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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How is an acid-scratch test performed?

The subject of testing gold for karat and genuineness has come up in a few recent blogs, and I keep mentioning the “acid-scratch” test as being one of the most reliable (of course, any test is only as reliable as the skills of the person performing it). It occurs to me that not everyone will know what the test involves, and that because of the name there might be concern about what...

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People with gold to sell like the personal touch

Three days ago, with no fanfare whatsoever, we decided to offer a “free evaluation by phone” for people who want to sell their gold. When we put this banner on a few pages of the site… … we didn’t really expect a huge response to it. After all, offering an evaluation over the phone on old gold jewelry, something that really has to be inspected, weighed, tested and...

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Who would be stupid enough to mail their gold?!

Who would be stupid enough to put their gold in a bag and throw it in a mailbox? Truthfully, many people. Selling unwanted or scrap gold is not stupid, but doing it without a little bit of research just might be. It’s not that hard to avoid feeling like you did a stupid thing by mailing in your gold; just follow these easy guidelines: Get a good idea what your gold might currently be...

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Selling gold coins

Gold is a material that has been valued through the ages by almost every society on earth because it has one thing that paper currency does not – an inherent, intrinsic worth. Currencies, such as the Canadian dollar, are subject to the effects of inflation, but gold enjoys a set, lasting value that can weather even severe global economic upsets. Because the value of a set amount of gold...

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