Frequently Asked Questions

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Cash For Gold FAQ’s

We buy any unwanted gold, silver, platinum or palladium items that you no longer want or need. Common things are jewelry, coins, bars and flatware. See more on What We Buy

If you accept our offer, we are happy to pay in cash. However with large amounts of gold, a company cheque may be issued only when it is impractical to pay in cash or if the customer prefers a cheque settlement. We also are one of the first gold buyers in Canada to offer bitcoin in payment/trade. Ask us for details.

We calculate the cash value of your gold jewelry based on these factors:

  1. The price of gold as quoted by the London afternoon fixing on the day of settlement.
  2. The karat content of your gold which is a percentage of 24 karat: 10kt is 41.6%; 14kt is 58.3%; 18kt is 75%
  3. The actual weight of your gold jewelry items measured in grams.

No. We will weigh your gold on a Measurement Canada certified calibrated electronic scale in full view.

Sometimes, the truth is that most diamonds sell for far less than there resale value on the wholesale market. Chances are your diamond unless it is larger than a 1/2 carat may not be worth too much but bring them along to your appointment and we’d be happy to give you a better idea of it’s value.

We are happy to remove gemstones at no charge. Stones can be removed if they are prong-set and are larger than 2.0 millimeters. We do not remove baguettes, chips, pave, bezel or channel set stones.

We take gold dental products, including the gold in porcelain fused crowns. Bring your crowns, and we will give you an estimate. You may be surprised at what it is worth.

No, we happily take walk-ins to our retail store in Sherwood Park, Alberta. If you have large amount of gold to sell we would suggest calling first to let us know so we can be ready to help you when you come in and lessen the wait time for you.

Yes! We are one of the only gold buyers in the Edmonton area who will also purchase gold filled “GF” jewelry. Gold filled jewelry only contains a small amount of gold mixed with a base metal. It’s not worth much as scrap compared to karat jewelry but we do pay a fair price for it as opposed to just throwing it out.  We do not purchase plated items, because these contain almost no gold.

Yes, we are a large and experienced buyer of all coin collections banknotes and antiques from Canada around the world. For more information on coins, and collections go here. 

Yes we buy estates containing Jewelry, coins, antiques and more. Unlike some places where they’ll just slap some cash on the counter leaving you with no idea of the break down of items, We’ll provide proper documentation for estate purposes including if needed an itemized list and our opinion of value.

Gold & Silver, Platinum & Palladium Bullion FAQS

We are a silver ,gold, platinum and palladium bullion dealer so you can visit our retail store and pick up silver and gold coins and bars at our immediate delivery price. For orders larger then 50 Ounces Silver or 1 ounce of gold you have an option to place a future delivery order which means you pay for your order and it arrives for pickup in our store normally within a few weeks, placing future delivery means a better price because our price/flux risk is less.

Our Retail store is located at 947 Ordze Road in Sherwood Park, Alberta which is just minutes from Edmonton on the Sherwood Park Freeway. Click here for more info on the location and hours.

Immediate Delivery we accept cash, debit, bank draft/certified funds.   On Future delivery you can pay by a cheque, bank draft, debit or cash as well as email money transfer. Credit card payments on Bullion orders do not include our 3% cash discount and may result in a higher order price.

We definately buy silver! Old Canada silver coins minted 1967 and Prior, Silver bullion coins & Bars or jewelery, we’ll buy it all.

When talking about precious metals like gold, silver platinum and palladium, bullion is investment grade bars and coins that are at least 99.5% pure although most modern bars and coins are 99.9% or more pure. Some people refer to only gold bars/ingots as bullion but it is commonly accepted today, that coins, bars and rounds are called bullion if they are greater than 99.5% purity.

Precious metals are exempt from GST / HST. A precious metal is defined as a bar, ingot, coin or wafer of gold, silver or platinum, refined to a minimum purity of 99.50% in the case of gold and platinum, and 99.9% in the case of silver. Gold, silver and platinum products are exempt from HST/GST.

Palladium products are subject to HST/GST

Good Question! Take a look around for yourself, watch our video’s, google us and then draw your own conclusions. You’ll definitely notice we are very up front and transparent. We currently have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, are authorized by the Royal Canadian Mint as a bullion DNA dealer of gold and silver coins and bars and a member of the Sherwood Park Chamber of Commerce. We have many, many great online reviews on Google + etc, more than any other local gold buyer or dealer.

Sure can! There is no limit to the amount of product you can order through us, for payment of large orders we suggest bank wire or bank draft. We do not accept cash over $9500 from one person within a 72 hour period subject as to  Canada’s Fintrac program anti-money laundering program.

This is a common concern dealing with private individuals however, when dealing with a reputable precious metals dealer this will not be an issue. We buy most of our coins, bars and rounds direct from the mint. Products we purchase in the secondary market are tested with our x-ray technology and checked against known weights and dimensions to ensure authenticity. Because we are authorized by the Royal Canadian Mint, we can also digitally authenticate any of their products with our Bullion DNA Machine.

We use live market prices updated every 15 minutes. All of of selling prices for different products are shown here on our live price chart.  Our premiums are competitive to other dealers. Don’t be fooled by counter dealers who offer really low “commissions” but never have any supply.

 

You may Schedule an appointment Online Now or call 780-628-6895 for faster service for large amounts of gold however Appointments are not required. You can just drop into our retail store at any time during business hours.