Do you have a question about our scrap services, require some advice on how to get the best out of your scrap collections, or simply want to ask a question relating to precious metal scrap? Check whether the answers you are looking for appear below.
Our latest scrap prices are available on-line updated twice a day click here to view the latest 9ct, 14ct, 18ct, 22ct, silver and platinum scrap prices.
At Cookson we daily treat jewellery, dental, industrial scrap and waste product. We accept scrap in the following forms :
To ensure your scrap is safely returned to us we have four methods of collection :
*Please note that due to unprecedented high volumes, it might take us longer to process your scrap. We will endeavour to process it as quickly as possible.
Cookson has over 10 years experience in melting and assaying, and the process used to treat your scrap is the same as we use in the production of our alloys. Our dedicated Scrap departments give you the assurance of a personal service, with responsibility for the security of your metal. On paper we may appear more expensive that others, but all our charges are shown clearly on our receipt reflecting the full melting assaying and refining service we provide. The quantity of each elements found in your scrap -not just gold and silver, platinum and palladium are also clearly displayed on your receipt.
Can they? Remember you are paying for a full melting, refining and analytical service.
The Gold Standard is a voluntary code of conduct for the face to face purchase of second hand precious metal and jewellery.
It has been designed to provide protection to BJA members and non-members, aid the Police in tracing stolen items of jewellery and to encourage greater consumer confidence in trading with accredited dealers.
When you bring scrap metal into our London – Hatton Garden and Birmingham – Jewellery Quarter trade counters, you will be asked to provide two forms of ID for verification:
We will then make a formal copy of the transaction and photocopy or photograph the items as part of the transaction and maintain our records accordingly.
The transaction and photographic records will be kept in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 for a minimum of three months and we will produce these if requested to the police.
Click here to learn more about The Gold Standard
Any of our scrap experts would be delighted to discuss your requirements, for more information contact our scrap experts in London's Hatton Garden and Birmingham Jewellery Quarter for more information. Click here for contact details and directions to our trade counters.
For any further questions you might have on our scrap service, please contact us on 0345 100 11 22 or email your query to email@example.com.
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