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Roundabout Op Shop

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by Neil Follett (subscribe)
I'm a retired photographer living in Lilydale mainly researching and writing on Australian aviation history. Now writing more on general subjects.
Published November 8th 2022
The shop is roundabout the Roundabout
This small op shop is in Old Dandenong Road, Dingley, opposite the roundabout where Old Dandenong Road, Centre Dandenong Road and Tootals Road meet.

op shop sign.
This is it.

It is next to the historic Christ Church which was established in 1873.

Christ Church, Dingley.
Been there since 1873.

The shop may be small but it is packed to the rafters with the full range of op shop merchandise, albeit in smaller quantities.

Op shop interior.
Small shop, large range.

As with all op shops, clothing is featured along with shoes and a range of t-shirts.

op shop clothes.
Clothing.


op shop clothes.
More clothes.


T shirts.
Clothing to a T.

A pretty light blue dress was waiting for some little princess to take it home.

blue dress
the making of a princess.

There were enough toy bears for a teddy bears picnic, all waiting to be adopted.

Teddy bears.
Ingredients for a picnic.

Two bookshelves catered for both adult and child readers.

books
The library.

Earrings and bracelets were in the jewellery section. Not many, but quality at a low price. Earrings for two dollars, that's only one dollar each.

jewellery
Quality, not quantity.

Speaking of quality, the china ware and cups and saucers oozed quality, particularly the pink teapot and jugs.

China ware.
China ware.


Tea cups & saucers.
Anyone for tea?

Proceeds from the shop support, "Make a difference, Dingley Village", "Common Grace", and Hands at Work in Africa."

leaflet
Where the proceeds go.

Roundabout is open on Wednesdays, 9.30 am to 4.00 pm. Thursdays and Saturdays 9.30 am to 1.30 pm. There is ample off road parking next door.

op shop opening times.
When you can browse or buy.

Shelving containing knick knacks looked impressive with most items looking very collectable. Aficionados of their arena of collection often find the small op shops have items of their interest.

nic nacs.
Interesting items.

Some Christmas items were appearing and a display of belts were awaiting going to waist.

Christmas decorations.
Christmas must be coming.


belts.
Going to waist.

Op shops these days are a browser's delight and Roundabout is ideal for a quick browse and the opportunity for a bargain.
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Why? A good opportunity.
When: Wed. 9.30 - 4.00 Thurs & Sat. 9.30 - 1.30.
Cost: In expensive.
Your Comment
You can't bet a good op shop Neil and this one looks particularly well-ordered.
by Gayle Beveridge-Marien (score: 4|10096) 14 days ago
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