Pawnshops are often associated with coins and bullion, in addition to gold and diamond jewelry. But luxury watches are another category that pawnshops like Jewelry-N-Loan in Costa Mesa, CA buy, sell and lend against daily. Fine watchmakers like Rolex, Audemars Piguet and Patek Philippe set impeccably high standards for design and style and continue to … Continue reading Do Pawnshops Buy Watches?
In the world of Hollywood glitz and glamour, film props are the unsung heroes, the underappreciated accessories that set the mood of the movie and help to establish the attitude of the characters. While the actors and actresses depict the drama, tragedy and humor up on the silver screen, the props transport the audience into … Continue reading The Most Expensive Film Props
Strong secondary markets, or how the art sells at an auction level, is extremely important when it comes to determining if a piece of art is eligible for a loan. Chicago Loan Company, an upscale pawnshop in Chicago, Illinois, is well-known for making collateral based loans on fine art. While the company makes pawn loans … Continue reading Using your Assets Wisely: Fine Art as Collateral
Nothing is more rare and exciting, in the arena of sports memorabilia, than for an avid fan or serious collector to discover and come to own a famous player’s game-worn jersey. The athlete’s clothing worn during that pivotal last play during a World Series baseball game or the winning touchdown during a Super Bowl is … Continue reading Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Most Expensive Sports Jerseys