6 Dec 2020

Rose Jackson is finding those collectibles

From Standing Room Only, 12:16 pm on 6 December 2020

You'd think online sites like Trade Me and Facebook Marketplace would have marked the end of interest in op shops and dealers in all things retro.  But it's not so.

Rose Jackson and her partner Matt have travelled the country visiting second-hand shops at more than 380 cities, towns and suburbs around Aotearoa.

They've listed the shops in a book called Collectors Anonymous, just in time for Christmas - but only after calling them all back to make sure they survived the lockdown period.

Rose tells Lynn Freeman that the secondhand book and record stores, vintage and retro dealers and op shops she contacted are thriving: