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A brilliant shop

By Nettles  
I just had to share this shop with you from my local town, it is just fabulous.
Really tiny in size, every spare inch is covered more than once with so many fascinating things you spend hours looking.
In the winter she has a real coal fire roaring away in the fireplace that you can see.
This is the sort of shop where you can go in, ask for the most obscure thing and she will not only have it but can go straight to it.
You will hopefully be able to see the diversity from stuffed animals and mounted horns, through kitchenalia, pottery, pictures, ornaments, even washboards.
The last time I went in there I came out with a rare selection of old ink bottles, a Cachous tin, Curry paste jar, clotted cream tin, 1 lb weight, spirit measure and a half pint milk measure.
IT IS ESSENTIAL TO VIEW LARGE I'm afraid, just to get a glimpse of the tins and objects used many years ago. I hope it brings back some good memories.
As always thanks for looking and your kind comments.

Tags: General Shop Antiques Old fashioned Junk Humour and fun

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KBan Plus
12 501 4 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2007 8:39AM
glad i'm not the cleaner there Annette !!!!
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15 Aug 2007 8:43AM
what a collection of objects lots of colour well presented.
TelStar Plus
12 116 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2007 8:47AM
A fabulous place for a browse! Fascinating and very interesting shot.

15 Aug 2007 8:49AM
Excellent, lots and lots of detail,
sospan Plus
10 12 Wales
15 Aug 2007 8:50AM
Amazing memory too!!! What an Aladdin's cave of bricabrac. Andy
15 Aug 2007 8:53AM
Looke like my front room,well taken.

dven Plus
12 25 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2007 8:58AM
So much to look at ,its wonderful

. dven
15 Aug 2007 8:58AM
Great collection of objects would love to see the print in the top lefthand corner
fentiger Plus
16 916 24 England
15 Aug 2007 9:23AM
Not only a brilliant shop but also a brilliant pic. Very well seen and composed.

Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
15 Aug 2007 9:26AM
A real ' Old Curiosity Shop '. A nice place to spend time,and hopefully not too much money.
15 Aug 2007 9:51AM
An amazing sight, well-captured. I shouldn't like to do 'stocktaking' here!

imander Plus
10 388 7 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2007 9:56AM
oh my god,,,,i need to go shopping there,wonderful image,very well done
Chant57 Plus
12 395 3 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2007 9:58AM
My word Annette, there is a multitude of detail here, I could spend a long while looking at the various items. An absolute treasure trove.
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2007 10:02AM
What the heck do we need e-bay for?
Fantastic assortment of things no one needs but everybody wants!
Well seen and superbly caught.
Wonderful shot and a wonderful shop.

15 Aug 2007 10:24AM
I thought this sort had gone for good! thank heavens not.
Brilliant shot that would make a fantastic poster and deserves as many votes as items in the shop!
Hoffy Plus
13 262 16 England
15 Aug 2007 10:25AM
Aladins Cave or what
AlanBW Plus
11 20 England
15 Aug 2007 10:28AM
Wonderful, you don't see many shops like these nowadays
looboss Plus
11 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2007 10:53AM
looks like my spare room LOL!

well seen and captured
franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2007 10:58AM
A lot to see here, works really well.

Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
15 Aug 2007 11:32AM
Wonderful shot; what an amazing shop! Thanks for showing it to us.
KKmoments Plus
11 12 1 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2007 11:50AM
I took one look at this and thought superb I want this shop NOW.... it would keep my son quiet for hours lol. Lovely capture and so much to absorb I stared at this for ages lol
15 Aug 2007 11:53AM
Wow!! I like it... full of details. Great composition and perfect title Smile

Oh, go on then, have another RC on me!!!!

15 Aug 2007 1:09PM
this is fab
if its not here its not worth having
great details and colour
Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
15 Aug 2007 2:49PM
Thanks for sharing this,it is a brilliant find a and well taken photograph.
Hop-A-Long Plus
10 52 1 England
15 Aug 2007 3:20PM
Great shot. Not many of these type shops left in the world I know. Excellent.
BlueRoom Plus
11 73 20 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2007 3:58PM
A wonderful jumble. A washboard and an Oxo tin, I'd like to get in there with my pocket money.

woolybill1 Plus
11 22 70 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2007 4:35PM
A wonderful memento of a wonderful place. Mostly now one would have difficulty finding any of the items in this photo, let alone all of them! Beautifully recorded - thank you, Annette.
15 Aug 2007 5:14PM
You could spend days in there and still not see everything.

KarenFB Plus
11 4.9k 171 England
15 Aug 2007 5:50PM
I adore shops like this, little mini museums that you can actually buy things from! There is so much here and I know you've only captured a fraction of it. Brilliant!
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
15 Aug 2007 7:29PM
Talk about lots off details

bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
15 Aug 2007 8:05PM
lots of interesting image
15 Aug 2007 8:13PM
Wonderful shop - Wonderful shot !
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
15 Aug 2007 10:13PM
Plenty of interest to look at in this one, I bet it's a great place to pick up a bargain
sparklep Plus
10 146 1
15 Aug 2007 10:38PM
WOW! Great shot.
jaspernina Plus
10 1.0k Wales
15 Aug 2007 10:47PM
Great image. reminds of the shop off 'Last of The Summer Wine'.

15 Aug 2007 10:55PM
that looks even messier than my desk at work Smile very nice capture, love these little shops
Wow, some bits and bobs in there...I like the old bird paintings on the wall and I also own one of those that old OXO tins....classic capture

csr Plus
10 3 England
16 Aug 2007 12:49AM
Great shot good detail
newy17 Plus
12 273 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2007 5:36AM
christ its a good job i havent been in there id have come out with the lot fantastic shot annette.
JudeC Plus
10 6 3 England
16 Aug 2007 6:16AM
Great shot - these lovely junk shops are few and far between - JudeC
16 Aug 2007 7:52AM
It looks like it has just about every thing in there, well done.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1848 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2007 8:51AM
You've made great visual sense of a very cluttered scene, this works well.
imagio Plus
11 12 1 England
16 Aug 2007 9:11AM
A very busy and cluttered image excellent observation Annette.

Stone me, dunno where to look first, amazing
Kim Walton Plus
14 145 30 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2007 11:04AM
i`m the only thing holding my wife back from doing this to our living room!! She hates throwing anything away--ot putting it away.
Good intrest shot---as said loads to look at.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
16 Aug 2007 3:03PM
Wonderful image.One of the most detailed images I have seen on here.
SandraKay Plus
10 233 4 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2007 9:15PM
Marvellous capture. Don't think I'd fancy sampling any of that sugar or custard though.
19 Aug 2007 3:13AM
Wow Great shot my eyes are all over the place LOL!
20 Aug 2007 8:48AM
It's Auntie Wainwright's shop, " never lost a customer yet "

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