Merchandise We Take

Pawn Central

Pawn, Sell & Trade All Kinds Of Pre-owned Merchandise

At Pawn Central we work to provide a short-term solution to your immediate cash flow needs. Use your assets to secure direct funding! We accept a wide variety of items and will always work with you to meet your financial needs. Some of our favorite assets include:

Jewelry & Watches

We make substantial cash loans on your previously owned fine jewelry and watches from Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Harry Winston, Konstantino, David Yurman, Patek Philippe, Breitling, and other global luxury brands.

Gold & Silver

We buy, sell, and loan on a variety of items, from scrap gold to fine jewelry and everything in between. No matter what your needs may be, our goal is to provide you with the best value for your items in a manner that is courteous, fair, and professional.

Gold and Jewelry


We specialize in valuable diamond jewelry, typical rubies, sapphires, emeralds, fine designer jewelry, large carat diamonds, and luxury timepieces. We have a selection of gemstones that could help you find that piece of jewelry you are looking for.



Pawn Central is one of the few pawn shops in Illinois and Iowa that buys or makes loans against firearms. If you need quick cash, bring in your unloaded, cased, firearm into our store and we will make you an offer.

Music Instruments

Musical Instruments

Bring in your used music gear such as guitars, amps, drums, pro sound, keyboards, and band instruments and we will lend you cash on the spot! You can always trade-in your gear to add that must-have piece to your collection.

Cameras & Equipment

We buy, sell or give cash loans against used photo equipment every day. Dig through your closets for that old camera gear or that drone video camera you are not using and cash in!

Car Audio

Are you upgrading your carís sound system or you just need some cash? Bring your used sound system to any of our pawn shops for an honest appraisal and receive cash on spot.


TVís & Entertainment

We will pay top prices for your flat screen TV, DVD players, home audio, home theater systems and more.

Computers & Devices

Do you have a computer or tablet you no longer need? Or a mobile phone that is not up on all the latest technology? Your gadgets aren't outdated to us. Bring them to any of our pawn shops for an honest appraisal and receive friendly, experienced customer service.

Game Systems

From the classic Atari Video Games and the handheld video game systems to the brand new Wii Video games, Xbox video games, and PS video games and consoles, we have it all.

Game Consoles

Sports Memorabilia

We have a passion for sports memorabilia! Pawn your memorabilia with us and know they will be safe and secure. With our low loan rates you can rest assured you are getting a great deal!



Get those used power tools and other equipment out of your garage and bring them to us. We buy on a large variety of work tools, such as power tools, hand tools, construction tools, air tools and more.