1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 13: Silver, Gold and Diamonds


Section 229-C Marking soldered metal sterling or sterling silver

General Business (GBS)

Any person, firm, corporation or association who makes or sells, or offers to sell or dispose of, or has in his or its possession with intent to sell or dispose of, any article of merchandise, whose component parts are made of the same metal soldered together, which article is marked, stamped, or branded with the words "sterling" or "sterling silver," unless all of said component parts shall contain not less than nine hundred and twenty-five one-thousandths parts of pure silver, is guilty of a misdemeanor.