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NEW HOCKLEY MINT SUBOFFICE NOW OPEN!

The Birmingham Assay Office is always keen to respond to the changing demands of the market and improve customer service.  This latest advance is the opening of a “Sub-Office” hallmarking facility for Hockley Mint. A Sub-Office is effectively the extension of an Assay Office to other premises, typically within a manufacturers or importers premises. The Sub Office, which is a satellite of the Central Office in Birmingham will be staffed by employees of The Birmingham …

By admin | Jun 4th, 2013
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MEET THE EXPERTS: MAKING YOUR MARK

Hallmarking legislation has seen many changes since its inception in the 14th century, but the three symbols that remain a statutory requirement for all articles above the exemption weight still tell an important story. The town mark indicates which assay office has tested and hallmarked the item, and the fineness mark guarantees the precious metal content in line with one of the recognised standards. It is a simple code: the shape of the fineness mark dictates the metal and the fineness is …

By admin | Mar 18th, 2013
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TOUCHSTONE AWARD 2013 – ENTRIES INVITED

Touchstone 2012 Winners- Birmingham- Collecting their Award[/caption] After receiving the award at the TSI Conference Dinner winners will also be invited to a Training Day and Luncheon at Goldsmiths Hall to celebrate their win. Please do submit an application before the closing date of 30th April 2013. To request an application form please e mail gem@theassayoffice.co.uk.

By admin | Feb 14th, 2013
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''O'' FOR OPTIMISM 2013 DATE LETTER

By admin | Feb 14th, 2013
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