The Experts

Jeremy Brown

Jeremy Brown, ULTIMATE SPORT CARDS & MEMORABILIA

Jeremy Brown has been the Pawn Stars sports memorabilia expert / buddy since 2010. Sports and collecting have always been a big passion for Jeremy over the years. It all began with what is commonly referred to as the “gateway drug”, baseball cards. In 2006, Jeremy opened Ultimate Sports Cards and Memorabilia in Las Vegas. After several successful years he decided to move the business in 2012 to a location closer to the pawn shop to fully embrace the opportunity that the show has provided and be near other fellow experts.

Chad Sampson

Chad Sampson, ICON FINE ARTS

Chad Sampson has been in the art business his entire career. He spent many years travelling the world searching for unique items and meeting others art professionals. Through these unique experiences he established a world wide web of contacts that is useful for both the acquisition and dispersal of fine art and unique objects. Currently he is the art expert on the History Channel show PAWN STARS as well as the active gallery representative of a variety of truly talented artist. Chad has a vast network of contacts and a deep knowledge of value that he calls upon for the most accurate appraisals and the quickest sales and acquisitions of artworks and related rare objects.

Alex Cranmer

Alex Cranmer, INTERNATIONAL MILITARY ANTIQUES

Alex was born in the the antique military business and is the president of International Military Antiques which was founded by his father Christian nearly 40 years ago. He has been the antiques arms and militaria expert on Pawn Stars for dozens of episodes specializing in vintage military items dating from 1645 to 1945 varying from WWII Jeeps to Revolutionary War muskets. IMA supplied historically accurate weapons for multiple Hollywood productions including “Saving Private Ryan” and “Band of Brothers” as well as pieces for some of the world’s foremost museums including the National WWII Museum in New Orleans and the National History Museum of Los Angeles.

Rebecca Romney

Rebecca Romney, RARE BOOKS EXPERT

Rebecca Romney’s background is in Linguistics, Classical Studies and Philosophy. Languages are one of her chief passions: she speaks three (English, French, Japanese) and reads in six (Ancient Greek, Latin, Old English). She can recite poems in each. Currently working at Honey and Wax Booksellers, she recently wrote and published “Printer’s Error” available here.

Steve Grad

Steve Grad, BECKETT AUTHENTICATION COMPANY

Steve Grad has been the primary autograph authenticator on “Pawn Stars” since 2012. He has authenticated many of the finest pieces in the sports collectible hobby, including the highest graded Babe Ruth single-signed baseball and the only known Joe Jackson signed photo. Grad most recently served as the principal authenticator for PSA/DNA, and now is the principal authenticator at Beckett Authentication Company.

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