What Are The Most Commonly Sold Items To Pawn Shops?




March 10, 2020

Pawn shops are well known for their large variety of items available. However, there tend to be certain items that a pawn shop prefers to buy, over other items. We’ve created a list of items for you to quickly get an idea of some of the more commonly sold items.


Some of the most common things sold to pawn shops include jewelry such as: gold, diamonds, silver, rings, brooches, pearl bracelets, engagement rings, wedding bands, necklaces, tiaras, bracelets, and even earrings.  One of the main reasons jewelry is one the top most commonly sold in the pawn industry is because of the popularity and value it has on the population. Although jewelry is popular to a variety of people a person’s style in jewelry often changes causing them to sell their jewelry, and is a very good way of making quick cash.


Watches are very popular in the pawn shop industry because just like jewelry they to are very popular and valuable. Some of the most popular watches sold to pawn shops include name brands like: Rolex, Omega,  Audemars Piguet, Patek Philippe, Cartier, Chanel, Tiffany & Co., Jaeger, Piaget, and Breitling. Here’s a list of different types of watches.

Coins and currency

Coins and currency can be very valuable to pawn shops depending on their rarity, popularity, and history. Coins like U.S collectible coins, half dollars, silver dollars, american eagles, proof sets, federal reserve notes, rare paper money, and many others are commonly sold to pawn shops.


Guns are very popular to pawn shops because lots of people are interested in there design and structure. Some types of guns that can be sold to pawn shops include: hand guns, rifles, pistols, shotguns, semi-automatics, and revolvers.

Video Games and Video Consoles

Things like Wii, Playstation, and XBox consoles and even their games are sold very often at pawn shops. You can also sell  things like remotes, power cords, instruction manuals and even the boxes can be sold with the consoles if you have them.


Tools are very common in a pawn shop because lots of people have them and a lot of people want them. There are lots of name bands like Craftsman, Mac, DeWalt, KoBalt, Snap-On, and ArmStrong being sold to pawn shops.

Musical Instruments

Lots of different types of instruments can be sold to pawn shops such as: acoustic guitars, electric guitars, amplifiers, drum set, and lots of other instruments as well.

Antiques and Collectibles

There are so many different types of antiques and collectables that it would be hard to name them all, but they are very common when selling to a pawn shop. Here's a list of different types of antiques and their history.

Sporting Goods

Sporting goods are very popular when trying to sell for cash to a pawn shop. There are lots of name brand sold to pawn shops such as: fishing gear, bows, hunting items, knives, paintball guns and their equipment, Name brand golf clubs and lots of other types of sporting goods.

We've listed here some of the more commonly sold items at pawn shops, but that doesn't mean these are the only items we buy! We can buy almost anything of value! If you have questions regarding our inventory, or items you might be interested in selling, you can give us a call at 801-281-0073 or send us a message on our Contact Us page.


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