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exquisitecorpse
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Joined: Feb 26, 2009
Posts: 309
From: philadelphia
Posted: 2009-06-01 09:34 am   Permalink

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On 2009-05-31 20:30, Beach Bum Scott wrote:
Todays Goodwill finds

A couple of mugs I didn't have, no makers or locations, any Ideas??? and the following pic's show the 3 faces.


one of the faces and a Benihana of Tokyo mug I haven't been gathering these but I see them all the time, this is the first of this style so I figured why not.


the third face


[ This Message was edited by: Beach Bum Scott 2009-05-31 20:34 ]



looks like the one i just found last month branded the outrigger in monteray:


 
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SilverLine
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Joined: Mar 02, 2004
Posts: 637
From: Kansas City
Posted: 2009-06-01 12:50 pm   Permalink

Here are my latest finds from the Ozarks (of all places)!



Most interesting of these, IMO, is the tall guy in the back. This is the second one of these that I've found but only first I've bought.



I passed on the first one last year because of the abuse it'd suffered at the hands of some "folk" artist.



I was told when I posted the "farmer tiki" here that it was actually a mug from the Outrigger restaurant in Oaklahoma City and that there were known to be at least three color variations.

I'm kinda skeptical of the "faux" marble finish of my latest find. Anybody know if this is/was one of the known color variations?

Thanks!
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2009-06-01 4:04 pm   Permalink

I left this behind, yesterday, because I wasn't sure what it was. Came home & found it in Tiki Quest! Aaaaggggh! I tossed & turned all night & watched the clock all day at work. When 4:00 came I raced to my favorite store. Phew!, it was still there. All is right with the world.



 
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Tikisgrl
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Joined: Aug 03, 2005
Posts: 870
From: Lowell, Mass
Posted: 2009-06-01 5:06 pm   Permalink

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On 2009-06-01 16:04, Big Kahuna wrote:
I left this behind, yesterday, because I wasn't sure what it was. Came home & found it in Tiki Quest! Aaaaggggh! I tossed & turned all night & watched the clock all day at work. When 4:00 came I raced to my favorite store. Phew!, it was still there. All is right with the world.





Cute! My favorite stores were a bust again today... but there is always tomorrow!


 
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exquisitecorpse
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Joined: Feb 26, 2009
Posts: 309
From: philadelphia
Posted: 2009-06-01 6:54 pm   Permalink

found these 2 over the weekend. the surfer girl is larger then the one i found last month.



 
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VonTiki
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Joined: May 05, 2004
Posts: 214
From: Ventura, Ca
Posted: 2009-06-01 11:09 pm   Permalink

Just scored this badass ship lantern at the flea market this past weekend for 40.00 bucks. It works awesome, I put some kerosene in it and works great. I like how it compliments my diving helmet ice bucket too!




 
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GROG
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Joined: Jun 21, 2006
Posts: 7147
From: Tujunga
Posted: 2009-06-02 12:08 am   Permalink

GROG go to paper fair in Glendale and GROG get these:

1968 Walt Disney "Little Gem" record of songs from The Enchanted Tiki Room


The "B" side is an Offenbach song which was cut from the show.


Some postcards:

The Lanai Room of Trader Vic's at the Statler Hilton "The Best of Boston"


The Tiki Room at Trader Vic's in San Francisco


The Kon Tiki in Sheraton Mt.Royal Hotel in Montreal, Canada


The Mystery Girl from the Mai Kai in Fort Lauderdale, Florida


The Kona Kai Polynesian restaurant and cocktail lounge in Marriott Motor Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


GROG also get a couple of swizzles, but GROG forget to scan them (and no digital camera).
Plus a few non-tiki things.

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ekricket
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Joined: May 30, 2009
Posts: 8
Posted: 2009-06-02 06:41 am   Permalink

Kinda a find here, maybe this really belongs in the tiki location thread, but since these are probably seasonal I did not think it was worth putting there. Went to Hobby Lobby today, and these were right in the front door as I went in. If you have a Hobby Lobby near you maybe should check it out, or maybe go online. Small one is about 2.5 - 3 ft tall, and the tallest one is about 4 ft.



 
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TIKIVILLE
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Joined: Sep 22, 2008
Posts: 637
From: Edmonton Alberta Canada
Posted: 2009-06-02 12:07 pm   Permalink

found this ...
anybody know anything about these ? probably gonna list it on ebay so I want to have some info,Mahalo




 
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Paipo
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Joined: Jun 22, 2006
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From: Aotearoa / NZ
Posted: 2009-06-02 1:41 pm   Permalink

Probably Tahitian Tikiville - I have one similar marked "Bora Bora".

 
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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: 2009-06-02 1:50 pm   Permalink

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On 2009-06-02 13:41, Paipo wrote:
Probably Tahitian Tikiville - I have one similar marked "Bora Bora".



I too, found one long ago marked "Bora Bora"


Buzzy Out!
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TikiMookie
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Joined: Feb 12, 2007
Posts: 177
From: No Cal
Posted: 2009-06-02 2:27 pm   Permalink

Found a couple of things today, saw some tiki mugs but they were the usual susplects and I wasn't about to pay $18 for a sneaky teaky or Harvey's mug...

But I'm excited about this table:


It's just over 2 feet at the widest, small but it fits with the rest of our furniture and it was marked down to $30!! with the glass, very nice.


And it fits perfect just where I thought it would!


This small vase isn't tiki, but I like it, it's rather asian and it has a fine texture like grasscloth, but it's ceramic...


Oops, guess I should have dusted the computer armoir!!

I found a few other things but didn't purchase them. Almost picked up the small witco owl, but it was also over priced so I decided against it.

That's all, but I'm happy with my finds

Mookie



 
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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: 2009-06-02 2:56 pm   Permalink

Mookie,

That table looks amazingly a lot like the one in this picture...

Hmm...?

PTD


 
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TikiMookie
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Joined: Feb 12, 2007
Posts: 177
From: No Cal
Posted: 2009-06-02 3:19 pm   Permalink

Hi Duane!

I thought you might notice

Mookie


 
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TikiG
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Joined: Jun 17, 2008
Posts: 1560
From: Riverside, California
Posted: 2009-06-02 3:29 pm   Permalink

Hello all-

I want to start something new here on the Tiki Finds thread.

Today at lunch I went to the local Goodwill store to check for anything tiki. Scored three tiki items..Luckily I had my digital camera with me.





Vintage wooden tiki cup. Fairly common but a nice find anyway. Here it is on the shelf just before I picked it up.




Two nice Coco Joe items. As found today on the Goodwill shelf.

So there's my new twist to this thread. Take snapshots of your scores AS YOU FIND THEM and post here too!

Can't wait to see other pics of tiki in the wild. Over and out. G


 
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