Sell Scrap Silver Fine .999 To Us

Author: Corey McDowell - Economics Editor

Published: 25 Feb 2020

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2022


Not only do we sell silver coins and bars, we also buy them. You can call us on 01253 343081 for more information on premiums and how to sell to us

Want to sell scrap silver quickly?

Chards offer cash for silver and BACS if you are unable to visit our showroom! Check out our live scrap rates for .999 fine silver today:

Sell Scrap Silver in the UK

Scrap Silver Buy Price Per Gram - 0.999 Fine


Next Steps If You Are Ready to Sell Your Scrap Silver:

Step 1 - If you want to sell you can then e-mail our staff on [email protected] to fix your price and we will explain the offer price is subject to a quality check.

Step 2 - If you are sending items, download the Sell To Chard form, fill it in and send it with your items.

Step 3 - Post your items to us but please read our postage information which can be found in our "Postage Advice" blog.

It is important that our customers know we may not fix our offer price in times of volatility, but we will fix our buy premiums.

Our usual buy in rates vary between 85-90% for hallmarked goods and 80-85% for un-hallmarked goods. If you're looking for our buy back prices on other products please click here for our live price selling page.

Sell Gold and Silver in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Scotland or Anywhere Else!

As of today, we can now offer fully insured, door to door service for any value and quantity of bullion gold and silver. We arrange a trusted courier to pick up from your front door and deliver everything next day to our offices in Blackpool. This service is fully tracked and signed for and you can be rest assured the whole investment value is insured. After you inform us what you would like to sell, we will offer an option to fix the price and provide an estimate of delivery costs. Following this we will post out a tamper proof box, shipping label, packing instructions that are easy to follow and book a courier to collect at your convenience. All we ask is that you provide a 3-hour window you are happy to wait in for collection.

The whole process takes 3 or 4 working days and you can expect payment as soon as we check the coins / bars for authenticity and quantity quoted.

This process is perfect should you have very large quantities of gold or silver (such as monster boxes) or should you live too far away to justify driving.

We offer some of the best buy back prices on the market and should you live in London, Surrey, Cornwall, Scotland, Brighton, Birmingham, Leeds or Manchester you can take advantage of our prices without even leaving the house!

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Honest Prices

We are one of the leading UK buyers of scrap silver! We currently pay 60% of the intrinsic value for British hallmarked scrap silver jewellery, and occasionally pay up to 90%. Many of our competitors only offer between 50-85% and some unscrupulous dealers only offer 5-10% of the true value.

If you have silver that is old, broken or no longer wanted, we will buy it from you. Most of the silver jewellery that we buy is sent to be melted down, we receive a flat premium per kilo. Silver prices fluctuate, so check the live silver price to see if the price is what you are hoping to achieve.

Selling Scrap Silver

Other Alloys

Although we have listed the most common silver alloys, there are numerous other standards, and we are happy to buy all.

We Buy Any Quantity

We are happy to buy any quantity of scrap, from a single piece upwards, without limit. If you have a large quantity of silver scrap to sell, we will accept your instructions on price, or offer you helpful advice on selling. We are one of the longest established and largest silver buyers in Britain.

We Pay Fair and Competitive Prices

Our buying prices for silver coins, bars and scrap are fair and competitive, but depend and change based on underlying silver prices, and other market conditions such as supply and demand.

How Much? What Percentage?

Our price per gram buying prices change constantly with fluctuating silver bullion market prices. Our percentage buying prices do change occasionally, subject to other market conditions, typically between 60% and 90%.

This varies slightly depending on quantity, size, and other factors.

We will buy unhallmarked silver at lower percentages to allow for testing time and cost, and the extra risk factor involved.

If we make an offer for your silver and you wish it returned, we make a £10 charge to cover postage, insurance, packaging, and handling. We will normally post your returned items within 24 hours.

Offers, Payments, & Other Stuff

If you call in to our showroom, we will try to assess you silver while you wait, (please bring suitable identity documents, and we may ask for proof of ownership).

We normally pay immediately by either cheque or bank transfer (BACS). Same day (CHAPS) transfers attract a £30.00 charge. We can and will pay cash, but make a 1% charge for this, except for some small transactions at our discretion. If you want cash, you should visit within normal banking hours.

You may notice we do not advertise "Cash for Silver" as this may attract the wrong type of clientele! If you post silver to us, we will try to contact you to advise receipt, and also try to make you an offer the same day. You do not have to accept our offer, on the spot or at all, but the price is subject to change according to spot silver prices. Obviously, we prefer to get each deal done as quickly as possible, and move on to the next job and the next customer.

Once you accept our offer, it is mutually binding; we will then process your payment by your preferred method, and adopt your scrap or other items into our stock. Although we are a small, private limited company, we have a net asset backing in excess of £1 million. Our latest audited accounts are available from Companies House.

We can also pay in US Dollars or Euros. Your bank may make a charge for handling this. We may also make a small charge for this (typically 1%).

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