Karatbars Gold Pricing & Comparison Information

This video covers a variety of subjects, including pricing, the importance of the LBMA certification and more!

Understand the Pricing!Be sure you’re comparing apples to apples!To get an accurate price comparison for 1-gram Karatbars, you cannot take the spot price for an ounce of gold and divide it by 31.1. (There are roughly 31.1 grams per troy ounce of gold.)  And you cannot take a gram price and multiply it by 31.1 to get the price for an ounce of gold.When comparing the price of Karatbars gold bullion by the gram against other similar-quality gold that’s sold by the gram, see the Comparison Charts below.

As with any product, there is what is commonly called volume discounts. The reason bulk prices are less per ounce is very simple: there is more labor cost to produce several units verses one unit, but the flexibility of use benefits are significant with 1-gram gold over larger weights.

Although Karatbars prices may be slightly higher than the others, shipping is less, storage is free, resale is higher and Karatbars has a lucrative Affiliate Program.With Karatbars you are a total Gold Winner in all arenas.

Comparison Charts

Pricing date:  April 17, 2014

1 Gram Chart

Company Price per/1 gram bar Shipping Storage Affiliate Rewards?
Karatbars $64.23 $25, insurance included Free Unlimited Yes
UBS $83.25 $30, plus 1% insurance .042% per/mo No
Argor Heraeus $58.28 $30, plus 1% insurance .042% per/mo No
Credit Suisse $58.28 $30, plus 1% insurance .042% per/mo No
PAMP Suisse $58.28 $30, plus 1% insurance .042% per/mo No

2.5 Gram Chart

Company Price per/2.5 gram bar Shipping Storage Affiliate Rewards?
Karatbars $142.28 $25.63, insurance included Free Unlimited Yes
UBS $133.21 (2 gram) $30, plus 1% insurance .042% per/mo No
Argor Heraeus n/a n/a n/a No
Credit Suisse $135.29 $30, plus 1% insurance .042% per/mo No
PAMP Suisse $127.49 $30, plus 1% insurance .042% per/mo No

5 Gram Chart

Company Price per/5 gram bar Shipping Storage Affiliate Rewards?
Karatbars $253.13 $25.63, insurance included Free Unlimited Yes
UBS $291.40 $30, plus 1% insurance .042% per/mo No
Argor Heraeus n/a n/a n/a No
Credit Suisse $239.36 $30, plus 1% insurance .042% per/mo No
PAMP Suisse $237.28 $30, plus 1% insurance .042% per/mo No
Note:  The price of gold is set each day, so prices vary depending on the price of gold on any given day.