It's been a cold, rainy and windy day here in Las Vegas and my back is acting like the weather: Painful, swollen and medicines not touching the pain. When I walk, I look like the Hunchback of Notre Dame. Hope to make it through the show.
In the first episode, the first kid brought in an Apollo 11 Heat Heat Shield. Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to the moon. The kid's grandfather found it on a beach in the Bahama's. Actually the kid's father was doing the pawning as kids cannot pawn or sell things in a pawn shop. Time for an expert, Mark from the Clark County Museum. http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/Depts/parks/Pages/clark-county-museum.aspx. Mark said it did not come off the command module becaus eit lacked charring, perhaps off a test rocket. There was no sale, but the kid was happy.
The next guy brought in a World War ll bomber jacket. Well, the Old Man said it was a cargo plane pilot's jacket and he knew quite a bit about cargo pilots. My Uncle Lou was a cargo plane pilot in the same area as they were talking about- the Far East Asia. The guy wanted $2500 and the Old Man offered $600 and then $700 and they went to $750 was the selling price.
The guy went to a house to look at a O'Keefe and Merritt stove from the 1940's.. It was a gas stove/oven. The lady wanted $3500 and Rick offered $800. The lady went to $3000 and Rick went to $1000 and there was no sale.
The next guy came in with a Fat Man Steering wheel which he got from a swap meet. The steering wheel came from Model T's. The guy wanted $300 and Corey offered $100. The selling price was $150. http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/118802/131964.html?1269713249
The next woman brought in a book by J. Edgar Hoover and it was autographed by Hoover. The name of the book was "Person in Hiding". http://www.alibris.com/search/books/qwork/-156169340/used/Persons%20in%20Hiding Drew came in and brought out his large magnifying glass. He said the signature was real and was worth about $400. The lady wanted $400 and Rick offered $250 and then $275 and there was no sale.
The next guy brought in a 2 Gerald Ford Belt buckles- owned by Gerald Ford. One of the buckles had G F President of the U.S. and the other had a presidential Seal. The guy wanted $5000 and Rick offered $1200 and there was no sale.
In the second of episode, the first guy brought in a 1961 Les Paul SG guitar and owned by Mary Ford who was married to Les Paul, who is from Waukesha WI. http://www.lespaulonline.com/ Mary Ford is the Aunt of the seller and Paul was his uncle. He also had some documents and letters that were signed by Les Paul. Time for the expert. Drew came in to look at the signatures and said the signatures were real. He said the documents could be worth $10,000 or more. Next expert is Jesse to look at the giutar. He looked and played the guitar and said the guitar was worth about $150,000. The seller wanted $250,000 and Rick offered $75,000. The guy went down to $100,000 and Rick offered $85,000 and then $88,000 and $90,000 was the selling price. Wonder if the items can be seen in the shop?
The next woman 1892 Benjamin Harrison cloth presidential napkin. http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/benjaminharrison The lady wanted $2000 and Corey offered $50. No sale.
The next segment said that Olivia was hired for the night shift and Chumlee volunteered to train her. Chumlee and Olivia played n the Internet most of the shift. They took a man into the shop, against the rule and the guy had a Rolex for sale. The guy wanted $5000 and Chumlee offered $500 and then called Rick down to the shop who was none to happy. Rick said the Rolex was altered. Rick offered $4000 and that was the selling price.
The next guy brought in Vinatage Check Fraud Protector. It looked like an adding machine. It would put check numbers on checks and that would prevent the checks to copied. The guy wanted $100 and Rick offered $20 and he was firm. And that was the selling price.
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