Oldies but goodies: Second-hand treasures from vintage stores and a warehouse

Second-hand treasures such as vintage telephones can be found in an array of places

For fans of the second-hand, nothing could be more off-putting than sprawling air-conditioned malls. This breed of shopper prefers rooting around in bins of assorted knick-knacks in vintage stores, flea markets and warehouses looking for bargains on second-hand items.

There is an array of places in Singapore for packrats and rummagers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 16, 2018, with the headline 'Oldies but goodies'. Print Edition | Subscribe