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The Deal Rick Made For Green Bay Packers Super Bowl Pendants On Pawn Stars

In their 17 seasons on the History Channel, the guys on Pawn Stars have seen just about everything come through their store, from Civil War weaponry to mint-condition baseball cards. So when some gold pendants come into the shop, fans might assume Rick Harrison would immediately know how much they are worth. 

During season 9, episode 24, "Head Games," Harrison is approached by a man with two gold Super Bowl pendants. To anyone unfamiliar with these items, they might seem like the subject of an easy transaction for the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop owner. After all, there isn't a material they specialize in more than gold. But Harrison ends up having an awfully hard time agreeing with the seller. Why? Because he thinks they're worth more than the guy is asking for.

Check out the deal Harrison made for a pair of Super Bowl pendants from the Green Bay Packers.

The pair of Super Bowl pendants

What makes these pendants so unique is that they came from the first two Super Bowls in 1966 and 1967. In those games, the Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders, respectively.

After some playful Pawn Stars banter, the guys get down to business and Harrison asks how much the pendants' owner would like to sell them for. Bob, the owner, doesn't know how much they are worth but asks for $500 apiece for the gold content. Harrison shoots that price down from the standpoint that he knows they're not worth $500 in gold each. Harrison then insists on calling an expert because he believes the items are worth more than that.

To settle this, Harrison brings in Jeremy Brown, an expert in sports memorabilia and cards and owner of Ultimate Sports Cards. Brown immediately dives into the pendants' historical significance, mainly because these were the only two championship games that weren't called Super Bowls at the time. Instead, they were referred to as the AFL-NFL World Championship Games.

Brown takes a closer look at the pendants to find some good and bad news. The good news, Brown finds the unique markings on the gold that prove these are legitimate and authentic. The bad news, they aren't perfect. It's revealed that the first Super Bowl pendant has had its center jewel replaced with a sapphire. The second one, meanwhile, has some chipping in the enamel.

After some discussion, Brown determines the pendants are worth about $500 apiece.

The final deal

Harrison is shocked that they aren't worth more. Before Brown leaves, he lets both of them know how much they could have been worth under different circumstances.

"If these were championship rings, you would have well over $100,000 here, but since they're not the ones issued to players, they're not going to be worth as much."

Brown shakes hands with both Harrison and the owner and makes his way out. Nonetheless, the pendants are from the first two Super Bowls, and they do have historical value, so Harrison is interested. After some consideration, Harrison reverts to the original offer of $1,000. The seller tries his luck and ups the price by an additional $500, bringing each pendant to $750. Rick stops, thinks, and gives a classic Pawn Stars sigh before offering the guy $1400 for both.

Considering the new offer is more than the original bid, the owner happily agrees. The two shake hands and make their deal. In the end, the owner reveals he is going to use this money to take a trip to Hawaii, so everyone wins.