18th November 2016

Buttonmania is having a final  sale (so get there tomorrow or else) before Kate hands over the reins to new owners who will run it from a new location.  It was my last chance to visit the beautiful Cathederal Arcade in the Nicholas Building, Swanston Street,  and go crazy for Australian buttons.

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With 20% off I didn’t hold back……

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Wow! I want some of those fancy handkerchiefs for 2 shillings each!

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And speaking of arcades,  there was some hand-writing on one of the Maxart boxes that intrigued me:

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Looking up the Royal Arcade’s web page made me smile.  Do you see what I saw?

Gog and Magog in the Royal Arcade (photographer and date unknown).

Gog and Magog in the Royal Arcade (photographer and date unknown).

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