|Statement||by J. Paul De Castro ...|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||372 p. :|
|Number of Pages||372|
The law and practice of hall-marking gold and silver wares, with a chapter on the licences to be taken out by auctioneers, pawnbrokers and dealers in gold and silver plate, Author: John Paul DeCastro ; Great Britain. Scottish Gold and Silver Work. London: Chatto & Windus, Folger, J.A. & Co. Procter and Gamble presents the Folger’s Coffee Collection of Antique English Silver Coffee Pots and Accessories. marks recorded by Philip Priestley3 are a gold watchcase hallmarked in / and a silver case in / The Plate (Offences) Act The Act, “An Act for the better preventing Frauds and Abuses in Gold and Silver Wares,”4 usually called the Plate (Offences) Act, was the beginning of current hall-marking practice. Reference is briefly made in J.P. de Castro’s work: The Law and practice of Hallmarking Gold and Silver wares ( and ) and in a few specialised texts on Australian jewellery such as Australian Jewellery – 19 th and early 20 th century by Schofield and Fahy () and Australian Jewellers by Cavil, Cox and Grace (). Now published for the first time, is the archival material giving the background to the .
In , eleven years latter, the Sheffield Office obtained powers under 24 Geo. III. Cap. 20 to increase its charges for marking silver wares, and the Act also contained the following provisions relating to silver plated articles, viz.: Section 2. As pointed out by J. Paul De Castro in his book "Law and Practice of Hall-Marking Gold and Silver Wares", pure gold is exceedingly soft and consequently seldom employed uncombined in the arts. He has given some brief notes on the gold alloys used in the manufacture of jewellery at pages A beautifully leather bound book or one with a pictorial gold leaf cover can form the basis for a really eye-catching shelf; these antique books are usually quite collectible. Simple beauty in a cover or binding can be worth $, depending on the complexity and execution of the design. Jalisco (UK: / h ə ˈ l iː s k oʊ /, US: / h ɑː ˈ-, h ə ˈ l ɪ s k oʊ /, Spanish: (); Nahuatl: Xalixco), officially the Free and Sovereign State of Jalisco (Spanish: Estado Libre y Soberano de Jalisco [esˈtaðo ˈliβɾe i soβeˈɾano ðe xaˈlisko]; Nahuatl: Tlahtohcayotl Xalixco) is one of the 32 states which comprise the Federal Entities of is located in Western Mexico.
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