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Thread: Pawn Stars & Safety Razor
12-10-2012, 10:18 PM #1
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Pawn Stars & Safety Razor
Did anyone catch the ABC (?) Gillette OC Razor that a guy came in and wanted to pawn for 2k? I don't know if this was a repeat show or new. The guy was saying it belonged to a royal, but could not prove it. Just thought I'd share, thought it was interesting.
12-10-2012, 10:20 PM #2
I'll have to keep my eyes open for that one. I watch the shop all the time.
12-10-2012, 11:07 PM #3
I saw that. He said it belonged to the Saudi King or something. No proof. They told him it was not worth anything! HA!
It WAS a gold Gillette in the box!
12-11-2012, 01:36 AM #4
I recall that episode as well . . . what was the P.T. Barnum line . . . A sucker born every minute?Any day on this side of the flowers is a good day!
12-11-2012, 02:11 AM #5
To collectors, wild tales of an item's history are just that. There was a wristwatch some time back that someone had engraved with a purported message from Marilyn Monroe to John Kennedy. Without ironclad provenance, a tale like that would be very hard to swallow.
12-11-2012, 10:23 AM #6
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I did see the one where they paid > 100$ for a generic solingen razor with white plastic scales in ok condition. That was a bit of a miss.
Usually they know their stuff, or know someone who does.
It's interesting what comes through their door. That's the reason I like watching pawn stars.
Usually, things with unlikely stories turn out bogus, but sometimes they hit gold.Life is too short to make mono-steel blades.
12-11-2012, 12:28 PM #7
Missed that show also. Maybe can catch it on reruns.