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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3673
From: HELL
Posted: 2006-01-03 10:46 am   Permalink

any large craft supply store link michaels crafts or hobby lobby sells all types of pumps for fountains....probably have more types in stock than a major hardware store chain....check out larger garden shops too.....or your local pet shop that sells fish tank supplies....

 
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DawnTiki
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Joined: Sep 01, 2002
Posts: 1675
From: next stop Hulaville!
Posted: 2006-01-03 11:18 am   Permalink

Wow Swanky what a super swell find, I love all of the United Airlines tiki promotional goodies...gauging from the size of how big that bad boy looks next to the mug, I bet it might make a really cool cocktail fountain if you rigged it right. You Lucky Duck!!!

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Tikisgrl
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Joined: Aug 03, 2005
Posts: 870
From: Lowell, Mass
Posted: 2006-01-03 4:48 pm   Permalink

More fun stuff found:

2nd picture is not Tiki but it is Orchids of Hawaii & it made me smile



Love those Menehunes



& a mug:



But best of all, inappropriately labeled Totem Tea Pot - Note first picture is original price. No mugs to go with it though:




Made a tall guy reach over a big stack of junk, but I think it was worth it!!


 
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kingstiedye
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Joined: Oct 05, 2005
Posts: 1400
From: sackatomato
Posted: 2006-01-04 6:55 pm   Permalink

i didn't exactly find these at a thrift store, but i am proud to own these great pieces by tiki tony. "death of pierre riviera" and the mug it inspired, fatutu artist proof #002.
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Bete
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Joined: Jan 01, 2006
Posts: 490
Posted: 2006-01-04 7:14 pm   Permalink

Very cool picture above, and very cool fountain on the previous page too, WOW!

 
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Phillip Roberts
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Joined: Sep 09, 2003
Posts: 1649
From: OAHU/Seattle
Posted: 2006-01-04 8:45 pm   Permalink


[quote]
On 2006-01-03 16:48, Tikisgrl wrote:
More fun stuff found:

But best of all, inappropriately labeled Totem Tea Pot - Note first picture is original price. No mugs to go with it though:






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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11584
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2006-01-05 5:19 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2006-01-04 20:45, filslash wrote:

...It's in BOT on page 157 in various incarnations...




I wish! Slight correction here, fil, that'll be the TQ (as in Tiki Quest), not the BOT, I juss got the Westwood set.


 
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Phillip Roberts
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Posts: 1649
From: OAHU/Seattle
Posted: 2006-01-06 2:14 pm   Permalink




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TikiJosh
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Joined: Feb 01, 2005
Posts: 735
Posted: 2006-01-06 6:02 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2005-12-08 19:08, chisel slinger wrote:
the pineapple is meant to have toothpicks placed in the holes, so your guests can pull them out and spear the horse au derves.


At the Value Village in University Place, WA I found one of the pineapple toothpick holders. In relatively good shape. I was so suprised to see one since they were just mentioned within the last month. Super cool. No other good finds in the 6 thrift stores from the Renton area.
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Tikiwahine
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Joined: Apr 09, 2003
Posts: 3293
From: Victoria, BC
Posted: 2006-01-06 8:54 pm   Permalink

A couple of small Trechikoffs, hand signed by the artist in 1965.
These are the smaller ones that were sold at Eatons (as in not 4' x 4').









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Sweet Daddy Tiki
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Joined: Jul 20, 2003
Posts: 1096
From: Edmonton
Posted: 2006-01-06 10:49 pm   Permalink

Wow! They're gorgeous, Wahine. They'd look fine on the walls of your tiki bar. If the autographs are authentic I'm pretty sure that'd make them more valuable, but it's hard to tell from a scan -- you're going to have to send them to me for verification
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freddiefreelance
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Joined: Feb 15, 2003
Posts: 3006
From: San Diego, Ca.
Posted: 2006-01-07 7:15 pm   Permalink

I went to a local Sal Army & found 3 records & a set of four Barrel Mugs:



Live at the Polynesian Palace - Don Ho



Paradise Regained - Leo Addeo & his Orchestra



Sailing along the Wailua River

The Barrels I've described
Here, I'll have pictures when I can develop them.
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Suffering Bastard of Stumptown
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Joined: May 09, 2005
Posts: 648
From: PDX
Posted: 2006-01-08 11:36 am   Permalink

I found the following coconut mug at a Salvation Army in Mass. recently.
I haven't seen one quite this shape before.




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TikiTrevor
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Joined: Jan 15, 2004
Posts: 205
From: Portland, OR (originally
Posted: 2006-01-08 1:09 pm   Permalink

Here are my finds from the weekend.

One large CocoJoes # 151 $5
CocoJoes "Hawaii" Letter opener #53 (I think)$1,
Unmarked Tiki mug $5 "A strange hybrid mug that looks like a cross between the Orchids R-3 and a Treasure Craft Mug" - Pg 60, Tiki Quest.

Its been 2 weeks (due to the holidays) that I've had a chance to go to the swapmeet, so not too bad.



Here are some vintage Moai lights my brother found for me a few weeks ago. He said he paid $1.00 to fill-up a box at a garage sale, so if you break it down by how much stuff he fit in the box, he paid about 15 cents for these.



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finkdaddy
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Joined: May 11, 2004
Posts: 2061
From: Wisconsin
Posted: 2006-01-08 1:19 pm   Permalink

Tikiwahine, those look wonderful!

Just got back from thrifting and found a few trinkets:
A black and white flower print shirt, a wooden bowl that I will use as a fresh fruit bowl, a Buddha from Benihanas in Tokyo, a barrel mug with a handle that has a very 50's looking Daytona Beach decal on it, a chrome jigger that has 3/4 oz on one side and 1 1/4 oz on the other, a purple mug with an unusual face that reads "Accoutrements" on the bottom, and a Trader Vics coconut mug. I spent $10 for everything.

Any idea how old the coconut mug might be? I don't know if these are still made or when they stopped making them. I'm also curious about the Daytona Beach mug. I realize it was probably bought in a gift shop or something, but it still caught my eye because the decal looks so old.

Thanks for looking!

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