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About Scrap Silver

Buyers and sellers of scrap silver know that the precious metal can be quite valuable. With the price per ounce of sterling silver being traditionally strong, masses of treasure hunters are out seeking deals on pieces. Luckily, there is a vast inventory on eBay of scrap silver, in several varieties. Lots for sale include costume jewelry, kitchenware, and more. There are also many scrap silver coins available, including vintage and rare finds. Pre-1965 American coins are generally 90 percent silver, making them far more valuable than modern currency. The silver coins on eBay are mostly pre-1965 scrap silver dollars, half-dollars, dimes, and nickels with some quarters as well. Treasure hunters can also find large lots of scrap sterling silver flatware on eBay. Pure sterling silver spoons, forks, and serving tools are quite valuable and catch high prices when sold to reputable dealers. Buyers should be sure to read all of the fine print to ensure that any flatware is indeed genuine sterling. If a piece is the real deal, it is stamped with the number 925. This tells the owner that the item is made of 92.5 percent pure silver. Scrap silver is a hot commodity and with the large inventory on eBay available, buyers have no problem finding their golden goose.