Good footage of the Goldsmith company assessing silver to be hallmarked. London.
Goldsmith company testing silver for hall marking, London.
L/Ss of craftsmen at work scraping silver off items in preparation for it to be assayed. M/S of the particles being weighted on small scales. M/S of nitric acid being added to the silver. M/S of several bottles. The bottles are clamped into a bottle shaker. M/S of machine shaking bottles. M/S and C/U of man adding salt to the bottles, they start to go cloudy. Several shots of man stamping hallmark on silver bowl. M/Ss of various decorative items of silver on display.