Pawn Stars on HISTORY: Chum Goes AWOL 1/18 (promo)

Airs December 28th at 10pm on HISTORY! Its one of the oldest forms of banking, and until the 1950s, it was the leading form of consumer credit in the U.S. Now, the fascinating world and history of the pawn shop is revealed in this series that centers on the only family-owned pawn shop in Las Vegas, where three generations of men--grandfather, father and son--entertainingly clash while running the business together, using their sharp-eyed skills to carefully assess the value of items their colorful customers bring in, objects ranging from the obscure to the truly historic. Visit the official fan page and follow HISTORY on Twitter