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BAO Silver Collection & Library Advert A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO VISIT  THE BIRMINGHAM ASSAY OFFICE AND VIEW ITS PRIVATE SILVER COLLECTION  2 PLACES LEFT FOR THURSDAY 5th DECEMBER CALL 0871 871 6020 to reserve a place   MONDAY 24th FEBRUARY, MONDAY 28th APRIL  & THURSDAY 26th JUNE 2014 - BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY -  The Birmingham Assay Office is pleased to announce that it is uniquely opening its doors to the General Public and offering limited places on its popular Silver Collection Visits programme. Usually these visits are only available to organised groups, so this is a unique opportunity to see the spectacular Silver Collection, the Library, and to hear about the history of hallmarking and The Birmingham Assay Office. Visitors will be met with a warm welcome, including coffee and biscuits before the visit, and afterwards, in the Gift Shop, they will be able to buy gifts such as books and silver items all made in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter and hallmarked at The Birmingham Assay Office.  There are lots of Gift ideas for that someone special….. The Silver Collection Visit will take place on Monday 24th February, Monday 28th April and Thursday 26th June at The Birmingham Assay Office, with the option of a morning visit at 11.00am or an afternoon visit at 2.00pm. Places are limited to 25 for each of the visits, so early booking is advised. To book a place or for further information, please call us on 0871 871 6020 or email  A charge of £12.00 per head is payable in advance and non-refundable. 



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