Who is Adams Family Pawn Shop? 
We are Sarasota & Bradenton Pawn Brokers
with a pawn shop location serving the Sarasota Bradenton area of Florida. Our pawn shop is family owned and operated with honesty and integrity for over 8 years.

We specialize in Gold & Silver Jewelry & Coins. We also sell new & gently used electronics, stereos, computers, laptops, jewelry, musical instruments, musical equipment, as well as hand tools & power tools.

Are you buying a gift but don't know what to get? Let us help you! (941)-753-5274
pawn broker
Pawn shop customers come from all walks of life. Anyone who needs quick cash, as a result of unexpected bills or unforeseen financial issues, are potential pawn customers. The fees associated with a pawn loan are substantially less costly than the alternatives of overdraft charges or late fees. The best part in getting a pawn loan is instant cash with no credit check! Short term loans are based on the value of the collateral that you pledge and not your past credit history.
Open Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM  Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Sunday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
At Adams Family Pawn Shop we welcome anyone and everyone that needs our services. Just give us a call or stop by today. Please visit our Online Store or give us a call with any questions you may have. We appreciate your business, and look forward to meeting you soon!
sell scrap goldAre you interested in selling your old, broken or unwanted gold or diamond jewelry? 
Before you sell, ask us about our Gold & Diamond Jewelry Buying policies. We will help you to get the most money possible for your scrap gold from a business that you can trust! Learn More

The History of Pawn
pawn brokerAs mankind's oldest financial institution, pawn broking carries on a tradition with a rich history. Pawn broking can be traced back at least 3,000 years to ancient China, and has been found in the earliest written histories of Greek and Roman civilizations. The Nursery Rhyme "Pop Goes The Weasel" refers to pawning. A weasel is a shoemaker's tool and to "pop" is to pawn. "That's the way the money goes... Pop goes the weasel. Queen Isabella of Spain pawned the crown jewels to finance Columbus' voyage to America. The word pawn originates from the Latin word "patinum" which means cloth or clothing. The French word "pan" refers to a skirt or blouse. In the early centuries, the principle assets people had were their clothes and borrowed money by pawning their clothing.


St. Nicholas and the Pawnbroker

Adams Family Pawn - 2320 1st Street, Bradenton, FL 34208 - (941)753-5274
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