The History of Melbourne Pawnbrokers: From Ancient Times to Modern Day

Pawnbroking has been a part of Melbourne’s history since its very beginning. The first recorded pawnshop was set up in China in the fifth century BC, with the first known European pawnshop opening its doors just over 500 years later. The First Melbourne Pawnbroker Melbourne Pawnbrokers was a Chinese man named Ah Kow. He opened … Read more