Pawnbroker


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Pawnbroker

A person who engages in the business of lending money, usually in small sums, in exchange for Personal Property deposited with him or her that can be kept or sold if the borrower fails or refuses to repay the loan.

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Posh James He owns the high-end Prestige Pawnbrokers, which has three stores in upmarket locations, where the elite exchange their luxuries for hard cash.
It had been set for the scrap heap until it 'caught the eye' of a worker at H&T Pawnbrokers.
A PAWNBROKERS with shops on Teesside has gone into administration.
The pawnbroker put itself up for sale in early December after its trading was hit by a slump in gold prices and rising competition in a sector that has more than doubled in size over the past five years.
A&B, the country's second biggest pawnbroker, revealed annual profits slumped 76% to PS4.
In addition to needing to be duly licensed by the board of selectmen, every pawnbroker or secondhand shop owner will have to keep detailed records of every transaction, as well as a photocopy of a driver's license of the person involved in the transaction, according to the article.
Gerry Pountney quit the building business in the 1990s when work dried up, becoming a pawnbroker.
The curious case of The King's Car, The Alderman and the Pawnbroker - surely a great title for a Conan Doyle short story or a '70s Genesis bootleg - raises rather more questions than answers.
When picturing a pawnshop, it's hard not to imagine a stern-faced pawnbroker, his suspicious eyes flickering over a collection of cameras, jewelry and rifles, all locked behind fire safes and barred windows.
Denvale is owned and ridden by pawnbroker Richard Hunnisett, but despite winning 12 points, a chase and three hunter chases, he is not the most successful horse to carry his owners' colours of green with three golden circles (representations of pawnbrokers' balls).
Albemarle & Bond, a public company which includes the pawnbroker Herbert Smith operating in the Midlands and North West, started a gold-buying service in February 2009.
Highly visible corner store at ideal location in busy area with benefit of Pawnbroker license and customer flow.