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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: 2009-06-29 07:30 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-06-28 14:58, leleliz wrote:
Quote:

On 2009-06-28 14:44, Psycho Tiki D wrote:



PTD



Eh..Duane...what the HELL is that thing behind your finds?? The one with the teeth???




Liz,

That is my hat stand (an old bottle with wicker covering it). Covering the bottle is the thing with teeth is an old rubber werewolf mask!

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BigRedTiki
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Joined: Jan 14, 2007
Posts: 86
From: Fremont, Nebraska
Posted: 2009-06-29 10:13 am   Permalink

Some recent finds...

2 wooden tiki lighters, a nice Maori carving, Harvey's mug, small wooden Tahiti carving, lucky tiki S&Ps, an old "Aloha Hawaii" wooden tray in shape of a Mahi Mahi (i think) and a molded sand and resin mix Tiki marked "Big Island Sands". Anyone ever hear of that before?




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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
Posts: 2802
From: Carson, California
Posted: 2009-06-29 7:19 pm   Permalink

Some records from different garage sales on Saturday. No more than a dollar each:


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Lightning Steve
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Joined: Feb 09, 2009
Posts: 98
From: London Ontario Canada
Posted: 2009-06-30 12:04 am   Permalink

I was always jealous of everyone one here and their Tiki finds. So started looking around and found a local flea market, and got lucky (well Tiki lucky anyway).


















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dewey-surf
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Joined: May 27, 2009
Posts: 172
From: Clearwater, FL
Posted: 2009-06-30 04:56 am   Permalink



Nice job, I dig the coffee on the surfboard mug.


 
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A Frame
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Joined: Apr 16, 2009
Posts: 328
From: Mr. C's on the Coast Highway
Posted: 2009-06-30 08:01 am   Permalink

Found at a yard sale, but the nice woman didn't want to sell it. A little different than most items I come across so I asked one more time. Sometimes you just have to ask twice. Needs a little TLC (Tiki Loving Care) which can and will be provided.



Guessing that Leroy and Bob might have had a hand in it based on its found location, I'll be stopping it by OA to see what they might know about its origin.


 
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gooneybird
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Joined: Jul 14, 2006
Posts: 36
From: Nashville, TN
Posted: 2009-06-30 3:51 pm   Permalink

I'll say you got lucky, Lightning Steve. Nice finds!

 
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Kaiwaza
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Joined: Aug 06, 2003
Posts: 518
From: Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
Posted: 2009-07-01 4:29 pm   Permalink

A couple of my friends are kind enough to pick up a few tiki finds as they go thrifting here & there & on their mainland trips. A few things they got me recently:
A beautiful 10 inch tiki, still has a label on the back "from The Monkeypod Tree Shops, Honolulu."


And this small what seems to be a toothpick holder..? Nothing on the bottom about it.





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Kaiwaza
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Joined: Aug 06, 2003
Posts: 518
From: Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
Posted: 2009-07-01 4:37 pm   Permalink

At the recently concluded Friends of The Library book sale in Honolulu, I picked up a few Hawaiian books, and this interesting book "Best of Paradise: A Selection of Stories From Air Niugini's In-Flight Magazine" for $3.00. (That would be Air New Guinea, btw) A nice hard-cover from 1978.








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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
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From: Carson, California
Posted: 2009-07-01 4:48 pm   Permalink

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On 2009-07-01 16:29, Kaiwaza wrote:
And this small what seems to be a toothpick holder..? Nothing on the bottom about it.






Hi Kaiwaza,

That one turns up on Tiki Central every so often. It's a cup that came as part of a decanter set containing Bralatta liqueur from Italy. Here's an old post:

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=23094&forum=5

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Tikisgrl
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Joined: Aug 03, 2005
Posts: 870
From: Lowell, Mass
Posted: 2009-07-01 6:31 pm   Permalink

Took the really scenic route home tonight & found this guy. (Coco Joe to give an idea of size, as size matters.)




He has a little chip but a little touch up with a sharpie and he should be fine.


 
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-07-01 6:43 pm   Permalink

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On 2009-07-01 18:31, Tikisgrl wrote:
He has a little chip but a little touch up with a sharpie and he should be fine.



Very "Pretty Woman" of you!

(you know when she touches up her boots with the sharpie in the opening sequence. anyone? anyone? alright pop culture trivia for the day has ended then!)


 
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ravenne
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Joined: Jul 07, 2005
Posts: 1015
Posted: 2009-07-01 6:58 pm   Permalink

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Way rad, I actually like the color of it!
I like'em big!
Bethy, when I come back East, you and I's gotta go hunt for some tikis!
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-07-02 3:02 pm   Permalink

Ironically enough I just sold my whole Raffiaware set sans pitcher because I could never find one....but I did today damn fate!

Not very amazing finds but total was $2.00...

Pitcher (needs to be cleaned), one of those name coffee mugs and toothpick holder.



Kinda slim pickings but I only hit one spot.



Oh wait....I forgot about these!

$2.99 Tiki Bob's Salt & Pepper Shakers- WHooooooooo hooooooooooo!



I am stoked!


 
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Kane Tiki
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Joined: Jul 10, 2005
Posts: 56
From: Sydney, Australia
Posted: 2009-07-03 12:20 pm   Permalink

It's been an age since I posted on here, I never seem to have the time. I have been collecting stuff fairly regularly though for the last three years.

Yesterday, whilst in a Sydney antique centre, I nearly fainted when I saw a pair of Islander Bumatay mugs for the unbelievable price of AU$95 for the 2. I couldn't get those babies out of there fast enough!





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