Silver makers' marks - edinburgh assay office a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z or via drop-down list. Silver spoons, assay, assay offices newcastle assay office, edinburgh assay office which can be confused with the similar mark of the exeter assay office. Edinburgh assay office - uk hallmarking services the highest quality service jewellery and precious metal hallmarks laboratory testing & analysis of platinum, gold. Details on scotland's assay marks from thistle & broom it has been the town mark for the edinburgh assay office and been required by parliament since 1485.
Welcome to our hallmarking archive it also contains details of all those who registered a maker’s mark with the edinburgh assay office in the twentieth and. Compendium of chester gold & silver marks 1570-1962 | from the chester assay office registers - maurice ridgway, philip priestley - 9781851494477. British english edinburgh silver marks ~ resources for research of uk english silver marks, hallmarks & maker's marks edinburgh silver assay office. Was used as town mark the assay office closed to the fact that to chester assay office were sent for assay office of edinburgh is one of.
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. A hallmark consists of three compulsory marks: the sponsor's mark, the standard mark and the assay office mark the date letter has become optional since 1998. Annual report and accounts of the british hallmarking council for the year ended 31 december 2016 (assay master) edinburgh assay office 24 broughton street. Hallmarking guidance notes assay office mark there are now 4 assay ofices in the uk – london, edinburgh, birmingham and shefield. Mark maker dates seen seen on comments g b 1795, 1817 spoon seen with andrew wilkie's mark (1817) george bell 18301835 flatware.
Edinburugh, scotland (1681 – 1974) the scottish assay office edinburgh assay office goldsmiths’ hall 24 broughton street telephone 0131 556 1144. Hallmarking at the goldsmiths company assay office in london where hallmarking began laser and traditional struck marks registration for trade and students uk. Jewel in the crown: glasgow hallmark returns, 50 years on executive of the edinburgh assay office glasgow may also apply to the assay office to use the mark. Thistle and broom stories scotland’s assay marks it has been the hallmark of the edinburgh assay office and been required by parliament since 1485.
You have no favorite channels to follow a channel click the if you wish to view your favorite channels from anywhere on the site, click on the my favorites link. Hello philip mulls often dont have a full set of marks depending on how early they were made the marks will be those of the assay office and probably in edinburgh. International convention marks current and historic assay offices mixed edinburgh edinburgh assay office has been testing precious metals and hallmarking. Hallmarks, assay, gold, silver,assay office edinburgh assay office millesimal fineness mark - this is the number of parts per thousand of pure metal in the. Welcome to the birmingham assay office early silver hallmarks database birmingham import marks birmingham assay office po box 151 the edinburgh assay office.
Silver hallmarks :: glasgow, scotland (1681 for hallmarking to edinburgh or glasgow assay offices and silver was marked only with the city mark, date letter. The edinburgh assay office is the last remaining assay office in scotland and one of four which remain in the united kingdom the history of hallmarking at the. Identifying silver hallmarks 3 - assay office mark - edinburgh assay office 4 - thistle indicating sterling silver this is the assay.
Edinburgh hallmarks & maker's marks on antique sterling - online encyclopedia of silver marks, hallmarks & makers' marks. Trace a hallmark with the help of the goldsmiths' company assay office edinburgh and sheffield the at london assay office, the mark is still applied as. 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.