A History of the Assay Office
This is a 7 page, colour publication detailing the history of the Sheffield Assay Office, covering 1773 to present day. This new publication includes a foreword by the Assay Master, Mr Ashley Carson as he celebrates his 30th Anniversary as Assay Master and the Sheffield Assay Office celebrates its 250th Anniversary.
If you would like to obtain a copy please contact the Sheffield Assay Office Accounts Department on 0114 231 8152 or contact us online.
The Charges will be £4.00 per book (plus postage and packing).
Bradbury’s Book of Hallmarks
Special limited edition hardback to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Sheffield Assay Office
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. Incorporates His Majesty King Charles III Cornation hallmark. 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 2028.
If you would like to obtain a copy please contact the Sheffield Assay Office Accounts Department on 0114231 8152
Purchasing a copy and charges:
The Charges will be £25.00 for hardback edition (plus postage and packing per book) ISBN 978-1-872212-10-4
Please note that a donation from the sale of each book goes to the Mary Parsons Charity for retired silversmiths.
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 (plus postage and packing).
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 (plus postage and packing).
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:
Sheffield S6 2AN