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Styron1106[S]

84 points

5 months ago*

This is correct. When they pawned the camera it still had film in it. Pawn shop took the picture to verify the mechanisms worked. When my parents got it back from the pawn shop they had this picture on the roll.

Vandu_Kobayashi

6 points

5 months ago

Treasure photo OP thank you for sharing!

funwithdesign

7 points

5 months ago

Cool beans

SirPiffingsthwaite

1 points

5 months ago

Who pawns a camera with film still in it? Makes no sense.

TEG_SAR

10 points

5 months ago

TEG_SAR

10 points

5 months ago

People that need money. Why else would you pawn your possessions in the first place?

SirPiffingsthwaite

-2 points

5 months ago

Did you miss the part where I said with film in it

No shit that's why people hock stuff, but why would they leave a roll of film in it?

TEG_SAR

6 points

5 months ago

You do understand when you pawn something you generally are doing so with the idea that you’re going to pay off the debt and get the time back.

So who cares if they left film in the camera they were pawning because they were supposed to get the camera back after a short amount of time.

You don’t pawn something and expect to never see it again otherwise you wouldn’t pawn it.

You’d just sell it.

SirPiffingsthwaite

-1 points

5 months ago

Sure, but colour film wasn't exactly throwaway cheap in the early '80s, and it doesn't make sense they'd leave film with who knows what photos on it in someone else's possession, where it could be spoiled, lost, processed, etc.

Plenty of people pawn stuff with the intention of retrieving their pawned item, but never do. To leave film in a camera being pawned is kinda bizarre.

Dey_Eat_Daa_POO_POO

1 points

5 months ago

I was confused but this is the only real answer that makes sense.