Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some frequently asked questions we answer every day.
Where are your stores?
We have three locations in the Ohio Valley. We're located at the Holiday Inn Weirton on Three Springs drive right off route 22, the Hampton Inn Wheeling on National Road (Next to Bob Evans) and Undo's West in St. Clairsville (adjacent to the Hampton Inn St. Clairsville)
What are your hours?
We are open seven days a week; 10 AM - 6 PM daily.
What do you buy?
We buy gold silver and platinum. Jewelry of all kinds, silver sets, coins, watches that are made of gold, diamonds larger than 1 CT, and paper bills dated BEFORE 1900. We only buy foreign coins made of gold or silver.
How do I know if my silver set is real?
Look on the back of a fork or a spoon. If your item is stamped or marked "STERLING" we will buy your set. Your set must be marked sterling or we will not accept it.
Do you buy stones?
We do buy diamonds (solitaire) 1CT and larger. We do not buy rubies, sapphires, emeralds or tanzanite.
Do I need to schedule an appointment?
You do not need to schedule an appointment. We operate on a walk-in basis.
Do you buy coins for their numismatic value?
Absolutely. If you have a coin that has a better date or mintmark, you can expect a premium for your item.
What type of coins do you generally buy?
We will be any quarter dime or half dated 1964 and before. We also buy half dollars dated from 1965-1969 or nickels dated from 1942-1945. We also buy mint sets and proof sets. Please visit one of our store for a free quote.
What do you pay for gold, silver and coins?
Generally for pure items we pay up to 95% of current market prices. We don't offer any quotes over the telephone for gold and silver jewelry and coins. Please visit our store for a free evaluation.
• American Numismatic Association (ANA #1649)
• Manuscript Society
• Named in "Top 100 Businesses in Ohio Valley"
-based on sales - six years straight
• Over 100 years of combined experience
• Appraiser for banks and courts on estates
• Ohio Precious Metals Dealers License
• Fully licensed in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania
• Member of Weirton, Wheeling and St. Clairsville Chamber of Commerce
Better Business Bureau (A+ Rating)
Member of the Weirton, Wheeling and St. Clairsville Chamber of Commerce
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