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Our Story

Our family has been a part of the fabric of Alton as business owners/operators for over 90 years and for 4 Generations! Our Family has owned and operated the Bon Air (50 years), Lotteo’s Restaurant (10 years) and currently Sam’s Pawn Shop (25+ years)! We live here, we were raised here, we raise our families here and plan to continue that for many years to come! Being in business in Alton is in our blood and our family history, and we value this community for having helped us grow in business for over 90 years! This is who we are and all we do!

Sam’s Pawn Shop was founded in 1991 by Sam Balaco and his father Lotteo Balaco. It is currently owned by Sam while being operated and run by his daughter, Stacy Dixon who has worked here since 1995, his daughter, Katie Dockstader, since 2002, His son-in-law, Corey Dixon, since 2005, and his grandson Andrew Dixon, since 2016

We are members of:

ILLINOIS PAWNBROKERS ASSOCIATION

NATIONAL PAWNBROKERS ASSOCIATION

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION 

ILLINOIS RIFLE ASSOCIATION

WINCHESTER SHOOTING FACILITY

Meet the Staff

Sam Balaco - Owner

Stacy Dixon - General Manager/Jewelry

Corey Dixon - Gun Manager

Katie Dockstader - Sales/Jewelry/Customer Service

Andrew Dixon - Customer Service

Sam's Pawn Shop is located in Downtown Alton, Illinois on Broadway. If you love to find a great bargain, Sam's is the place to be. You will find incredible deals on  electronics, jewelry, guns, instruments, power tools, and so much more! We have the biggest selection in Madison County! Our staff is knowledgeable and fair when considering your valuables.

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Contact Us for Current Pricing

Phone Number (618) 462-5696
Email samspawn@sbcglobal.net
Address 208 E. Broadway
Alton IL 62002

HOURS

Mon - Fri:9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


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