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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: 2015-10-16 4:09 pm   Permalink

Continued from page before last post...



Here is a few of mine:



Buzzy Out!
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7225
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-10-16 10:14 pm   Permalink

Rvic- Kool find

Buzz- u da man


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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-10-17 4:38 pm   Permalink

Community yard sale
About 20 stops
1 book





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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 2250
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2015-10-17 5:02 pm   Permalink

A little Michigan country town oyster gave up it's pearls today.


Jimmy Wong's Chicago

HOLY CRAP!!! Just noticed this is post 2000 and a member for ten years.


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Teadoir
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Joined: Dec 04, 2013
Posts: 65
From: Oregon
Posted: 2015-10-21 6:56 pm   Permalink

my haul from this Saturday...

I'm especially happy with the pointy chins, the detail is very crisp.I know people look down on the Benihanas, but it shows the scale of the floats, which I got for $20 and $10, a steal around here. I was happy about the Randotti skull, but was sad because I watched a woman grab the full sized one with the snake wrapped around it before I could get to the table... And it was only $15. Ah well, you win some you loose some. Considering I paid $10 for one mug and $5 each for the rest, I'm not gonna complain...





 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7225
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-10-21 7:10 pm   Permalink

Great finds u guys

 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 2416
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2015-10-21 7:12 pm   Permalink

Nice Score Teadoir. Check out Uncle Trav’s post on the Tepco Pointy chin mug below.
Cheers


 
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RVICTOR
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Joined: Sep 18, 2014
Posts: 288
From: Seatown
Posted: 2015-10-22 9:07 pm   Permalink

Buzzy-your spot on. Thanks for the info.

 
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Teadoir
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Joined: Dec 04, 2013
Posts: 65
From: Oregon
Posted: 2015-10-23 12:22 am   Permalink

Yeah, saw Uncle Travis' post. Good stuff!

I forgot, I also picked up this guy on the same outing





 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 2416
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2015-10-23 10:57 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2015-10-23 00:22, Teadoir wrote:
Yeah, saw Uncle Travis' post. Good stuff!

I forgot, I also picked up this guy on the same outing


Hey TD, mine is approx, 15”tall. It’s heavy but the inside looks like plaster. It has been painted a couple of times and as you can see in my pix, mine has a different base. No markings anywhere on mine.
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2015-10-24 1:24 pm   Permalink

Picked up at a yard sale today. They had a lot of different menu’s etc. that they wanted to sell as a “lot", But I was able to purchase just these two plus a MCM napkin from a restaurant in LA. Can’t tell which TV’s the Bar appetizer book/menu is from and judging by the prices in the Minnie’s menu it’s fairly recent.
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2015-10-24 5:47 pm   Permalink

Checked out my neighbors yard sale as they were closing up. Got the album and a book with a 1950 copyright. The book was originally published in 1938-the author was at the time curator at the Bishop Museum. You might recognize the Ku sketch on the cover as the magnificent Ku that is housed at the museum. Most of the illustrations in the book are of items currently in the museum. My Hats off to them for taking such good care of so many priceless items.




 
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happy buddha
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Joined: Sep 13, 2008
Posts: 412
Posted: 2015-10-25 3:19 pm   Permalink

full set of Crane Cannibals! I believe these are from the Kon Tiki in Chicago. These are grail pieces for me; have wanted some cannibals for a loooong time! Sorry for lousy pic.




 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2015-10-25 4:39 pm   Permalink

WHOA! Great score, Buddha!

 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2015-10-25 8:44 pm   Permalink

These 3 are featherweight so I know they are not Cocojoe’s. I think that the first two words within the circle on the label are “Guam" and “territory".They are resin and one of em is bowed over so much he falls over easily. Although they have classic Hawaiian/Ku bodies’ the heads are grotesque imho.





 
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