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4WDtiki
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Joined: Aug 03, 2004
Posts: 1964
From: Omao, Kauai
Posted: 2009-10-02 5:10 pm   Permalink

I found this at an estate sale last month, is it tiki?
I'm hoping it's PNG.


The nose loop is broken off.


It's 10" tall, and has hand tooling marks on the hollowed out back.


 
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Formikahini
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Joined: Aug 22, 2002
Posts: 1513
From: Houston, Texotica
Posted: 2009-10-02 6:01 pm   Permalink

I'd say both PNG and tiki.
(And for those who don't think that PNG is tiki per se, I think they'd agree that just about anything PNG looks GREAT in any tiki bar.)

Nice find! Shame about the nose, but it's still great

On second thought, the fact that it's carved and PNG looking makes me like it even more than a traditional PNG [painted] mask. I have few small carved PNG statuettes in the same carving style and I love them.

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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: 2009-10-04 12:54 pm   Permalink

Today's finds...






Three Coco Joe's ashtrays.



Otagiri Import Co Kon Tiki mug with sticker.



The Tikis Montery Park California Moai Mug.






Hawaiian Hosipiality by George T. Armitage. Booklet on Hawaiian culture and drink receipes.

Later,

PTD


 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3027
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2009-10-04 4:33 pm   Permalink

This week's stuff:

A NIB Clay Art Cookie Jar:



Trader Vic's Coconut mug:



CocoJoe's Hang Loose magnet.


Vintage shell light that actually works:





If any of you recall, a couple weeks back I picked up some new display cases for all my crap. I've been moving, cleaning and arranging them since. Here's how most of it looks now.

The Oceanic tourist art section:




And my new Wall-O-Joe's:


I have to move all the hapawood stuff to the bottom and add one shelf to the center cabinet


Here are a few closeups of some of the shelves:







Since I'm sharing my collections,
I never really showed off my mug collection...
Here it is:

I've been collecting them for about four years now. I only collect and keep mugs that I don't pay for.


Buzzy Out!




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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-10-04 4:51 pm   Permalink

whoa Buzzy! That is an amazing collection!

So where can we sign up for your Estate Sale ? I know its quite aways off but I would like to get on that list!


 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2009-10-04 4:55 pm   Permalink

Liz, you are heartless!

 
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-10-04 5:00 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-10-04 16:55, Big Kahuna wrote:
Liz, you are heartless!



Hmm...like you weren't thinking the same thing!


 
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LOL Tiki
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Joined: Sep 06, 2007
Posts: 932
From: San Diegoish
Posted: 2009-10-04 5:22 pm   Permalink

Buzzy - Love your Lava! The collection is enviable and those new shelves showcase it well.
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Tiki Shaker
  

Joined: Jun 28, 2008
Posts: 767
From: Menifee, CA
Posted: 2009-10-04 6:57 pm   Permalink

That's a huge collection Buzzy. I'd like to know where the hell you find all that stuff. Whenever I search in the San Diego area, I rarely find anything. You seem to find great things on a weekly basis. I need to start invading your part of the county more. I never find a damn thing here in North County.

 
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Tiki Royale
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Joined: Dec 06, 2002
Posts: 891
From: The Aloha Room in Beautiful Belmont, CA!
Posted: 2009-10-04 7:15 pm   Permalink

Ho Buzzy, that is a serious collection of lava and hapawood!!!! Love it, especially the lava bust of Duke, great piece!
Aloha,


 
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hiltiki
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Joined: Jun 10, 2004
Posts: 3918
From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 2009-10-04 8:52 pm   Permalink

Buzzy your collection is amazing. I remember seeing it a few years back but it wasn't this extensive. I like your display. Hope you get better soon, sorry to hear all the sad news.

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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2009-10-05 04:47 am   Permalink

Just one little guy I found last week. He looks kinda scared... or maybe he's just cold on this October morning.




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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: 2009-10-05 05:21 am   Permalink

Buzzy,

That is one truly amazing Coco Joe's collection and the display cabinets set the whole ensemble off quite well. The wood carvings are crazy sweet as well.

Is there any Coco Joe's you don't have?

BTW~you need a few more mugs!

PTD


 
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1961surf
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Joined: May 03, 2007
Posts: 2009
From: Newport Beach, Ca .
Posted: 2009-10-05 09:41 am   Permalink

Holy crap Buzzy ....time to open a museum .

 
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tikithomas08
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Joined: Apr 10, 2007
Posts: 528
From: San Diego CA
Posted: 2009-10-06 12:40 am   Permalink

scored a couple of vintage shirts today, both with tikis!





 
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