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shiverbones
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Joined: Sep 19, 2004
Posts: 12
Posted: 2008-09-17 11:42 pm   Permalink

Great Drum Mug & tiki room column!

I found this at a local antique shop for $25 so I was thrilled. I never expected to run across one of these in the wild.





 
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Sophista-tiki
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Joined: Sep 13, 2005
Posts: 1893
From: Seattle WA
Posted: 2008-09-19 09:10 am   Permalink

this weeks score of free loot!!! once againg these items are from the house I work in that has the amazing museum collections of NW school art, studio pottery, Russel Wright and ashcraft furniture, and japanese antiques.

the prizes i get t bring home are things that dont fit, and or there is no room.
So I got a fabulous rattan table with 4 matching chairs. with a turqoise and black mosaic tile top. and an Enchanted Tiki Room statue for my yard. When it was in the truck I thought it was about 5 ft, but its really about 4 ft. still pretty big and VERY HEAVY!!!!





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etsy.com/sophistatiki. Everything from my newest line- Castaway Cravats to prints of my Tiki Magazine Cover.


 
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2008-09-19 12:46 pm   Permalink

Freddieballsomic,is this the one?
i do not know anything about it.
how about anyone here?





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Tiki Shaker
  

Joined: Jun 28, 2008
Posts: 770
From: Menifee, CA
Posted: 2008-09-19 7:35 pm   Permalink

Tiki finds from the past week and a half.

The Planet Rooth mugs and some Moai mugs.

A few cheap mugs, 2 Trader Dicks and a lava figure.




paper, paper, paper and more paper.




 
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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
Posts: 2802
From: Carson, California
Posted: 2008-09-19 10:24 pm   Permalink

Tiki Shaker - would you be willing to post a close-up of that Coconut Radio brochure or photo? I love vintage pics of girls & tikis and I haven't seen that one before.

Sabu

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shiverbones
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Joined: Sep 19, 2004
Posts: 12
Posted: 2008-09-20 2:33 pm   Permalink

I found this rattan piece a t a flea market for $60 today, so I was pretty psyched! I am not sure exactly what it is, it looks like a bar cart to me, but who knows, it has no handle. Maybe it's just shelving.




 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11587
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2008-09-21 12:01 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2008-09-19 22:24, Sabu The Coconut Boy wrote:
Tiki Shaker - would you be willing to post a close-up of that Coconut Radio brochure or photo? I love vintage pics of girls & tikis and I haven't seen that one before.
Sabu



Tim, that pic is from Tahiti. A very elaborately carved tiki, sort of "early Crazy Al" style. Also, that cartoon of the tourist couple holding a Tiki in the grouping below that is a mid-century modern gem we should see.


 
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Tiki Shaker
  

Joined: Jun 28, 2008
Posts: 770
From: Menifee, CA
Posted: 2008-09-21 2:26 pm   Permalink

Here is a close up of the Coconut Radio mag.


Sorry about the poor image quality. My camera isn't doing too well and I don't have a scanner. I wish I did because I would scan the insides of this Coconut Radio. Has anybody heard of this? It's a groups magazine and they considered themselves " Te Mauhoa No Tahiti (The Friends of Tahiti).

Here is the close up of the other brochure's illustation.


And here are pics of even more paper items I purchased today. (I seriously hit the jackpot this weekend.)









 
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catintexas
Member

Joined: Nov 16, 2007
Posts: 7
From: D/FW Airport
Posted: 2008-09-21 7:07 pm   Permalink



This Latitude 20 degree Torrance California Bucket was in a Dallas/Ft Worth Antique Mall. It was marked down from $25.00 to $5.00. Oh happy day!



The same day I didn't drive far to find this Volcano Bowl. Almost free. Oh wow! I'm not sure what it is, but it sort of matches some OTC mugs. Does anyone recognize it?

CATinTexas aka CATiki



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FreddieBallsomic
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Joined: Aug 08, 2005
Posts: 631
Posted: 2008-09-22 5:37 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2008-09-19 12:46, TIKI DAVID wrote:
Freddieballsomic,is this the one?
i do not know anything about it.
how about anyone here?








Yeah,, thats it TD.. I know the face of this statue is used for the Johnny Sens tiki mug. I have another statue that has the same concaved back, same size,,,,, but there are no markings to give it an identity.. I do still want it, so PM me and lemme know whats, what.. Keep findin' all that good shiite~~
fBalls


 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2008-09-22 6:32 pm   Permalink

Not a bad weekend. Picked up a few items.
WWII era Hawaii pillowcase & hanky:


Finally scored some albums! It's been a long time!





A neat pair of hand-carved Moai bookends:


Can't wait to listen to the new tunes!


 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2008-09-22 6:43 pm   Permalink

These mugs probably don't qualify as Tiki, but I had to show them anyway! Hope you don't mind!



I guess there's one more with the girl diving into the mug. I guess I'll see if that one shows up on Fleabay.


 
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Tiki-Kate
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Joined: Sep 21, 2003
Posts: 1700
From: Yucaipa, CA
Posted: 2008-09-22 6:58 pm   Permalink

I found this framed fabric at the flea market yesterday. It was so gorgeous, I just couldn't leave it there.



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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: 2008-09-22 7:42 pm   Permalink

Bad news:

Slow week...

A big and small coco joe's hapa wood tiki:


A little wooden Easter Island Kava kava guy:

Or its a praying beatnik with a banana hat...


A battery operated tiki fountain:



Good news:
I saved some money.
Buzzy Out!
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Babalu
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Joined: Nov 19, 2006
Posts: 2510
From: Lemon Grove
Posted: 2008-09-22 7:45 pm   Permalink

Very sweeeet fabric Kate! You must put in hours and hours in on the hunt.

Big K - Tiki or not, that is one ULTRA COOL mug set! I love the way that "combined" they tell a story...or show a simple action continued. Just wonderful stuff!


 
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