Cash for gold

More and more companies are offering to turn unwanted gold or other precious metals into cash. If you are considering selling your gold or other precious metals, you may have looked into market prices, but have you thought about the scales used to weigh your gold and other precious metals?

Selling gold

Before selling your gold or other precious metals to a cash for gold business, don't forget the following:

When considering selling your item, remember that its weight is only one factor in determining its value. If in doubt, you should get several quotes on the value of your item before committing to sell.

Buying gold

If you are buying gold or other precious metals by weight, consider the following:

Please see the Specifications Relating to Non-automatic Weighing Devices (1998) or contact Measurement Canada for more information on precious metal scale requirements. If you have any doubts about the accuracy of a measuring device, you may file a complaint.

Other useful information on buying and selling jewellery can be found through the following organizations:

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