“Old Man” From History Channels Pawn Stars Passes Away at 77

Richard Benjamin “The old man” Harrison from the hit TV show ‘Pawn Stars’ passed away ...

Richard Benjamin “The old man” Harrison from the hit TV show ‘Pawn Stars’ passed away this morning after his long battle with Parkinson’s disease at 77 years old. Also known as “The Appraiser” Harrison Co-Owned “Gold and silver pawn” in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Born March 4, 1941 in Danville, Virginia. Harrison spent 20 years in the Navy with stints as a Paymaster, and Petty Officer, First Class.
With only $5,000 in April 1981, Harrison and his wife and three sons moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he and his son Rick opened Gold & Silver Coin Shop in a 300 square foot shop at 1501 Las Vegas Boulevard.

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In 1986, he relocated the business to a larger building at 413 Fremont Street. In 1987, he obtained a license to buy and sell second-hand goods.
When the lease to their shop expired in 1988 they re-opened at new location, with a new name.

“World famous gold, and silver pawn shop” where the show would eventually be filmed

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