208. Pawnee's duty of care.

208.     Pawnee's duty of care.

The common law requires nothing extraordinary of a pawnee1, but only that he use ordinary care in the safekeeping and redelivering of the pledge2. Thus, if he loses the goods pawned without default on his part he may still recover the debt, and the loss falls on the owner. However, if the pawnee keeps the goods pawned after tender of the debt and they are stolen, he is liable, for after tender he keeps them at his own risk3. The pawnee may also be liable in damages where