If you watched Melbourne TV back in the 1980s, then this commercial for Stan Cash, the tin shed cowboy should be familiar. For me, it was a little before my time.
Back in 1985 he had 11 stores selling electrical appliances and household items around Melbourne, the majority of them located in the northern and western suburbs:
- St Albans
- Oak Park
Today the stores might be all gone, but his smiling face can still be found in the western suburb of Maidstone.
His hat can be seen from a mile away!
You can also get your own piece of the Stan Cash action in t-shirt form, thanks to the wonders of the interwebs.
After many years Stan Cash rides again – this time on Geelong Road in Brooklyn. I spotted the following store in December 2012 – the signs out the front said ‘opening soon’: