Gary Williams attends The Birmingham Assay Office’s 250th Anniversary event
Gary Williams, Mastermelt General Manager attended The Birmingham Assay Office’s 250th Anniversary event at the stunning Grand Hotel in Birmingham, which was chosen as the location for this special trade dinner.
The occasion marked a significant milestone for The Birmingham Assay Office, which has been a cornerstone of the UK’s precious metals industry for 250 years. It was an opportunity to reflect on the rich history of the office, which started in 1773 as a local marking place for gold and silver articles. Its reputation grew, and it became a center for the testing and hallmarking of precious metals in the UK.
The anniversary event was attended by a trade filled guest list, including local dignitaries and representatives of the three other assay offices located in London, Sheffield, and Edinburgh. The presence of these guests showcased the importance of The Birmingham Assay Office in the wider context of the UK’s precious metals industry.
Overall, the event was an unforgettable celebration of The Birmingham Assay Office’s contribution to the precious metals industry and its unwavering commitment to quality and reliability over the past 250 years.
Gary Williams left the event feeling proud to have been a part of such an important milestone in the industry’s history.
Thanks to the Birmingham Assay Office for their amazing hospitality!
Here are some photos (selfies) from the evening…