Gold Guys gets reviewed!

No matter how often we talk about our service, it is still just us talking about our service. Now you don’t have to take our word for it anymore. Mommy blogger and product reviewer, Nugglemama from Quebec City, shares her own experiences selling her unwanted jewellery to Gold Guys. Nugglemama’s review of the Gold Guys mail-in service “My experience was...

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Gold coins and jewelry – your best options for selling

In the vast majority of cases, when someone owns gold it is in the form of gold jewellery.  And when that person wants to sell their gold jewellery, for whatever reason, there are a number of considerations they should keep in mind: If the jewellery is broken, damaged, or greatly out of fashion, then it will likely only fetch the melt value of the gold without any compensation for beauty,...

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Seeing double – 1976 Olympic commemorative coins

By far, the most common gold coins that we see in gold packs and at gold parties are the 1976 Olympic Commemorative coins issued by the Canadian Mint. There were two different coins issued at that time, and they are of vastly different worth to gold buyers, but both carry a face value of $100! So, if you have a 1976 gold Olympic commemorative coin, here’s how to tell what you have. Can you...

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Most common gold coins

In preparing for a “town hall” gold party recently, we needed to make sure we had all the information on hand for any gold coins which we were likely to encounter. Through experience, we knew which gold coins we should most expect… Olympics Commemoratives, Maple Leafs, Ducats through to the less likely but still possible Pandas and Pesos. However, in trying to compile the info,...

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CTV Montreal reports on gold selling

Today CTV Montreal released a special video report by Tanya Krywiak entitled All that Glitters, an investigative piece into the gold buying / selling process. While we were expecting the typical sensationalist journalism taking the easy road and reporting solely on the complaints and charges that swirl around Dollars 4 Gold, Tanya surprised us pleasantly by going deeper and providing tips and...

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Is your silver “real” silver

If you have silver jewellery or silver flatware (cutlery, serving sets, etc.) laying around unused in your home and you are considering selling scrap silver, then you might want to first determine that the silver you have really does have value. Sterling silver (at least 92.5% silver content in the piece) is the standard ideal, and typically the first test you’ll want to perform is a visual...

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