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One day in 2002—or thereabouts—a hungover man struggled through the door at 713 S. Las Vegas Blvd. In his arms was a large and heavy plaster sphinx that he needed to get rid of, fast.

He’d come to the right place: the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. A locally renowned business since 1988, it’s also the inspiration and filming locale for the History Channel’s long-running series Pawn Stars. The show features owner Rick Harrison and his staff bantering and bartering over the mix of treasures (and occasional trash) that people bring in with hopes of selling.

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