I’ve gone and done it again! …
I’ve bought something online without reading the description – (dimensions) properly.
Late last year I bought a painting off Ebay and today I’m now the proud owner of an ENORMOUS old shop window. I found it for sale on Gumtree. It looked so much smaller in the photos in the advertisement.
The seller delivered it to our house this afternoon.
I’m always on the lookout for interesting pieces to decorate the house with, especially anything with a story and history. Even better if it’s local history. The seller did a bit of investigating into the window and found a listing for it a 1950s business directory.
I found these advertisements for Kaynella on Trove.
I googled 186 Adelaide Street but I couldn’t find any businesses using this address today. It might have been part of the Anzac Square building but I’m not too sure. I wish I had more time to investigate.
Despite its size I’m really happy with it. Now we’ve just got to find wall studs to hang the bugger up!