The Best Items to Buy on PawnFriday

January 16, 2020 - Pawn Resources

You don’t want to miss out on PawnFriday.

On October 27th, pawn shops from all over the nation will offer exclusive discounts on everything from jewelry to electronics and designer fashion. The purpose of PawnFriday is to encourage pawn enthusiasts and newbies alike to enter their local pawn shops in search of unique items at affordable prices.

Whether you keep these items for yourself or decide to gift them to loved ones, you won’t regret taking advantage of this unique shopping day.

One way you benefit from participating in PawnFriday is by snagging amazing deals on good quality second-hand items while pawn shops attempt to clear their inventory ahead of the holiday season. What’s more, you get to avoid the holiday crowds.

With all that PawnFriday has to offer, why wouldn’t you want to visit your local participating pawn shops on October 27th?

On PawnFriday, there are so many valuable items that you will be able to purchase at a fraction of their original cost. Below, we discuss the best items to buy on PawnFriday so that you can score the most attractive merchandise first at a good bargain.

What You Should Buy on PawnFriday


Whether you want a 4K TV for less or just your basic smart TV so that you can use apps such as Netflix, you can get a serious deal on televisions on PawnFriday.

What’s more, you can be in and out of the pawn shop with your TV quicker than if you went to Best Buy or Circuit City.


Jewelry made of precious metals and stones is a great investment. Since metals such as gold, silver and platinum are traded on the open market, an inexpensive jewelry purchase on PawnFriday may pay off in profit down the road if you decide to sell it when the price of the metal is higher.

You will discover some of the lowest possible prices you could ever find on a great piece of jewelry during PawnFriday.

Video Game Consoles (and Games)

Have you been geeking out over old school video games? Snag yourself a deep discount on a video game console or games for systems such as Nintendo NES, Game Boy, Atari and Sega.

Pawn shops are the best places to find these types of consoles, and particularly on PawnFriday when the prices are slashed.

Cell Phones

Need a new iPhone because a fly landed on your screen and now the entire screen has mysteriously shattered? It happens to the best of us. Use PawnFriday as an opportunity to get that new cell phone you’ve been putting off because you don’t want to pay $800 out of pocket for a new one.

Pawn shops in your area will be offering fantastic deals on iPhones, Androids and more.


Whether you need a new Mac or PC for yourself or to check off a wish list item for a loved one, the best place to shop for laptops or this time of year is at your local pawn shop.

Check out which pawn shops are participating in PawnFriday in your area and see which ones are offering deals specifically on laptop computers!


People sell tablets to pawn shops quite often because they are a novelty device compared to smartphones and laptops. When people are in a pinch financially, the tablet is usually the first thing to be traded in for cash.

This means you can have your pick of tablets at your local pawn shops at a fraction of what it would cost at a big box retailer.

Designer Handbags

Has a special someone put designer handbags on their holiday wish list? Certain pawn shops will carry luxury purses, wallets and clutches from designer names. These include Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Chanel, Coach, Gucci, Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs, Balenciaga and more.

Find out which pawn shops in your area sell designer handbags and will be offering deals on these during PawnFriday.


Guns are known to retain a large portion of their original retail value, and they happen to be one of the most widely available items at pawn shops. This makes guns a decent financial investment, and something you should consider purchasing on PawnFriday.

Please keep in mind that there are some things you need to know before you purchase firearms. Before you enter a pawn shop to make a purchase, read our tips on how to buy a gun.

Power Tools

Are you missing a specific tool from your toolbox? Pawn shops often buy secondhand power tools and resell them to interested buyers. On PawnFriday, you can get a fantastic discount on power tools.

These are significantly more affordable when purchased second-hand instead of brand new! This is a practical way to acquire new tools for your home.

Related Reading:

Why Consumers Should Participate in PawnFriday

David Stiebel
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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