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10 must-visit local secondhand furniture stores

There are many benefits to secondhand furniture. They bring a bit of history to your home, add a touch of old-school charm to your place and, more often than not, are cheaper than branded furniture pieces. Check out some of Singapore’s vintage and secondhand furniture specialists:

 

  1. HOCK SIONG & CO

    Extremely active on Facebook, Hock Siong & Co are constantly uploading images of newly-acquired pieces, but they go out fast! So be sure you keep an eye out for antique treasures, high-quality furniture (some even from hotels) and sometimes random knick-knacks like a television from the 60s that still works.
    Contact them at: 6281-8338
     
  2. SECOND CHARM

    Second Charm doesn’t just deliver secondhand pieces, they also custom-make furniture. If you check out their website you’ll find some great restored pieces lie the old doors and windows above and vintage cabinets. They also have a great collection of industrial-style pieces that were abandoned by offices, schools and other places. 
    Contact them at: 6294-2919 or 96289171
     
  3. RESTORE LIVING (CLOSED)

    Selling pre-owned furniture, ReStore Living finds and restores old vintage furniture, those you would have seen in your grandparents’ home in the 80s. They also uphoster the pieces with coloruful retro prints for a unique touch.
    Contact them at: 6222-3510
     
  4. LONG-LONGTIME STORE

    The store’s cheeky name is apt; you’ll find a treasure trove of restored pieces in the store from long-long time ago. Everyone’s favourite vintage and industrial pieces are up for grabs but in limited numbers. They update regularly on their facebook page so keep an eye out for some gorgeous pieces!
    Contact them at: 9832 5378
  5. KB LIVING

    IF you’re looking for one-of-a-kind pieces, KB Living is where you should go. They offer a well-curated array of furnishings and even beautiful, scarred wooden tops for those looking for that rugged look. They include vintage décor pieces too. KB Living is by appointment only!
    Contact them at: 6316-5574 or 8126-3255
     
  6. JUNKIE’S CORNER

    This place is so underground, it doesn’t even have a website. But it is a magical holding area of all sorts of home and décor goodies! You can find vintage toys, refurbished furniture and even old lamps. Some bargaining can be done, but don’t be a jerk and try $1 for a vintage lamp!
    Contact them at: 9791-2607
     
  7. ASHER'S VINTAGE MARKET

    You can find a strange assortment of vintage items here. Tea sets, old cash registers, and of course furniture. Plenty of kitchenware for the vintage collector!
    Contact them at: 9832-0022, asher.mak@gmail.com
     
  8.  HIDDEN TREASURES

    If you love Chinese antiques, you’ll love this place. They buy and sell antiques so you can find vases, brass accessories that you can attach to your own furniture, custom-made pieces, furniture and chests! Get a piece custom-made for that oriental-chic look in your home!
    Contact them at: 6221-0089 or 9769-0706
     
  9. THINGS YOUR MOTHER THROW

    Things your mother throw has plenty of things, however they recently gone on a short break and opened a separate store in Malacca. Keep an eye out on their facebook page for updates on when they’ll be back!
    Contact them at: 6315-0221
     
  10.  ROCCOCO KENT (CLOSED)

    They sell more than just furnishings. They also sell clothing, fashion accessories and jewelry. The place is chock full of collectibles and accessories for the home. All their pieces are in fantastic condition.
    Contact them at: 8522-8631
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