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stevekh
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From: broken arrow
Posted: 2016-06-13 4:19 pm   Permalink

found these at an antique mall for 10 bucks each - I think smaller one is witco, not sure on the taller one



 
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hang10tiki
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2016-06-14 11:47 am   Permalink

OMC Coconut (no sticker)




And another Coconut
Unmarked, but the bottom is just like my Islander Stockton Coconut







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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2016-06-15 11:03 pm   Permalink

Congrats on finding dat pair Jon.
Later


 
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ErichTroudt
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Joined: Mar 27, 2002
Posts: 622
From: SoCal
Posted: 2016-06-16 10:48 am   Permalink

I'd like to thank Don aka Tiki Shaker for giving me the heads up on this plate. He sent me a PM about a sale that had another one of the little bali hai plates that I have, except this one was black and gold vs white and gold. Of course I didn't get the PM until sunday, after the sale was in its 3rd day. I figured it was gone and I wasn't gonna drive 2+ hours to find out. My dad convinced me to call the sale. Normally estate sale people are jerks, but I guess luck was on my side, because not only were they nice, the plate was still there, and they offered to ship it to me.

So I now own 2 of these weird bali hai plates....
Thanks again Don











 
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mikehooker
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From: Austin
Posted: 2016-06-16 11:41 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2016-06-13 16:19, stevekh wrote:
found these at an antique mall for 10 bucks each - I think smaller one is witco, not sure on the taller one





I saw that little guy on the left at an antique mall in Tulsa (presumably where you found it) when I was there last month but passed on him. I think the price tag said it was Witco but it didn't seem legit to me. Maybe I'm wrong. Same mall had another vendor with TONS of tiki stuff including a Steve Crane ku mug for some insane price like $250. I woulda bought a ton of stuff from him but it was all priced well over retail so I left empty handed.


 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2016-06-16 7:39 pm   Permalink

ET- funny, 2 out there n u got em bof
Score


 
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stevekh
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From: broken arrow
Posted: 2016-06-17 07:16 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2016-06-16 11:41, mikehooker wrote:
Quote:

On 2016-06-13 16:19, stevekh wrote:
found these at an antique mall for 10 bucks each - I think smaller one is witco, not sure on the taller one





I saw that little guy on the left at an antique mall in Tulsa (presumably where you found it) when I was there last month but passed on him. I think the price tag said it was Witco but it didn't seem legit to me. Maybe I'm wrong. Same mall had another vendor with TONS of tiki stuff including a Steve Crane ku mug for some insane price like $250. I woulda bought a ton of stuff from him but it was all priced well over retail so I left empty handed.



that's where i found the small one - the guy in the back does have some decent stuff, but he's high - i was looking at some menus he had, but he was over $30/ea on them and they were pretty common ones


 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
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From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2016-06-19 5:12 pm   Permalink

This week's stuff


A pair of Trader Vic's table lamps


las Vegas Cheeseburger mug


Pair of tikis I would usually pass on,

but they were attributed to a Seminar in Tonga, 1969.



Buzzy Out!








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Phillip Roberts
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Posted: 2016-06-20 3:37 pm   Permalink

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On 2016-06-19 17:12, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
Pair of tikis I would usually pass on,

but they were attributed to a Seminar in Tonga, 1969.






Or a carver named " Semina R"









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hang10tiki
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2016-06-20 6:00 pm   Permalink










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exquisitecorpse
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Joined: Feb 26, 2009
Posts: 308
From: philadelphia
Posted: 2016-06-22 3:39 pm   Permalink

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On 2016-05-21 13:42, hang10tiki wrote:
David
No sir, all at one goodwill
Would have had more but the stupid price tags messed up a bunch!
When will they learn, NO Nasty Pricetags on the album covers....



sometimes if you are lucky goo-gone or dish soap will remove the tags without ruining the cover.
although i guess you'd get more weird remarks if you pulled out a bottle in the store.


 
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exquisitecorpse
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From: philadelphia
Posted: 2016-06-22 4:12 pm   Permalink

It has been so very dead in Philly.

I am pretty sure is Maori with Abalone eyes. Marked "17 DG" on the bottom.

Insulated travel mug from Five-Below


I didn't buy these, but Marshall's has these two sets of tiki Glassware at $9.99 a set


Other things I saw but didn't buy or take pictures of:
3 Marwal Hula Girl busts, 2 small Maori statues, 2 slit Drums, and an overpriced Trader Vic's Skull mug ($40)






 
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uncle trav
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From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2016-06-22 5:05 pm   Permalink

[quote]
On 2016-06-22 16:12, exquisitecorpse wrote:
It has been so very dead in Philly.

I am pretty sure is Maori with Abalone eyes. Marked "17 DG" on the bottom.
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The statue is Maori. A bit rough but cool image of Tekoteko

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Club Nouméa
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Joined: May 03, 2010
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From: Wanganui
Posted: 2016-06-23 05:33 am   Permalink

[quote]
On 2016-06-22 17:05, uncle trav wrote:
Quote:

On 2016-06-22 16:12, exquisitecorpse wrote:
It has been so very dead in Philly.

I am pretty sure is Maori with Abalone eyes. Marked "17 DG" on the bottom.
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The statue is Maori. A bit rough but cool image of Tekoteko

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[ This Message was edited by: uncle trav 2016-06-22 17:07 ]



A nice piece but it looks like a US version of a Maori carving via Hawaii to my eyes - that rough-carved "peanut style" finish is very American.

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hang10tiki
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2016-06-23 07:20 am   Permalink

ECorpse-
"although i guess you'd get more weird remarks if you pulled out a bottle in the store."

Good one

And nice find
Baby's got back



 
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