All that glitters

Whether it be for a loan or trade-in, bring us your silver/ steel/ gold/ diamond jewellery, and we’ll make you an instant, non-binding offer.


Valuable technology

You can of course also bring us your technical devices, such a brand-name tools, household appliances, digital cameras and communication/ entertainment electronics. Brands such as Apple, Samsung, HTC, Acer or Asus are welcomed.


Whether it be silver coins, silver bars, gold coins (incl. Krugerrands), gold bars, diamonds or platinum goods, you can rest assured Schumachers will treat you fairly.


Ob es Silber­münzen, Silber­barren, Gold­münzen wie Krüger­rand, Gold­barren, Brillanten oder Platin­ware ist, in den Häusern von Schumachers werden Sie absolut fair behandelt.

Pfandhaus Schumachers – since 1873

The Pfandhaus Schumachers is the oldest of Germany’s approximately 150 private pawnbroker companies. Management of its 7 pawn shops is already into its 5th generation. As your efficient partner, we’re always there to provide you with pawn loans ranging from € 10 to € 100,000 whenever you need to bridge a financial shortfall quickly, discretely, and without disclosing your private or business circumstances.


Our shops are located centrally and on the ground floor in the cities of Krefeld, Duisburg, Dortmund, Bielefeld, Hannover, Braunschweig, Bremerhaven, and look like jewellers’ shops with their jewellery displays. All shops also have direct access to public transport, and you’ll similarly find dozens of parking options, such as parking buildings, car parks or lay-bys, just 1-2 minutes’ walk away!


Apart from Hannover and Dortmund, all our shops buy or lend on the following technical items: Smartphones, tablets, e-books, Notebooks, iPods, modern games consoles, hifi and entertainment electronics, digital cameras and video recorders, as well as any valuable, resaleable everyday items. Simply contact one of our branches to find out whether your valuable can be used as collateral for a loan.


All our shops buy or lend on the following items: silver/ gold/ platinum/ diamond jewellery, silver and gold coins, dental gold, bars (silver and gold), loose diamonds, pearl and gemstone chains, fashionable watches, brand-name and premium watches, plus costume jewellery by marketable labels such as Joop, Swarovski, Dolce & Gabbana, Fossil, Esprit, Guess, Thomas Sabo etc. Simply contact us to find out whether your valuable can be used as collateral for a loan.

Instant cash

Are you of legal age and find yourself in an awkward financial predicament? Whatever your reasons for needing cash urgently, we can help out by providing a cash loan on your valuables. Even the smallest amounts are granted discretely, anonymously and instantly by cash payment. Modern security facilities ensure 100% reliable storage for durations ranging from 1 day to 4 months. No guarantees or personal liability – your pawn is all you need to hedge the loan. Contracts can easily be extended at any time. Interest/fees are regulated by the federal government in our licensed trade.


Member of the Zentralverband des Deutschen Pfandkreditgewerbes e.V.

Safe and reliable

Founded in 1950, the Zentralverband des Deutschen Pfandkreditgewerbes is the governing body for private pawnbrokers in Germany, and its members include the Pfandhaus Schumachers.

Over 630 million Euros in loans are paid out every year by some 250 member establishments.

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Auction dates

Bremerhaven: Schmuck und Technik

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Krefeld - Haus Kleinlosen - Schmuck und Technik

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Hannover: Technik, Schmuck und KFZ

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Company profile

Founded by Hermann Schumachers in Viersen

A pawnshop with a long tradition

The Pfandhaus Schumachers is officially the oldest private company in its industry, and was founded in Viersen by the great-great-grandfather of the present-day owners on 23 February 1873.

The company has still kept the first and original pawn loan contract for a loan of 2 Thalers.

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