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Excelling in Shells

18 Feb


  • The Shell Shop started in 1955
  • The shop’s signature sign is from an old Shell gas station
  • Generations of customers come back to find unique treasures

Decades ago, a fisherman’s son began selling abalone shells on a street corner in Morro Bay for ten centsĀ apiece. That first summer, he made around $100, and he hasn’t stopped selling shells by the seashore since.

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