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Buying Affordable Gold Jewelry at Meriden Pawn Shop

Are you in the market for buying gold jewelry?  Purchasing second hand at a local pawnshop you can often find quality pieces that provide significant savings compared to retail jewelry stores.  Shop smart and buy from a local store where...

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What Sells Best in Pawnshops 2020?

When you need some quick cash, there's lots of things you could sell to a nearby pawnshop.  Some shops buy a greater variety of items than others, and some like Meriden Pawn have specialities such as gold jewellery which they...

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What’s Worth More – Yellow Gold, White Gold or Rose Gold?

Beyond what color you prefer, what are the differences between white gold, yellow gold and rose gold?  If you are looking for gold jewelry is one better to buy or sell than another? Generally speaking prices between the three are...

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Why we Don’t Provide Gold Loans

Some pawnbrokers offer pawn loans where gold is the collateral.  Unfortunately at Meriden Pawn we are unable to offer any pawn loan in exchange for gold.  This is due to state regulation and to help prevent money laundering. We do...

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Is it Better to Scrap or Sell Gold at a CT Pawn Shop?

There are compelling reasons on either to scrap or sell gold in CT If you're looking to get some extra funds for Christmas, a vacation, or other reason, selling gold may an answer for you. If cash for your gold...

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Are Tools From a Pawnshop Worth Buying?

Buying Expensive tools at a pawn shop can save your plenty of cash If you're a Do it Yourself type of person and like fixing up your own, home, you will want to build up a nice collection of tools....

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Guide to Selling Tools to a Pawnshop

Pawning old tools has its benefits No longer have use for one of your old tools? Wondering if the tools you have could fetch a fair price by selling it at your local pawnshop. Good tools hold their value well...

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How to Sell Pure Gold in CT

Pure gold is a special thing; it has fascinated people for thousands of years, and will continue to do so for thousands more.   Part of the fascination is due to it's rarity.  But pure gold, while rare to your average...

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Can you Pawn 9K Gold in the USA?

The answer is yes. You can pawn 9K gold in the United States Do you have 9k gold to sell or pawn? Are you wondering if your local pawnbroker will take it? In short, yes you can sell and pawn...

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How do Pawnshops Test Gold?

It's not possible to determine the quality of gold from a visual inspection alone, and hallmarks aren't a cast-iron guarantee either. Because of this, most pawnshops may wish to test your gold jewelry. It is highly likely they will use...

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