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kctiki
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Joined: Apr 22, 2003
Posts: 439
From: Kansas City
Posted: 2005-08-09 07:31 am   Permalink

I found an old 5 ft. long capiz shell chandelier in a box at Goodwill. When I pulled it out of the box to look at it, it started to fall apart under it's own weight, so I took it apart and made some overhead light fixtures for my basement room, "The Mango Pit".




 
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Moondance
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Joined: Jul 29, 2005
Posts: 389
From: Bucks County, PA
Posted: 2005-08-09 07:54 am   Permalink

That's so cool, great light you made!!
Annie


 
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Jawa
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Joined: Mar 09, 2005
Posts: 225
From: Tampa, FL
Posted: 2005-08-11 06:24 am   Permalink

I haven't posted anything here for awhile, mostly because I haven't found anything in the "wild", just ebay. But yesterday I dropped by my favorite antique store and came across this pair o' mugs for $6.99.

They are similar to this
bucket mug I saw in Humahuma's Ooga-Mooga collection. They say "Kho Wah Chinatown". Any ideas or info?




Mahalo


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Sweet Daddy Tiki
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Joined: Jul 20, 2003
Posts: 1096
From: Edmonton
Posted: 2005-08-11 6:31 pm   Permalink

Today at Goodwill I saw a big, chunky mug, very crude looking, possibly made by a child. I probably wouldn't have given it another look, except I noticed the word "Hawaii" on it...



"What's this?" I thought, "Crude, chunky, from Hawaii... Could it be?" Sure enough, I turned it over...



and Trader Vic's Hawaii is scratched in the bottom. On the side it has...



Peeping Tom.

I may sell it or trade it 'cuz I'd rather have something that's a tiki. Or who knows, I may just keep it because I can already feel myself getting attached to the ugly thing (and I have two other clunky TV Hawaii mugs to keep it company).

I also found this today:



Coco Joe's #110.

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RevBambooBen
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Joined: Nov 12, 2002
Posts: 7911
From: Huntikington Beach
Posted: 2005-08-15 10:07 am   Permalink

Found this in Egypt yesterday on a quick trip with Holden. He took the pic and that is me down there on the bottom left of the mug. We're trying to figure out how to ship it back.




 
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Benzart
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Joined: Jan 09, 2004
Posts: 10397
From: Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Posted: 2005-08-15 10:31 am   Permalink

Wow, I wonder how much one of Those drinks would cost?
AWESOME Mr BamBen or should I say arrrrrrrrrsome
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Sweet Daddy Tiki
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Joined: Jul 20, 2003
Posts: 1096
From: Edmonton
Posted: 2005-08-15 4:10 pm   Permalink

I like the mug on the left side of that triangular thing. What is it -- a Don the Beachcomber or something?
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Rob Roy
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Joined: Dec 03, 2004
Posts: 365
From: Ventura, CA
Posted: 2005-08-15 4:14 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2005-08-15 16:10, Sweet Daddy Tiki wrote:
I like the mug on the left side of that triangular thing. What is it -- a Don the Beachcomber or something?



It's no good, there is a chip in the nose.


 
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Rob Roy
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Joined: Dec 03, 2004
Posts: 365
From: Ventura, CA
Posted: 2005-08-15 4:33 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2005-08-15 16:10, Sweet Daddy Tiki wrote:
I like the mug on the left side of that triangular thing. What is it -- a Don the Beachcomber or something?



It's no good, there is a chip in the nose.


 
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rodeotiki
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Joined: Jan 21, 2004
Posts: 1513
From: calgary
Posted: 2005-08-16 09:13 am   Permalink

I have had some luck this week the three daga were $1.99 each and the two little guys were 99 cents. I have a hard time finding 1 mug let alone 5 in 4 days. Maybe I will buy a lotto ticket


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Tikiwahine
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Joined: Apr 09, 2003
Posts: 3293
From: Victoria, BC
Posted: 2005-08-16 10:00 am   Permalink

GREAT SCORES RODEO!

That Daga may be common, but he's one of my favorites. He's like the poor man's Frankoma.


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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: 2005-08-16 10:21 pm   Permalink

Good God! I think I found the world's largest Salt & Peppa shakers today...
These mutha's are huge, about the size of a normal drink mug, and crazy orange.
Perhaps they were made for the Iron Tiki Chef?!?!
Aloha,





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Tikiwahine
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Joined: Apr 09, 2003
Posts: 3293
From: Victoria, BC
Posted: 2005-08-18 10:02 pm   Permalink

A couple of weeks ago I found these shakers at the thrift shop right behind my house. I only check it once a week at most.

Someone had just turfed their entire collection of S&Ps!
There was also a set of wood pineapples and tiny wood barrels, but I left them behind.(still there)

These are hand carved, maybe from blanks? Crude, but I really like them! Odd that they're different. Maybe some tourist said, 'can I have one of each?'


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Kenike
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Joined: Jul 24, 2003
Posts: 1206
From: McKinney, TX
Posted: 2005-08-19 2:38 pm   Permalink

A few recent finds/purchases:



L-R
A Tiki Farm mug I found at the Polynesian Village in Orlando plus some swizzles from the Tambu Room (1 for each mai tai I drank).

S&P shakers I found at a flea market. Are these Treasure Craft? pg 118 of TQ

An Accoutrements "Carlos" mug I found at Goodwill.

Also found this guy at the flea market:


Probably my best recent find was these:


Both unused and full of matches too! I'm not really a matchbook collector...how good of a find are these?



 
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pappythesailor
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Joined: Jul 07, 2005
Posts: 1566
From: Mass.
Posted: 2005-08-19 7:04 pm   Permalink

Nice! Good on ya!

 
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