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$ell Your Cry$tal

You have decided to sell your crystal - great! We try to make it simple. First, we know you are anxious to find out how much cash we will pay you for your crystal. It is important to know that we are not crystal collectors. We provide a wholesale price for your crystal pieces.

First, check out " What we Buy ". This page outlines our guidelines regarding what type of crystal we will purchase. We will consider other types of crystal if the crystal fits our business model. A common problem may be that you believe you have some fine crystal, but are not sure what type you have. if this is the case, Email us a picture of your crystal. We should be able to determine the manufacturer and the specific pattern.

Sometimes you may just want to know what the item is along with it's value. We have a " Crystal and depression glass research & authentication service. "

The following are our research fees.

Research for one item: $14.95
Research for 2-5 items: $19.95
Reseach for 6-10 items: $27.95
Research for 11-15 items: $35.95

If you know what type of crystal you have, send us an email or call us with the manufacturer, pattern, and how many pieces you have of each type. If it's stemware, a vase, or a decanter, please include the height of the pieces. If it's a bowl, include the height and the diameter at the rim. Please use a ruler to confirm your measurements. Please let us know if it is new in a box, how you acquired it, and what condition it is in. Remember, you should only hand wash your crystal. It isn't necessary to wash the crystal you send to us.

If you received a quote from us and want to send us your crystal for final inspection and potential purchase - Great! Please ship your crystal INSURED by U.S. Mail Parcel Post. DO NOT use priority mail or overnight mail.

Ca$h for Cry$tal, 30835 W. Ten Mile Rd., Suite 5017
Farmington Hills, MI 48336

Shipping Your Crystal: When we buy your crystal, we will cover the cost of shipping your crystal to us from anywhere in the continental United States. If you've never shipped crystal before, don't panic. Use plenty of bubble wrap and pack it carefully.

Pick-Up of Your Crystal: If it fits our business model, we will pick up your crystal. For larger collections, we will travel up to 150 miles from Detroit, Michigan. For smaller crystal collections, we will travel under 150 miles to pick-up your collection, depending on the collection size.

Crystal Damaged During Shipping: If we receive broken crystal pieces from you, we will notify you immediately, and ship the damaged pieces back to you in the original shipping package that you used to send your crystal to us. This is part of the USPS (United States Postal Service, i.e., U.S. Mail) guidelines which are required to claim damaged goods. Filing a damaged claim is an involved process, so we recommend packing your crystal very carefully. If there are damaged crystal pieces we have to ship back to you, we will subtract the amount of your damaged crystal pieces from our total purchase price.

How Do I Get Paid?

This is the fun and rewarding part. We can pay you through PayPal if you have an established account, or by a Certified Check for the agreed upon total purchase amount. Simply let us know your preference.

More questions? Contact us

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