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Second-hand shop

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+358 9 34871736



Opening hours

  • Sunday 12:00 - 18:00
  • Monday 10:00 - 20:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 20:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 20:00
  • Thursday 10:00 - 20:00
  • Friday 10:00 - 20:00
  • Saturday 10:00 - 18:00


A second-hand shop is a shop which sells goods that are not new. There are various types of second-hand shop, generally specialising in a particular type of merchandise. Antique shop - sells the same type of goods, either of better quality or with rarity value, consequently charging much higher prices. The distinction between junk and antiques is not always clear-cut. Car dealership - New car dealers in certain countries offer pre-owned cars with variable quality and price. There are also dealers who sell only used cars. Thrift store - similar to a junk shop but set up to fund a specific charity. These tend to specialise in clothes. The quality of the clothes donated for sale depends on the surrounding area. In the United States, these are called thrift stores. Consignment - consignment shop is the North American term for a second-hand shop. Give-away shop - everything is given away at no cost. Some operate as swap shops and require the customer to donate merchandise. Junk shop - sells all kinds of old goods. The best junk shops are piled high to encourage browsing and bargain hunting. These shops also sell low-quality antiques. Wrecking yard, scrapyard, wrecking yard - sells used automotive parts Music store - Some music stores sell used, vintage or collectible instruments and sound gear, often using a consignment model. Office furniture shop - sells mainly used goods. They are common, but lack a distinctive name. Pawn shop - sells used items that were pawned or sold by individuals Record shop - Many independent record stores sell used CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray discs, vinyl records, etc. Resale boutique - specializes in contemporary high-end used designer fashion, vintage clothing, or contemporary basics Surplus store - often sells military surplus supplies. Used bookstore - sells used books and other publications. Second-hand bookshops are a mainstay of book towns. Video game store - Most stores that specialize in video games sell second-hand video game consoles, video games, and accessories, in addition to new products.