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Operational Update: We have been experiencing high demand for both gold and silver products with our customer service desk inundated with enquiries. You can read more by clicking here.
Advice from a bullion dealer with over 50 years experience! Click through on an article to read more...
Ian Davis - 20 Feb 2018
See all of our bullion sovereign price breaks and comparisons.
Ian Davis - 7 Feb 2018
To make sure you know you have got the best deal for your budget, we have made it easier for you to compare prices and premiums by putting similar products in one place.
Ian Davis - 9 Nov 2016
At Chard we’ve been dealing by mail order since 1964. We always aim to provide a good service, yet we’re asked frequently why we don’t offer free postage.
Lawrence Chard - 12 Jul 2017
As from 1 January 2018, Chard will not accept payment by credit card. We apologise to our customers who prefer this method of payment.
Ian Davis - 19 Apr 2018
Learn exactly what a premium is on gold and silver bullion
Juliana Chard - 20 Apr 2018
Find out more about how to have you gold and silver bullion delivered.
Ian Davis - 14 Nov 2018
We will require two forms of identification; a passport and a photo driving license OR ...
Lawrence Chard - 19 Nov 2018
There are many different types of alternative investments, including wine, antiques, stamps, comics and property amongst others. Some consider gold as a primary investment...
Lawrence Chard - 21 May 2017
Investing in gold can be a minefield. If you are thinking about investing in gold, read our blog first.
Ian Davis - 15 Jun 2018
If you are investing in gold, it pays to do your research first.
Ian Davis - 23 May 2018
Investors interested in buying the cheapest gold for investment should look at our secondary market gold first.
Our current best gold buys buys as selected by our Director. Best value bullion and seriously good prices from Chards!
Lawrence Chard - 19 Feb 2018
As Chairman of Chard, you would expect Lawrence Chard to be an expert on the gold sovereign...
Ian Davis - 9 Apr 2018
Learn more about the gold investment products available at Chards.
Lawrence Chard - 25 Jun 2018
Investing in silver is a great way to build a wealth portfolio that can provide great returns on your investment. Read our blog to find out more.
Here are our handpicked investment silver products for your next investment.
Lawrence Chard - 9 May 2018
We explain a little bit about the history of investing in silver.
Ian Davis - 20 Nov 2018
Although investment gold is exempt from Value Added Tax. silver is not recognised as an established investment, and therefore attracts VAT...
Although we don't usually recommend silver coins and bars as a great investment because of VAT in the UK, when the G/S ratio is high, it may be...
Jon Clarke - 24 Mar 2021
A recent article on Mail Online criticised some of the The Royal Mint's practices, which includes the sale of out of stock products.
Jon Clarke - 8 Feb 2021
Many “hard money” economists argue that gold and silver are both money, others argue that money is defined by the state or that it is merely a token that facilitates trade.
Jon Clarke - 29 Jan 2021
As part of our series on the basic economics and its relationship to gold, we look at one of the most important and misunderstood monetary systems, the gold standard.
Jon Clarke - 20 Jan 2021
2020 saw new highs for stock markets, gold and cryptocurrency. There is an argument that suggests another asset may be due a rally in 2021.
Jon Clarke - 24 Nov 2020
It’s a common question and the answer depends on how you want to look at it. Intrinsic value or face value?
Jon Clarke - 19 Nov 2020
Since the introduction of the gold-backed exchange-traded fund (ETF) in 2003, they have flourished to become a popular gateway in to the global gold market.
Jon Clarke - 13 Nov 2020
The World Gold Council (WGC) took an in-depth look in to the investment behaviour in the US and Canada and found opportunities for growth in both markets.
Lawrence Chard - 12 Nov 2020
There has been speculation that a reform to CGT is imminent, so we thought it would be an apt time to republish this 2006 article from taxfreegold.co.uk.
Jon Clarke - 6 Nov 2020
The World Gold Council took a look at the physical gold market in China. Their outlook sees chances for banks to benefit from a bullish gold price.
Lawrence Chard - 3 Nov 2020
There seems to be a misconception of what ‘pure gold’ actually constitutes in the real world.
Jon Clarke - 9 Oct 2020
A large part of our job is looking through coins and detecting possible fakes. These are often from customers but sometimes from other bullion dealers and suppliers.
With prices seemingly stuck in the proverbial mud, a look at the last 6 months shows a silver lining for an often-overshadowed asset.
Jon Clarke - 7 Oct 2020
The 400-ounce gold bar is perhaps most recognisable in Hollywood films. While not as popular in OTC trades, they play a valuable role in international markets.
Jon Clarke - 2 Oct 2020
Platinum is believed to have been around since the times of the ancient Egyptians; however, the understanding of this white metal was not understood until centuries later.
Jon Clarke - 30 Sep 2020
Although not as popular, or as rare as gold, silver still has more industrial uses unrelated to its aesthetics.
Jon Clarke - 29 Sep 2020
FCA Chairman Charles Randall has called for further legislation as the lack of progress between the regulator and Google had become “deeply frustrating”.
Jon Clarke - 21 Sep 2020
It is a subject which can be made overly complicated, but with certain assumptions and theory, it can be explained in a simple way for the ordinary interested layman.
Jon Clarke - 14 Sep 2020
We recently received delivery of 24 gold sovereigns which turned out to be of a lower quality than was first believed.
Adam Hopkin - 6 Nov 2019
We don't really do marketing speak or try to over sell an item. We've given it a go here in an attempt to sell you some useless gift items.
Lawrence Chard - 16 Jul 2018
We offer up our advice for posting high-value gold and silver investment products.
Chard (1964) Ltd32-36 HarrowsideBlackpoolLancashireFY4 1RJSatNav Postcode: FY4 1LY
Tel: 01253 343081
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"Silver" gift wrapping - Capsule, coin sleeve wrapped in tissue paper with sticker and gift card - optional customised message.
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