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The Granite Tiki
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Joined: Jul 02, 2005
Posts: 817
From: Nashua, NH
Posted: 2009-07-16 12:29 pm   Permalink

Brimfield, MA July 09

Witco for my ever more accurately named Witco Room, 4 bar stools for my outside bar (just in time for my Aug 1 party) and a couple of really cool wall hangings.



 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2009-07-16 12:37 pm   Permalink

Granite-- Love those wall hangings! Pickin's have been slim lately... but found this Coco Joe's today. He's nearly 11 inches tall. (#151, WINNER TIKI")






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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2009-07-16 1:56 pm   Permalink

Hey, Granite! I bought some mugs from the woman that had that Witco bench. I really had no place for it. What did you think of the Hippo stool? Saw the wall hangings, too. Very cool, but, again, I had no place for them. I just bought some small stuff. I'll post my finds later. Very sparse show, a lot of vendors missing.

 
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The Granite Tiki
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Joined: Jul 02, 2005
Posts: 817
From: Nashua, NH
Posted: 2009-07-16 2:34 pm   Permalink

The Hippo looked to be in great shape, I'm just not really into those. I hesitated on the stool/bench too because I'm mainly interested in Tiki, but I've got this room I'm calling the Witco Room, so I figured I couldn't pass up a piece that I always liked the look of, even though it's not Tiki (it's so rare to find any around here, let alone two pieces). Those are the same folks I got that Witco Tiki Lamp from in May. We had three goals Yesterday, find bar stools, find some Witco, and maybe some wall hangings (although we really wanted Witco Musical instruments or Tiki) so when we found all three to a certain extent, I HAD to buy!
The lady told me she sold most of her Tiki stuff earlier, and I wondered who it was. (I knew Tikisgrl wasn't going 'til later in the week)


 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2009-07-16 2:47 pm   Permalink

Not great mugs; a coupla Harvey's, an Al Harrington, an Orchids mug I didn't have & a pair of Treasure Craft S&Ps. I've got to get batteries for the camera. I'll post pics later.

 
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Tikisgrl
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Joined: Aug 03, 2005
Posts: 870
From: Lowell, Mass
Posted: 2009-07-16 5:20 pm   Permalink

So what you are saying is there is nothing left @ Brimfield, so I should just sleep in tomorrow?

 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2009-07-16 8:00 pm   Permalink

I'm prolly going to the beach, instead. I've never seen that place so empty! Normally. I wouldn't have bought the stuff I did. I was getting desperate for something tiki. I did buy one neat item today from a vendor that saves stuff for me. I'll post it later.

 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2009-07-16 9:50 pm   Permalink

Slim pickins' again at Brimfield. I did score a few mugs, a set of S&Ps, Maui tourist tiki, a swizzle form the Kowloon & a matchbook from the Outrigger Inn & a few albums. I searched the place for hours just to find this crap:








This was my best score. I'd like some help from everyone. Have you seen one like it? Any idea how old? I really dig it, regardless & the price wasn't bad.


She's very well made. The fit & finish is just awesome. I didn't know it was a nutcracker til the guy told me. This was from a vendor that keeps a lookout for Tiki stuff for me & I really appreciate his help.





 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11588
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2009-07-17 01:10 am   Permalink

The native girl nut cracker is a common tourist item -but rarely carved that well, usually just hacked wood. I have never seen one with such skirt detail, and I NEVER have come across one with its own stand! Cool find.

 
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exquisitecorpse
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Joined: Feb 26, 2009
Posts: 309
From: philadelphia
Posted: 2009-07-17 07:34 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-07-16 21:50, Big Kahuna wrote:

This was my best score. I'd like some help from everyone. Have you seen one like it? Any idea how old? I really dig it, regardless & the price wasn't bad.




i love it!


 
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The Granite Tiki
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Joined: Jul 02, 2005
Posts: 817
From: Nashua, NH
Posted: 2009-07-17 08:06 am   Permalink

Am I the only one hearing Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite played on a lap steel and uke??

Great find!


 
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2009-07-17 10:17 am   Permalink

skull& bone swizzles


2 HAWAIIAN COTTAGE mugs with original 'straw hat and tiki' skewers


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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2009-07-17 2:14 pm   Permalink

learn to HULA

MAI KAI post card.date unknown,no zip code or area code on the back.looks like ,maybe 50's-60's

times 10


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Cool Manchu
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Joined: Aug 03, 2003
Posts: 562
From: San Jose, CA
Posted: 2009-07-17 3:02 pm   Permalink

I just picked up that exact same Hula book a couple of weekends ago Tiki David!

 
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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: 2009-07-17 3:21 pm   Permalink

Today's finds...




Hawaii The Big Island Scenic Hawaii series by Peter French.



Note the tiki on the left hand side.





















Chopsticks from Kuo Wah.

Later,

PTD


 
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