A Treasure Trove

A Treasure Trove

A treasure trove of bizarre, macabre, intriguing and fascinating stories await discovery in the pawn shop. These bastions of quick cash and unexpected finds, are no strangers to the weird and the wacky. From the mundane to the downright bizarre, these shops see a...
The Wild West

The Wild West

The wild west romanticized in countless movies and books lives on in Kingman, Arizona. Did you know that the Pawn World stores in this historic and dusty desert crossroads are a direct link to the western frontier? Just as with their historic predecessors, Pawn World...
Timeless

Timeless

Timeless. The bascic concept of the pawnshop is so ancient that these stores and the services provided are almost timeless. A simplistic description of the primary service provided by a pawnbroker is the lending of money on portable security.  In other words, you can...
In A League of Its Own

In A League of Its Own

In a league of its own is the best way to describe the American pawnshop. The pawnshop is, perhaps, the second oldest industry in the world. Throughout history the pawnshop has mirrored the society it served as well as a distinct period in history. Pawnworld in...
Timeless

Full of Surprises

Pawn shops are full of surprises. Historically a pawn shop or pawnbroker is a business that loans money to people who bring in valuable items, collateral, which they leave with the pawnbroker until redeemed or sold. So, it is not surprising to find guns, coins,...