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Ky-Tiki
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Joined: Jun 15, 2009
Posts: 5
From: Kelowna, BC Canada
Posted: 2009-06-16 10:29 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-06-16 21:28, TabooDan wrote:
I thought I would show this pair real quick before this post gets lost. This is the set of pineapple type wall carvings I was referring to a couple posts back:



Made in the Philipines were both of these.

TabooDan




Thank you, TabooDan! I like how the craftsman had some leeway in creating the piece, quite a number of small differences. And I definitely have to find the Ukulele player.


 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2009-06-18 04:51 am   Permalink

This has turned out to be a good week. Found a Hana Hou Room mug.




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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2009-06-18 09:47 am   Permalink

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On 2009-06-16 08:10, Mike the Headhunter wrote:
Big Kahuna, Does the kon-tiki ports mugs you got have cubic zirconium eyes or it it some thing someone added? I just have not seen them with that added or still intacted before. I have had about 8 of those mugs and never seen one with that option. Awesome finds, that one is with out doubt my favorite bisque mug.


They definitely don't look like something someone added. I have one without the rhinestones, but the eye sockets definitely look like something's missing. They probably made them both ways, maybe eliminating the rhinestones in later years to cut costs.


 
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-06-18 12:14 pm   Permalink

I actually admit to NOT owning all the Tiki related books out there so I finding this today for $0.98 worked for me :




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TIKIVILLE
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Joined: Sep 22, 2008
Posts: 637
From: Edmonton Alberta Canada
Posted: 2009-06-18 2:52 pm   Permalink

on a recent trip to Calgary ....






 
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coruscate
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Joined: Nov 26, 2007
Posts: 147
From: Petaluma & Point Reyes Station
Posted: 2009-06-18 11:59 pm   Permalink

Wow, had no idea it existed.
Fossil Limited edition watch (1000 made), given out to people who worked on the movie.
Finding Nemo Tiki's from the aquarium wrist watch with tin.

bought new at a booth at a street faire with a dead battery.



 
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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: 2009-06-19 3:25 pm   Permalink

Well let's see, I saw a Harvey's Sneaky Tiki bucket mug, a Trader Dick's peanut mug and a Quon-Quon coffee mug missing one rhinestone in it's eye, Martin Denny's Exotica and Quiet Village albums and since have more than I need, I passed on them.

I did find this...






At first glance, I thought Witco. The eyes are similar to the lamp I bought, but the lips and wood grain don't seem consistent. Either way, I like it, in a Tiki Modern kind of way.

Anyone know??

PTD

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dewey-surf
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Joined: May 27, 2009
Posts: 174
From: Clearwater, FL
Posted: 2009-06-19 7:00 pm   Permalink

Found at one of the nastiest 'Thrift' stores I have ever been to. Not sure where most of the stuff came from, dumpsters possibly. Anyway found this, he's about 6 inches, no markings, looks older, or maybe it was the stress of sitting next to used, uncleaned, ashtrays (ewwwwww!) Any information would be helpful.






 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2009-06-19 7:17 pm   Permalink

Hey, Dewey! Kool tile! Maybe you should post more pics of that kool house in Beyond Tiki.

 
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-06-19 7:19 pm   Permalink

I was thinking the same thing! Is that a tile transfer or did you buy the tile like that? And you are in clearwater? I lived in CLearwater for about 5 years off Drew St. Have you tried the thrifts off Central in St. Pete? Well they are more like junk/antique shops. You can usually find tiki stuff tucked in them if you have the time to look.

 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2009-06-19 7:46 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-06-19 19:19, leleliz wrote:
I was thinking the same thing! Is that a tile transfer or did you buy the tile like that? And you are in clearwater? I lived in CLearwater for about 5 years off Drew St. Have you tried the thrifts off Central in St. Pete? Well they are more like junk/antique shops. You can usually find tiki stuff tucked in them if you have the time to look.



Ok, lele, is there any part of the country where you haven't lived?


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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-06-19 7:50 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-06-19 19:46, Bongo Bungalow wrote:

Ok, lele, is there any part of the country where you haven't lived?



Bongo my friend only in 3 states have I resided. I was just able to cover the East/West and Middle



 
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dewey-surf
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Joined: May 27, 2009
Posts: 174
From: Clearwater, FL
Posted: 2009-06-19 8:17 pm   Permalink

Ha, no unfortunately it is not an original tile. My wife is obsessed with Atomic Starburst. So, to sate your appetites I will post a couple pictures of her vintage china collection. She has a cabinet full of the stuff. My wife and I are into all sorts of atomic age, vintage Florida kitsch, and old surfing stuff, as well as tiki. It seems odd trying to blend it all, but she has a great eye, and it seems to work. Please note the tiki mugs in picture one are recent additions, one is from Goodwill, the others are new, waiting for Fathers Day libations. Going to barbeque and make some Voo Doo Juice for my dad.

And yes, I have been up and down Central Ave, in St. Pete. There is a great booth at one of the antique shops. Lots of furniture, a few decent mugs (a bit overpriced imho), and some various Hawiiana, and Florida kitsch.

My wife is laughing at me because my Tiki find didn't get his props. Please forgive me if these pictures stray from Tiki finds, I don't want this going into an Atomic Kitchen discussion. BACK TO TIKI!!!











 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2009-06-19 8:25 pm   Permalink

WOW! Great collection!

 
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-06-19 8:44 pm   Permalink

I have many of those pieces as well--damn had I only known you people existed when I lived in Florida ! Esp when I was home for Christmas this past year pretty much purging an entire storage unit full of all atomic stuff. *sigh*

Welcome to TC btw! and be sure to check out "Beyond Tiki FInds" for more of the same stuff I am sure you both will love.


Oh and about your tiki...they all look alike to me!


 
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