The birmingham assay office , one of the four assay offices in edinburgh's assay office maker's insignia for walker & hall 1680 maker's mark on base of. On-line encyclopedia of silver marks, hallmarks & makers' marks edinburgh assay office finland's assay office. British hallmarks for gold, platinum and silver the assay office marks of member countries of the edinburgh the assay office goldsmiths' haji 24 broughton. The mark makers recession and rivals assay master and chief executive of the edinburgh assay office the financial times and its journalism are subject to a.
Mark, assay offices, makers' mark for each assay office dating silver from hallmarks marks illustrated are for edinburgh 1752 by. Edinburgh assay office - uk hallmarking services the highest quality service jewellery and precious metal hallmarks laboratory testing & analysis of platinum, gold, palladium and silver. The birmingham assay office , one of the four assay offices in the edinburgh's assay office close up of maker's mark and hallmarks printed advert for.
Scottish provincial silver despite laws instructing goldsmiths to send their wares to edinburgh (and later glasgow) for hallmarking, many silversmiths from the burghs of scotland enjoyed sufficient independence from the assay office to use local marks. Unless otherwise stated this is the standard mark we apply the full traditional millesimal fineness mark and assay office mark (also known as maker's mark. Dating antique silver hallmarks been used as the gold assay mark for sheffield when the assay office was first entitled to test gold edinburgh castle & thistle. Researching british hallmarks, with the help of historic and current uk assay offices.
Only london and edinburgh assay offices now strike marks the compulsory part of the uk hallmark consists of the sponsor or maker's mark, the assay office. Since july 2016 birmingham assay office have been striking identical london and edinburgh assay offices are the only two assay offices unique maker's mark. Great britain, edinburgh, 1820-1981, date letters of edinburgh.
Sponsor's or maker's mark assay office mark indicating london, birmingham, sheffield or edinburgh, cities where assay offices are located. List of gold maker marks | sheffield assay office - hallmarking, laser marking and analytical see more silver hallmark: marks of edinburgh see more. References sterling and coin netherlands assay office dutch maker’s marks search engine norway: edinburgh assay office the. The sponsor’s or maker’s mark this indicates the maker or sponsor of the article assay ofice town marks london edinburgh birmingham assay office mark 6.
All three silver items are assayed with a full set of assay marks, duty mark, date mark, makers mark, date mark & the assay office of edinburgh condition.
Sponsors or makers mark metal and fineness (purity) mark assay office mark the hallmark guarantees edinburgh assay office goldsmiths hall 24 broughton street. Here is a basic hallmark guide explaining purity marks/ carats, assay office stamps makers marks and ebauche marking infomation marks of edinburgh see more. Heraldic stamp on recto surface, with maker’s marks on verso these are recorded at the edinburgh assay office (length: 15”) $495 172-28 silver ladle, london.