Category: Gold

Buying Affordable Gold Jewelry at Meriden Pawn Shop
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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’s Worth More – Yellow Gold, White Gold or Rose Gold?
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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
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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?
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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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How to Sell Pure Gold in CT
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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?
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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?
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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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Can You Pawn 10k Gold?
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Of the common purities of gold, 10k (karat) is the lowest; this means that it has the least amount of pure gold in it, the rest is made up of other metals. 10k gold in percentage terms amounts to 41.7%...

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5 DIY Ways to Test if You Have Real Gold
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Gold is one of the most counter-fitted products in the world. It doesn't help that gold containing products come in a wide variety of forms.  Pure gold (24 karat), gold alloy (less than 24 karat), solid gold, gold plated, white...

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Why do Gold Buyers Ask for ID?
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If you try to sell gold to any pawnbroker in CT and don't have your ID, you'll be turned away.  It's nothing personal, it's just a simple fact of selling gold in the US. All pawnbrokers in the United States are...

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