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Pawnbroker's sign, Camden High Street, London.JPG
A business that offers secured loans against items of personal property as collateral. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Group: Shops
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: de facto

A pawnbroker (or pawnshop) is an individual or business that offers secured loans to people, with items of personal property used as collateral.

Many pawnshop are signed "we buy gold", but there are also some places that buy gold as the sole activity, without being pawnshops. These locations have been tagged shop=gold_buyer, shop=cash_for_gold, or shop=collector collector=coins.

How to map

Set a node or draw as an area along the shop outline. Tag it with shop=pawnbroker and name=*.

Tags to use in combination

  • addr=* - the address of this feature
  • opening_hours=* - hours of opening
  • website=* - website of this feature
  • operator=* - indicates the operator or name of the company operating this feature
  • wheelchair=no/yes/limited - suitable for wheelchairs

See also