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Tiki-Kate
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Joined: Sep 21, 2003
Posts: 1700
From: Yucaipa, CA
Posted: 2005-05-08 5:17 pm   Permalink

I picked up a couple of cool vintage items this weekend at Oasis.

I found this great covered bowl (soup tureen?) and these salt & pepper shakers.



I also got this "ultra rare" Muntiki mug from their vending machine. It's numbered 1 of 1.



 
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roadkutter
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Joined: Oct 08, 2002
Posts: 84
From: Vancouver, Canada
Posted: 2005-05-09 09:53 am   Permalink

Just a mint Trader Vics Canada Coconut mug this weekend for me, 2 bones at the Value Village.

 
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tiki junkman
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Joined: Mar 25, 2003
Posts: 148
From: Kava Lava Lounge, Aurora, IL
Posted: 2005-05-10 2:57 pm   Permalink

Here are my latest finds from the county flea market. My favorite is the vintage Bali Hai mug:


I found this lady selling tons of vintage fabric CHEAP. I paid $2.00 for this fabric.


I found some great vintage animal print fabric and some atomic 50's style too.


A pretty good day at the flea. I think total I dropped $50.

tiki junkman


 
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SoccerTiki
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Joined: Feb 24, 2005
Posts: 1932
From: TheSoccerTikiGrotto, Island of LongBeach
Posted: 2005-05-10 4:20 pm   Permalink

I picked up this bowl for.........$1.50 at a garage sale!!!!

http://us.f3.yahoofs.com/users/41ddb805ze863a0b6/fb80/__sr_/f937.jpg?phvVUgCBK.cVXp1s

It's got the little yellow OMC Japan label on the bottom....Otagiri?


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hewey
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Joined: Sep 14, 2004
Posts: 4283
From: Sydney, Australia
Posted: 2005-05-10 7:11 pm   Permalink

That fabric looks real nice. My problem would be thinking up too many different ideas and not having enough fabric for them all.
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Tiki Royale
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Joined: Dec 06, 2002
Posts: 891
From: The Aloha Room in Beautiful Belmont, CA!
Posted: 2005-05-11 9:59 pm   Permalink

It's been a while since I've shared some of my finds with the good folks of Tiki Central.
Here's an assortment of nuggets I've picked up over the last few months... or so.

Cool tapa cloth stretched like a canvas, vintage rattan half-round end table with solid top, three tikis.


Tikis L to R: Witco?, Blair Waikiki, CoCo Joes.


A sassy pair of vintage rattan and mahogany end tables.


Ashtrays from the Bali Hai, Trader Vic's (never have seen it called "The Trader", and The Lanai.


A green bucket mug with yellow inside from Kuo Wah, funky resin tiki head, tall, thin bucket from the Tonga Room.


Vintage, carved monkeypod lamp. Reads "Aloha Hawaii" around the base.


Aloha,


 
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Tikiwahine
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Joined: Apr 09, 2003
Posts: 3293
From: Victoria, BC
Posted: 2005-05-12 10:31 am   Permalink

Yow!
Fantastic finds tiki-kate, tiki junkman and tiki royale!

I took some pictures of finds yesterday, but once again, forgot my USB cable at home!
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Tikiwahine
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Joined: Apr 09, 2003
Posts: 3293
From: Victoria, BC
Posted: 2005-05-12 1:00 pm   Permalink

Finds I have here at work that haven't been brought home yet


I now have two of the shirt on the right, with the cool tiki poles on it.


Close up of really cool Moai fork and spoon set, nicely carved!




I just love shirts with tikis on them, Sven if you want pictures for your book let me know!


I found the shirts along with the Moai yesterday, the orange plumaria one has a perfectly matched pocket!


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Tiki Royale
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Joined: Dec 06, 2002
Posts: 891
From: The Aloha Room in Beautiful Belmont, CA!
Posted: 2005-05-12 2:46 pm   Permalink

Nice finds TikiWahini! Those shirts are great and I'd love to hear the vinyl
Aloha,

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Tikiwahine
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Joined: Apr 09, 2003
Posts: 3293
From: Victoria, BC
Posted: 2005-05-12 3:02 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2005-05-12 14:46, Tiki Royale wrote:
Nice finds TikiWahini! Those shirts are great and I'd love to hear the vinyl
Aloha,





haha, thanks! me too! I have tons of records, but nothing to play them on yet!

I need something cheap, compact yet fairly nice looking. Good luck, eh? I'll have to keep my eyes open around town.

As for the shirts, I might start selling some of the ones that don't fit. I need the cash to pay the tiki bills!


 
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Tiki Royale
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Joined: Dec 06, 2002
Posts: 891
From: The Aloha Room in Beautiful Belmont, CA!
Posted: 2005-05-12 3:21 pm   Permalink

Hey TikiWahini,
I got me one of these in black...

http://www.homeaudiosuperstore.com/crosley-cr711.html

I LOVE it! It fits right in in The Aloha Room and sounds great to boot. It even has audio out so I turn vintage vinyl into snazzy MP3s. They also have on with a CD player built in.

Aloha,


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Tikiwahine
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Joined: Apr 09, 2003
Posts: 3293
From: Victoria, BC
Posted: 2005-05-12 4:49 pm   Permalink

That is GORGEOUS! Got to get me one of those.

Thanks! I'm going to see if I can find a Canadian re-seller. Or maybe online will have to do sometime in the future. I was hoping to find something under $50 CAD, but that one is way too cool.

Mucho Mahaloz!
-Tw


 
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joefla70
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Joined: Jan 17, 2005
Posts: 358
From: Fort Lauderdale
Posted: 2005-05-13 06:18 am   Permalink

Restoration Hardware, which has a lot of retro-type items, has a record player (and cd player) that looks very much like that. Here's a pic and the link:


http://www.restorationhardware.com/page.jhtml?navHistory=cat120004&type=product&categoryId=cat810002&id=prod1210010


They also have this one:



http://www.restorationhardware.com/page.jhtml?navHistory=cat160103%2Bcat210010&type=product&categoryId=cat160107&id=prod2220033


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johntiki
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Joined: Mar 31, 2002
Posts: 1528
From: MD
Posted: 2005-05-13 06:45 am   Permalink

I can attest to the nice sound you can actually get out of one of the Crosley record players! They are perfect for playing thrift store/vintage vinyl (most even play 78's!) and the prices are reasonable. My only complaint is regarding the audio outputs - mine doesn't have any!
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Tikiwahine
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Joined: Apr 09, 2003
Posts: 3293
From: Victoria, BC
Posted: 2005-05-13 11:47 am   Permalink

Thanks joefla!
That one is great too! Unfortunately the shipping to canada makes the totals $172 CAD(for the brushed chrome crosley with auxiliary output - my first choice) or $139 for the other one, something I just can't afford right before the NW crawl. Maybe I can beg for one as a birthday or christmas present! Thanks guys, these are just what the doctor ordered.
-Tw


 
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