Definition: Second-hand asset
A second-hand asset is one which has already been acquired by at least one resident or non-resident user, or produced on own account. A second-hand asset will usually be exchanged at less than the price when it was first acquired. It is a synonym for "used asset".
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), "Measuring Capital - OECD Manual: Measurement of Capital Stocks, Consumption of Fixed Capital and Capital Services", Annex 1: Glossary of technical terms used in the Manual, Paris, 2001