Forget about the Illuminati, or the Freemasons, or even the Knights Templar. There’s a much more mysterious institution out there, and it’s been under your nose this entire time.
That’s right: we’re talking about the pawn industry.
Many people don’t give their local pawn shop a second thought, but, since the very moment America as we know it was founded, pawn shops have been a part of the very fabric of society. Our diamond rings have featured in countless love stories. Our power tools have renovated countless family homes. Our toys have lit up the faces of countless boys and girls. Our loans have helped countless Americans make it to payday.
How much do you really know about the pawn industry? Did you really think Pawn Stars would show you everything?
Well, although we might be mysterious, we’re also lovable, friendly, and always willing to help. So, with this infographic, we’re going to lay out some of our biggest and juiciest secrets. Want to know even more? You’ll just have to come and get to know us at one of our 24 stores across NYC!