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TikiG
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Joined: Jun 17, 2008
Posts: 1560
From: Riverside, California
Posted: 2009-09-22 2:02 pm   Permalink

Friday, September 18 2009

My latest poly-pop finds, as found (in-situ) at my local thrift store


Touristy Hawaiian tiki standing alone on a shelf


Mid-century mask in solid wood. The reverse side of the mask has minute splashes of different colored enamel paint, probably from years of hanging on a wall at some unknown location. Note the mask in the company of Halloween decor just hitting the shelves that afternoon.

Humble finds I know..but in my neighborhood its shocking to find anything tiki
These two items plus two aloha tiki shirts (not shown) equals a single mini-haul in my 'hood


 
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
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From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2009-09-23 3:54 pm   Permalink



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surfalaia
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Joined: Jan 07, 2009
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Posted: 2009-09-23 6:06 pm   Permalink





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Beachbumz
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From: Kihei, Maui
Posted: 2009-09-23 6:27 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-09-23 18:06, surfalaia wrote:
Today was better than average.....








WOW.. what a great score, I love the color too...

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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11585
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2009-09-23 9:34 pm   Permalink

Oooooh, nice! And the masks are much crisper than mine in the BOT, too!

 
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-09-23 9:40 pm   Permalink

Great score on those 4 glasses Surfalaia. Glad to see some of those are still to be found out in the wild.



 
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1961surf
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Joined: May 03, 2007
Posts: 2009
From: Newport Beach, Ca .
Posted: 2009-09-24 3:44 pm   Permalink

Great score surfalalia ....Vodoo grogs !

 
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2009-09-24 4:33 pm   Permalink

drink mug?

anyone know who/what F F is?


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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
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From: Carson, California
Posted: 2009-09-24 4:51 pm   Permalink

Hi David,

The FF is for "Fitz & Floyd". More info on the various Nautilus mugs here:

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=22490&forum=5


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LOL Tiki
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Joined: Sep 06, 2007
Posts: 932
From: San Diegoish
Posted: 2009-09-24 4:52 pm   Permalink

That's a Fitz and Floyd bowl/vase. I have no knowledge of it ever being used in any way at a tiki establishment or restaurant. It has some similarities to the Trader Vic Nautilus, the notable difference being the base.
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TIKI DAVID
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From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2009-09-24 7:45 pm   Permalink

thanks guys ,for the info.

 
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Kamaina Kraig
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Joined: Mar 13, 2009
Posts: 211
From: Afton, NY
Posted: 2009-09-26 12:55 pm   Permalink

A couple of mugs found at yard sales today



Love the woodgrain look



A nice X eyes that someone put some "makeup" on



And this poor X eyes had someone "decorate" him...but I couldn't let him stay by himself.

I got these for 50 cents each.

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tikipaka
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Joined: May 31, 2006
Posts: 641
From: New York
Posted: 2009-09-26 3:08 pm   Permalink

Well last weekend we celebrated our anniversary on Monday after the Ohana at Lake George.
So how fitting that we should come across, not one but two honeymoon bowls? I love these and I'm wondering did they come in different sizes, small medium & large, or just slight variations in the molds?
Great decorations with the fish,

and love the jelly fish & sea weed/flowers

One measures 5 1/2" tall X 6 1/2" wide at the inside rims and the other one
measures 6" tall x 7" at the inside rim.

Now I guess we'll have to find a menu that shows it..





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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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From: Carson, California
Posted: 2009-09-26 5:12 pm   Permalink

Garage Sale finds from the last 2 weekends:

Three large glass globe lights (paint insides, wrap in netting, convert to fish-float lamps)
Three actual vintage glass floats
1 Sneaky Tiki mug
4 Warehouse Rum Barrels
1 "Ports of Pleasure" lp by Les Baxter.


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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: 2009-09-27 6:35 pm   Permalink

I have been on a skunk-a-thon lately.

To make matters a litte more fickled, I sold off some of my excess collectibles (toys, games and the like) at a community garage sale yesterday. For the heck of it, I took some tiki mugs out. Sold only two?? What is wrong the John Q. Public?

All I was able to scare up today was this TV coconut mug...



I did find an amazing military themed velvet though. Will post a picture on the velvet thread.

Later!

PTD

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