Pawn Stars Pawning Former First Lady’s Tiara

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The McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in northeast Ohio is hurriedly fundraising in hopes of buying a tiara that once belonged to President William McKinley’s wife.

Saxton McKinley tiara

The Akron Beacon Journal reports that the owners of Ida McKinley’s diamond-accented headpiece recently sold it to the Las Vegas pawn shop featured in the History Channel show “Pawn Stars.”


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Museum curator Kim Kenney says Gold & Silver Pawn co-owner Rick Harrison has offered to sell the piece to the Canton museum for $43,000, the amount he paid for it. Kenney calls that “a good deal” because the tiara was appraised at $75,000.

Saxton McKinley pawn stars tiara

The catch is that the offer expires June 24. The nonprofit museum doesn’t have a budget for acquisitions, so it is soliciting donations in an effort to purchase the tiara.

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