The price of lead varies like any other commodity, dependent on manufacture costs, petrol prices and the rate of recycling it is just as important knowing when to buy, as how much. There are several websites available to check the price of recycled lead, according to metalprices.com the current price of recycled lead per pound is $1.07 (£0.62). While this price has been on the steady increase over the past year, however, this is one of the lowest prices available over both the past 90 and 30 day time periods.
Here is a site for the price of lead. Hope this helps. Www.metalprices.com/FreeSite/metals/pb/pb.asp