Gold & Silver Pawn Shop is the shop featured in History Channel’s hit show “Pawn Stars” and is located at 713 S Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas. As of August 2015, the shop is open 24 hours and can be contacted at (702) 385-7912. GSPawn.com is the shop’s official website. The shop is a family owned business and is operated by Rick Harrison, his father Richard Harrison, son Corey Harrison and Corey’s best fried Austin Russell, popularly known as Chumlee.
A reality TV series, “Pawn Stars” is the brainchild of Rick Harrison. It is produced by Leftfield Pictures and telecasted on History Channel. The show debuted on July 26, 2009 and soon became the highest rated show on the network.
The show revolves around the interactions of the shop’s staff with its customers. Customers bring in a variety of artifacts to the shop with the intention to either pawn or sell them. The staff discusses the importance, value and relevance of the artifacts and haggles over the pricing with the customers. The commentary is provided by either the Harrisons or Chumlee.
The success of the show has resulted in numerous spin-offs, including “American Restoration,” “Counting Cars,” “Pawn Stars UK,” Pawn Stars Australia” and “Pawnography.”