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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1616
From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2016-02-01 7:50 pm   Permalink

last weekend's schwag...

trader vics fogcutter, some benihana mugs, a lighthouse shaped jar from red lobster that might make a cool lamp, and some generic, treasure craft-like ku mugs.



and the real score, some enchanted tiki room masks! not sure if these are authentic disney gift shop items, they are marked 'made in japan' on the back, but don't have any other markings. they are made of a white pottery or plaster and painted black on the back. I couldn't find anything about them in my searches of tiki central or google. anyone know anything about these? are they disney items or knock offs?



 
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Rob Roy
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Joined: Dec 03, 2004
Posts: 365
From: Ventura, CA
Posted: 2016-02-03 09:35 am   Permalink

Small dish



 
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AdOrAdam
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Joined: Jun 16, 2013
Posts: 630
From: Wolverhampton, UK
Posted: 2016-02-03 11:47 am   Permalink

I haven't posted in this thread for... ages!

I've still been collecting bits here & there, here's my latest;

A 90cm x 90cm piece of tapa, a 80cm modern tiki & tiki keyring from my better half







[ This Message was edited by: AdOrAdam 2016-02-03 12:18 ]


 
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hiltiki
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Joined: Jun 10, 2004
Posts: 3955
From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 2016-02-05 3:07 pm   Permalink


Goodwill finds??? how could anyone depart from these...











my lucky day....













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TikiVato
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Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 519
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2016-02-05 5:29 pm   Permalink

Wow, those are super cool finds Hil, watta score.

 
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danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 7041
Posted: 2016-02-06 08:01 am   Permalink


hiltiki all the great finds are down south. What's shown up here recently just blows my mind! Congratulations to you and to TheBigT.

Wendy
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7369
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2016-02-12 9:44 pm   Permalink

So on our recent trip to Oahu I found a few slides.
Posted this one already





Here are the other 2 on my handheld slide viewer








Couldn't make out the words under the photos
Were they Hawaiian or something else
Needed to fix my slide projector
Fixed it
Wow
Awesome

Better pics and here's what was written under the photos













Burial Caskets---in 1960 scientists carefully opened the caskets of
Liloa and Lonoikamakahiki and found human bones and the following:
A set of pieces from a bracelet; a malo of woven cloth, the material unknown;
an iron stick with a wooden handle; human teeth with holes bored in them;
pieces of tapa.
Bis Mus Neg No. 29039


Burial Caskets---The unique sennit caskets shown were said to contain
bones of Liloa and Lonoikamakahiki. In 1858 the two caskets,
along with the bones of the 23 chiefs were transferred to a mausoleum
on the Palace grounds in Honolulu then later to the new mausoleum
built in Nuuanu in about 1885. Finally in 1918 the two caskets were
placed in the Bishop Museum where scientific care could be used
to preserve them.
Bis Mus Neg No. 29038


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danlovestikis
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Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 7041
Posted: 2016-02-13 09:44 am   Permalink

hang0tiki that's quite a find. Very interesting. Thank you. Wendy

 
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gabbahey
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Joined: Jan 10, 2011
Posts: 257
From: Denver, CO
Posted: 2016-02-13 11:05 am   Permalink



Technically not a find, Lunavideogames came to Colorado for a concert and gave this Bali Hai mug to me as a gift. Great guy both on here and in person. I haven't found anything this cool in quite a while. Thanks!

gabbahey


 
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AdOrAdam
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Joined: Jun 16, 2013
Posts: 630
From: Wolverhampton, UK
Posted: 2016-02-14 12:35 pm   Permalink

I've been picking up bits for a while for my tiki room build, it's surprising how you need to pick up all sorts of stuff - here's my latest... some old rope!



Not exactly tiki but it'll fit in


 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7369
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2016-02-15 4:58 pm   Permalink

Good day
Ok
Very good day


Prior post from BigBroTiki (thanks for the info)

http://www.friendsoftobi.org/tobithings/monkeymen/wavellsacredsouvenir2002.pdf





Here's the two I found today















And the rest













































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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1616
From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2016-02-16 11:22 am   Permalink

nice hang10. and wow.

 
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Adam Aku Aku
Tiki Centralite

Joined: Jul 31, 2015
Posts: 59
From: Portland
Posted: 2016-02-16 9:17 pm   Permalink

Stopped in a goodwill on my lunch break.
I don't see this one on Ooga Mooga.

I did find the post about the Air New Zealand anniversary exhibit though, stating that it's made by Crown Lynn circa '70.


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 2454
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2016-02-16 10:52 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2016-02-16 21:17, Adam Aku Aku wrote:

I did find the post about the Air New Zealand anniversary exhibit though, stating that it's made by Crown Lynn circa '70.

Nice find Adam


 
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ErichTroudt
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Joined: Mar 27, 2002
Posts: 624
From: SoCal
Posted: 2016-02-17 12:17 am   Permalink

That air new zealand mug is totally cool. Any chance of more pics please? I dig it.

 
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