FAQ

Is there parking?
Yes. Plenty of parking available.
Does Kenmore Collectibles authenticate sports memorabilia onsite?
No we do not.Contact JSA (James Spence Authentication Service (www.spenceloa.com) or PSA/DNA (www.psacard.com). For a small fee, we can help expedite the process.
Does Kenmore Collectibles Buy Autographed Items?
Yes, but only items with certificates of authenticity from reputable companies such as TriStar, MLB, PSA/DNA, UDA or JSA.  If we are very interested in your item we will help you get your item authenticated.
Does Kenmore Collectibles buy sports cards from the 1980s-1990s?
No, with the exception of graded PSA, BGS or SGC cards. The exception: Basketball cards 1980 – 1987, Unopened Boxes, Unopened Pre-1986 Sets
Does Kenmore Collectibles pay in cash or check?
Items over $1000, we pay by check.
Is there sales tax on gold, silver and platinum?
Yes up to purchase of $500.00. State law allows purchases of precious metals over $500.00 to be tax-free.
Do people who sell gold or silver from an inheritance have to declare it on their Federal Taxes?
As long as the value is below $14,000 per year from one parent or $28,000 from both parents, the answer is no. Above these numbers, your relative would need to file a tax return. However, no federal taxes are paid out unless the total inheritance is above $5,490,000.  The same is true for Massachusetts residents but only up to $1,000,000.
Can customers special order gold or silver?
Yes, there is a 3% charge with a 20% down payment is required.
What forms of payment does Kenmore Collectibles accept for gold and silver bullion?
Due to the very close margins we work on, we prefer cash or paypal (friends or family) but we will accept credit cards, 3% fee.
Does Kenmore Collectibles take consignments?
Yes if we agree to it. We charge 25% of the final selling price.
What does Kenmore Collectibles pay for PSA / BGS / BVG / SGC cards?
We pay 75% of the average Ebay final price of that card.  For example.  If the last (5) 1986 Fleer Michael Jordan PSA 7 Rookie cards sold for $5000.00 on eBay, our buy price would be $3750.00
Does Kenmore Collectibles appraise coins or cards?
Yes. We charge $75.00 per hour. If you decide to sell to us, we subtract out the appraisal fee.
Is it okay to clean coins?
Only soap and water and a fine cloth. No silver cleaner. Cleaned or “wiped” coins are very difficult to sell and lose a lot of their value.
Does Kenmore Collectibles send cards out to be graded for customers?
We are an authorized PSA dealer. We can send cards out. Our fee (10%) is based on your total PSA order. If your order to PSA costs $300.00, we charge $30.00 on top.
Will Kenmore Collectibles travel to see a collection?
Yes, if necessary we will do that.

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