Pawn Shops are treasure troves for gold, silver, coins and collectibles. If you’re searching the Twin Cities area for awesome items, you are in luck. While pawn shops are often home to usual items such as electronics, firearms, tools, they’re also awesome locations for rarities, oddities, and wonders. These items have either high monetary or novelty value.

Luxury Watches
Surprisingly, you can find antique watches in pawn shops. Look for brand names like Patek, Rolex, Breitling, Philippe, Piaget, and Cartier. Any watch in working order, in good condition and of a solid brand can fetch a lot of cash. Discover what Metro Pawn & Gun offers in this category.

That’s right: diamonds. Whether seated in bracelets, rings or necklaces, diamonds sometimes find their way into pawn shops. Considering the numerous attributes including cut, clarity, color and karat, you may find an incredibly valuable gem at Metro Pawn & Gun.

Power Tools
Power tools retain their value quite well. Our pawn shop regularly stocks various power tools, so don’t forget to look for them. Professional-grade, brand-name tools are available for a fraction of their retail cost.

Designer Handbags
On occasion, we might see a luxury-brand handbag or two come through our doors. You won’t have to pay top retail prices either!

Personal Electronics
A lot of households have between $400 and $800 worth of unused laptops and electronics, states Michele Perry, consumer electronics tech expert for These items frequently wind up in pawn shops, waiting to be bought. Mechanical keyboards, quality computer parts, and awesome desktops await, and you can clean them up with little effort.

When browsing Metro Pawn & Gun, ask our staff about new arrivals. Sometimes, daily additions aren’t rolled out immediately. If you follow a schedule, stay consistent with your visits, and have a good eye for value, you can score some awesome treasures.

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