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A History of the Assay Office

This is a 9 page, colour publication detailing the history of the Sheffield Assay Office, covering 1773 to present day including the opening of the new building in 2008, Mixed Metal Hallmarking Act, Diamond Jubilee Celebrations and commissions for the Sheffield Assay Office Collection.

If you would like to obtain a copy please contact the Sheffield Assay Office Accounts Department on 0114 231 8152 or fax 0114 2318153, contact us online or purchase while enjoying one of our Tours and Talk events.

Charges

The Charges will be £4.00 per book (plus postage and packing)


Bradbury’s Book of Hallmarks

A donation from the sale of The Bradbury's Book of Hallmarks goes to the Mary Parsons Charity for retired silversmiths.

The Sheffield Assay Office is proud to announce that the 35th edition of the Bradbury's Book of Hallmarks is now available. This unique little pocket sized reference book is of great value, providing you with the marks of origin on English, Scottish and Irish Silver, Gold, Platinum and Palladium and on foreign imported silver and gold plate. There are updates on the amendments to the Hallmarking Act of 1973; it also includes details of further marks that appear on precious metals until 2020.

If you would like to obtain a copy please contact the Sheffield Assay Office Accounts Department on 0114 231 8152 or fax 0114 2318153
Charges

The Charges will be £10.00 per book (plus postage and packing) for the Standard Edition (paperback) - ISBN 978-1-872212-08-1
Discounts are available on orders over 100 copies.

Please note a donation from the sale of the books goes to the Mary Parsons Charity for retired silversmiths.

We look forward to receiving your order.

Issued by the Editor and Publisher, Sheffield Assay Office, Guardians' Hall, Beulah Road, Hillsborough, S6 2AN

Charges

The Charges will be £10.00 per book (plus postage and packing) for the Standard Edition (paperback) - ISBN 978-1-872212-08-1

Discounts are available on orders over 100 copies.

Please note that 50p from the sale of each book will be donated to the Mary Parsons Charity for retired silversmiths.

We look forward to receiving your order.

Issued by the Editor and Publisher, Sheffield Assay Office, Guardians’ Hall, Beulah Road, Hillsborough, S6 2AN


The Sheffield Assay Office Register

A copy of the register of the persons concerned in the manufacture of silver wares and of the marks entered by them from 1773 to 1907.

It also includes identification of maker's marks on Sheffield silver wares.

£10.00 + p & p


Old Silver Platers and their Marks

A copy of the register of the Sheffield Assay Office of the persons concerned in the manufacture of goods plated with silver.

It also includes identification of maker's marks on Old Sheffield Plate.

£5.00 + p & p


We ask for payment by card or cheque in advance before we despatch any books. Please telephone 01142312121 to make a card payment or make cheques payable to 'Sheffield Assay Office' and send to:

The Sheffield Assay Office
Guardians' Hall
Beulah Road
Hillsborough
Sheffield S6 2AN