1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 13-A: Platinum Stamping


Section 231 Application of quality mark

General Business (GBS)

1. When an article is composed of mechanism, works or movements and of a case or cover containing the mechanism, works or movements, a quality mark applied to the article shall be deemed not to be, nor to be intended to be, applied to the mechanism, works or movements.

  2. The quality mark applied to the article shall be deemed not to apply to springs, winding bars, sleeves, crown cores, mechanical joint pins, screws, rivets, dustbands, detachable movement rims, hat pin stems, bracelet and necklace snap tongues. In addition, in the event that an article is marked under the last paragraph of the preceding section, the quality mark applied to the article shall be deemed not to apply to pin tongues, joints, catches, lapel button backs and the posts to which they are attached, scarf pin stems, hat pin sockets, shirtstud backs, vest button backs and ear screw backs, provided such parts are made of the same quality of gold as is used in the balance of this article.