What’s Happening at Capital Pawn?

We are rebuilding! While we rebuild, we have been helping the community by remaining open despite Covid-19, despite the fire in June, despite the forest fires, and despite the ice storm! Allowing our mission to drive us, we have worked hard to help anyone who shows up at our modular or any of our other […]

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How Much Will a Pawn Shop Pay for My Watch?

Despite the increasing popularity of smartwatches, the luxury watch market is still strong. Capital Pawn buys, sells, trades, and pawns luxury watches like Rolex, Omega, and Patek Philippe every day. You may also be surprised that other brands like Fossil, G-Shock, Gucci, Valentino, or Invicta are also valued by us. This raises the question, “How […]

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Get the Most for Your Laptop at the Pawnshop

Choosing to pawn your high-end electronics including your laptop can be a great decision. Bringing your laptop to Capital Pawn means that you can free up some money. So, if you need cash fast, pawning is a good alternative if you can’t bear to permanently part with your laptop. Also, if you decide to sell […]

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Progress at Capital Pawn

The rancid smell of fire became a familiar scent during the Oregon wildfires in August. The whole canyon filled with dark, thick smoke and was accompanied by an eerie, other worldly, unsettling red light that put entire communities on edge. While the fire raged in the Santiam Canyon, our whole team was working hard to […]

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The Silver Market

 February 1, 2021: Silver futures surged as much as 13% Monday, touching five-month highs following a 6% rally last week. Meanwhile, retail sites warned customers over the weekend they could not meet skyrocketing demand for silver bars and coins.    According to CNN, this provides another example of the power of a group that has captivated Wall Street and Main Street: WallStreetBets. […]

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Introducing Capital Pawn’s Newest Location!

The history of pawnbroking is centuries long, but in Oregon it is a mere 72 years old. Who holds the title of oldest pawn shop in the state? H & B Jewelry & Loan who was established in 1948 and has served the downtown Portland and surrounding community since. As part of Capital Pawn’s desire […]

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Merry Christmas!

The Crew at Capital Pawn wishes you a very Merry Christmas! Several years ago, just before Christmas, we sold a Lego set to an incredible family. They returned after Christmas with the Lego set built into something amazing; the kids showed it off and we talked about how creativity is spurred by something as simple […]

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Why Capital Pawn Uses AI to Combat Fake Handbags

Capital Pawn & Couture is committed to authenticity in all avenues of their business. Excited about purchasing a Louis Vuitton Cosmetic Clutch, the client at our boutique counter explained that she’d been searching for this piece for months. She was thrilled that it matched both her Louis Vuitton Monogram Alma and complementary wallet. As we […]

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How Pawnshops Work

A pawn is a collateral loan. Pawnbrokers lend money on items of value ranging from gold and diamond jewelry to musical instruments, televisions, electronics, tools and equipment, firearms, handbags, and more. The amount of the loan is based on the value of the collateral. Pawn loans are small-dollar safety net loans. Pawn customers tend to […]

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