Moving out and need to get rid of used furniture? Or perhaps you’re looking to revamp your house with vintage pieces.
Either way, check out the gallery below for vintage furniture shops where you can buy and sell old furniture!
This family-run business has an eye for treasure, and specialises in restoring old Chinese-style and classic homeware such as wardrobes, sideboards, chairs, tables vases and crockery. They might ask for a photograph of the items to assess them before they arrange for collection and pay for your offerings. They also like to buy in bulk, so this is the perfect service if you’re moving house or upgrading your dining room.
Hock Siong & Co
153 Kampong Ampat, 368326
Tel: 6281 8338
Opening hours: 9:30 a.m.-5:50 p.m. daily
The team at Second Charm are selective about what they take – only items with vintage value and the potential to be remade into a stylish piece of furniture make the mark. Faded armchairs, coffee tables, study desks and timber cabinets are cleaned, mended, given a new coat of paint or upholstery. They will pay for your items, depending on the condition.
21 Kallang Ave, Mapletree Industrial Building, #05-165, 339412
Tel: 6294 2919
Opening hours: Tues-Sat, 11 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.; Sun, noon-5 p.m.; closed on Mondays
Selling some of the best reconstructed and reconditioned furniture from around the world, The GoDown is not just a second-hand furniture store. The store has all the antique furniture you possibly need – from old tables to antique lamps to typewriters.
44 Zion Rd, 247776
Tel: 6333 8966
Opening hours: Mon-Sat, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
If you’re a fan of sleek, minimalistic, Scandinavian furnishings, check out Noden. Sourced by the owners when they were travelling in Europe, Noden is full of Scandinavian classic ranging from designer offerings to handpicked rare items. These pieces will surely add a clean, minimalistic look to your room!
39 Ubi Rd 1, #04-03, 408695
Tel: 6702 6475
Opening hours: Wed-Fri, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sat-Sun 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; closed on Mon-Tues
Looking for furniture that contains some sort of Asian charm? Look no further beyond Singapore Trading Post. Manned by the team behind Expat Auctions, the store handpicks pieces from Asian countries such as Vietnam, India and Indonesia. From linens to cabinets to bedside tables, the store has a whole selection of cute, charming Asian pieces you might be looking for.
Singapore Trading Post
Visit the website for locations and opening hours
If you’re looking for eco-friendly and sustainable furniture, check out this store. At Journey East, the store focuses on eco-friendly, sustainable vintage pieces as well as reclaimed teak wood originals around the world. Not only that, the store also offers some great outdoor furniture selections. If you’re revamping your garden or looking to start up one, pop by the showroom for some ideas and to pick up some furniture!
315 Outram Rd, Tan Boon Liat Building, #03-02, 169704,
Tel: 6473 1693
Opening hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily
You’re going to need the whole afternoon off if you’re looking to pop by Yasahii Trading. The shelves are filled with plenty of Chinese antiques such as old dining sets, cabinets and other knick knacks. You’ll surely find something unique for your home here!
123 Bukit Merah Lane 1, 150123
Tel: 6271 3308
With a mixture of new, old, vintage and second-hand furniture, the store has all the pieces you could possibly need. There are plenty of refurbished furniture from the olden days as well, such as vintage wooden consoles and even old sewing machines. The pieces are limited in numbers, so make sure to make a purchase quickly before the pieces are gone!
8 Boon Lay Way, Tradehub 21, #03-11, 609964
Tel: 9832 5378
Viewings are by appointment only. Call to make an appointment
Boasting pieces from the ’30s to the ’70s, Lorgan’s the Retro Store is certainly the store to check out if you’re looking for bold, quirky vintage pieces from the past. Check out the ceiling pieces if you’re at the store in-person, there are plenty of unique light pieces hanging from the ceiling!
Lorgan’s the Retro Store
100E Pasir Panjang Rd, Century Warehouse, #01-03, 118521
Tel: 6272 4988
Opening hours: 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
For one-of-a-kind pieces, check out KB Living. From décor pieces to collectible figurines, the store contains a range of second-hand and vintage furniture that are handpicked from around the world. If you spot something you like, grab it quick as most pieces are one-off!
50 Bukit Batok St 23, Midview Building, #05-28, 659578
Tel: 8288 5328
A must-visit store if you’re looking for refurbished Chinese antique pieces, Just Anthony carries one of the widest range of Chinese antique furniture and accessories in Singapore. From antique bedside tables and wedding cabinets to modern Chinese ceramic accessories and table lamps, the store has all the Chinese pieces you’re looking for.
379 Upper Paya Lebar Rd, 534972
Tel: 6283 4782 / 6283 4722
Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily
Like it’s namesake, you can truly find any and every old and vintage pieces here. The store is packed with all sorts of furniture from different eras and contains different weird knick-knacks you never knew you needed. Be sure to bring payment in cash and to get a vehicle to drive the precious vintage pieces you bought home!
2 Turf Club Rd, 287988
Tel: 9791 2607
One of Singapore’s most well-known places to get preloved pieces, Cash Converters is located at different heartland locations around the island. The store has a wide array of products – from old sofas to water dispensers to table pieces, you’re sure to find something you would want to bring home!
Visit the website for locations and opening hours
Located near Beauty World MRT station, Carpenter and Cook is more than just your vintage furniture store. The charming and bright place is also an artisan bakery café selling fresh home-made baked goods and confectionery. The store is vintage-themed, and they have a range of carefully curated vintage furniture pieces such as dining tables, sewing machines and cute collectible teapot sets.
Carpenter and Cook
19 Lorong Kilat, #01-06, 598120
el: 6463 3648
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
By Cheryl Lim, 23 April 2018 / Some text adapted from Home&Decor, April 2016.
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