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What do Pawn Shops Pay for Sports Memorabilia? (January 2019)

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“How much do pawn shops pay for sports memorabilia” is a common question we receive at PawnGuru. And we’re here to answer that question for you.

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At PawnGuru, we have access to a large amount of pawn price data. This includes the pawn value of sports memorabilia including autographed jerseys, sports equipment, playing cards and more.

You might be wondering how we have access to all this pawn price data on sports memorabilia. Well, PawnGuru facilitates online introductions between pawn shops and pawners, as well as sellers of used items.

How it works is that the pawner or seller creates a listing on PawnGuru for their used item. They describe it, upload a photograph and provide a way to be contacted. When this is submitted, pawn shops will make an offer on the used item online, and then the pawner/seller chooses whether or not they want to accept that offer.

At that point, the seller either enters the pawn shop to finalize the offer, or they keep gathering offers.

We will tell you more about how to use PawnGuru. But first, we are going to answer your question, “how much do pawn shops pay for sports memorabilia?”

How Much Pawn Shops Pay for Sports Memorabilia on Average

How much pawn shops pay for sports memorabilia depends on various factors. It can depend on the rarity of the item, the status of the related player, and the sport itself.

The Least and Most Money Offered for Sports Memorabilia on PawnGuru

The minimum, maximum and average offers pawn shops have made on electric guitars on PawnGuru in 2016 are displayed below.

  • Minimum Offer: $2
  • Maximum Offer: $350
  • Average Offer: $51

Sports Memorabilia Pawn Value by Sport

To find sports memorabilia pawn prices by sport, check out the chart below based on PawnGuru’s recent data. This will give you minimum, maximum and average sports memorabilia pawn values for a handful of sports.

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SportMin. Pawn ValueMax. Pawn ValueAvg. Pawn Value

Please keep in mind that the data for each sport includes a variety of sports memorabilia. Here are some examples below for the types of items that make up this data:

  • Autographed James Harden basketball
  • Autographed Ken Griffey Jr. baseball
  • Autographed Stadium Seat by Nolan Ryan
  • 1969 Bart Starr #30 Rookie Baseball card
  • Yankees baseball signed by all 27 players on the 1960 team
  • Mike Bliss Slim Jim Simpson authentic race suit
  • NASCAR driver cards
  • Jerry Rice #80 gold and red autographed Wilson football jersey
  • Rob Gronkowski autographed football
  • 1958 John Unitas 2nd year vintage football card
  • Broncos mini football helmet autographed

Pawn Shops that Take Sports Memorabilia Near Me

To find out exactly how much pawn shops pay for sports memorabilia in your area—and for your specific model—list your electric guitar on PawnGuru and get fast offers online from pawn shops in your local area.

Here’s how to get started with PawnGuru:

  1. Create a free listing on PawnGuru
  2. Watch offers roll in from interested pawn shops in your area
  3. Find an offer you like
  4. Bring your sports memorabilia into the highest-bidding pawn shop
  5. Finalize the offer
  6. Walk out with cash in hand!

Now that we’ve answered your question,“how much do pawn shops pay for sports memorabilia,” feel free to explore more of our pawning resources below to help you sell or pawn effectively.

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What do Pawn Shops Pay for Sports Memorabilia? (January 2019)
Learn how much pawn shops pay for sports memorabilia! Get the pawn prices of sports memorabilia and more with pricing data from PawnGuru.
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David Stiebel

David Stiebel is one of the cofounders of PawnGuru. David was educated at MIT, where he studied Math. He subsequently worked at Bain as a data scientist before starting PawnGuru in 2015. He started PawnGuru to build a better tool for pawn shops and consumers to connect.

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