This hardback informative reference book is for those interested in fraud relating to silverware and precious metals, and tells the story of the enforcement of hallmarking legislation.

The story of hallmarking is told from a unique perspective, through historical facts, literature, poetry, prose, film, and song. The book is comprised of:

  • 628 pages.
  • 149 photographs.
  • a schedule of historical milestones regarding hallmarking.
  • detailed coverage of some specific prosecution cases.
  • a comprehensive index of more than 600 court cases.