• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Introducing Dokkio, a new service from the creators of PBworks. Find and manage the files you've stored in Dropbox, Google Drive, Gmail, Slack, and more. Try it for free today.

View
 

pawn_shop

Page history last edited by Linda McD 6 years, 2 months ago

Miniature pawn shop projects for dollhouses, roomboxes and dioramas

Pawnbrokers are popular because the customer can get money for goods, and buy the goods back within a specified time if he has earned the money to repay. If not, the goods are forfeited. 

Has someone created a pawn shop in miniature?

Also see pages with shop tag.

For RL shops selling miniature goods, see shops

 

This is the place for the picture


Links to miniature projects

pic1
pic2
pic3

4

5
6
7
8
9
10
  • photo albums, blog posts, webpages

Pawn Shop - by Grace Shaw. Scroll down past the piano shop.

Pawn Shop - from Pulchinella"s Cellar

 

Blogs

  • Blogs concentrating on pawn shops or categories/labels about them in blogs

 

Groups

  • Discussion groups, forums (or forum categories) and photo groups dedicated to pawn shops.

 

Supplies for sale

  • Supplies needed for making pawn shop projects.

 

Miniatures for sale

  • Do you have a section for pawn shops in your shop? Add a direct link to that item here.

 

Books

  • Books about miniature pawn shop projects (also books with chapters about them)

Instructions for miniatures

 

Miniature printables

 

Wallpapers

  • Wallpapers that go well with pawn shop projects

 

Other Printies

  • Book/magazine covers related to pawn shops

 

Links

  • links to sites showing how to make items related to pawn shops

 

Videos

  •  YouTube videos about miniature projects related to this subject

 

Research/ Inspiration

  • There is a furtiveness to the pawn shop, pehaps because the pawnbroker takes the chamce that the customer is not trying to fence stolen goods, or perhaps the desperation of customers.
  • Since the broker has possession of the goods, the loan does not affect the customer's credit rating. Items pawned include: jewelry, electronics, musical instruments, furs.
  • See the background in the movie of The Pawnbroker.  In the States, guns are sold within lawful criteria. Also see Charlie Chaplin in The Pawn Shop
  • St. Nicholas is the patron saint of pawnbrokers. The symbol of a pawnbroker is 3 spheres suspended from a bar.
  • Pawn Stars - reality show
  •  

Tips/Hints

 

Ideas about what is needed for these projects

  • links to inspiring pages
  • ideas for shop names
  • YouTube videos about the subject

 

 

Hits since 27 Sep 2009: 

 

Share Bookmark and Share 

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.