Complete set of 30 ingots. A select group of the world's leading gem houses privately issued sterling silver presentation ingots for their prime customers.Each ingot bears the official identifying mark of the gem house it represents. It thus serves as a "silver calling card" for that gem house. The ingots in this collection are all different. Each ingot is set with a precious gem stone, the one most closely associated with the issuing gem house. Each one bears the name and official identifying symbol of the issuing gem house, along with the city and county in which it is located.
The ingot's reverse identifies the gem stone it contains and includes a brief description of it. Individual specimens of these official private presentation gem ingots are minted in limited numbers. The mint offered a complete collection of these sterling silver gem-ingots to its own collectors and Diners Club Members. A custom-designed display case covered in genuine leather fitted with a combination lock was provided to each subscriber.Each ingot is accompanied by a specially-written reference folder, which has been prepared with the assistance of Dr, Eduard Gubelin, one of the world's leading gemologists. Ingots weigh 24.25 Grams on average, some are a fraction less, some a fraction more. PLEASE NOTE : the combination lock on this leather display case is broken. The combination, so we had to pry it open. The default combination may be very simple, or it may have been changed by the original.
Owner to a personal code which may be hard to acquire. The case itself is in fine shape and all the ingots are in pristine condition. This is a very heavy item, about 7 lbs. We will be keeping an eye on the price of silver and reserve the right to adjust the price.
According to current silver prices. The item "The Official Gem Ingots Full 30 Piece Set The Franklin Mint 1978" is in sale since Monday, October 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Bars & Rounds".The seller is "ridgecoin1" and is located in Rochester, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.