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Bruce Dubin’s love of collectibles started over 35 years ago when he used to frequent coin shops in Boston, MA. He met many old time coin dealers on Bromfield Street who taught him about the coin and collectible business. He started setting up at local coin shows on the weekends and was so successful that he was able to quit his regular job to pursue a full time career in collectibles. In 1979 he was offered a position at New England Rare Coin Galleries, a high end rare coin company. This is where he was lucky enough to handle many rare coins, like the 1793 Chain Cent in gem condition. Bruce opened his own rare coin company in 1982, and in 1989, was offered a position as a buyer for one of the world’s largest rare coin firms. He traveled to all of the major coin shows and auctions, buying and selling very high end rare coins to other dealers as well as the public. In 1996, Bruce opened his own buying office in Barrington, Illinois, which he still operates today.

Bruce has handled a large majority of the rare coins ever minted in the U.S, as well as some of the rarest United States stamps and currencies, which have realized world record prices at auction. He enjoys working with clients who are interested in rare coins, currency and stamps, and still gets a thrill when someone comes in the office with something rare or unusual.

Fair, Honest and Serious Cash!

Whatever you do, DO NOT JUST GO TO A STRIP MALL GOLD PLACE!! Or if you do, after you get their price, head over to Durbin Rarities with your gold, silver, coins and collectibles. They will fairly value what you have (often double what the strip mall place just quoted), and pay you on the spot. Finding an ‘honest man’ in this business really is… GOLD!

Winnetka Senior Citizen- 01/18/2012

Dubin Rarities is Legit

I had a bunch of gold and silver coins I need evaluated and a jeweler in town quoted me 18% less per ounce than the current spot price of gold. Mr. Dubin quoted me 2% less per ounce. I couldn’t believe the disparity in quotes and thought Mr. Dubin’s bid was more than fair. I highly recommend him and he was very honest, transparent, and the experience was great.”

Barrington Resident- 09/08/2011


Great knowledge of his field: coins, stamps and associated rarities. Upfront and honest, and knows where to find information if he does not know it off hand. After all, he has been doing this for over thirty years!

Ralph- 09/08/2011


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Stop. Before you sell your family heirlooms to an out of town hotel buyer or a pawnshop, cash for gold store,  call us. We’ll pay more.