Protecting the Consumer and Servicing
the Trade with Independence and Integrity

It is an understatement to say that the coming week will be a busy one for Assay Office Birmingham.


Monday will see two completely sold out General Public Silver Visits to the Private Silver Collection.  This is a unique opportunity to see the spectacular Silver Collection, the Library, and to hear about the history of both hallmarking and Assay Office Birmingham. The next visit dates are:

MONDAY 16th JUNE(Additional Summer Date due to Public Demand) THURSDAY 21st AUGUST, THURSDAY 23rd OCTOBER & THURSDAY 4th DECEMBER 2014 - BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY - It will be your last chance before the organisation moves from this historic site.

If you would like to book a visit to the Assay Office Silver Collection on the upcoming General Public days or if you belong to a group and would like to book an organised visit call 0871 871 6020 or email  We look forward to hearing from you.

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Visitors to the Assay Office will also be able to treat themselves to a souvenir or perhaps purchase a gift for a loved one from the Assay Office Gift Shop.  All silver items have been made in Birmingham and hallmarked at the Assay Office.  The support shown to the Quarter's local businesses is very much appreciated by all.  There is also a range of books, cards and sundry items available to buy.  Why not take a look for yourself at our online gift shop at

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 Anchor Button Badges made by Thomas Fattorini Ltd - Birmingham Check back during the week to find out what else is happening.  You won't be disappointed!




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