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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: 2004-01-12 12:43 pm   Permalink

Oh man, that lamp is tha' shiznit.


 
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freddiefreelance
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Joined: Feb 15, 2003
Posts: 3006
From: San Diego, Ca.
Posted: 2004-01-12 1:08 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2004-01-12 12:43, Tiki Royale wrote:
Oh man, that lamp is tha' shiznit.




Shouldn't that be the Schlitznit?
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GECKO
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Joined: Jun 01, 2002
Posts: 1049
From: South Sea Arts Honolulu
Posted: 2004-01-12 2:27 pm   Permalink

ouch! ho! dat lamp is a good one!

 
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Swanky
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Joined: Apr 03, 2002
Posts: 5276
From: Hapa Haole Hideaway, TN
Posted: 2004-01-12 3:46 pm   Permalink

That lamp is way cool. I have always wondered how to combine a certain beer signage into the tiki bar. I have been wanting one of those rotating Miller champane bucket signs for a while... This is a new quest! Very cool.
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Basement Kahuna
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Joined: Oct 14, 2002
Posts: 3601
From: Jawja Province, Isle of North America
Posted: 2004-01-12 4:40 pm   Permalink

Wowee-zowee!

 
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Phillip Roberts
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Joined: Sep 09, 2003
Posts: 1651
From: OAHU/Seattle
Posted: 2004-01-12 6:40 pm   Permalink



[ This Message was edited by: filslash 2008-09-10 13:41 ]


 
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vegastikidude
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Joined: Jul 07, 2003
Posts: 105
From: Las Vegas, NV
Posted: 2004-01-13 1:31 pm   Permalink

Here's the lastest finds. We went to Quartzite, Arizona this weekend and actually scored a few, cool Tiki Items. I got an old OMC Trader Dick's Mug (complete with designer plant inside), a Trader Vic's Ashtray and a Bali Hai Ashtray. I also found these really cool Tiki Swizzle Sticks. Overall, I think I spent a total of about $10 for everything.


 
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tikigreg
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Joined: Mar 24, 2002
Posts: 1232
From: ClubTiki
Posted: 2004-01-16 07:21 am   Permalink

Who says you can't get a great find on ebay? Picked this up for $10, including shipping!



 
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rustbeltcat
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Joined: Jan 13, 2004
Posts: 179
From: Steel City
Posted: 2004-01-16 11:16 am   Permalink

Hmmmm My coolest tiki finds arent that obscure but lots of fun and cool, least to me.
My wife loves going to Marshalls, and I usually browse their crap section and look at junk, However I did find 2 Clay Art peices there, A large green Tiki Pitcher, and a Bright orange Tiki cookie jar.
Back in NJ I found a really cool large ashtray, It resembles the round green westwood mug, but has a blue glaze in the deepr parts and a brown glaze around the edges and down the center (nose ridge and mouth) at the base of it it reads "Aloha Hawaii".
I promise to post some pics soon!
JAy


 
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Feelin' Zombified
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Joined: Jul 15, 2003
Posts: 1338
From: The Exotic Shores of Lake St. Clair
Posted: 2004-01-17 1:26 pm   Permalink

I was working on a project when the mounds of falling snow outside inspired me to drive out into the weather and buy myself a Slurpee because I'm just not cold enough already. On the way to 7-11, I decided to stop at a thrift store, not really expecting to find anything...





I know some of you may roll your eyes at the Leilani's, but I have not owned one until today. And at least I didn't find another Karate Punch mug. I'm diggin' the Al Harrington, the CocoJoes, the Orchids R-76 & the salt & pepper shakers.

Now, can anyone tell me anything about the carving? the label on back reads, "Waikiki Woods. Monkey Pod. Hawaii" Any idea on how common this item is? or its' age?

-Z
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keigs20
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Joined: Jun 02, 2002
Posts: 538
From: WA
Posted: 2004-01-17 6:31 pm   Permalink

Here is a months worth of searching.
a little tiki box not marked, OMC sugar pineapple sugar dish, daga surfer mug, nice little carved tiki not marked, pineapple s&p shakers no marks, Tall tiki cylinder not a mug has a little hole in the bottom? says by Donna on bottom, orchids fumanchu, Hilton Hawaiian village bowl looks kind of like the one on the menu I found that on ebay so not really a find but cheap and a Witco horse magazine rack. All for $1.00 to $2.00 each except the Witco which was $28.00.





 
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Shipwreckjoey
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Joined: Nov 29, 2002
Posts: 1794
From: San Diego, CA
Posted: 2004-01-17 7:33 pm   Permalink

An original Mr. Bali Hai mug with lid in excellent condition (no chips, one scratch) at a local thrift store for a buck. WOOHOO!

 
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Cool Manchu
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Joined: Aug 03, 2003
Posts: 562
From: San Jose, CA
Posted: 2004-01-18 10:21 pm   Permalink

Aloha!

I wanted to share my current tiki finds with the rest of you. I am quickly approaching my first year anniversary and my finds just keep getting better and better.

Many thanks to you all for answering all my questions and providing insight to a world previously unknown to me!

Here is some of what I picked up


The brown Scorpion Bowl is from the Islander, Stockon CA

The Lidded Moai is Aku Aku, Las Vegas as is the Bamboo mug. They had another lidded Moai, but 40 bucks more was a little too steep this week...

I think the plate is from the Islander in So. Cal. Its corningware, but that's all I can surmise. (any info is appreciated... )

The Triangle Diamond Head mug is from the Hilton Hawaiian Village.

The black Moai is from Leilani Luau in Fresno, CA.

The green Moai is unmarked, but has a Hoffman look to it (any info would be greatly appreciated).

The skull is from Trader Dick's, Sparks Nevada.

The other green Moai is of course from Mark Thomas' Outrigger it seems to be of a slightly different shade than the ones I have seen before (once again, they had more of these, but 20 bucks each kept me from getting those...).

The Fu Manchu mug is marked in Cantonese on the back, with on OMC sticker on the bottom. I have no idea where this one is from....

I also picked up some Daga Luau glasses for 50 cents each and a set of Steve Crane-esqe tiki Salt and Pepper shakers that say "Luau" on the front.

Thanks again for helping me feed the beast that has become my tiki urge...

Aloha!
-CMC

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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: 2004-01-18 11:04 pm   Permalink

Nice finds CMC. Where did you find 'em?
Aloha,


 
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Cool Manchu
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Joined: Aug 03, 2003
Posts: 562
From: San Jose, CA
Posted: 2004-01-18 11:16 pm   Permalink

Let's see, I found a couple at the antique fair in Alameda, I found most of them today in Gilroy in an antique store. I found some in Moss Landing and some at the local flea market in Santa Cruz.

I also found a black Sneaky Tiki at the Goodwill in Santa Clara.

It killed me to spend 40 bucks on the Aku Aku mug. Its the most I ever spent on a single mug. I hope I didn't pay too much!


 
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