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Searching for the Southland's Best Gold Prices

Have you tried selling gold anywhere in the area? Oak Lawn Patch editor Lorraine Swanson see how the gold-selling process works and to weigh the different offers.

Since the stock market started going on a bender again, gold has suddenly become everyone’s favorite metal.

With the precious metal trading up to a record-setting $1,800 per ounce, gold-buying stores are also setting records as people bring in their old jewelry, coins and even their gold teeth to cash in on the latest gold rush.

“Our company is going crazy,” said Jerry Lang, store operations director for Midwest Gold Buyers. “We’re setting new records every day.”

With gold-buying stores multiplying like bunnies, it’s hard to know which shop will give you the best price for the single gold earring or broken gold watch.

As a public service, Orland Park Patch editor Ben Feldheim and Oak Lawn Patch editor Lorraine Swanson gathered some gold trinkets and went out in search of the best gold-selling consumer experience.

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They didn't hit , but please visit our Patch Places business directory listing for more information. 

And if you've tried selling gold at the New Lenox shop, let us know what you tried to sell and what kind of pricing you were offered.

Judy Liberty August 28, 2011 at 08:18 PM
To sell gold or silver, you can't beat iCoin in Joliet, on Springfield Ave. Across from St. Joseph Provena Hospital. Try them.

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