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Here's where we will tell you about Traders Loan & Jewelry in Reseda, California which is the oldest pawn shop in the San Fernando Valley serving clients for more than 60 years.  Traders Loan & Jewelry grants loans against collateral and they offer onsite appraisals.  They sell new and pre-owned merchandise.  And they also design and create custom jewelry.  You can also bring in watches and jewelry for repairs.


Update January 28, 2017  Traders Loan & Jewelry has put together a large inventory of Valentine's Day gift items for men and women. For women, there is a large selection of pre-owned and gently used Louis Vuitton handbags and purses and luggage items. These are all guaranteed to be authentic and the wear was so minor that many of the pieces appear to be in brand new condition. Some of the handbags come with the original dust bag. 

Traders Loan & Jewelry also has a large selection of new jewelry, including pieces designed with hearts and specifically appropriate for Valentine's Day. These new jewelry items are in gold and some include diamonds and they are sold at a discount. There are also estate and pre-owned jewelry pieces that are appropriate for gift giving. Men might appreciate some of the odd items available in the store ranging from sports collectibles to rare coins to authentic dinosaur eggs and fossils. Watch our TV show report below.


Update November 21, 2016  Now and running through the holiday season, Traders Loan & Jewelry in Reseda is having a holiday sale on special "out of pawn" sale as well as a sale on previously owned jewelry, guitars, electronics, gift items and designer handbags. There is also new merchandise included in the holiday sale and the new merchandise includes a dramatic selection of minerals in jewelry and decorative pieces.

Traders Loan & Jewelry has added a section in its store devoted to minerals and you will find decorative pieces including labradorite, jasper, abalone, howlite, tigers eye, carnelian, amethyst and rose quartz as well as exquisite jewelry pieces created with these minerals.

Traders Loan & Jewelry now has a large selection of previously owned but gently used designer handbags including Louis Vuitton and Gucci and many of these pieces are like new and may show no traces or signs of use. You can save 60% or more off of "new, retail prices" on these designer handbags, duffles and purses. These are described as "gently loved" and they are guaranteed to be authentic.

Also guaranteed to be authentic is a new selection of pre-owned and out-of-pawn jewelry including pieces with diamonds, gold, silver and precious gemstones.

Traders Loan & Jewelry is now expanding its lending to include loans on motorcycles. Pawnshop loans on motorcycles carry much lower interest rates than title loans and you should call for information. There is free parking in the back of the store as well as convenient street parking. Our TV show report is below.


Update August 25, 2014  Owner Diane Taylor often refers to the store as a "the people's bank" because it is a non-recourse lender that doesn’t report to credit bureaus.  loans are based on the item and not the person. Unlike secondhand dealers, pawn shops allow customers to borrow money against the value of an item, and at Traders Loan & Jewelry 95 percent of customers redeem their items.

Founded in 1954, Traders Loan & Jewelry is proud of its 60 syears of service to the community. “We help people of every socio-economic level, whether they need money for closing costs on their homes, to cover payroll for their businesses, to safely store their valuables or when they need cash for other reasons,” says Diane.  “We’re happy to be there for people when they need us.”  Loans are strictly confidential.

Traders Loan & Jewelry offers a unique selection of high-quality watches, precious gems, wedding bands and other stunning jewelry, coins, musical instruments and more, at prices far below retail.  All items are guaranteed.

Our Best Buys TV Show report is below.

Traders Loan & Jewelry
18505 Sherman Way at Reseda Blvd, Reseda, CA 91335
hours: 9am – 5:30pm M-Sat
10am – 2pm Sunday

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