Many customers are asking us ‘How do I sell my gold?’, ‘What’s the Best Way to Sell Gold?’, ‘How can I get the most for my gold?’ or ‘Who pays most for gold?’.

Our answer is sell it to us here at the store because not only will you be paid the most for it, but after we get it refined we make new jewelry with it so you are helping the planet as well. The next question we are faced with is: ‘How do I know your store pays the most’? I can tell you we pay the most, but that means nothing to most people, so we did a little investigating and came up with this report.

We contacted five Gold Buyers:

GoldPaq.com

BrokenGold.com

Cash4Gold.com

GoldKit.com

Our own store: Images Jewelers

We compared them for ease of contact, response, gold price offered, return time for payment and return time for item when payment was declined.
In all cases we followed the recommended online instructions (and TV advertising if we saw it) and we also sent in an identical item that was 14K gold to each.

And the Results of our Gold Buyer Comparison test are in:

5. Cash4Gold.com
Time to receive ‘mail in kit’: 5 days
Time to receive check in mail:22 days
Amount of check:$8.85
Time to receive item back after returning check:7 days
Ease of contact:Good
Response:Good
Total time spent to get item back 34 days

4. GoldPaq.com
Time to receive ‘mail in kit’ :5 days
Time to receive check in mail: 11 days
Amount of check: $7.46
Time to receive item back after returning check: 19 days
Ease of contact: Good
Response Good
Total time spent to get item back 35 days

3. GoldKit.com
Time to receive ‘mail in kit’:5 days
Time to receive check in mail: 11 days
Amount of check:$7.50
Time to receive item back after returning check: 14 days
Ease of contact:Good
Response:Good
Total time spent to get item back:30 days

2. BrokenGold.com
Time to receive ‘mail in kit’:5 days
Time to receive check in mail:11 days
Amount of check:$10.50
Time to receive item back after returning check:11 days
Ease of contact:Good
Response:Good
Total time spent to get item back:27 days

So far pretty much the same, BrokenGold is leading the pack with payment and slightly better return service but this is where it gets starts getting interesting….

1. Images Jewelers (Our store)
Time to evaluate piece: 20 seconds
Time to receive check: instant
Amount of check $38.05
If you are thinking of selling your gold ,shop around and sell wisely.

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