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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-10-29 6:49 pm   Permalink

Glad you stuck it out and managed to come away with some good stuff!

I am bummed I missed the sale but hey the "tag team tiki hunting method" worked out just fine!


 
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1961surf
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Joined: May 03, 2007
Posts: 2009
From: Newport Beach, Ca .
Posted: 2009-10-29 7:00 pm   Permalink

Determination pays off PTD , never give up! Nice little score.

 
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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: 2009-10-30 1:18 pm   Permalink

Today's solo find...



Later!

PTD


 
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tikipaka
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Joined: May 31, 2006
Posts: 641
From: New York
Posted: 2009-10-31 4:06 pm   Permalink

A few of things picked up today.






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tikiken
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Joined: Jul 25, 2009
Posts: 5
Posted: 2009-10-31 10:11 pm   Permalink

picked up a nice moai mug from The Islands, phoenix az, its black and about 7 inches tall, at an estate sale today. does anybody have an idea about how common it is and an average retail price for it. in any case its worth much more to me than the $1.50 that i paid for it. i think that she was using it as a small vase. Thanks, Ken

 
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hottiki
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Joined: Jul 10, 2008
Posts: 354
From: Garden Grove CA
Posted: 2009-10-31 11:42 pm   Permalink



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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-11-01 11:51 am   Permalink

Today just 2 finds but worth the $5.49 I paid for 'em!

Hilton Hawaiian Vilage Dragon Mug and a pair of S&Ps from the Hawaii Kai :






Found at the same thrift that yielded the 8 Stockton Islander peanut men and the Tiki Bob salt and pepper shakers. Good day at a great thrift!


 
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Tam Tiki
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Joined: Nov 01, 2009
Posts: 49
From: Tampa Bay Area
Posted: 2009-11-01 8:34 pm   Permalink

I found three Tahitian Lanai bamboo mugs at an antique store, and bought all three for under $5. I’ve noticed though that the writing on each one is slightly different, as are the markings on the bottoms. Does anyone know if these were handmade?

Thanks,
Tam Tiki
















 
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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
Posts: 2802
From: Carson, California
Posted: 2009-11-01 9:38 pm   Permalink

Garage-Sale pickin's were poor this week. Just one lousy Hawaiian album to show for my troubles.


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Tiki-Kate
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Joined: Sep 21, 2003
Posts: 1700
From: Yucaipa, CA
Posted: 2009-11-01 9:47 pm   Permalink

Oh What A Beautiful Moai.

 
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SilverLine
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Joined: Mar 02, 2004
Posts: 637
From: Kansas City
Posted: 2009-11-02 06:40 am   Permalink

Just a couple recent finds from the Ozarks no less . .

Got a pair of these Hong Kong Bar mugs in excellent condition!




And this odd little guy. There's a version of him in "Tiki Quest" page 62 but mine lacks the handle and has a rather odd top. He was a buck, so I figured I couldn't go wrong.







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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2009-11-02 12:08 pm   Permalink

A puffer found its way to my door,
And added to my tiki decor.
But alas! He was blind!
'Til Trav sent eyes so sublime,
Now he's "Little Puffie Wonder" no more!



Thanks Uncle Trav! You are just too, too nice!


 
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 2256
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2009-11-02 1:57 pm   Permalink

Bongo, Thank you so much my friend. I'm glad they worked out for you. And I must say no one looks more excited about the new eyes than that fish. Thanks for posting the new look. Enjoy!
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1961surf
Tiki Socialite

Joined: May 03, 2007
Posts: 2009
From: Newport Beach, Ca .
Posted: 2009-11-02 5:54 pm   Permalink

I found these Halloween day looking for some props for my costume.The store was 50% off everything all day .
I thought I would take a peek and see what I could find.If anybody knows the maker or where the peanut mugs
come from , I would appreciate it.The pineapple that holds tooth pick H’orderves looks like it's made from the
usual monkey pod .The green and brown mug looks like a hobbyist mug , but the weight of a better quality.
Has some neat petroglyphs that surround the mug.Kinda likin the unusual colors on the brown and green mug.

Aloha- Trader Billy





 
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Tikinomad
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Joined: Jul 20, 2005
Posts: 368
From: Outerspace
Posted: 2009-11-02 6:02 pm   Permalink

Nice finds 1961, The bisque style peanut mugs are old OMC. They come smooth and textured and some are marked from the Luau Hut, Hawaiian Inn or Bali Hai. The green mug is very nice. It has a hobbyist style glaze which I think makes it quite unique....very cool!

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