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TabooDan
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Joined: Jul 18, 2004
Posts: 660
From: AB, Canada
Posted: 2008-04-25 10:07 pm   Permalink

Haven't had too much time to do some hunting but did manage to pick up a couple of things this week.

The following is a picture of a 7" tall New Zealand Maori carving which has a cool style to it. The print is an 8x10 black and white image of a tatooed Maori elder.



The next picture, starting on the left, is a cool little mug that is inside a wicker basket. This stacked two faced mug has a handle on it which comes out the back of the basket. Not vintage at all but I thought it was cool looking and for $1.50 I couldn't pass it up.
In the center is a nice old ornamental brass diving helmet and on the right is a very good quality glass barrel. Great amber color with handpainted gold strips. It kind reminds me of a Trader Vic glass and it is quite heavy.



Mahalo!



 
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tikithomas08
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Joined: Apr 10, 2007
Posts: 528
From: San Diego CA
Posted: 2008-04-25 11:06 pm   Permalink

awesome thanks for the info taboodan!

 
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8FT Tiki
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Joined: Nov 30, 2003
Posts: 1398
From: Kansas City, MO
Posted: 2008-04-26 5:01 pm   Permalink

[quote]
On 2004-09-26 18:42, Sabu The Coconut Boy wrote:

I found a mint copy of the Better Homes & Gardens Guide to Entertaining:

...which has this uncredited photo of Victor Bergeron partaking of a luau:


[quote]

I just found this book today and I thought it was Trader Vic but like Sabu said it was uncredited.
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ManFromT.I.K.I.
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Joined: Jul 02, 2007
Posts: 83
Posted: 2008-04-26 6:43 pm   Permalink

My luck may be changing in my little corner of the world as of late . .
My three finds in the wild from the last few days: Trader Dick's Moai, Latitude 20 Surfer Girl (with all cold painted red missing, darn), and a Stockton Islander Coconut (10 cents for that one . . . I love garage sales!)


 
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caffeinated
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Joined: Sep 26, 2005
Posts: 86
From: yesterday
Posted: 2008-04-27 12:07 am   Permalink

[quote]
On 2008-04-26 17:01, 8FT Tiki wrote:
[quote]
On 2004-09-26 18:42, Sabu The Coconut Boy wrote:

I found a mint copy of the Better Homes & Gardens Guide to Entertaining:

...which has this uncredited photo of Victor Bergeron partaking of a luau:


Quote:


I just found this book today and I thought it was Trader Vic but like Sabu said it was uncredited.



This same photo is in the 1967 BH&G Holiday Cook Book I have as well. It is printed across 2 pages with the caption "Luau Trader Vic's style." The other images in the Polynesian section are much less appropriately themed.
Maybe we should start a thread with vintage cookbook photos depicting Polynesian themes & recipes to keep them archived together.


 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3027
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2008-04-27 2:26 pm   Permalink

I took a couple weeks off of hunting this month, but here's what I managed the couple times I went out since my last finds post:


Large set of spoons:


Either an old witco or old piece of wood with some lines carved in it with a chainsaw:


Topless hula girl Trader Vic's grenadine bottle. Copyrighted in 1975:


A tiki mug:

Maker's mark:

Goodsell?

Maori tourist statues:


More Maori pieces:



20" tall, 14" wide tahitian drum:

Details:




Small Schirman head:


Polyart dancer:


Cocojoes bottle /can opener


Coco joe's letter holder


Coco joe pineapple napkin holder


Cocojoe's hapawood 3 tray server


1961 Treasure craft pinapple mug


Two 1963 Treasure craft ashtrays



Some matches:


Tiki tapa printed paper placemats with a .65 Fedco price tag:

Wow! these realized a 50% increase in value over the years!

1930's(?) south sea islands magic sheet music:


Buzzy Out!







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tikithomas08
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Joined: Apr 10, 2007
Posts: 528
From: San Diego CA
Posted: 2008-04-27 7:46 pm   Permalink

buzzy that drum is AWESOME! good score

 
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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: 2008-04-27 11:29 pm   Permalink

Yes, I second that. All great stuff, but the drum is extra cool!


 
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Alii Tiki
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Joined: Apr 24, 2008
Posts: 156
From: Kona, Hawaii & Palm Springs, California
Posted: 2008-04-27 11:52 pm   Permalink

Yeah that drum has got me all gagah over here.


AWESOME score - does she have any sistahs?


 
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HOUSE OF KU
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Joined: Apr 15, 2005
Posts: 540
From: TIKILAND, USA
Posted: 2008-04-28 09:44 am   Permalink

Awesme finds Buzzy Got this gifted to me....just a "Little" work needed....Dry rot and bumble bees gifted also




Aloha, Freddie
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freddiefreelance
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Joined: Feb 15, 2003
Posts: 3006
From: San Diego, Ca.
Posted: 2008-04-28 2:44 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2008-04-28 09:44, HOUSE OF KU wrote:
Aloha, Freddie


Aloha, KU
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3027
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2008-04-28 9:37 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2008-04-28 09:44, HOUSE OF KU wrote:
Awesme finds Buzzy Got this gifted to me....just a "Little" work needed....Dry rot and bumble bees gifted also

Aloha, Freddie



Aloha Freddie! Nice gift. Looks like the guy who did your home interior decorating pimped your ride out HOKU style too.

Your friend looks familiar. Isn't he the guy who always jumps into peoples photos when they are having drinks over at
La Mariana ?


Buzzy Out!



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Koolau
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Joined: Sep 23, 2006
Posts: 323
From: Oahu, Hawaii
Posted: 2008-04-28 11:37 pm   Permalink

Freddie - sweet! Tell us more! Where did that tiki come from? When was it carved, and by who? Where's he going?

Excuse me while I run to Lowes for some wood putty - something tells me there's going to be a shortage for a while.


 
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HOUSE OF KU
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Joined: Apr 15, 2005
Posts: 540
From: TIKILAND, USA
Posted: 2008-04-29 03:43 am   Permalink

[quote]
On 2008-04-28 14:44, freddiefreelance wrote:
Quote:

Aloha, KU



Aloha
==============================================================

Yeah Buzzy... same guys...the fill it to the rim gang

My friend seems to come out of the wood work when you least expect it....Blink your eyes and Baaam, he appears as seen in these security photos...


So quick, you can still see the vapor trail...

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Aloha Koolau! This came from the Kaaawa area. Used to be by a little drive-in and Gecko found it after it fell apart from termites and was on the parking lot in pieces....and thats the story he's sticking with Looks like I need a couple cans of wood hardner. Hopefully after the De-beeing and stabilizing, The Tiki can come in the house
Aloha, Freddie








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hecktow
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Joined: Feb 22, 2006
Posts: 50
Posted: 2008-04-29 07:55 am   Permalink

Find of the week. I think this is a Don The Beachcomber bowl. They were made unmarked. Anyone know about what year these were used?








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