Used Pty Ltd is a second hand furniture and objets shop on Johnston St. It used to be a shop that sold African djembe drums. I went in on a recent Saturday morning, met owner Helen and found out a bit about the shop. The tenant running the previous business moved on (though a few of his African statues continue to lurk among the new items), and the building’s owners have turned the space their own shop featuring some of their extensive collection of wonderful things.

usedinc3 Used Pty Ltd on Johnston St

It’s like a small Industria (a Gertrude St shop with a similar though much larger range) in the emerging furniture precinct of Johnston St. Over the past couple of months the stock in the window has gradually changed from African things to eclectic old things, and it’s been fascinating to watch.

usedinc5 Used Pty Ltd on Johnston St

usedinc1 Used Pty Ltd on Johnston St

usedinc2 Used Pty Ltd on Johnston St

usedinc4 Used Pty Ltd on Johnston St

Used Pty Ltd on Johnston St

5 thoughts on “Used Pty Ltd on Johnston St

    • 31 March 2009 at 9:40 am

      I assume from this that he loves eclectic old things? He should definitely visit Used!

  • 1 April 2009 at 10:05 am

    He says,
    “Yes, it should be obvious from my wife that I like eclectic old things”.
    hubby will now be unable to go out for a few days lol

  • 6 December 2009 at 9:05 pm

    Hi, do you have a website and/or phone number for Used Pty Ltd?
    I’d be most grateful to receive either/both.
    Thanks, Sandra


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