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How to sell your gold without being ripped off

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The record price of gold has led to a boom in the number of companies offering to buy old, unwanted jewellery.

But a BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat investigation has revealed that some big name firms are paying just a fifth of the metal's real value.

Bullion dealer Tony Jarvis gives his top tips to help ensure you get the best possible price for your gold.

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