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Adam Aku Aku
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Joined: Jul 31, 2015
Posts: 59
From: Portland
Posted: 2016-02-19 9:26 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2016-02-17 00:17, ErichTroudt wrote:
That air new zealand mug is totally cool. Any chance of more pics please? I dig it.







 
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danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 6939
Posted: 2016-02-19 9:35 pm   Permalink


We learned a long time ago that you can never own it all. There are always tikis and mugs etc. popping up and surprising us. This green mug is one of those. Wendy
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ErichTroudt
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 27, 2002
Posts: 622
From: SoCal
Posted: 2016-02-20 12:36 am   Permalink

Thanks for the pics Adam. Great mug. Something new for me to search for.

 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7167
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2016-02-20 12:06 pm   Permalink

Yep
Kool mug



Well I think it's time to retire from hunting
Time to let the spousal unit take over full time
While I was at work she hit an estate sale





2 great pieces





A king's platter menehune bowl








And the grand prize

Te Rongo and his three sons















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Keaka-tiki
Tiki Centralite

Joined: Dec 22, 2013
Posts: 41
From: Tacoma Washington
Posted: 2016-02-20 9:24 pm   Permalink

Been having some great luck at the local goodwills lately but this was an especially great find.




 
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tikicoma
Grand Member (6 years)  

Joined: Jan 16, 2010
Posts: 706
From: wakinekona
Posted: 2016-02-20 11:27 pm   Permalink

Keaka, I NEW I should have gone out thrift diving yesterday!!!

 
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nui 'umi 'umi
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 2382
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2016-02-21 12:11 am   Permalink

[quote]
[i]On 2016-02-20 12:06, hang10tiki wrote:



Well I think it's time to retire from hunting
Time to let the spousal unit take over full time
While I was at work she hit an estate sale

Well Jon, there you guys go again. Real nice, Congratulations.







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Keaka-tiki
Tiki Centralite

Joined: Dec 22, 2013
Posts: 41
From: Tacoma Washington
Posted: 2016-02-21 03:19 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2016-02-20 23:27, tikicoma wrote:
Keaka, I NEW I should have gone out thrift diving yesterday!!!



No no, you stay in. I got THIS!


 
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hang10tiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7167
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2016-02-21 1:02 pm   Permalink

Thanks David

Then she found this yesterday





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8FT Tiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Nov 30, 2003
Posts: 1398
From: Kansas City, MO
Posted: 2016-02-21 3:43 pm   Permalink

Catching up on a few photos. My latest finds:
This pair of dinner plates circa 1950's. (I also posted these in restaurant server ware thread along with some interesting history)

Back markings

Tiki Garden Disneyland swizzles, Tommy Wongs matchbook, cocoJoes letter opener

Neat old ship light style lamp and a couple of puffer fish

Older T.V. fogcutter mug, okolehao bottle and a few Mr.Bali Hai shakers

Great old menu

Inside details:


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Bay Park Buzzy
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3027
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2016-02-22 11:03 pm   Permalink

Recent stuff:


Pisco Moai bottle:


Maori tiki on a stand


Ceramic Maori wall hanger tiki


Allan Davey Kiwi



One of these:



HIP lighter


Tahiti letter opener



Got this in a trade. Tahitian tiki on a swordfish bill. It's a whopper at about 4 feet long








Buzzy Out!



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TikiVato
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 516
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2016-02-24 8:29 pm   Permalink

I saw this tiki statue on Craigslist this past Friday. It was listed as made from an oak trunk. I called the guy and he said it was purchased from a carver in the Santa Monica mountains about five years ago. He said it has been outdoors for the past two years and is very weathered. I immediately made plans to pick it up.


I was going to sand it down but I decided to use a solution I use to clean up my bamboo. (1/4 bleach to 3/4 water). I used very fine sandpaper and then a clear coat. The Tiki is very heavy and will be stored out of direct sunlight.

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nui 'umi 'umi
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 2382
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2016-02-24 10:35 pm   Permalink

That guy cleaned up nicely. Your pix do not reflect the size of this Tiki. I know He is a bit over 4 ft tall but the girth is awesome. Nice find.

 
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hang10tiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7167
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2016-02-25 5:26 pm   Permalink

Good page

Vato- that did clean up good
Girthy
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danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 6939
Posted: 2016-02-25 8:57 pm   Permalink

This is one heck of a page of wonderful finds. Congratulations everyone. I try to come here once a day. Wendy
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