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Congratulations to Rob Bosworth of Signet Trading Ltd, who is the winner of this week's competition!


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Along with a 10x Magnification Loupe and a handy Selvyt Cleaning Cloth, Rob has also bagged himself some great Assay Office Birmingham gifts, which include a Cracking the Code DVD and an Enamel Anchor Pin Badge!

Competition Prize (Loupe and Cleaning Cloth)

The answers to the questions were as follows; 1) What are the exemption weights for Platinum, Gold, Palladium and Silver?
  • Platinum 0.5 grams
  • Gold 1.0 grams
  • Palladium 1.0 grams
  • Silver 7.78 grams
2) Name 3 ways in which an item can be hallmarked?
  • Hand Punches
  • Hydraulic Press
  • Laser Marking
3) Is the date letter a compulsory or optional mark?
  • Optional Mark
Many Thanks to Cooksongold for supplying us with the prizes. If you took part in the competition and you were unfortunate not to win on this occasion, don't be too disappointed as you will have another chance of winning some great prizes again soon!




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