El Paso, Texas: Trigger Finger of Pancho Villa

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Dave's Pawn Shop

216 S. El Paso St., El Paso, TX
Dave's Pawn Shop. Downtown, one block east of S. Santa Fe St. On the east side of S. El Paso St. between E. Overland Ave. and E. San Antonio Ave.
M-Sa 8:30-5:30 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Trigger Finger of Pancho Villa.

Trigger Finger of Pancho Villa

The amputated finger of the Mexican revolutionary is displayed in the window of Dave's Pawn Shop, which displays other grisly and weird relics.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [08/28/2022]
El Paso, Texas - Pancho Villa Is Gone, His Finger Lives On
Pancho Villa's Trigger Finger: Pancho Villa, notorious Mexican bandit and revolutionary, died in a hail of gunfire in 1923. According to legend, his corpse was later dug up and dismembered, with his body parts going to relic collectors in the U.S. and Pancho Villa fans in Mexico. [02/12/2011] Complete Story...

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Pancho Villa's Trigger Finger.

Pancho Villa's Trigger Finger

Finger is still there.

[Jacob Krejci, 01/29/2022]

A previous tipster had reported that the finger had been sold in 2020. It's nice to see that the finger has reappeared in its pawn shop window.

Pancho Villa's Trigger Finger

Sold! Only Nazi stuff and weird dried fish. And super loud Elvis out front.

[Sariya, 05/08/2020]

Pancho Villa's Trigger Finger.

Pancho Villa's Trigger Finger

Pancho Villa's Trigger Finger is still there. It's displayed in the window with no price tag. Inside the shop are plenty of other strange things, including a full size mummy for sale.

[caitlin, 05/28/2019]

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