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Saturday, September 26, 2015


(Roy Peretz)

The producers of the recently re-commissioned hit TV show Pawn Stars South Africa (HISTORY®, DStv channel 186) are inviting all South Africans to get in touch with them if they have a treasured artefact that could be featured on the new series.

Says series producer Ed Worster: "We want to showcase unusual local collectables with interesting back stories. Our Pawn Stars experts may be able to shed light on the value and uncover the detail - and Roy (Peretz) may make you an offer you can’t refuse!"

So, if you think you own something of historical interest, and which is collecting dust and taking up space, and you want to be part of Pawn Stars SA season 2, get in touch with the Pawn Stars SA research team at, with details of your unusual, and potentially valuable, local artefact!

Pawn Stars South Africa is the local version of the global hit factual entertainment series Pawn Stars, which launched on HISTORY® (DStv channel 186) in October last year. It has been re-commissioned for a second series due to its popularity and is set for release in 2016.

Based in Johannesburg, the series opens the door to the Cash Inn pawn shop, where owner Roy Peretz and his partners Eytan and Liel and assistants meet customers from all walks of life who flock to pawn or sell anything from the quirky, the unexpected and the downright hilarious. South Africa’s rich and diverse culture provides a treasure-trove of fascinating artefacts from past to present, from muscle cars to military memorabilia, which flood through the pawn shop doors daily.

Peretz and his team haggle with customers for the best price, aided along the way by experts in antiquities and pop culture. The back-room shenanigans of the pawn shop team, combined with the historical back story behind the array of artefacts, create a gripping and highly entertaining journey through a nation’s hidden gems.

Pawn Stars South Africa series 2 is due to broadcast on HISTORY on DStv in 2016.