FROM catamarans and crockery, to go-go boots and genuine pieces from the 1930s and ’40s, Warrnambool’s op shops and vintage stores are a treasure trove of undiscovered gems with stories to tell. FEATURE // THE WARRNAMBOOL STANDARD, JULY 2014. Image: LEANNE PICKETT
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