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....

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,...

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...

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...

Luxury Handbag Trunk Show – Tuesday ONLY

At our Salem Luxury Location, we have hundreds of bags, and we have 35 new to us bags for the day on February 2, 2021. We are excited to offer this amazing opportunity to see more luxury bags than normal. Come see us at Capital Pawn or make an appointment...

Introducing Capital Pawn’s Newest Location!

H & B Jewelry & Loan since 1948 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...

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...

Why Capital Pawn Uses AI to Combat Fake Handbags

Authenticity is of utmost importance to Capital Pawn & Couture 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...

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...

Capital Pawn’s History

Owner/Operators ~ Adam & Beth Adam and Beth both worked in service industries before starting Capital Pawn in Salem in 2011. Beth taught at the college level for 16 years while Adam started in construction before moving to the mortgage world. As 2010 came to a close, Adam realized that,...