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TabooDan
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Joined: Jul 18, 2004
Posts: 660
From: AB, Canada
Posted: 2008-04-12 5:12 pm   Permalink

Here's probably one of the most unique items I have gotten lately:



I managed to get this Leilani Lanes Bowling bag from Seattle, Wa. back in December. I was at the Lucky Red Art gallery in Vancouver dropping off a few pieces we had done for the annual Tiki Lounge Show and on my way out the door my eye caught this on the floor. At first, I thought it was an art piece someone had made but when I grabbed it, I saw that it was original! It's in mint shape.

I was selling a rattan shelf unit to the curator of the show for around $20.00 but ended up trading him for the bag instead. He said he got it from a lady who was having a garage sale a few weeks earlier. I was stoked!
TabooDan

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Sweet Daddy Tiki
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Joined: Jul 20, 2003
Posts: 1096
From: Edmonton
Posted: 2008-04-12 5:20 pm   Permalink

Sweet deal, Dan. Is there a bowling ball inside?

 
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TabooDan
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Joined: Jul 18, 2004
Posts: 660
From: AB, Canada
Posted: 2008-04-12 5:33 pm   Permalink

Thanks SweetDaddy! Yeh, I forgot to add that. There is a dark green ball in the bag. No markings on it from the Leilani though. That would have been cool!
Oh, and I just sent you an email!

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Tiki-Kate
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Joined: Sep 21, 2003
Posts: 1700
From: Yucaipa, CA
Posted: 2008-04-13 7:59 pm   Permalink

I didn't do too badly today in my shopping adventures.

I found some unmarked S&Ps, a lighter, a Spurlin mug, a little four face bowl, a Luika ashtray and a little hei tiki dish.


9 more shirts and a dress.



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kustomtiki
Grand Member (3 years)  

Joined: Oct 28, 2003
Posts: 152
From: La Mesa
Posted: 2008-04-13 9:43 pm   Permalink

Nice score Kate,I gotta take you shirt hunting for good luck!

 
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thetimetraveler
Member

Joined: Apr 06, 2008
Posts: 9
Posted: 2008-04-14 12:25 pm   Permalink

Best place on line to get a tiki necklace, just the cheap $5 kind in brown wood and a black piece of leather or something? thanks
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Chub
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Joined: Jan 26, 2005
Posts: 264
From: Detroit, MI but now in sunny Los Angeles
Posted: 2008-04-15 11:19 am   Permalink

A pair of interesting records from Out of the Closet thrift store on Fairfax in LA.
Tavana's Polynesian Spectacular


De Wayne Fulton at The Warehouse Restaurant


Coffee table from Salvation Army

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ManFromT.I.K.I.
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Joined: Jul 02, 2007
Posts: 83
Posted: 2008-04-15 4:00 pm   Permalink

The fruit of a few hours and half a dozen thrift shops and wondering why I couldn't collect owls instead?

Tiki Farm shot and a velvet by a "Leeteg"? something or other.



 
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caffeinated
Tiki Centralite

Joined: Sep 26, 2005
Posts: 86
From: yesterday
Posted: 2008-04-16 4:40 pm   Permalink

Picked this up at a thrift store. The only thing that speaks "luau" is the word "Luau." Pretty incongruous grouping of words & imagery, but great piece of breweriana.
Maybe there was a "Germany invades Hawaii" theme to the event.



 
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Phillip Roberts
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Joined: Sep 09, 2003
Posts: 1649
From: OAHU/Seattle
Posted: 2008-04-16 5:28 pm   Permalink


Quote:

On 2008-04-16 16:40, caffeinated wrote:nice




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caffeinated
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Joined: Sep 26, 2005
Posts: 86
From: yesterday
Posted: 2008-04-16 6:00 pm   Permalink

The Goodwill I bought this at is near Saint Bernard in Ohio (Cincinnati area) so I assume this came from around here. Cincinnati is very strongly Germanic as well.

 
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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: 2008-04-20 6:31 pm   Permalink

Is anyone finding anything lately? Bringing this topic back to the top of the list, I have had a little luck as of late...


Westwood napkin holder.


Coco Joes Hula Dancers.


Amber colored two-faced tiki mug.


Coco Joes Hapa-Wood hula girl figure.


Unmarked early lava figure of a Hawaiian girl.


Hawaiian Village Hotel at Waikiki ashtray.


Black Moai mug from "Kemoo Farm" Hawaii.


Hand carved Deco tourist jewelry box "Aloha" from Hawaii.


Treasure Craft salt and pepper shakers.


Don the Beachcomber salt and pepper shakers.


Tiki Bob's salt and pepper shakers, with lei.


Marwal Polynesian girl bust, this is for alohacurrent!


Kon Tiki Lake Tahoe menu.


Two Islander Stockton coconut mugs and a PMP monkey mug.



This Sasha B vase was gifted to me by a couple of good friends during a recent visit of their massive collection which is too incredible for words. Thanks you two!

Posting this was a slow process today as I smashed the crap out of my middle finger on my left hand today with a rubber mallet while laying pavers in the yard. I opted out of stitches, but filleted it pretty good.

Thanks for looking,

Pyscho Tiki D (I know I am anyone got some pain pills)?


 
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HOUSE OF KU
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Joined: Apr 15, 2005
Posts: 540
From: TIKILAND, USA
Posted: 2008-04-20 6:41 pm   Permalink


Unmarked early lava figure of a Hawaiian girl.


Coco Joes Nice finds!

Freddie
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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: 2008-04-20 6:44 pm   Permalink

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On 2008-04-20 18:41, HOUSE OF KU wrote:

Unmarked early lava figure of a Hawaiian girl.


Coco Joes Nice finds!

Freddie




Thanks Freddie! Couldn't find any markings on her but the lava and resin is consistent with some earlier Coco Joes I have.

PTD


 
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HOUSE OF KU
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Joined: Apr 15, 2005
Posts: 540
From: TIKILAND, USA
Posted: 2008-04-21 04:14 am   Permalink

Aloha PTD! Some other relatives of the one you got. There used to be a gold and black CCJ sticker on the bottom



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