Sunday, June 22, 2008

Border Gold

This write up of Border Gold explains exactly who Border Gold are and what they deal in and is well worth reading before you buy any gold.

As always, it is prudent to do one's own due diligence before buying gold from any gold dealer.

Who are Border Gold
Border Gold Exchange is actually the Border Gold Corporation and a subsidiary of Border Currency Corp but was formerly the Surrey White Rock Exchange. They have been gold dealers for almost 40 years since 1969.

Michael Levy is the principle in the firm and has been in the gold dealer business for over 32 years.

Additional contacts with the business are Marie Alves, into her 28th year and Christine Morrison, into her 23st year with the company.

The website has been online since august 2000.

Border Gold Corporation is based in Surrey, British Colombia, Canada, just 6 miles north of the Canada/U.S. Border (possibly hence the name) and principally services the Canadian and US market.

Border Gold Customer Service
Border Gold Exchange operates two outlets in Surrey British Columbia, Canada. They also have shipping, depository and banking facilities in Washington State, only 4 miles from their Canadian Head Office. The purpose of which is to facilitate both Canadian and American clients. All administrative offices and records are in Canada, and the privacy and security of their clients is considered by them a constant priority of their business.

Border Gold Exchange banks both with the Bank of Montreal in Canada and Bank of America in the U.S. Wire transfers are facilitated through Seafirst Bank and the Fed Wire System.

The company also has gold depositories at their disposal in Blaine, Washington, Los Angeles, California. and Wilmington, Delaware, so gold can be shipped directly to clients from these vaults allowing for minimum turnaround time on orders.

Border Gold is known as a gold market maker and will buy or sell any volume of Maple Leaf Coins, 1 ounce wafers and Kilo Bars. Border Gold also buys all world gold bullion coins and recognized wafers and bars.

Border Gold also has the facility to store all gold purchases for the Canadian and U.S. clients, in secured off premise locations.

Gold and Silver Products from Border Gold
Border Gold sells the following gold coins and gold bullion and other precious metals:
Gold Coins and Bars
American Eagle Gold Coins
Chinese Panda
Canadian Gold Maple Leafs
Austrian Gold Philharmonics
Australian Nugget Coins
1oz Gold Wafer
5oz Gold Bar
Kilo Gold Bar

Silver Coins and Bars
Silver Maple Leaf
US Silver Eagle
10oz Silver Bars
100oz Silver Bars
Palladium Coins and Bars
Palladium Bars
Platinum Maple Leafs
US Platinum Eagle
Border Gold Payment Options, Costs and Charges
To place an order you will need to call their Toll free number and discuss with them your requirements, prices, shipping etc. There is no ordering from the website.

Once you have established the order you will need to send payment within 24 hours from the time you lock in your order.

You will need to send a bank draft to their address as listed on the contacts page depending on where you are located.

If you are selling to Border Gold you would discuss and confirm a price for the gold you are selling them and then ship the gold through a secure medium. Border Gold will then issue payment as soon as they are in receipt of the gold.

The Last Word on Border Gold
Border Gold is simply a company based just over the border from the US and sells the basic gold, silver and platinum coins available from most coin dealers. It may be worthwhile consulting them for prices before you buy elsewhere as, for one thing, there is also no tax on gold bullion sold in Canada.

If you have bought any gold coins or gold bullion from, please feel free to leave feedback on the quality of service and products you found, including any online complaints and special attention or service given by online.