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Assay Office Birmingham has compiled the latest UK Hallmarking figures for the month of October 2014.

Platinum Ring (Hallmarked)

Please find the figures listed below:

UK Hallmarking Figures for October 2014

The total number of articles hallmarked across the four UK Assay Offices in October was 8.3% up on the same month in 2013, an increase of 95,112 items hallmarked overall. No surprises that 9ct gold was the strongest performing category again with an increase of 92,878 pieces hallmarked against the same month last year, an increase of 24.3%. 18ct gold also showed a strong increase with 23,832 more pieces hallmarked compared to October 2013, an increase of 26.0%. Silver articles hallmarked was down slightly by 3.8% whilst platinum and palladium were up by 2.9% and 14.5% respectively.

This information has been compiled by ASSAY OFFICE BIRMINGHAM.  Please credit Assay Office Birmingham when quoting and/or reproducing any of the text and figures.

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