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kick_the_reverb
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Joined: Jul 17, 2002
Posts: 573
From: Originally Israel, now Oceanside, CA
Posted: 2005-01-28 6:37 pm   Permalink

A little background...My wife and I never find ANYTHING Tiki in thrift stores. Recently, though, Dale's co-workers started finding stuff for us, and they "gives us luck".

Exhibit A:



PMP mugs, $4.50 for the pair.

Exhibit B:



This bowl, which is a little bigger than usual, was given to Dale one day at work. It was 50 cents with another item...25 cents for bowl, not bad. They didn't know if it was Tiki or "alien" so they were a little hesitant to get it for us. Of course we assured them they can keep bringing us this sort of stuff.

So, one day, Exhibit C appears:


50 cents. They weren't sure if it was Tiki but they brought it, anyway.
So - thanks Michelle & Jeremy!

Ran

P.S. - look in Beyond Tiki for another thrift store find.

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Kono
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Joined: Oct 08, 2003
Posts: 1266
From: Orlando
Posted: 2005-01-28 6:59 pm   Permalink

Wow! You've got some outstanding Tiki Agents working for you. Nice finds!

 
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Cultjam
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Joined: Apr 21, 2002
Posts: 367
From: Phoenix, Arizona
Posted: 2005-01-30 3:35 pm   Permalink

Found these deep, deep in the wilderness yesterday.


The pair were $16.

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Hale Tiki
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Joined: Oct 19, 2004
Posts: 1799
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2005-01-30 4:57 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2005-01-30 15:35, Cultjam wrote:
Found these deep, deep in the wilderness yesterday.


The pair were $16.

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No offense, YOU SUCK

[edited by Hanford to fix the run on]

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Kenike
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Joined: Jul 24, 2003
Posts: 1207
From: McKinney, TX
Posted: 2005-01-30 6:39 pm   Permalink

This thread really makes me sick sometimes.

 
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atomictonytiki
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Joined: May 14, 2002
Posts: 1290
From: Bangkok
Posted: 2005-01-31 05:37 am   Permalink

But its also the best thing about this thread, to know good stuff is still out there and cheap too!

 
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Cultjam
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Joined: Apr 21, 2002
Posts: 367
From: Phoenix, Arizona
Posted: 2005-01-31 12:26 pm   Permalink

No one is more surprised than I am to be so lucky.

Remember when Redd Foxx would have heart attacks on Sanford and Son? I had two of those.

I thought I had my collecting disorders under control, this is gonna kick them in high gear again.


 
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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
Posts: 2802
From: Carson, California
Posted: 2005-01-31 12:30 pm   Permalink

Cultjam - Without giving away your secret locations, what kind of place did you find them at? Thriftstore? Garage Sale? Estate Sale? Antique Mall?

 
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Cultjam
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Joined: Apr 21, 2002
Posts: 367
From: Phoenix, Arizona
Posted: 2005-01-31 2:38 pm   Permalink

Hey Sabu, it was a vintage store the size of a small bedroom! My friend was drawn in by the pretty lamps which was all you could see from the street, which were neither vintage nor collectible. Go figure.

Of course the owner picked them up at a local flea market.

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freddiefreelance
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Joined: Feb 15, 2003
Posts: 3006
From: San Diego, Ca.
Posted: 2005-01-31 5:16 pm   Permalink

Well! Between Lika Lika & Ran my shopping juices have been re-energized, or re-pasteurized, or re-something-ed... I'm going to find my local thrift stores & hit'em up good!
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Mike the Headhunter
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Joined: May 24, 2004
Posts: 190
From: Wastelands of western NC
Posted: 2005-02-01 12:45 pm   Permalink

[img/]http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5dc20b3127cce9ff7bc7723fe00000016108CaMWzZo0bC[.img]
My latest find the moai on the right.


 
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Hale Tiki
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Joined: Oct 19, 2004
Posts: 1799
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2005-02-01 1:09 pm   Permalink

WAIT, what's the middle mug? Looks like the bastard stepchild of a Voodoo Grog Glass and a Coconut cup.

 
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Kono
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Joined: Oct 08, 2003
Posts: 1266
From: Orlando
Posted: 2005-02-01 5:15 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2005-02-01 12:45, Mike the Headhunter wrote:

My latest find the moai on the right.



 
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Johnny Dollar
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Joined: Oct 01, 2003
Posts: 3068
From: Columbus, Ohiya
Posted: 2005-02-02 06:59 am   Permalink

got this li'l fella at passion fish in hampden (baltimore) three weeks ago. no markings.


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finkdaddy
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Joined: May 11, 2004
Posts: 2061
From: Wisconsin
Posted: 2005-02-02 1:31 pm   Permalink

My wife just ordered this for me from a web site called: The Fred Society



How cool is it that I found a piece of pre-made tiki-ware with my name on it?







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