Collectibles -
Collectibles includes antiques, coins, dolls, glassware, limited edition items, memorabilia, militaria, stamps trading cards and vintage items. This category does not include new jewelry.


In accordance with FTC guidelines, on Tophatter:


When listing items in this category, sellers must ensure that:


There are specific listing requirements for coins.

When listing coins, sellers must ensure that:


When listing coins with a retail value or estimated value of greater than $500*, sellers must also include:

*If a seller chooses not to provide a retail or estimated value, the seller is not required to provide additional information.


Raw Coins -

Coins that have not been graded or have been graded by an unapproved grading company cannot include:


Replicas and coin-like items -

Replicas must include the word "COPY" at the beginning of both the title and the description.


Precious Metals, Bullions & Rounds -


Precious metals cannot be plated or filled; they are solid.

If an item doesn't qualify as a precious metal as described above, sellers must include the following information in their listing:



All precious metals listed to be sold on Tophatter must abide by the US Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Jewelry, Gemstones, Precious Metals and Pewter Industries guidelines as indicated here.

Stock Certificates and Bonds

Every listing is subject to review. Tophatter Staff may require information such as proof of purchase, additional photos or further details pertaining to the listed item at any given time.

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Last updated Apr 09, 2018 03:16PM PDT.