2019 Progress Businesses
These local businesses support the local arts, theater, and entertainment in our region.
Hidden Gems at Albert's Pawn
Pro tip: For Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, or significant other's birthday, skip the expensive jewelry store and go to Albert’s Pawn to find a “sweetheart deal” for your sweetheart. Find out what many smart shoppers already know: Albert’s prices are well below retail and their inventory changes constantly. They have a knowledgeable staff and a certified gemologist available to help you find the perfect diamond. There are items for every budget, they even have layaway.
Many savvy shoppers pop in often to Albert’s three locations in Johnson City, Bristol and Kingsport looking for the latest deals in jewelry, guns, tools and electronics like TVs, laptop computers and so much more. Bargain hunters love to browse the entire store searching for the perfect item at an unbeatable price.
The fourth generation family-owned business provides quick and easy pawn collateral loans for customers who borrow against their valuables. They also know at Albert’s they can find great deals on a wide variety of items which get bought up quickly by smart shoppers.
When Albert Rothbart opened the first Albert’s Loan Office in 1927 in Johnson City, it was the first pawnshop in the area. Over the past 92 years, Albert’s has consistently been a safe and reliable place for customers in a pinch. Known for their fair and secure pawn collateral loan services, customers confidently leave their precious valuables with these experts. Many customers have been doing business at Albert’s for years and years because they know they can trust the staff to treat them right.
People love to drop in to browse because they never know what they’ll find from week to week. Local musicians make a point to check out the guitars, amps and other instruments looking for great deals and hidden gems. Many touring bands and professional musicians make it a point to visit Albert’s Strings department while in town.
So whether you need cash to tide you over or just love a good bargain, stop in to any of their three stores Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Saturdays stores in Johnson City and Bristol are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Visit their website at www.albertspawn.com.