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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In San Diego County & Southern California, San Diego Jewelry Buyers has taken in the lead in promoting the luxury pawn shop experience," says Blackburn.
The pawn shop owner never sold the rifle, but decades later, in the 1980s, he gave it to family friend James Grow, telling him the story accompanying the rifle.
Jason Landes at the Palmdale Pawn Shop said his customer base is changing because of the rising gas prices.