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twitch
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Joined: May 12, 2006
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From: Vacant lot where T. Vic's, Van. was
Posted: 2007-07-13 7:30 pm   Permalink

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On 2007-07-13 00:19, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
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On 2007-07-12 21:45, twitch wrote:
#811 by Poly Art - it's a 4" high tea-candle holder. Or a pot for a very, very small plant.




...or a table lighter.

Buzzy Out!




Sweet! And I've got one of those lighter-tops, too! Somewhere, in some distant box of stuff...
Thanks for the tip-off!


 
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kingstiedye
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Joined: Oct 05, 2005
Posts: 1400
From: sackatomato
Posted: 2007-07-13 8:44 pm   Permalink

my wife and i made our first trip to oceanic arts this week. bob and leroy were so nice to us. what an amazing place to visit. i bought a large maori club and a small palm tiki. when we were getting ready to leave bob gave me an oa notepad, 2 coasters and 4 oa swizzle sticks. i was thrilled. mahalo bob and leroy.



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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
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From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2007-07-14 09:58 am   Permalink

This morning's finds:

Wood stuff


A pair of Moai tissue box covers


Some Tiki Farm mugs


a little TikiFarm mug and a pair of Hawaii S+P shakers


Buzzy Out!
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tikipedia
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Joined: Aug 25, 2004
Posts: 491
From: San Diego
Posted: 2007-07-17 7:27 pm   Permalink

My finds this weekend...

A moai from The Tikis, and a nice vintage Bali Hai mug.


I never find swizzles. I finally came across these two. One is for United Airline's service to Hawaii (image is blurry, but is a Ku), and an unidentified stick with a Maori Tiki (the guy with the tilted head). The same person also had two brown and one yellow Don the Beachcomber sticks, but they were melted and warped. Darn!!! I also picked up the Bahooka matchbook at the Bahooka itself. I also wanted a t-shirt, but there was nobody at the cashier's booth.


Matchbooks from Don the Beachcomber, a nifty but beat-up one from The Tikis, Mark Thomas' Outrigger, Sam's Seafood, and The Tropics in Palm Springs. I also picked up a matchbook from Disney's Polynesian Village, but accidentally tossed it back into the box. Double darn!!!


The back of the same matchbooks.

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Paipo
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Joined: Jun 22, 2006
Posts: 1886
From: Aotearoa / NZ
Posted: 2007-07-17 8:11 pm   Permalink

The Hei Tiki swizzle is from Air New Zealand, but the logo part has broken away:


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twitch
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Joined: May 12, 2006
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From: Vacant lot where T. Vic's, Van. was
Posted: 2007-07-17 8:37 pm   Permalink

Found a couple odd mugs at a christian thrift (unusual in itself) -


No markings. Anyone have any ideas on the makers?
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BrickHorn
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Joined: Oct 03, 2005
Posts: 178
From: Texas
Posted: 2007-07-18 11:51 am   Permalink

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On 2007-07-17 20:37, twitch wrote:
Found a couple odd mugs at a christian thrift (unusual in itself) -

No markings. Anyone have any ideas on the makers?



I have both of those, although it sounds like you got a better deal than I did. I think mine are marked, so I can check for you tonight.


 
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Unkle John
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Joined: Oct 22, 2003
Posts: 1217
From: Middle-of-the-Ocean, TX
Posted: 2007-07-18 2:15 pm   Permalink

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On 2007-07-17 20:37, twitch wrote:
Found a couple odd mugs at a christian thrift (unusual in itself) -


No markings. Anyone have any ideas on the makers?




I know those came from TJ Max a few years ago when the bean and liquid "mix" was being sold in the moai or suffering bastard bottles. I have both of those (the bottom one in a olive green glaze). I too will look when i get home. I want to say they were either Tiki Farm of TF knock-offs (I'm not in the "know" on that). Shonfelds is the company I believe distributed it.

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BrickHorn
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From: Texas
Posted: 2007-07-18 3:30 pm   Permalink

Shonfeld's is correct.

http://www.ooga-mooga.com/cgi-bin/all/mug.cgi?mode=view&mug_id=1644

http://www.ooga-mooga.com/cgi-bin/all/mug.cgi?mode=view&mug_id=1645


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twitch
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From: Vacant lot where T. Vic's, Van. was
Posted: 2007-07-18 7:22 pm   Permalink

Mystery solved, thanks! When I first looked at them I thought they were some home-craft project - they're a little wonky & irregular, with slightly-warped rims & such...
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SilverLine
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Joined: Mar 02, 2004
Posts: 636
From: Kansas City
Posted: 2007-07-18 7:34 pm   Permalink

It's been a long time since I posted anything here and a lot of finds have been made since then, but this has got to be among my favorite "in the wild" finds so far. It's complete (I think) and in perfect condition. Found during a pilgrimage to Tiki Point on Grand Lake, OK. If anybody knows whether there's supposed to be more to this set, please let me know.



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Psycho Tiki D
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Joined: Oct 13, 2006
Posts: 1840
From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2007-07-18 7:49 pm   Permalink

Great finds by everyone recently...

Anyone know anything about these?



PTD


 
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disneydan
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Posted: 2007-07-18 10:05 pm   Permalink

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On 2007-07-18 19:49, Psycho Tiki D wrote:
Great finds by everyone recently...

Anyone know anything about these?



PTD



I have to ask, are those tiki-toilets? They look like a matching toilet and bidet!! If they are, that has to be the ultimate tiki find! Ha!Ha!Ha!


 
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Psycho Tiki D
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From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2007-07-19 06:04 am   Permalink

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On 2007-07-18 22:05, disneydan wrote:
Quote:

On 2007-07-18 19:49, Psycho Tiki D wrote:
Great finds by everyone recently...

Anyone know anything about these?



PTD



I have to ask, are those tiki-toilets? They look like a matching toilet and bidet!! If they are, that has to be the ultimate tiki find! Ha!Ha!Ha!



Didn't say they were pretty and maybe they are "tiki-toilets". I have seen forks and spoons carved with the tiki poles in back, never seen these before? Just wondering if anyone knows anything about the manufacturer?

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rugbymatt
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Joined: Jun 03, 2005
Posts: 1205
From: Sacramento
Posted: 2007-07-19 09:27 am   Permalink

They could be a combination coat/hat rack and umbrella stand. Back in the day people used to use real umbrellas in the rain. It's hard to be for sur ewithout seeingthe top of the pole.

 
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