very good

Materials: Gold

Carat for Gold: 9 K

Hallmark: 9ct

Dimensions: 40cm length