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MrBaliHai
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Joined: Jun 01, 2002
Posts: 856
From: Behind the Cheddar Curtain
Posted: 2006-11-22 2:16 pm   Permalink



Found this nice little TAI Tahiti mug for $8 in an antique mall in Eastern Minnesota.
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Dr.TikiMojo
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Joined: May 26, 2006
Posts: 485
From: Elk Grove, CA
Posted: 2006-11-24 6:42 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2006-11-22 14:16, MrBaliHai wrote:


Found this nice little TAI Tahiti mug for $8 in an antique mall in Eastern Minnesota.




Mrs.Mojo and I snagged one of those awhile back also!
I was bitchin that it didn't look "Tiki" enough. Told her not to buy it. She bought it anyway and when we got home and started looking not only was it in "TIKI QUEST" but we found all sorts of posts on it.
Shows what I know!


 
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naugatiki
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Joined: Jan 02, 2004
Posts: 870
From: Port Angeles, Wa
Posted: 2006-11-24 8:47 pm   Permalink

A functional tiki spoon and fork set that isn't carved and less than 3 feet long.



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Swanky
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Joined: Apr 03, 2002
Posts: 5274
From: Hapa Haole Hideaway, TN
Posted: 2006-11-25 08:54 am   Permalink

Recently found a Tiki Hibachi and a few other things.

$6.50
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TikiTrevor
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Joined: Jan 15, 2004
Posts: 205
From: Portland, OR (originally
Posted: 2006-11-26 12:34 pm   Permalink

Here are my finds for the weekend.

2 Daga mugs from the Kauai Resort Hotel, Wailua Kauai ($0.30 each)



3 small carved (monkeypod'esque) tiki's ($1.00 each)



Waikiki 76' Hawaiian shirt (large) ($2.00)




 
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JenTiki
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Joined: Jun 16, 2006
Posts: 2345
From: Home of the best rum collection in NC
Posted: 2006-11-27 5:52 pm   Permalink

Not really a "find", but my mother was finally willing to give up my father's Harvey's Hula Girl mug that he got with a drink in the mid-'70s.




The odd thing is that it clearly says "Harvay's" with an "a" where the "e" should be.

My apologies for the slightly blurred pic.

Overall the mug is in pretty good condition considering my mother has been using it as a flower vase for decades. One small chip on a palm tree that has been poorly corrected with paint, but other than that, just some expected slight glaze wear and crazing.
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Tikisgrl
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Joined: Aug 03, 2005
Posts: 870
From: Lowell, Mass
Posted: 2006-11-27 6:38 pm   Permalink

A few little finds


Matches from known Polynesian places on the left. Matches from Random "Hawaiian" themed places in western mass, the swizzles are from an unknown Polynesian room and The Hawaiian, Boston


Trader Vic Mug 1.99 at the Goodwill has a chip :0(

The other mug is from here
It's not tiki but it was most likely made by OMC. It's very heavy.

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TikiJosh
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Joined: Feb 01, 2005
Posts: 735
Posted: 2006-11-28 1:30 pm   Permalink

Things have been pretty slow since we got back from Hawaii. I'll have to take some pics of some of the Hawaii finds (there were a few)-- A Don Ho glass with the cinerama logo on, a couple of Imperial Glass Co. Little Shots (green), some swizzles from the Volcano House. Pretty good finds, for pretty cheap.
The best thing I've gotten lately was a sealed copy of Exotica Vol III. Found it at a record shop. It wasn't a steal, but totally awesome to find a record that's never been opened or played. I used the money my mother-in-law gave me for my birthday to buy it. Sweet!



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Ojaitimo
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Joined: Aug 04, 2006
Posts: 1317
Posted: 2006-11-28 1:36 pm   Permalink

Hula girl from thrift store $12.00


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sneakyjack
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Joined: May 25, 2004
Posts: 1129
From: NYC Area
Posted: 2006-11-28 4:36 pm   Permalink

oji
Ithink that Hula girl is a bottle opener..

I have one tooo


 
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dogbytes
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Joined: Mar 24, 2002
Posts: 2244
From: seattle, wa
Posted: 2006-11-29 10:08 pm   Permalink

i found a non-auction site, and got these three mugs for a grand total of 35 bux, including shipping from Canada!


the seahorse is as minty fresh as they come!


 
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VampiressRN
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Joined: Nov 23, 2006
Posts: 6147
From: Sun City Lincoln Hills (NorCal)
Posted: 2006-11-30 05:40 am   Permalink

Wow....that seahorse is great...what a find!!!

 
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McTiki
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Joined: Aug 22, 2004
Posts: 1962
From: Sunny Florida
Posted: 2006-11-30 06:47 am   Permalink

Dogbytes scooooores !!!

I'll trade you 12 fine Leilanis for it.

Nice!


Mahalo


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Sweet Daddy Tiki
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Joined: Jul 20, 2003
Posts: 1096
From: Edmonton
Posted: 2006-11-30 07:02 am   Permalink

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On 2006-11-29 22:08, dogbytes wrote:
i found a non-auction site, and got these three mugs for a grand total of 35 bux, including shipping from Canada!



You're in big trouble, missy. Unfortunately for you those are national art treasures that should never have been exported, so unless you can produce the proper export documents you better return those promptly if you don't want to create an international incident. Send them to me and I'll make sure they're displayed someplace where all Canadians can enjoy them.
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tikipedia
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Joined: Aug 25, 2004
Posts: 491
From: San Diego
Posted: 2006-11-30 8:31 pm   Permalink

My finds recently.

A Trader Vic's Waikiki Tiki Liki mug (swap meet) and a blue Sun Hung Heung mug (antique store).


A Disnelyand shaker set. Both are salts, and found at an antique store (different than the one where I got the Sun Hung Heung mug).

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