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This musician’s haunt on the corners of Lygon and Elgin Streets has been accumulating vintage, collectable and rare musical treats for nigh-on 25 years, which is why so many bands pay a visit when in town. As the name suggests, it specialises in second-hand stock – and not just electric gear; you can pick up brass and woodwind instruments, not to mention mandolins, banjos, accordions and fiddles. The staff are also pretty nifty with repair jobs, so you can take along that three-stringed, busted acoustic that’s been languishing in the corner of your room for eons.

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Updated on 7 Dec 2011.

By Penni Pappas   |  

Music Swop Shop details

145–147 Elgin St, Carlton 3053

Telephone 03 9348 1194

Open Mon-Fri 11am-6pm; Sat-Sun 11am-3pm

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