Spoons, antique, silver spoons, collecting spoons, history of hallmark, hallmark, hallmark history, components of a hallmark, standard mark, lion passant, britannia. English sterling silver other assay office standard marks the standard mark for sterling silver used by the edinburgh assay office was a scottish thistle, the. Second assay mark for import articles without payment of duty more information import mark silver fineness 925 more information. Assaying, testing and hallmarking of precious metals silver hallmarks and gold hallmarks laser hallmarking date letters hallmark identification. Hallmarkspdf - uk government web archive.
To find out what your jewelry or flatware is, we look for information in the form of stamps, marks, and hallmarks let us show you want to look for. Hallmarking for precious metals at the goldsmiths company assay office in london we have been assaying precious metals since 1300 register for your hallmark or send. Sterling silver hallmark and assay guide, work out the age of your silver from its assay marks and hallmarks. British hallmarks & makers' marks its purpose was to establish when a piece was presented for assay or testing of the silver content.
Hallmarking information hi i’ve recently acquired a silver bowl with glasgow assay mark and the de ge makers mark but it has two date letters a z for 1896. To assay a metal is to subject it ( such as silver or gold) to chemical analysis, to determine the amount of alloy the most accurate and widely used.
Welcome to the birmingham assay office early silver hallmarks database this database will allow you to research birmingham hallmarks, including sponsors’ or makers. Marks found in watch cases such as hallmarks, sponsor's mark, date letter, assay office mark.
French silver hallmarks & makers the vast majority of french silver found today was made after 1838 and will bear only two marks silver guarantee & maker. Spoons, antique, silver spoons, assay, assay offices, leopard#s head crowned, leopard's head un-crowned, lion's head erased, anchor of birmmingham, sheffield assay.