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


Section 229-E Marking metal placed on leather or other substances sterling or sterling silver

General Business (GBS)

Marking metal placed on leather or other substances sterling or sterling silver. 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 comprised of leather, shell, ivory, celluloid, pearl, glass, porcelain, pottery, steel, or wood to which is applied or attached a metal mounting marked, stamped or branded with the words "sterling" or "sterling silver," unless said applied or attached metal mounting shall contain not less than nine hundred and twenty-five one-thousandths parts of pure silver, is guilty of a misdemeanor.