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wentiki
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Joined: Apr 20, 2008
Posts: 48
Posted: 2009-04-25 07:08 am   Permalink

Passed up a similar ice bucket for $25 at a flea market in Ohio a couple months back. They are neat, just a little age.

 
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 2256
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2009-04-25 08:06 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-04-24 23:04, VonTiki wrote:
I'll bet no one has one like this. Or do they?


Well yes I do. Mine was made into a lamp when I found it for five bucks. It now lives in the Captain's Cabin area of my home lounge. Nice score!!




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Fugu
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Joined: Feb 06, 2006
Posts: 159
From: Atlanta, Georgia
Posted: 2009-04-25 10:44 am   Permalink

I've got one too, but mine has a dent in the top like the diver got into a harpoon fight. I agree that this is the coolest ice bucket ever; I was really excited when I finally found one.

 
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hombre
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Joined: Apr 03, 2009
Posts: 66
From: The Cannibal Lounge (Avon, Ohio)
Posted: 2009-04-25 1:01 pm   Permalink

I found this Orchds of Hawaii R-15 at a thrift this morning.


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hombre
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Joined: Apr 03, 2009
Posts: 66
From: The Cannibal Lounge (Avon, Ohio)
Posted: 2009-04-25 1:15 pm   Permalink

And a cool shirt today.





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Kikkietiki
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Joined: Nov 09, 2006
Posts: 89
From: Hollister, CA
Posted: 2009-04-25 3:59 pm   Permalink

Found these barstools today at a yard sale for $5 each (score!). Now I need to find somewhere to put them! This is my first tiki bar purchase. I will need to build a tiki bar now. That is our dog Bob Marley Cinderella inspecting the new furniture.




 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2009-04-25 10:16 pm   Permalink

Any mug that says Made In China is a newer mug. The older ones were made in Japan.

 
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Liana
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Joined: Oct 13, 2008
Posts: 94
From: Brisbane, Australia
Posted: 2009-04-26 01:33 am   Permalink

As I never see tiki mugs in Australia it is always VERY exciting to me when I come across this:

Rum Demon Glass float 3/100 mug for AU$20 (around US$15) which is pretty cheap when it comes to tiki mugs in Australia - as I said before now I have never seen any tiki mugs at any thrift stores or antique centres.. this was in a shop of an antique centre which looked like someone was selling off all of their tiki collection.. the rest of the stuff was overpriced..

I thought you guys might get a laugh out of the price of this mug:



There was another one there which was definately an orchids peanut mug and it was $65..


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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: 2009-04-26 1:41 pm   Permalink

Kind of a slow weekend...found a few things. With the exception of the Westwood shots, everything else was a first time find....


Two small Westwood shots.


Unmarked coconut mug "made in Japan" label on the bottom.



Small Coco Joe's Tiki pen set with about 40 years of dirt. Same tiki as the larger set and looks better cleaned up.


Al Harrington The South Pacific Man Waikiki, Hawaii Daga handled mug. I do have one without the handle.


Vintage Hawaiian sarong from the 60's (folded in half).



Vintage Liberty House Aloha shirt. Nice pattern, I tried it on and it is a tad bit small for me! Crap!

Later,

PTD


 
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-04-26 5:52 pm   Permalink

Time to start fasting PTD to get that shirt to fit! hehe

Only 1 place I go to is open on Sundays so I picked up a few things.

CoCo Joe's (or is it HIP?) dish and a large volcano bowl (the one I found the other day was a small version) $3.00 for all :


Trader Vic's coconut, Iolani beer stein and ugly modern tiki nodder that was only 25 cents so why not - $1.50 for all:



Hey Tiki-Kate I picked these shirts up with you in mind, but noticed you already have them. Oh well...I will keep trying for ya! - $2.50 for both :

older:

newer:






 
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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
Posts: 2802
From: Carson, California
Posted: 2009-04-26 9:16 pm   Permalink

Some recent garage sale finds:


A couple of Pearl City Tavern monkey mugs for a quarter each and a Pee Wee's Playhouse Colorforms set (which has a tiki in it)

Some past links about the Pearl City Tavern:
http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=28588&forum=5
http://www.k12.hi.us/~lehua/classrooms1999_00/a24/pc_project/business/past/pc_tavern/pc_tavern.htm


a closeup of the Colorforms Tiki


Someone's beachcomber project from the 70s - a textured, clay-covered bottle with a postcard of The Warehouse incorporated. Would look good hanging with some cork floats and nets. Also some matchbooks for 25 cents each.

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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-04-26 9:27 pm   Permalink

I have so much Pee Wee stuff including that colorforms set as well! Unusual scores-sweet!

 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3031
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2009-04-26 11:29 pm   Permalink

This week's stuff:
A mug from Japan with a handle


A mug from the USA with a handle


This guy was lonely all by himself on a big table piled high with junk so I brought him home with me


I had an urge for the last couple weeks to dig through a big pile of matchbooks. I finally found a big cheap gallon bag full of them this weekend. I didn't open the bag, but could see a couple Hawaiian matchbooks form the outside. I bought the whole bag and found these Hawaiian ones(and three others):

Here are the rejects:

Mostly from Vegas, NoCal, Canada, and Texas

My favorite is this one:


I think he's cooking out of one of those Tiki Bbq hibatchi things on pg 184 of the BOT. It looks just like one to me.

Buzzy Out!



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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-04-27 1:14 pm   Permalink

Not much today. Don't know what the last one is but it looks like a homedone glaze job.



 
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sputnikmoss
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Joined: Jan 04, 2007
Posts: 291
From: Portland OR
Posted: 2009-04-27 1:28 pm   Permalink

Great day of thrifting but mostly non-tiki stuff, except this


 
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