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Dancin' Lizard
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Joined: Jan 27, 2005
Posts: 143
From: Manchester, WA
Posted: 2005-10-05 08:19 am   Permalink

I don't find things often but when I do it's usually a 'happy pee-pee dance'occasion.

I just found this adult size okole maluna airline bag in a antique store that sells mostly toys...for $10! And it's in nearly perfect condition!


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junk4cash
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Joined: Sep 27, 2005
Posts: 19
Posted: 2005-10-05 08:22 am   Permalink

Anyone every seen one of these ? Witco ? measures 49" long and is very well made.


 
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tikifish
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 2720
From: Toronto,Canada
Posted: 2005-10-05 11:43 am   Permalink

That bag is sweet!

 
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2005-10-05 2:14 pm   Permalink

YES i have that sword and the hook and chain to hang it.

 
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junk4cash
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Joined: Sep 27, 2005
Posts: 19
Posted: 2005-10-05 3:29 pm   Permalink

Nice. Can you post a pic of the hook and chain ? Maybe I can duplicate it and display it. Thanx very much.

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ikitnrev
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Joined: Jul 27, 2002
Posts: 1323
From: D.C. / Virginia
Posted: 2005-10-05 8:38 pm   Permalink

Pardon the cross-referencing here.

But last week, while in San Francisco for Tease-O-Rama, I was finally able to see firsthand a copy of the 'Art Forms of the Pacific Area' that Michael Covarrubias had done for the 1939 San Francisco World's Fair. I felt I had better purchase this print while I had the chance, even though the Hukilau venders were only one week away. Being a Geography major, an ex-cartographer, and one who appreciates tiki, I felt this was something that had been destined to accompany me home.

I purchased this in an antique store, where this particular print was not even on display. But the shop owner saw my interest in another Covarrubias Pacific print, and pulled several more out of a dresser drawer for me to look at. This one was by far my favorite.





More images of the print, along with more information about Miguel Covarrubias, can be found at the following Tiki Central thread.

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?mode=viewtopic&topic=7471&forum=1&start=30

Vern


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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: 2005-10-05 10:04 pm   Permalink

Great print ikitnrev!
Do you mind telling what you paid for it? I passed on a framed one last weekend and I'm wondering of I should kick myself or not.
Aloha,



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octocube
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Joined: Sep 27, 2005
Posts: 3
From: Douglas, GA
Posted: 2005-10-06 10:02 am   Permalink

i haven't found another tiki, per se...but i have found a naeighbor who does carvings. and wouldn't you know it, he's made a few tikis in his day. he's actually working on one for me (in one of his 70's carving pattern books), a "hawaiian war god." even if that's not the actual name, i know you guys are pretty sure of what i'm talking about. i'll post pics when it's done.

 
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tikiwinebear
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Joined: Sep 30, 2004
Posts: 582
From: Santa Rosa, CA (Sonoma - wine country)
Posted: 2005-10-06 11:43 am   Permalink

Excellent find there, Vern! Looks like you made a killing this vacation trip to the Bay area. Nice meeting you at Trader Vic's too.

Keep up those great finds!
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Feelin' Zombified
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Joined: Jul 15, 2003
Posts: 1338
From: The Exotic Shores of Lake St. Clair
Posted: 2005-10-06 3:44 pm   Permalink

VERN!

you da man! great score

-Z


 
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Slacks Ferret
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 1318
From: Calgary
Posted: 2005-10-06 10:53 pm   Permalink

Nothing really super to report:



But I am excited about this green ceramic serving dish thingy I found.




Anyone have any info on this piece?



I also like the Witco key I found. But I haven't decide on whether I'm gonna sell it or keep it yet....


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Tiki Rotterdam
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Joined: Nov 14, 2004
Posts: 116
From: Rotterdam, Holland
Posted: 2005-10-07 02:24 am   Permalink

Why buy somthing if you don't wanna keep it?
By the way i see no pictures at all, is it me?

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Sweet Daddy Tiki
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Joined: Jul 20, 2003
Posts: 1096
From: Edmonton
Posted: 2005-10-07 10:28 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2005-10-07 02:24, Tiki Rotterdam wrote:
Why buy somthing if you don't wanna keep it?
By the way i see no pictures at all, is it me?



To trade for something you do want, like tiki mugs or money. And sorry to say, it is you.

That green dish is mighty nice, Slacks. There's a similar one in Tiki Quest, p. 162, without the face details on the sides.
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Slacks Ferret
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 1318
From: Calgary
Posted: 2005-10-07 10:34 am   Permalink

Thanks SDT, I couldn't have said it better myself...


 
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Tikiwahine
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Joined: Apr 09, 2003
Posts: 3293
From: Victoria, BC
Posted: 2005-10-07 10:44 am   Permalink

Great finds Slacks!
Love that green dish, it's a beauty!

I often purchase things just because I know someone else might like them. Not everyone has access to easily found tiki!


 
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