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Sarolea Motorcycle Featured on Pawn Stars

Posted in Motorcycle by Kurt Ernst | February 16th, 2010 | 8 Responses |

A restored example of a 1942 Sarolea, with a $26,000 price tag.

Own a pawn shop and there’s no telling what might walk in the door. If you’re not an expert on everything from jewelry to antique motorcycles, you need to know where to find one on a moment’s notice.

Pawn Stars, a second year series on The History Channel, shows what life is like in a very successful Las Vegas pawn shop. The show’s dynamic is a blend of “American Chopper” and “Antiques Road Show”, so it’s become a hit with multiple audiences. This week’s show featured a 1942 Belgian Sarolea motorcycle, one of only five known to exist in the United States.

The Pawn Stars crew purchased the bike in “as is” condition, not running, for $4,000. It later sold at auction for $7,000, not bad money for a single transaction.

Source: Momsworld

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8 Responses

  1. Ed Trinko says:

    Dude, I love that show. I look forward to it every single week.


  2. Brian says:

    I am watching the show right now and they just paid 4,300 for the 1942 bike.

  3. rick varney says:

    Rick,Hoss,”the OldMan”,lol and Chumley do one helluva show!,,I always wait to see it come on. AWZOMEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE,,kEPP UP THE GOOD WORK.

  4. rick varney says:

    oh,,can’t wait to see you guyz to-nite!,,oh and could’ya light’n up on “Chumley a lil,,he does his best and he is a good worker,even though I kno he likes to eat a lot.,,Rick Varney Chi-Town, Chicago ,USA

  5. Bob says:

    When is the Pawn Stars scratch ticket coming out??

  6. COLEON says:

    Aye..”Pawn Stars”,is one of those shows where u can watch over & over & over…I think itz hella cool!!!

  7. Marjorie Heskje says:

    Nice bike….looks like it was made for a hunchback! Love Pawnstars anyway!