What We Buy & Sell (and Loan against) ...

We pay up to 50% more for your gold!

GOLD, SILVER, PLATINUM, & STERLING

- Gold: jewelry, class rings, broken, scrap, coins, bullion, dental 
- Silver: jewelry, broken, scrap, coins, bullion
- Sterling: flatware, tea services, trophies, serving pieces
- Platinum: all types
- SilverPlate: only complete flatware sets, or old and/or unusual items

 

JEWELRY

- all types of better quality jewelry
- costume jewelry

 

DIAMONDS

- 1/2 carat and larger preferred

- all styles at higher grades

- GIA & EGL USA certificates helpful

 

COINS & BULLION

- US 1964 back
- All silver and gold coins
- Later proof sets

 

CURRENCY

- US only, all types

WATCHES

- pocket, wrist
- Rolex, Brietling, Hamilton, Elgin, Howard, Dudley . . .
- vintage (1960's and older)

- any designer / battery watches must be either gold, very high quality, and/or rare
- working and non-working

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COMICS

1970 and older (normally 10 and 12 cents)
- Marvel, DC, horror, westerns, sci-fi, funnies, military, crime, romance, action, adventure, premiums, promotional

 

BOOKS

- Big Little Books
- Little Golden Books
- premiums / giveaways

 

MAGAZINES & PULPS

- all types from the 1960's back

 

TOYS

- all types 1960's and older
- cast iron, tin, pressed steel, wooden, battery, friction
- slot cars, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, model kits, marbles, banks, action figures, lunch boxes, pedal cars, robots, PEZ, Disney, comic, cartoon, premiums
- 1970's and later must be complete in box, or something exceptional . . . Lego, Star Wars, GI Joe, Transformers, Turtles

 

TRAINS

- all guages: standard, O, O27, S, G, HO ...

- Lionel, American Flyer, Marklin, Bing, Ives

- Aacessories of all types

- newer trains must be new or mint in box: MTH, LGB, Lionel, Rail King

- older trains, unless rare, must be in good, working condition free of extensive damage.

DOLLS & TEDDY BEARS

- late 1800's to early 1900's
- 1900's character dolls
- Steiff

 

SCALE MODELS

- only the best in original boxes with COA's

 

SPORTS

- all types preferably early 1960's back
- baseball: cards, bobbleheads, pennants, uniforms, balls, trophies

- autographs must have a recognized Certificate of Authenticity (COA) - PSA, JSA, or Steiner
- fishing: lures, rods,
reels
- duck decoys

 

ANTIQUE FIREARMS 

- rifles, muskets, flintlocks, percussion

 

MILITARY

- swords, daggers, helmets, uniforms, flags, medals, badges

 

GLASS

- art glass, Tiffany, Steuben, carnival

 

BOTTLES

- all types of higher quality and rarity

 

POTTERY

- Weller, Rookwood, Roseville, Moorcroft

 

DOORSTOPS

- early 1900's cast iron (no later 1950's reproductions)

 

ARTWORK

- paintings, sculptures, modern . . . by recognized artists

 

CLOCKS

- wall, grandfather, shelf (must be in working condition, unless rare)

 

FURNITURE

- very limited in what we buy!
- period, Mid-Century, primitive, painted,

Arts & Crafts, pre-1900 
- overall, furniture must be something unusual, or of high value
- no rockers, cradles, high chairs, or cribs

 

LAMPS

- table, floor, ceiling, Tiffany, Pairpoint, Handel, Mid-Century

 

RUGS

- oriental, Middle Eastern

 

TEXTILES

- quilts, samplers

 

EPHEMERA

- catalogs, posters, old paper

 

CARDS

- post, trade, sports, non-sports, tobacco

 

KITCHEN

- Pyrex, FireKing, Fiesta, Jadeite, Griswold, cutlery

 

STONEWARE

- blue decorated, Cowden, Wilcox, jugs, crocks

 

ADVERTISING

- signs, tins, trays, buttons . . .
- sports, political, tobacco, soda, gas

 

AUTOMOTIVE / MOTORCYCLES

- vintage signs, anything related

 

ELECTRIC

- early 1900's engines
- fans
- typewriters
- sewing machines (working, no treadle)
- kitchen (mixers. etc.)

 

HOLIDAY

- Halloween, Christmas

 

POLITCIAL

- Pin backs, buttons, ribbons, banners

PA DUTCH FOLK ART

- fracturs, carvings

 

VINTAGE CLOTHING

- select pieces in excellent condition

 

VENDING / COIN OP MACHINES

- soda, candy, gum, cigarette, record, gambling

 

AUDIO

- music boxes, Victrolas

 

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

- guitars, saxophones, trumpets, amps

 

PHOTOGRAPHIC

- cameras, lenses
- photos, slides, cabinet cards, tin types
- Zeiss, Leica, Hasselblad, Nikon

 

STEREO / AUDIO

- audiophile, audio grade, vintage
- amps, pre-amps, turntables, reel-to-reel
- Macintosh, Sansui, Marantz, Carver, Thorens, Pioneer, Technics, Kenwood, Fisher
- high-grade only (tubes, wooden, heavier, etc.)

 

RECORDS

- 1960's and older

- 33's (LP's, albums), including early jazz and the Beatles 

- 45's of all types
- 78's, only in originally packaged binders with color covers (usually came with 2-4 records)

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​COLLECTIBLES

- (1970's and later)
- higher grade items
- should be in original boxes with paperwork, tags, Certificates of Authenticity, and be new to near new 
- no NASCAR, Winross, Beanie Babies, Avon

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​GIFT CARDS

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​ANYTHING OF VALUE

- Items need to have a significant resell value on today's market. No flea market or yard sale items that you know are not of value.

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​WHAT WE DON'T BUY

If followed by an asterisk (*) we only buy either very early or very unusual items.

- smart phones, tablets, computers

- televisions

- appliances

- Avon

- baby (doll) high chairs, strollers, cradles, and cribs*

- Beanie Babies

- collector plates, unless sterling silver

- Jim Beam bottles or similar decanters

- NASCAR

- rocking chairs*

- rocking horses*

- sleds*

- Winross trucks

- yard sale items

- tools

- stamps

- china

- most glassware*

1955 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601 --                                  -- dave@davescollectibles.com

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