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What Can You Sell at a Pawn Shop?

What Can You Sell at a Pawn Shop?

What Can You Sell at a Pawn Shop?
Pawn shops
are a great for discovering financing opportunities that offer zero risk, inconvenience, or consequence. However, if you’ve never been to a pawn shop before, you might be wondering what exactly you can sell, or at least what types of items are going to garner the greatest value – in which case, take a look below to find out!

Precious Metals

Whether you have some antique silver cutlery, or a pile of old gold chains you want to get rid of, any type of precious metals are going to fetch a fine price regardless of their form. In fact, precious metals are often even thought to be the biggest moneymakers thanks to the fact that their value appreciates over time.


Right behind precious metals are electronics. From tablets, smart phones, computers, and smart watches, to power tools, gaming systems/consoles, and media equipment, just about any electronics in good condition will be worth way more than just some old trinkets. The resale potential makes them one of the least risky types of items to accept.


Now, while precious metals, like gold, might get the most attention in the pawn shop circuit, it’s important to make it clear that diamonds, and other precious stones, are equally valuable. In fact, the right gemstone could even earn you as many as “four figures” under the right circumstances.


Interested in unloading a weapon? Traders Loan and Jewelry is actually fully licensed and certified to purchase or pawn a wide variety of firearms and weapons. From shotguns, rifles, and handguns, to antique daggers and swords, we’ll offer a fair price for anything you have. Simply make sure you’re aware of the protocols for relinquishing such items beforehand (make sure everything is unloaded and locked away, you have applicable ownership papers), and you’re good to go!  

Collectable Coins/Currency

Whether you’re an avid collector or not, rare coins and collectable currency can earn big money. “American coins, silver dollars, American Eagles, proof sets, silver certificates, federal reserve notes, and unique paper money,” as well as old change, will almost always exceed their original/face values.

Skill Enhancing Items

Any item that can enhance a skill, whether it be a piece of sporting equipment or a musical instrument, is likely to be quite valuable as people are always looking for new hobbies, and parents are always looking for inexpensive equipment for their kids. So don’t be shy to show off what you’ve got!


Got a rare comic book you want to trade for cash? How about some old baseball/football cards taking up space? Whatever it is that you’ve had hidden away for the last few years, or decades, it’s likely worth more than you think!


From mopeds, dirt bikes, ATVs, and golf carts, to full-size motor vehicles, pawning a vehicle can be a great way to garner a significant amount of money quickly for any extravagant expenses that come your way.

Just know, if you ever have something you’re not sure will be worth anything, there’s no harm or shame in coming down to Traders Loan and Jewelry and letting our pawnbrokers have a look! To get your pawning adventure started, come visit us today at 18505 Sherman Way Reseda, CA 91335, call 818.345.8696 , or simply fill out the form on our contact page if you have any questions.