If you would like to learn all kinds of valuable information about precious metals in just one afternoon, here’s a suggestion…
Spend the next few hours looking at online auction sites
Why look at online auction sites? Simply because they offer you the fastest way to examine hundreds and hundreds of different items that are for sale. You don’t have to travel to antique malls, estate sales, or live auctions. Just fire up your computer and start looking.
Where Can You Find Online Auctions?
Just search online for the term “online auctions.” You’ll find dozens of them. For example, we have recently spent time looking at items for sale on Heritage Auctions (ha.com), Live Auctioneers (liveauctioneers.com) and Catawiki (catawiki.com), which offers a large selection of European auctions. All three of those sites, and more, let you easily search many kinds of auctions that are taking place online, lot by lot.
What Kinds of Auctions Will You Find?
Here’s a sample of different auctions we found online that were offering items made of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals:
- Archeological finds
- Art deco and art nouveau items
- Asian art
- Electronic equipment
- Home furnishings
- Musical instruments
- Religious art
- Religious items
- Smoker’s accessories
- Viking antiquities
- Writing implements
- What Valuable Items Did We Discover?
We found plenty of items that could contain enough gold, silver and platinum to be worth recycling. Here’s just a small sample:
- Barware – Silver-decorated crystal ice buckets, silver-plated stirring sticks and ice tongs, and lots more.
- Curios – A silver-plated football helmet, a silver-plated golf trophy, a small metal figurine of a demon, a silver-plated world globe, and lots more.
- Jewelry – A platinum men’s ring with an onyx stone decorated with a gold-toned four-leaf clover. And of course, rings, chains, pins and more.
- Silverware and tableware – Silver-plated and sterling punchbowls, boxes of tableware, and lots more.
- Watches – Dozens of old watches with gold-plated cases and hour and minute hands.
- Writing implements – An immense selection of silver pens and pencils, silver inkwells, and silver-plated desk sets.
Visit Auction Sites, Learn, and Invest
After just a little time spend scanning online auctions, you’ll find items that could be good candidates for recycling in our highly qualified precious metals refinery. When you do, give us a call at 800-426-2344. Be sure to mention today’s post and ask about free or discounted shipping costs on items that are sent to us to be tested.
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