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Unkle John
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Joined: Oct 22, 2003
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From: Middle-of-the-Ocean, TX
Posted: 2009-09-08 09:32 am   Permalink

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On 2009-09-06 10:54, TIKI DAVID wrote:
and one of these. is it old or new? no marking.




This was put out by the Oriental Trading company a few years back. They no longer carry the volcano bowl. I really don't know who exactly produced it, mine had a gold oval "made in china" sticker on the bottom. I would guess it was the same people who put out the "tribal mugs" that Poolside Pineapple sells (Kahunaville carries and sells them).


 
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
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From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2009-09-08 12:02 pm   Permalink

110 volt hanging bamboo tiki lights


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Lake Surfer
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Joined: Oct 21, 2002
Posts: 3414
From: Milwaukee, WI
Posted: 2009-09-08 7:37 pm   Permalink

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Next is a 6" tall hollow ceramic Moai.
In a BRIGHT orange. I think it must be an aquarium decoration from the 60's or 70's. I have a couple of shots so you can see the bottom and back. No marking anywhere on it. What do you all think?






Incense burner from Spencer Gifts. And it is missing the bottom.

I used to buy a bunch of these back when they came out in 2003-2004 and paint them with sand or Fleckstone to cover up the neon orange.
There was a green color too.

Spencer Gifts had a whole section of party tiki stuff that year. Moai Plasma lamps, tiki bar signs, bamboo bars.

Pictures are gone, but here is the link...
http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=2537&forum=1&hilite=spencer%20gifts



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Unkle John
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Joined: Oct 22, 2003
Posts: 1217
From: Middle-of-the-Ocean, TX
Posted: 2009-09-09 08:12 am   Permalink

I posted my burner in that thread, so there's a pic now.

 
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Chub
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Joined: Jan 26, 2005
Posts: 264
From: Detroit, MI but now in sunny Los Angeles
Posted: 2009-09-09 09:23 am   Permalink

While on a visit to my hometown of Detroit, I couldn't resist the urge to look for local tiki treasure. What I found this morning was what you see below. Had to make an hour drive down to Toledo and cost me a total of $40 for all four. Two fertility shields and two masks. Both were available in the Orchids of Hawaii catalog back 20 to 30 years ago. I dig them a lot, even though they are made of fiberglass. I wonder what restaurant, bar, or home rec room these were at originally?


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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-09-09 09:37 am   Permalink

Chub those are awesome...and something I don't ever remember seeing.

Too bad the history on these is unknown...I would of loved to have seen them decked out in someone's house for sure.


 
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 2255
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2009-09-09 10:49 am   Permalink

Really great find Chub!!! I think those were originally in my basement rec room. I'll even pay for the postage if you want to send them on over.
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Brice
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Joined: May 30, 2007
Posts: 109
From: Kailua Kona, HI
Posted: 2009-09-09 12:28 pm   Permalink

I bought this on Craigslist. I looked it up and was very happy with my find and had to share!


 
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LOL Tiki
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Joined: Sep 06, 2007
Posts: 932
From: San Diegoish
Posted: 2009-09-09 12:47 pm   Permalink

What is it?

 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2009-09-09 1:11 pm   Permalink

Got plenty of the usual Tiki Leilani's, so might have passed these up today but, unlike the others, these two are marked "Orchids of Hawaii R91 Japan", larger, without the face on both sides. So... did Orchids of Hawaii make the unmarked, smaller ones I have, some that say Tiki Leilani, some that don't? Help me out; I'm not stupid, I'm just ignorant!




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atomictonytiki
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Joined: May 14, 2002
Posts: 1290
From: Bangkok
Posted: 2009-09-09 2:18 pm   Permalink

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On 2009-09-09 12:47, LOL Tiki wrote:
What is it?



That's a Royal Navy Rum Barrel for serving the rum ration or "
Tot" out off. Having the Queen on it means it either Victorian or since the 50s to the 70s.



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atomictonytiki
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From: Bangkok
Posted: 2009-09-09 2:28 pm   Permalink

I've further researched it and that's The Grog Tub or Scuttlebutt...

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The Grog Tub - Sailors had a way of embellishing their surroundings during their long stints at sea. The scuttled butt in Vernon’s orders was a simple cask with a lid. Soon after he issued his orders, the entire British Fleet adopted his procedures for watering the rum. Eventually, the scuttled butt gave way to the Grog Tub, an oak cask banded with polished brass or copper hoops and covered with a fancy lid. On the side of the cask were the brass letters THE KING GOD BLESS HIM, the daily toast at noon when the rum or grog were issued. The grog tub was naturally the daily gathering place. While the men stood in line for their grog, rumors were exchanged so that in time the word scuttlebutt became synonymous with the word gossip.

Pusser's Folklore




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LOL Tiki
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From: San Diegoish
Posted: 2009-09-09 2:53 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-09-09 14:18, atomictonytiki wrote:
Quote:

On 2009-09-09 12:47, LOL Tiki wrote:
What is it?



That's a Royal Navy Rum Barrel for serving the rum ration or "Tot" out off. Having the Queen on it means it either Victorian or since the 50s to the 70s.





Wow! That's very cool, congratulations!
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Tikinomad
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Joined: Jul 20, 2005
Posts: 368
From: Outerspace
Posted: 2009-09-09 3:54 pm   Permalink

Chub, those masks and shields are fantastic!!!
Wonderful finds!!!


 
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 2255
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2009-09-09 6:26 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-09-09 13:11, Bongo Bungalow wrote:
Got plenty of the usual Tiki Leilani's, so might have passed these up today but, unlike the others, these two are marked "Orchids of Hawaii R91 Japan", larger, without the face on both sides. So... did Orchids of Hawaii make the unmarked, smaller ones I have, some that say Tiki Leilani, some that don't?


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Bongo. If I remember right, and I may not. The Tiki Leilani mugs made for I believe their rum promotion are marked (U.S.A.) and I think were made by McCoy Pottery. OOH made the same mug as you found marked for the Hawaiian Inn in Daytona FL. as well. I'm not sure who made the unmarked versions.

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