2012 Annual Bendigo National Swap Meet

Gary and Ivan Tishler with Kenny and Joanne Ward, of Korumburra arrived 4am to be first through the gates.
Gary and Ivan Tishler with Kenny and Joanne Ward, of Korumburra arrived 4am to be first through the gates.
Andrew McLean from Canberra ready and waiting to buy his hat says it all!

Andrew McLean from Canberra ready and waiting to buy his hat says it all!

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Hundreds queue at 6am to get in.

Peter Anderson came to sell from Armidale, NSW

Peter Anderson came to sell from Armidale, NSW

Rob Green and Fiona Green, of Melbourne

Rob Green and Fiona Green, of Melbourne

Josh Fowles, of Mildura rolls out a Furphy wheel.

Josh Fowles, of Mildura rolls out a Furphy wheel.

Scott Isaacs, of Melbourne in his Swap bedroom

Scott Isaacs, of Melbourne in his Swap bedroom

Book buyer Pat Haby from Loxton SA (middle) with 30th year sellers Aurther and Jan Jenkins from Ballarat.

Book buyer Pat Haby from Loxton SA (middle) with 30th year sellers Aurther and Jan Jenkins from Ballarat.

Ben Lindsay, of Bathurst

Ben Lindsay, of Bathurst

Michelle Woods, of Mildura

Michelle Woods, of Mildura

Sellars Chris and Colin Gamble from Bamawm have their early morning cuppa before starting their 16th year of trading.

Sellars Chris and Colin Gamble from Bamawm have their early morning cuppa before starting their 16th year of trading.

Geoff Taffs, of Trafalgar a 15 year vetren of Bendigo Swap

Geoff Taffs, of Trafalgar a 15 year vetren of Bendigo Swap

The crowd

The crowd

Keith Sutton and Lyne Mills (his sister) 15 year traders from Melbourne.

Keith Sutton and Lyne Mills (his sister) 15 year traders from Melbourne.

David Campbell rolls hes latest buys back to HQ.

David Campbell rolls hes latest buys back to HQ.

After 30 years Clem Duldig sets up for another year.

After 30 years Clem Duldig sets up for another year.

Some of the goods that were on offer.

Some of the goods that were on offer.

David, Anne, Ollie Manby, of Lismore

David, Anne, Ollie Manby, of Lismore

Some of the goods that were on offer.

Some of the goods that were on offer.

The crowd

The crowd

Up for grabs

Up for grabs

Brian Morgan from Ballarat shows off his 1946 Chev Tip Truck

Brian Morgan from Ballarat shows off his 1946 Chev Tip Truck

Jeff Brown and Glen Green from Canberra after 33 year are in the New Shed.

Jeff Brown and Glen Green from Canberra after 33 year are in the New Shed.

Show and Shine exhibitor Richard Sievers and Son from Deniliquin rebuildt this 1964 EH Holden.

Show and Shine exhibitor Richard Sievers and Son from Deniliquin rebuildt this 1964 EH Holden.

Peter Landers (Castlemaine) and Geoff Stubbs (sydney) with a 1950s Sales Maker petrol pump

Peter Landers (Castlemaine) and Geoff Stubbs (sydney) with a 1950s Sales Maker petrol pump

Up for grabs

Up for grabs

Trent Wellard, Rhiannon Prouse, Nathan Wood from Ballarat.

Trent Wellard, Rhiannon Prouse, Nathan Wood from Ballarat.