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Tiki Finds
Koolau
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Joined: Sep 23, 2006
Posts: 323
From: Oahu, Hawaii
Posted: 2007-05-16 11:50 pm   Permalink

No way, holiday - it's too late to buy an Ohana Hut, but never too late to join this topic.

 
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caffeinated
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Joined: Sep 26, 2005
Posts: 86
From: yesterday
Posted: 2007-05-18 10:45 am   Permalink

Here are some of my recent finds. These were picked up at garage & estate sales.



From left to right:

A cast expanded foam Kahlua bottle display, Westwood jigger/shot, Green/brown Frankoma coconut, & a Latitude 20 coconut.

I'm surprised by how heavy & solid the Latitude 20 mug is as compared to any of the other coconut mugs I have.


 
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tiki_fever
Grand Member (first year)  

Joined: Apr 09, 2007
Posts: 34
From: Long Beach Ca.
Posted: 2007-05-18 12:18 pm   Permalink

While running around today I found this hanging shrunken tiki head.



 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3032
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2007-05-18 10:36 pm   Permalink

Today's find:
Hawaii/Tiki chess set



Buzzy Out!
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Tiki-Kate
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Joined: Sep 21, 2003
Posts: 1700
From: Yucaipa, CA
Posted: 2007-05-19 07:27 am   Permalink

Holy crap Buzzy! That's the coolest thing ever.

 
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FreddieBallsomic
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Joined: Aug 08, 2005
Posts: 631
Posted: 2007-05-19 6:11 pm   Permalink

Daaaaamn, Buzzy.......the only one in the ohana I have ever seen pull this much stuff/or have the most continuous scores...was Basement Kahuna. Good for you, Homes! So whats the secret?...good karma, lucky rabbits foot, loyal friends..whatever it is,dude, Keep It Rollin'!!

 
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Stiki Tiki
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Joined: May 25, 2006
Posts: 212
From: Way out
Posted: 2007-05-19 6:12 pm   Permalink

It's called beat Cobain to the swap meet, nice score! Who makes it, any markings?

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spy-tiki
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Joined: May 11, 2003
Posts: 741
From: glendale, ca
Posted: 2007-05-19 6:22 pm   Permalink

Hey! I found some stuff. Maybe someone can give me a little info too.

Here a couple of port/starbord lamps, two tacky junk tiki candles just 'cause they were there and a somewhat vampiric Lono with spear and shield. The lamps only say that they're made in Holland. Probably decorative only, but how do I tell?...



Lono closeup...



And this---thing! Kind of a kava bowl type thing except the legs look like fish heads! (roly-poly fish heads) Only a buck so what the heck.
Anyone know what it is?




fish head close-up






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Tikisgrl
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Joined: Aug 03, 2005
Posts: 870
From: Lowell, Mass
Posted: 2007-05-19 7:26 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2007-04-19 09:24, cheeky half wrote:
I don't think we can top SDT's finds but the Mr and I picked up this bowl. It looks like a Bumatay but the heads are slightly different from the one pictured in the BOT. Anyone have any extra info.... Sven?????? There are no markings and we definitely believe it to be old.












And this---thing! Kind of a kava bowl type thing except the legs look like fish heads! (roly-poly fish heads) Only a buck so what the heck.
Anyone know what it is?




fish head close-up



These look very similar? probably the same thing. Check out Page 177 and forward for more information.

Looks like a great score especially for a buck Congratulations!

Tikisgrl




 
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spy-tiki
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Joined: May 11, 2003
Posts: 741
From: glendale, ca
Posted: 2007-05-19 8:46 pm   Permalink

Hey, thanks Tikisgirl. I'd flipped through the BOT when I got this home, but missed that page. It's certainly a big brother to that one. The lava glaze is what caught my eye. The black/grey color of the pottery part almost looks like a halloween type thing. Or a souvenir from the Haunted Mansion. There's no clue on the thing (or in the BOT) as to who made it though. Hopefully, someone on the boards has a clue.

 
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VampiressRN
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Nov 23, 2006
Posts: 6153
From: Sun City Lincoln Hills (NorCal)
Posted: 2007-05-19 8:57 pm   Permalink

Wow....nice find Buzzy....that is a beautiful set.

TikiMookie...your furniture is to drool for....the room looks great!!!

As usual...I got nothing to share....just gawking over everyone elese's stuff.
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spy-tiki
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Joined: May 11, 2003
Posts: 741
From: glendale, ca
Posted: 2007-05-19 9:07 pm   Permalink

OH! you meant page 177 on the boards. Ha! I started reading at 177 in the BOT and on page 184 was the "little brother" bowl! So was Mount Bumatay a restaurant? A pottery maker? Or was it just the name Gecko gave to his bowl that he based on this one? hmmm?

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Tikisgrl
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Joined: Aug 03, 2005
Posts: 870
From: Lowell, Mass
Posted: 2007-05-19 11:54 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2007-05-19 21:07, spy-tiki wrote:
OH! you meant page 177 on the boards. Ha! I started reading at 177 in the BOT and on page 184 was the "little brother" bowl! So was Mount Bumatay a restaurant? A pottery maker? Or was it just the name Gecko gave to his bowl that he based on this one? hmmm?




Sorry, I did mean page 177 here, good thing you figured that out but, it's funny that it would be so close in number to the picture in the BOT

Bumatay, some information can be found on Ooga-Mooga,
your bowl?

A little information here TC link

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HOUSE OF KU
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Joined: Apr 15, 2005
Posts: 540
From: TIKILAND, USA
Posted: 2007-05-20 03:39 am   Permalink

Aloha Spy-tiki, nice scores...The Tiki is made in the Philipines and sold in Hawaii, yours looks like a more vintage one(nicer,darker wood) compared to what they are offering at the Swapmeet now. That bowl is the real gem in the lot, I have a Gecko piece which was inspired by your design...

Thanks for posting, Freddie


 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3032
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2007-05-20 11:19 am   Permalink

Nice pictures Freddie.

Stiki: No markings on the chess set, but I think it's pretty new.
Hey Fballs: I think Psycho Tiki D actually is the Tiki Finds Championship
belt holder currently. I think I do have some kind of Tiki Spider Sense, however...


It was tingling this weekend:
A Cocojoes Hula Girl(means it's a good week), a KC hula girl, and a July 1969 copy of Pacific Travel News


A Pele candle:

When I first saw it, the flower made me think it was a Cocojoes piece

Then I saw it was wax, and not made by CCJs.

I really like this piece

And finally, A Coralei whale with stand and tag:

The guy charged me too much for it, but he gave me too much change, so it was actually quite reasonable in the end. I didn't say anything to him because when I was a teacher, I used to tell my students they needed to have good math skills so they will not get ripped off by opportunistic people like me with better math skills. Hey dumb guy who gave me $10 too much change today: You should have paid more attention in school.

Whale face made out of fake coral

Coralei, I believe, is a susidiary or offshoot of Coco Joes


Buzzy Out!


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