Press: Pawn Paper

To the vast specialty press of the U. S. is now added an instructive new monthly called The Pawnbrokers' Journal. Publisher is one David Silver, a thin-thatched, spectacled, onetime jeweler who launched his venture on the promising estimate that there are some 13,000 pawnshops in the land, until now lacking in a literature of their own.

Vol. 1 No. 1 was a small magazine about Reader's Digest size. The Pawnbrokers' Journal got directly to business with the publisher's manifesto which promised that the magazine was to be "a free press for imparting news affecting...

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