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Tiki Finds
tikipedia
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Joined: Aug 25, 2004
Posts: 491
From: San Diego
Posted: 2007-11-11 7:15 pm   Permalink

Came across a huge basket of matchbooks, and pulled out the following:

Luau
Kapu Kai
Tahitian Lanai
Bali Hai (2)
Shelter Island Inn
Trader Vics
Tahitian Village
Don the Beachcomber (2)
The Sampan (2 advertising 'Tropical Drinks & Hawaiian Entertainment')

and while not Tiki, a place called Girl Talk. The inside advertises Go Go girls, which ties nicely with the recent Tiki Oasis 7 theme.

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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2007-11-13 11:45 am   Permalink

Added another Treasure Craft to the Bungalow collection. This is 7 inches at its high point.




 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3030
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2007-11-16 12:22 pm   Permalink

Recent finds include:
A pair of clear glass tiki face cups


A Frank Schirman letter opener



A 12" HIP dancer guy


A Maori girl doll kind of like the one I found a few weeks back

She has the exact same pendant as the other one does

This one has a burlap wrap instead of a feather wrap

Buzzy out!
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MrBaliHai
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Joined: Jun 01, 2002
Posts: 856
From: Behind the Cheddar Curtain
Posted: 2007-11-16 1:54 pm   Permalink

After searching through more than 20 antique malls and thrift stores in Denver and Colorado Springs last Sunday, this is all I turned up.



Pretty disappointing compared to the
last time I was out there.
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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: 2007-11-16 4:41 pm   Permalink

Although it has been slow I did manage to find a few things this week...


Nice Hawaii silk tourist souvenir pillow.


"The Tropics Restaurants" Honolulu ashtray.


"Ku" styled salt and pepper shakers.



"Tonga Room, Fairmont Hotel San Francisco" match book.


Three swizzle sticks.


Cool Coco Joes napkin holder with a hut and tikis.


Large "Toby Designs" tiki mug.



Larger Outrigger scorpion bowl from Trader Dicks in Reno.

Later!

PTD


 
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Mr&Mrs BPHoptiki
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Joined: Nov 25, 2006
Posts: 128
From: Burbank,Ca.
Posted: 2007-11-16 5:51 pm   Permalink

Found this cute little girl today a our local thrift store. I think she is made by Treasure Craft.She is about 3"high. “Hawaii” is written of the back of her left hand. No other markings. Can anyone identify and tell me about her?



Thanks,
Mrs Hoptiki



 
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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: 2007-11-17 12:57 pm   Permalink

There's been a bit of a Tiki drought around here lately, but here's a few recent finds.

Tiki lamp base,large Frank Schirman bust, Trader Pangs dragon mug


A couple of carved tikis and a pair of monkeypod purfume bottles


And an Outrigger Canoe Club Zippo.
Actually I've had this for a while but thought someone had nicked it. I just fouind it in a box of other crap!


Aloha,


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Phillip Roberts
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Joined: Sep 09, 2003
Posts: 1653
From: OAHU/Seattle
Posted: 2007-11-17 2:10 pm   Permalink



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On 2007-11-16 17:51, Mr&Mrs BPHoptiki wrote:
Found this cute little girl today a our local thrift store. I think she is made by Treasure Craft.She is about 3"high. “Hawaii” is written of the back of her left hand. No other markings. Can anyone identify and tell me about her?





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virani
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Joined: Sep 17, 2003
Posts: 1438
From: Volcanic area of France
Posted: 2007-11-17 11:39 pm   Permalink

I found this couple for a very cheap price in Kyoto, Japan. Is that Witco ?


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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: 2007-11-21 3:42 pm   Permalink

A few "pre-holiday" shopping finds...

This box of assorted swizzle sticks...



Yielded these "tiki" swizzle sticks...


Anyone interested in a bunch of non-tiki swizzle sticks?


Found this huge Hawaiian nautical map.




Decorated my silver Christmas tree with old hula girl and uke player cake toppers (found a shoebox full of them).

Happy Thanksgiving.

PTD


 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11587
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2007-11-23 11:05 am   Permalink

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On 2007-11-17 23:39, virani wrote:
I found this couple for a very cheap price in Kyoto, Japan. Is that Witco ?






I am a frayed knot, Virani...Nevertheless, they are quite cool, and I can easily picture them prostrating to the left and right of an appropriate Tiki statue!


 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3673
From: HELL
Posted: 2007-11-23 12:59 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2007-11-16 13:54, MrBaliHai wrote:
After searching through more than 20 antique malls and thrift stores in Denver and Colorado Springs last Sunday, this is all I turned up.



Pretty disappointing compared to the last time I was out there.




..that's what ya get for tellin the world where you found all your stuff!! now you got competition in the antique malls cause others know there's tiki gold in them thar hills!!..might explain why you are finding less stuff each time....


 
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Tikisgrl
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Joined: Aug 03, 2005
Posts: 870
From: Lowell, Mass
Posted: 2007-11-23 3:31 pm   Permalink

So in order to miss the Black Friday madness I was determined to go Tiki Hunting instead. Total places visited prior to my find, 3 Salvation Army stores, 2 Antique stores & Kowloon just in case there was something new in the Tiki Mug case.

It was just starting to get dark as I was heading toward my final Stop. This was when I noticed the nearly Full Moon. One last Salvation Army before I gave up. I spotted the little orange one first and was excited, it was the first Tiki mug of the day! Then pay dirt a shopping cart full!




The black one & the Fu Manchu have dates and were purchased at The Hawaiian?



Not all perfect but Wow! It's been a long time since I have seen so many interesting mugs in one place and I got to buy them all.

So Full Moon & Black Friday, worked out for me!

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Kenike
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Joined: Jul 24, 2003
Posts: 1207
From: McKinney, TX
Posted: 2007-11-23 3:45 pm   Permalink

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Not all perfect but Wow! It's been a long time since I have seen so many interesting mugs in one place and I got to buy them all.



The black OMC and the Kon Tiki fogcutter are two I've been after for a while!
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MrBaliHai
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Joined: Jun 01, 2002
Posts: 856
From: Behind the Cheddar Curtain
Posted: 2007-11-23 3:55 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2007-11-23 12:59, Tipsy McStagger wrote:
..that's what ya get for tellin the world where you found all your stuff!! now you got competition in the antique malls cause others know there's tiki gold in them thar hills!!..might explain why you are finding less stuff each time....



There's plenty of tiki in them thar antique malls...all priced from $80 and up. You can have it all, Tipsy.

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