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Hallmarking figures drop 2.3% in August

Despite the overall drop, the number of hallmarked gold and platinum articles saw significant increases

Hallmarking fell by an average of 2.3% in August 2018 compared with the same period the previous year, according to figures compiled by the Birmingham Assay Office.
The number of gold and platinum pieces hallmarked increased significantly by 7.9% and 29.3% respectively. However, silver and palladium both dropped by a marked 10.1% to 420,919 and 41.8% to 5,129 respectively.

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