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 V.19 No.35 | September 2 - 8, 2010 

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If it ain’t been in a pawn shop, you can’t play jigs, reels and strathspeys on it

Where to buy, sell and trade

Sometimes a person needs a couple of bucks to get through.

There are always banks, loan sharks and parents. Title loan businesses advertise being able to help a person make it to payday or borrow money to go on vacation. Of course, they don’t mention that interest is so high, the borrower may end up rolling bidi cigarettes in a shop in Karachi.

That leaves you with the old standard: the pawn shop. (Some of the title loan joints are trying to pass themselves off as pawn shops, by the way.) I recently traded a set of wedding rings for bagpipes, wedding rings not being an item that is transferable to the next fiancée. It turns out diamonds aren’t forever. But bagpipes are.

Albuquerque Pawnshop: 501 Lomas NW, 242-5732

Andy’s Indian Pawn: 1101 Fourth Street NW, 242-2064

Bo’s Classic Jewelry: 3511 Gibson SE, 268-4720

Mrs. B’s Pawn and Trading: 3543 Gibson SE, 265-2785

Classic Jewelry and Loan: 5109 Central NW, 839-9800, and 7715 Central NE, 232-8888

Crest Pawn Shop Inc.: 1016 Juan Tabo NE, 292-8273

Doc Holliday’s Hock Shop: 1400 Juan Tabo NE, 296-5608

Dylan Jones Jewelry Ltd.: 5003 Menaul NE, 888-1331

Happy Hocker: 3715 Montgomery NE, 883-4114

Hock It To Me: 526 Louisiana SE, 255-3391

Loan Rangers Gun and Pawn: 9631 Menaul NE, 299-2274

Osuna Trading and Loan: 5926 Second Street NW, 345-9136

Pawn City: 5643 Fourth Street NW, 345-9097

Valley Pawn: 2608 Fourth Street NW, 344-7296

 

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