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    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. Charity shop - 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. Surplus store - often sells military surplus supplies. Used bookstore - sells used books and other publications. Second-hand bookshops are a mainstay of book towns.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of second-hand shop in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of second-hand shop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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