Category Archive for: ‘Gold’

British Hallmarking History

Patrick McGoohan Longshanks King Edward I

Hallmarking under King Edward I The history of hallmarking in Britain dates back to 1300, where a statute of King Edward I established the testing and marking of precious metals including gold, silver, platinum & palladium. Yes the same King Edward Longshanks that was played by Patrick McGoohan in the movie that we all love for its cinematic brilliance, or …

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Cash for your gold – How to spot cash for gold scams

Caricature of a gold thief

Goldealers regularly receive telephone calls from people who have had bad experiences with other postal gold companies. Unfortunately, Cash for Gold Scams are all too common. There are so many ways in which a gold buyer is able to trick you or scam you into selling your jewellery. This article aims to provide you with sound impartial advice in order …

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Cash My Gold struck off companies register

CashMyGold website screenshot. To be struck off companies register

In 2009, hired Dale Winton to advertise their gold buying service. Three years on, and the company behind CashMyGold (Bullion Buying Limited) is to be struck off of companies house. Christopher Lyons and Justin Prichard, who jointly ran the business, have been removed as directors. Bullion Buying Limited which was incorporated in July 2009, is still yet to file …

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Do you have sufficient insurance for your gold?

Image of a pile of Krugerrand Coins

Gold prices are on the up, and more and more British consumers are specifying precious metals such as gold on their home insurance policy. MoneySupermarket has found that recordings for gold items in home insurance quotes has more than doubled in the last two years (over 103%). With the cost of gold rising by more than 40% over the last …

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Gold Medal worth more as Silver – London 2012 Olympics


London 2012 is upon us; hundreds of athletes from around the world have been training, living and breathing sport for the last four years – if not all their lives – desperate for their moment to shine and become Olympic winners. And just today, we have seen our very first gold, courtesy of women’s rowing pair Helen Glover and Heather …

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