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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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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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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FREE Authentication Event!

Have your luxury handbag authenticated for FREE! On December 12, 2020 in celebration with National Pawnbroker Day, we are offering to authenticate your handbag for free. This service is normally just $40. Capital Pawn uses a handheld device called Entrupy to take microscopic photos of the bag for authentication. You will have an answer to […]

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Facts about Pawnbroking

Nationwide, there are approximately 10,000 pawn stores, most of which are family-owned small businesses. They employ around 35,000 individuals and contribute about $3 Billion to the US economy. Independent pawnbrokers comply with local, state, and federal regulations and laws, and in most jurisdictions, provide local law enforcement with data on all transactions on a daily […]

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National Pawnbroker Day

Pawnbrokers have provided cash loans in exchange for valuable items for thousands of years. Each year on December 6, National Pawnbroker Day pays tribute to a centuries-old profession that provides a valuable service to their clientele. Whether they’re in need of short-term lending or a great deal on an item to purchase, millions of customers […]

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