You can only get what the "wholesale" market is with the END USER which is usually harder to come by. If you were to sell it to a pawn shop or jeweler, don't expect them to pay that. I had a 1.61 Round, GIA, F, VS1 purchased in 2007 for $17k. Another diamond jeweler was offering only $11k on it when market price now is around $20k. I was hoping to sell it for more than what I paid but to find a buyer is more difficult. Fortunately, I wasn't in the position you are in now and was able to get my full trade in value at the same store that I bought it from since I was upgrading my wife's stone.
Last edited by M3Shock; 11-14-2012 at 01:35 PM.