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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3029
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2015-08-25 09:30 am   Permalink

Last couple weeks or so finds


6 x 8 Tapa



PNG carved bamboo trumpet/flute. It has a neat woven piece around it




DeForest was around from 1950-70. No lid cookie jar.



Tiki face glasses


Couple mugs, hobbyist and PMP stickered


Buzzy Out!

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Biotron2000
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Joined: Apr 13, 2002
Posts: 383
From: Bakersfield, California
Posted: 2015-08-25 09:38 am   Permalink

DeForest kinda looks like a gingerbread Tiki.

 
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ErichTroudt
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Joined: Mar 27, 2002
Posts: 624
From: SoCal
Posted: 2015-08-28 1:55 pm   Permalink

This week was pretty good...
The one coco joes piece is a weird color and super light weight...
The big King Kamehameha is made of metal of some sort. No markings who made it.







 
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Teadoir
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Joined: Dec 04, 2013
Posts: 65
From: Oregon
Posted: 2015-08-29 12:21 pm   Permalink

Today's tiki haul. Part 2 of the estate sale I went to last week

Any one know anything about "Hip"? Number of prices from them. Mostly Coco Joe stuff though.




 
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Atomic Tiki Punk
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Joined: Jul 19, 2009
Posts: 7048
From: Costa Misery
Posted: 2015-08-29 1:09 pm   Permalink

When it comes to Coco Joe's & HIP, Buzzy is the man to talk to.

 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3029
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2015-08-29 1:23 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2015-08-29 13:09, Atomic Tiki Punk wrote:
When it comes to Coco Joe's & HIP, Buzzy is the man to talk to.



Good Answer!

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=14867&forum=1

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=30888&forum=5

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=7124&forum=5

Buzzy Out!
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tikicoma
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Joined: Jan 16, 2010
Posts: 717
From: wakinekona
Posted: 2015-08-29 7:01 pm   Permalink

OK Buzzy here's one for you. The Coco Joe's Volcano Mug is shown on page 21 of Tiki Quest and I found one yesterday. I can find no other reference to it so my guess that wasn't made by Coco Joe's in Hawaii. Any thoughts? Or do you know of anyone who even has one?



I have my own thoughts about where it comes from but it's more of a hunch that anything.

aloha, tikicoma


 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3029
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2015-08-29 7:09 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2015-08-29 19:01, tikicoma wrote:
Or do you know of anyone who even has one?



I have my own thoughts about where it comes from but it's more of a hunch that anything.

aloha, tikicoma



That's the 3rd or 4th one Ive seen. Dan and Wendy had the first one I ever saw. I saw at least one for sure in the last few years go on ebay. I see no connection to Hawaii's Coco Joe's in it. My guess is that it's from a place I came across doing research on it called Coco Joes in either gulf Texas or Florida somewhere. Been a long time so I cant remember exactly where the bar was.

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tikicoma
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Joined: Jan 16, 2010
Posts: 717
From: wakinekona
Posted: 2015-08-29 7:58 pm   Permalink

Since I found this in Tacoma WA my guess is it may have come from a place that was called Coco Joe's Tropical Island a restaurant with a tiny bar that was in nearby Sumner Wa. I went there 2-3 times in the late 90's early 2000's it looked like it had been a small warehouse or a workshop that a German guy who was in love with polynesia/south seas opened. It seemed a bit rundown but had lots of rattan, bamboo, peacock chairs and a giant tiki head chained to the floor by the front door, don't know why it must have weighed 500 lbs. It looked like it was cut off a taller tiki. Then again it could have come from the travels of the thousands of army/air force personnel who have come through here.

aloha, tikicoma


 
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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
Posts: 5043
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2015-08-30 4:29 pm   Permalink

Full Sponge Bob aquarium set on Craigs List - FREE (with fish)!



Love this thing.

DC


 
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 2250
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2015-08-31 03:09 am   Permalink

Found this big old float with a hole in the top. Perfect to put a pufferfish inside and light it up. It didn't have any history with it but may have come from an old Polynesian restaurant. Found in a tiny town in northern Michigan in a grain mill turned antique shop. A rare find for Michigan.


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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7226
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-08-31 10:57 am   Permalink

Didn't pick one up yrs ago at the store
Found one here








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danlovestikis
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Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 6970
Posted: 2015-08-31 8:35 pm   Permalink



tikicoma good detective job. I like this possibility. Wendy


 
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Comicbookhero
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Joined: Aug 20, 2015
Posts: 28
From: Chicago, IL
Posted: 2015-09-01 05:32 am   Permalink

I always like to look for items that crossover into my different fandoms. I think I found one over the weekend. I am huge boardgamer and I found this sitting on the clearance rack at my local game store.



They gave me an extra $10 bucks off the clearance price as well since they know me. I can't wait to play it!


 
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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1613
From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2015-09-01 4:52 pm   Permalink

Been a long bleak summer. Took me all summer to scrap up this stuff...

This cool Treasure Island whiskey bottle was intended to be part of a decanter set. I haven't seen too many of these come up on ebay and none with the original bottle cap with cork and the original paper labels.



This cool old float has the rope crimped with a band of aluminum.






I love these cool african/exotica/jungle ceramics. One of them is marked Hollywood Ceramics.




 
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