Pawn Stars: Chumlee and Corey Bet on the Price of a Knife (Season 16) | History

Pawn Stars: Chumlee and Corey Bet on the Price of a Knife (Season 16) | History

SPENCER: Hey. What’s going on, my man? Rick here? Thanks God, no. He’s actually out getting
a quote to repair that golf sign he got in Chattanooga. Cool. All right. Well, maybe you can
help me with this– a Filipino bolo knife
from the Insurrection War. All right. Definitely has
some weight to it. You’re probably chopping up
some coconuts with this thing. [LAUGHS] SPENCER: Today, I
brought in a Filipino Insurrection bolo knife. I got this from a connection of
mine who got it from an estate sale in Virginia. This knife is really
unique because souvenirs from the Philippine Insurrection
are very scarce to find. And I think I can get $1,000. CHUMLEE: Normally I’d call
Rick, but he really doesn’t want me bugging him right now. It’s pretty cool. I don’t know too much about it. And what’s really
cool about this is it’s got an
original label here, by whoever captured it,
stating where this was found and who it was given to. CHUMLEE: “My Insurgent War
Bolo taken at the Battle of Balantang, Philippine
Islands November 21, 1899 by the 26th Infantry.” That’s pretty cool. What are you looking
to do with it? You know, I usually bring
stuff in here for Rick. And he’s not here. But I figured $1,000, man. I mean, something like
this that’s hard to price– and you can’t find– there’s
no comparables out there. CHUMLEE: First off, I don’t
know too much about it. Normally I call someone. But I’m guessing it’s probably
worth somewhere in maybe, like, the $500 range. Yeah. A little more than $500, man. $850. $500. That’s the most
I’m gonna give you. $700. See, now I’m getting– see, I’ve come off so much. And you’re just not
bringing it up enough. That’s, you know,
still gonna be a lot. My wall– $600. That’s it. And I’m walking. Last call. You don’t want to
see it somewhere else and get Rick all mad. All right. I’ll give you $600 for it. SPENCER: All right, man. You’re tough. You’re tough, man. No, you’re tough. I’m gonna get fired for this. I just bought something for
what it’s probably worth. [LAUGHS] No, man. I think you guys are
gonna do great with this. – All right.
– All right, man. I’ll see you up front. In the end, $600 is great. This knife is really unique. I don’t know what the
true value will be. I’m sure these guys will figure
it out and do good with it. [MUSIC PLAYING] COREY: What are you doing? Wrapping up an
item for customers who are gonna take
it home with them. OK. Chum, that stuff costs money. Stop.
Stop. It’s wrapped. It’s a piece of art. COREY: It’s wrapped. Wait. What’s this? A Philippine war knife. COREY: Where’d you buy this? CHUMLEE: I bought it from
Spencer, your dad’s buddy. What’d you pay for it? $600. COREY: Chum, this is
worth, like, maybe $200. $200 plus about $800. That thing’s easily worth
$1,000, if not more. COREY: I know it’s
not worth that. CHUMLEE: I’ll bet you. Bet me what, Chum,
that I’m right? I know I’m right. CHUMLEE: I bet you it’s
worth $600 or more. And if I’m right, you’re
walking Pinky in a tutu. Cool. And if I’m right, you’re
cutting your ponytail off with this thing. CHUMLEE: I’d never
cut my ponytail off. But I’ll accept that bet
because I know I’m right. If you want to make
the bet, make the bet. But I’m telling you
it’s a bad idea. So you’re willing
to bet your hair? CHUMLEE: Yeah. There’s no way I’m wrong. I’ll happily bet my ponytail. Chum, you’re gonna be
losing your hair, man. Hope they got a
tutu in his size. RICK: [LAUGHS] CHUMLEE: Alex, I’m
glad you’re here. What’s up? CHUMLEE: Check out
this score I’ve got– Philippine war knife. ALEX: They call this a barang. Yes, they do. COREY: Me and Chum have a bet. What’s it worth? RICK: What’s the bet on? CHUMLEE: I bought that
from your buddy Spencer. He came in. And you weren’t around. Yeah. And Chum paid $600 for it. CHUMLEE: He thought I overpaid. It’s worth about $300, right? ALEX: Well, these are actually
really popular with collectors. But what’s really cool is
this little label here. The 26th Infantry
Regiment– that’s when it was formed
in the Philippines for the Philippine Insurrection. So this is a legendary
Infantry Regiment– a regiment that’s still in service today. These guys were in– in the
beginning of World War I, they were some of the
first troops in France. Same thing with World War II. They’re at the Battle
of the Kasserine Pass. And this early date, 1899– I mean, this could have been
one of their first battles ever. That totally affects the value. If this were just
a barang in this, it’s, you know,
$500 knife, maybe. But with this, and tied to
the 26th Infantry Regiment, I think it’s, like– you’d probably
get $1,000 for it. Boom! God damn it! RICK: All right. So what did you guys
bet or whatever? Corey has to walk
Pinky in a tutu. [LAUGHS] COREY: Come on. Let’s get this over with. [SIGHS] OK. CHUMLEE: Oh, that’s
a walk right there! Wait. Turn around. Let me get a
picture of you guys! Corey, I really think you
should get a small dog. What do you think, Rick? [LAUGHS] COREY: I’m done now. You know what, Corey? Pinky’s not enjoying this walk. It’s cool if you finish up now. Just take her back inside. I can’t believe you
got him to wear that. He lost a bet. You know how he is
with those bets. I will never forgive
you for this, Chum. RICK: [LAUGHS] CHUMLEE: He offered me
$1,000 to get out of it. The pictures are worth
more than $1,000. Yeah. [LAUGHS]


  1. I’m very very shocked that this knife is even with any money since a lot of these knives are very cheap and easy to find at almost any military surplus website.

  2. an ordinary bolo knife like that here in the philippines is less than 20 dollars. what's written there is true but i don't think that bolo is old. it's in good condition to be old. they can't sell that for a thousand or near that price.

  3. "He offered me $1000 to get out of it a picture is worth more than $1000" Followed by a GENUINE laugh. I think that was the only unscripted thing they've put on this but I really enjoyed just seeing them acting like a goofy family.

  4. If I was the seller I'd just keep it and then wear it when machetes and swords become publicly legalized and then just flex it on random people

  5. Im a Filipino, almost all of the households here in the Philippines have this bolo, i have bolo/itak here personally made by my father when he was work for us navy base here in subic bay

  6. This is probably a scam. As a Filipino someone could have taken a rusty bolo knife used for farming and just made it look like an antique

  7. Whoa I'm an avid pawn stars fan, I'm shocked there will be an episode where a Bolo Knife will be shown. I'm a Filipino that's why I'm shocked. Proud Filipino here

  8. Sad thing is that now it's perfectly normal for a grown man to be walking around wearing a pink tutu in public. 😒

  9. I'm a Filipino and yes I agree that the bolo knife is a Legendary one. I'm feel happy and proud that it still exist.

  10. Do people understand how pawning works even if he buys something for a $1000 and sells for $3000 he barley gets 250-500$ because of the expenses

  11. This is the funniest video…I'm Pilipino and i tell that bolo is very popular here in the Philippines specially w/that written their that could be a historical bolo.🤣🤣🤣

  12. fake…. if you want to see historical bolo go to the phillipines lots of historical bolo for the head hunters… it cost lot more…

  13. I live Iloilo City Philippines and there's a place here called Balantang Jaro. That's probably where the bolo knife came from considering the writings on the scabbard. Bolo knife is actually a cutting tool that is widely used here in the Philippines. However, here in Region 6 Western Visayas where Iloilo is, we refer bolo knife as binangon (bee – nuh – ngoon) or sundang (soon – dung) . Call it whatever you want but I'm pretty much sure that it shouldn't cost that much as we dont even know where it came from or if it's authentic. If want to buy more of those knives, you can actually buy it the local markets here which probably would cost you around 600 – – – – – – pesos or less. Since peso – dollar exchange now adays is around 50php per 1 dollar, do the math. If in anycase that knife is real, you have a piece of Philippine history in your hand and you can sell it to Museu de Iloilo which not earning that much.

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