Silver hallmarking suffers 17.8% dip in November

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Gold hallmarking rose by 4% but other precious metals take hits.

UK hallmarking suffered a 7.8% decline overall in November 2014, with the number of silver items hallmarking falling by 17.8%. 

In the data complied from all four of the UK Assay Offices by the Birmingham Assay Office, 9ct and 22ct gold were the biggest victors rising 7% and 21.1% respectively. 

UK Hallmarking figures November 2014 vs November 2013

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Gold
24ct (999) – down 83.3% (45 items)
24ct (990) – down 83.3% (3 items)
22ct (916) – up 21.1% (37,630 items)
18ct (750) – down 10.5% (92,956 items)
14ct (585) – down 20.6% (6,774 items)
9ct (375) – up 7% (428,936 items)

Total gold items – up 4% (566,344 items)

Silver
Fine silver (999) – down 10.6% (2,084 items)
Britannia silver (958) – down 55.7% (900 items)
Sterling silver (925) – down 17.8% (512,563 items)
800 parts silver – up 1,500% (48 items)
Total silver items – down 17.8% (515,595 items)

Platinum
999 parts – up 1,300% (14 items)
950 parts – down 10% (20,662 items)
900 parts – up 158.3% (31 items)
850 parts – up 17,600% (531 items)
Total platinum items – down 7.6% (21,238 items)

Palladium
999 parts – level (0 items)
950 parts – down 25.7% (4,724 items)
500 parts – down 11.2% (1,285 items)
Total palladium items – down 23% (6,009 items)

Total items hallmarked in November 2014: 1,109,186- down 7.8% 

 

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