Precious Metals Blog

The MGS Precious Metals Blog

Manhattan Gold & Silver is an industry leader in precious metal pricing and refining with more than 30 years of experience. During our time in the business, we’ve found the topic of precious metals to be a vast and interesting one. Here on our precious metals blog, we write in-depth posts about the science of precious metal refining, historical and modern uses for precious metals, market news, and much more.

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A Guide to Precious Metal Investment: Part 1 – Pros & Cons of Investing

You’ve probably heard it said that it’s wise to invest in precious metals like gold and silver. Here are some of the pros and cons of investing in precious metal.

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Rhodium Price Surges: Is Now a Good Time to Sell?

Here’s the latest news on how the price of rhodium has surged and why now could be a good time to sell.

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Getting the Most Value from Your Industrial Precious Metal Scrap

Industrial precious metal scrap is a valuable product of operational processes. Don’t discard it. Here are ways to get value from your scrap.

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A New Lightweight Gold Made with Plastic Developed

A new, lightweight gold made with plastic has been developed. Here’s what we know about it so far.

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‘1 Billion Euros’ Worth of Precious Metals and Gems Stolen in Heist

Items from Germany’s Dresden Castle “Green Vault” museum collection are still missing after a group of thieves broke in last November.

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Most Pawned Items by State – Infographic

What are the most popular items to pawn in America? From the South to the Midwest, there are major regional differences in what people pawn. Here’s a breakdown of what’s being pawned at the highest rates, state by state.

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Manhattan Gold & Silver Update

We will be opening back up on May 18th, 2020 with limited hours from 11:00am – 2:00pm. The easiest method for metal processing is to either mail, or drop off/curbside service. Customers will not be allowed in the exchange at this time. 

If you have any questions you can still contact us at 212-398-1454 and sign up for our newsletter for further announcements.

Most importantly, please stay safe! 

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