VCD Auction #3:
1947 New York Assay Office Gold Ingot 24.78 Ounces RARE
The U.S. ASSAY OFFICE of NEW YORK's ingots are rare and are seldomly traded. Over the course of the last 50 years not many bars have seen the auction block. This piece alone has an estimated melt value just in gold of around $45,347 to date. This item would make a great addition to any serious bar collector because it is an old-style pour with desirable color and weight.
More on the New York Assay Office Ingots:
The New York Assay Office gold ingots refer to gold bars that were produced at the United States Assay Office in New York City in 1947. The United States Assay Office was a federal agency responsible for assaying and refining precious metals, including gold and silver.
In 1947, the United States Assay Office in New York City produced gold ingots that were stamped with the weight and purity of the gold they contained. The ingots were typically rectangular in shape, with the weight and purity information stamped on one side and the assay office's logo on the other side.
These gold ingots were produced for a variety of purposes, including as a means of storing and transferring large amounts of wealth, as well as for use in industrial and commercial applications.
Today, 1947 New York Assay Office gold ingots are highly prized by collectors and investors alike due to their rarity and historical significance. While the United States Assay Office in New York City closed its doors in 1982, the gold ingots that it produced continue to be sought after by those looking to invest in precious metals or add to their collections of historical artifacts.