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    • MSE Jenny
    • By MSE Jenny 12th Mar 13, 11:08 AM
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    Sell your gold - guide discussion
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  • Shanky76
    Well done.

    I completely agree with you.

    Its all about negotiation and bargaining.
    • cheesepuffdeathsquad
    • By cheesepuffdeathsquad 24th Aug 15, 7:01 PM
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    Has anyone sold dental scrap to an online firm? I don't know the quality of the gold etc so am finding it tough to use some of these firm's websites.
    • SKbody
    • By SKbody 12th Nov 15, 3:56 PM
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    Hatton Garden Metals
    I posted to Hatton Garden Metals an American 14 carat bangle and a Turkish 14 carat set of necklace, bracelet and earrings. Before posting, I took the items to two auction houses to be weighed and the weight was confirmed as just over 60.3 grams. They also confirmed that all pieces were marked as 14 carat gold. Hatton Garden Metals paid me for 58.8 grams of 13 carat gold. I phoned and told them that the auctions houses had weighed the gold, and Hatton Garden Metals then sent me a second payment for an extra 2.1 grams of 13 carat gold. But they stuck to their assessment of 13 carat gold and I couldn't prove otherwise. I used Hatton Garden Metals because Martin Lewis said they were ok. But now I'm reading in the forum that Hatton Garden Metals have done the same thing to other people. I got 75 less than I think I should have, and only managed to claw 25 of it back from them with proof of the weight. I won't be using Hatton Garden Metals again.
    • froggy
    • By froggy 1st Jul 16, 12:00 PM
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    Just used Lois in Birmingham as recommended in Martin's article. You get a quote online and then send special delivery.I got a phone call the next day offering almost as much as the online quote. The difference is because I weighed on kitchen scales. The cheque arrived the next day.I would highly recommend them.
    • markcoyle52
    • By markcoyle52 16th Aug 16, 11:17 AM
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    I recently sold 49g of scrap 9ct gold to Bullion By Post after seeing one of their adverts on TV. I had some old jewellery I'd been meaning to sell for a while so decided to take advantage of the recent jump in the gold price. I don't have any experience of other companies so I'm in no position to compare, but dealing with them was very straightforward indeed - I fixed a price (570) over the phone, sent them the jewellery the same day (by Royal Mail special delivery, which I paid for) and was paid the agreed amount by bank transfer once they received it in the post. Having had a look around now it seems as though I could have got slightly more elsewhere, but their process was transparent, straightforward, and I'm around 570 richer so overall I have no complaints!
    • Sammysoot
    • By Sammysoot 26th Oct 16, 11:54 AM
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    I went to sell some scrap gold to a high street buyer and was offered 199 I went on line to Hatton gardens and they offered me 360 so I sent my gold to them the next day I got a email to say a cheque was been sent to me for 381 so Im absolutely delighted
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 12th Nov 16, 9:28 AM
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    Just a heads up warning on a new online company that use social media.
    " Vintage Cash Cow" based in Leeds.
    Here's the original thread

    This is one of their bits of marketing-shameful.
    Some people might call this a scam.....spread the word

    I wish I knew how to save that video and the others in case they remove it.
    Last edited by hollydays; 12-11-2016 at 9:32 AM.
    • Blueskies1000
    • By Blueskies1000 20th Feb 17, 11:19 PM
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    Has anyone used Gold 2 Quid. They are saying they offer the best price on the internet by providing a price match guarantee.
    So I guess you can't go wrong, assuming you have other offers first.
    • christon1
    • By christon1 17th Mar 17, 1:03 PM
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    Hi has anyone used ? Seems to have the best rate, but would like to know if anyone else has used them?
    • angelfs
    • By angelfs 18th Mar 17, 8:07 AM
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    Sold 33g of gold at Lois Jewellery on March 17 2017. Received a few pence more then the advertised price on the internet. From sending off the gold to receiving the cash in my account took around 24 hours. I received 50 more then I was quoted from the best high street buyer. thank-you Martin Lewis for your advisory pages and thank you Lois Jewellery for providing a fantastic service. I highly recommend this company.
    • By ANGEL EYES 22nd Mar 17, 4:05 AM
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    Hatton Garden metals
    Having used Hatton Garden Metals a few years ago and being happy with their service, I used them again.

    I sent a small gold chain, an anklet and a pair of broken earrings.
    I put them all down as 9 carat gold as I wasn't sure how many carat the gold earrings were.

    Sent them off on Monday at about 4.30pm by special delivery. Got an email on Tuesday informing me that my earrings were actually 18 carat which meant I was paid more money than I expected.

    Payment was made into my account before noon.
    I am really happy with them yet again and will definitely use them again and recommend them too.
    • MargoMargo
    • By MargoMargo 30th Apr 17, 12:58 PM
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    sell my gold
    Hello Vigman. i sell my gold. can you give me good price? regards Margo
    • charlesrbeard
    • By charlesrbeard 7th Jun 17, 3:02 PM
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    I sent a gold crown that fell out to The online valuation showed about 20, so I sent it off to them. I got a letter back saying it is only worth 7.67 and they have a minimum order quantity of 30g. Only a dentist could send that much dental scrap, and this was not made at all clear on their website. The letter also charged me a penalty of 25 for sending them such a small quantity, so I actually owed them 17.44 for having the temerity to send them my gold tooth! If you are looking at their website - watch out for their 30g limit or you will get caught out like me. My opinion is to avoid them completely.
    • Wizwoo
    • By Wizwoo 9th Jun 17, 1:55 PM
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    Gold Crown
    Gold crowns can be sent via any gold buying business - it's gold afterall. Places I've worked have taken them in the past.
    • oliverfinley
    • By oliverfinley 17th Oct 17, 7:15 AM
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    All your guides are very useful especially the 2nd one is an acceptable one.
    • woodc
    • By woodc 8th Mar 18, 11:57 AM
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    Hi Vigman do you still buy gold please?
    • Krissy21
    • By Krissy21 2nd May 18, 2:04 PM
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    I found Martin's guide very useful I had some old gold to sell that was just sat in my jewellery box gathering dust. I searched a few companies online, I ended up selling it to a company called I was a bit sceptical at first about selling online, but I have to say that I was really pleased with the outcome. They gave me a very good price they sent me out a pack and they paid me more than the gold for pieces with diamonds in. I would recommend them and I would use them again.
    • worldpeace2018
    • By worldpeace2018 22nd May 18, 12:23 PM
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    have heard that Lois have gone ie closed down....Is it true?
    • skylinedude
    • By skylinedude 12th Oct 18, 2:43 PM
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    Hi All,

    I need some advice please. I am an executor of a will and have some Indian gold jewellery, please advise how I would go about having this valued for Probate and Inheritance tax?

    Thank you.
    • lincroft1710
    • By lincroft1710 12th Oct 18, 6:31 PM
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    Best to find a jeweller who specialises in Indian Gold, Google should produce some suitable jewellers, one who may be near to you
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