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Join us Behind the Scenes at Sheffield Assay Office

15 Aug 2014


Sheffield Assay Office opens its doors this autumn for a public talk and tour.

On Friday 12th September 2014 from 10am – 12.30pm join us for tea, coffee and biscuits in the Effingham Suite at Sheffield Assay Office Hillsborough.

Curator and Librarian Emma Paragreen will provide an illustrated talk on the work of the Sheffield Assay Office followed by a tour of the facilities. The tour will include seeing the receipt of work, testing of the precious metals, traditional hallmarking, laser marking of a range of objects and despatch to our customers.

There will be an opportunity to see a number of objects from the Sheffield Assay Office precious metal collection, objects dating from 1773 to present day.

Cost - £10.00 per person payable on the day.

To book a place please call 0114 2312121 or email


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