Story: Second-hand trade

Dick Armstrong, second-hand dealer

Dick Armstrong, second-hand dealer

Second-hand and junk shops are characterised by the wide variety of goods crammed within their walls and often spilling out onto the pavement. Robin Morrison’s 1976 photo shows second-hand dealer Dick Armstrong standing in the doorway of his shop in Ponsonby, Auckland.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: RM/Ponsonby/01Cover
Photograph by Robin Morrison

Permission of the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Courtesy of the Estate of Robin Morrison

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How to cite this page:

Kerryn Pollock and Bronwyn Labrum, 'Second-hand trade - Commercial shop trading and dealing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/24945/dick-armstrong-second-hand-dealer (accessed 15 October 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock and Bronwyn Labrum, published 11 Mar 2010