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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2016-10-28 12:30 am   Permalink

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On 2016-10-27 08:21, danlovestikis wrote:

Buzzy the Vanuatu mask is outstanding. Can you tell if the Tommy Bahama mugs are identical or different. I've always wanted to know if they were hand painted or some kind of a decal. They are the best looking mugs that I've ever seen produced in a mass quantity.

Jon, I love this tiki so much I printed a photo of it to inspire my work in the future. Great score.

Wendy



Wendy, Hope you don’t mind me chiming in--I too am anxious to hear what the Buzzman has to say about the “Kimono Lady” mug.
I have one and imho they are hand painted and also have decals applied to the red dress. My wife disagrees. She thinks its entirely hand painted. She is usually right. I also have the Kimono Lady lamp. Almost exactly like the mug. It’s about half again bigger and there are no flowers on the dress.
Cheers


 
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tikiskip
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Joined: Nov 26, 2005
Posts: 4475
Posted: 2016-10-28 07:09 am   Permalink

"They are the best looking mugs that I've ever seen produced in a mass quantity."

The Seahorse bowl made for Three Dots is the best mug ever produced in a mass quantity IMHO.
This mug is Tiki Baï work.


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Sandy Trunks
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Joined: Jun 24, 2005
Posts: 12
From: San Francisco
Posted: 2016-10-29 12:06 pm   Permalink

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On 2016-10-20 22:27, EnchantedTikiGoth wrote:
Not any kind of exciting vintage find, but I picked up Frankenstein and Cthulhu here from HMV the other day. They're selling these "Halloween tumblers" (as well as a vampire and an evil clown) as a promotion.





Just in time for Hulaween?

In that "spirit" (nyuck nyuck) here are two words you will seldom if ever see together: "Ukulele" and "Cthulhu"!

I got this in today's email: While they last, Ukulele Magazine is offering a
Cthulhu Tiki Mug











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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3028
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2016-10-30 6:45 pm   Permalink

This weeks stuff:


Trio of mugs. OMC Aku aku las vegas,OMc the tikis, and Tiki farm squid skull stack



Bora Bora tiki, Hawaiian Distillers mini bottle


Maori art book



Wendy: Hand painted. You can see the slight differences in the leaves


Buzzy Out!



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mihoshi1
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Joined: Jun 11, 2016
Posts: 5
From: New York
Posted: 2016-11-04 7:04 pm   Permalink

Hey everyone,

Not sure if this counts cause I didn't buy it, but I wanted to share this cool tile artwork I found. I saw it while out thrifting a couple of months ago and have been meaning to share it. Has a nice sorta Oceanic touch. Take care, all.





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Teadoir
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Joined: Dec 04, 2013
Posts: 65
From: Oregon
Posted: 2016-11-14 10:36 am   Permalink

Haven't posted in a long time, to much life getting the way. Have a back log of great finds, probably start posting some. But I found this the other day, and am still especially jazzed about it. Two pieces of tapa, each 3' long, in a thrift store for $4.99. Not sure how I'm going to use them, but I'm quite pleased. Any one have an idea what tradition they come from? Tapa's my weak suit.




 
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Teadoir
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Joined: Dec 04, 2013
Posts: 65
From: Oregon
Posted: 2016-11-14 2:52 pm   Permalink

Some recent Vintage Trader Vic's Goodness....














The glasses I picked up in a thrift store, the barrels and syrup I found at an estate sale. I'm guessing they were from the original Portland Trader Vics. Apparently they'd owned a Chinese restaurant around the same time and had some incredible stuff related to that as well, but since it wasn't tiki and you can't buy EVERYTHING... I passed and just grabbed the TV stuff. I walked past the the box with the barrels several times before I saw them too... I can only guess at what else was there, because I was a half hour late to the start and it was still standing room only when I got there...



 
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Hamo
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Joined: Aug 22, 2016
Posts: 202
From: Colorado (via Iowa)
Posted: 2016-11-14 6:59 pm   Permalink

This is tangentially tiki, but I'm still excited about it. Just received this 1950s Dole Pineapple booklet, "How You Can Give Hawaiian Parties," which is in great shape. It has neat mid-century party ideas and recipes (mostly involving pineapple, and nothing alcoholic).



Also included in the package were these surprises: a double sided picture cut from some other unknown source, and a postcard mailed in August 1944.





 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7214
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2016-11-15 06:53 am   Permalink

The Shonfeld's Volcano Mai Tai drink set








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danlovestikis
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Posts: 6964
Posted: 2016-11-19 7:49 pm   Permalink

hang10tiki another one. There are so many varieties now that one could fill a bookcase.


nui 'umi 'umi and Buzzy. It takes me 6 months to make 30 Hot Tub Hula Girl mugs so Kudos's to whoever puts all the labor to make those Tommy Bahama mugs. They are over the top great. Wendy

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hang10tiki
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2016-11-19 9:54 pm   Permalink

Wendy-

Found these 2 great travel photo albums today
I'll post pics soon
Lots of good ones



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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2016-11-19 11:04 pm   Permalink

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On 2016-11-19 21:54, hang10tiki wrote:
Wendy-

Found these 2 great travel photo albums today
I'll post pics soon


Jon-Wat’s taking so long?
; > )


 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2016-11-20 05:25 am   Permalink

David-

Mix of pics n postcards


















































































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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2016-11-20 9:16 pm   Permalink

Wow Jon, somebodies sweet memories. I like the way the teeth were done on dat tiki (sets 5 and 6) Mahalo for sharing
Cheers


 
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Or Got Rum?
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Joined: Jul 29, 2009
Posts: 497
From: Wisconsin
Posted: 2016-11-21 11:08 am   Permalink

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On 2016-11-20 21:16, nui 'umi 'umi wrote:
Wow Jon, somebodies sweet memories. I like the way the teeth were done on dat tiki (sets 5 and 6) Mahalo for sharing
Cheers




I agree, nice pics (from someone's fond memories) and THOSE teeth I can stand. Reminds me of the Miss Hawaii (?) Tit biting Tiki.


 
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