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We are currently 55 days away from Christmas and as you know this is the time of year when we all go out buying presents for our loved ones.

Christmas Presents

You may have items of jewellery which you would like to be hallmarked and perhaps laser engraved as an extra special gift.  If so, send us your hallmarking today so that you are ready for the Christmas rush

Gold Ring 2014

In order to do this, please follow these three simple steps: 1.     Sponsor’s Mark - You will need to register a unique Sponsor's Mark with us. To do this, please follow the link below to download the Registration of Sponsor's Mark form. Please complete the form and return it to us. We will use this form to order your Sponsor Mark punch(es).

Registration of Sponsor Marks

2.     Registration - You will need to complete a Registration Form. To do this, please follow the link below to download the Registration Form. Please complete the form and return it to us.

Registration or Re-Registration Form

A Guide to Completing an Assay Note - Information manual to aid you in the completion of the Assay Note

A Guide to Completing an Assay Note

3.     Sample Assay Note - You can download and complete electronically an Assay Note, which you must send in with your items - detailing where items should be marked and any special instructions.

Assay Note

4.     A 24 hour Special Delivery Service is available at an additional cost. Please follow the link below for further details.

Customer Delivery Notice5.     Payment - Our registration fee is £60.00 plus VAT. Your registration will last for a 10 year period. A charge of £70.00 for each Sponsor’s Mark punch is also made for up to two initials. Please forward your cheque with the forms for the relevant amount, made payable to Assay Office Birmingham.

If you have any further questions relating to our registration process, please contact us today on Tel: 0121 262 1029 or e-mail




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