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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: 2009-11-20 8:45 pm   Permalink

Now where did you find that one? Ebay? Thrift Store? or??? It's one on my top ten want list. Good job!
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Pikeys Dog
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Joined: Jun 03, 2008
Posts: 305
From: England
Posted: 2009-11-21 09:01 am   Permalink

Not had a Camera handy before, so here are some of the last couple of months finds...

Brass "Anchor" lamp - modern, but will age nicely with a little lacking TLC:



detail:



A couple of netted floats - nice colours, and both having pontil marks:




A pair of battery operated Port and Starboard lights - planning to use these as 'mood' lighting:



A huge (just shy of three feet tall) vintage "Masthead" light - showing a hard life, and in dire need of some attention:



An Antique Turtle Shell (16" top - tail):



A (non)Tiki mask - not sure where it's from, but the shape reminds me of the Kon Tiki mask, and I think it will look great mixed in with my genuine PNG masks:



Bamboo Tiki torches - two for 1 / $1.70 (New) - bought the last four sets they had:





Not often you find a US mug for sale in the UK - but here's one i picked up:



Tiki or not Tiki? Sailfish lamp, made from Horn:




That's all for now...









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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2009-11-21 6:40 pm   Permalink

Been kinda quiet since Vegas. I did work a trade with my buddy for this stuff:

Today, my local hotspot had this waiting for me:


It's missing the quill, but otherwise in perfect condition. Anyone ever seen one like this, before? Being a "crossover" item, (Tiki & Inkwell), it was a bit pricey, but I think it's worth what I paid for it.


 
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Tiki-Kate
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Joined: Sep 21, 2003
Posts: 1700
From: Yucaipa, CA
Posted: 2009-11-21 6:56 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-11-20 19:31, Tattoo wrote:

Has anyone ever asked Bob or Leroy for whom this mug was made?



I've talked to Bob about this mug before. They used to stock them at OA. They finally ended up marking them down to something like 39 cents a piece just to get rid of them. He never mentioned if it was used at any particular restaurant though.


 
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Tattoo
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Joined: Sep 24, 2005
Posts: 296
From: Los Angeles
Posted: 2009-11-21 9:45 pm   Permalink

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I've talked to Bob about this mug before. They used to stock them at OA. They finally ended up marking them down to something like 39 cents a piece just to get rid of them. He never mentioned if it was used at any particular restaurant though.
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I read about the mark down which makes me say "if only" but never knew if they had originally produced it for a client of theirs. Thanks for the heads up! Quite a find for me for the very fact that it is from my favorite Tiki spot: Oceanic Arts! It's a fun mug to have for sure but it appears that the Islander Cobra's Fang mug still eludes us.

Thanks Kate!
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3032
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2009-11-21 11:53 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-11-21 18:40, Big Kahuna wrote:



Anyone ever seen one like this, before? Being a "crossover" item, (Tiki & Inkwell), it was a bit pricey, but I think it's worth what I paid for it.




Here are two I've seen go on Trademe and Ebay in the last few years:




I remember they went real high. Can't remember how high though. definitely over $100...


Buzzy Out!

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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2009-11-22 09:54 am   Permalink

1941 DON the BEACHCOMBER,
WITH $1.35 ENTRE'S AND $1.45 ZOMBIES ,(no more than 2 per person)



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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2009-11-22 09:56 am   Permalink

the 'MASTON LINES'
Signed 'TAHITI'



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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2009-11-22 10:01 am   Permalink

'FOUND' this today





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1961surf
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Joined: May 03, 2007
Posts: 2009
From: Newport Beach, Ca .
Posted: 2009-11-22 10:50 am   Permalink

Damn Tiki David those insane carved panels.Do you have any info behind 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: 2009-11-22 1:29 pm   Permalink

What a painfully slow day today...four shirts and a coconut mug...














Later,

PTD


 
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Tikisgrl
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Joined: Aug 03, 2005
Posts: 870
From: Lowell, Mass
Posted: 2009-11-22 4:25 pm   Permalink

Just a few things I've found lately. Finally had a little motivation to take pictures






Mystery solved as to where my Cathay Island plate is from



I've seen the plates glass is new to me.







 
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2009-11-23 07:20 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-11-22 10:01, TIKI DAVID wrote:
'FOUND' this today








notice how the eyes of all three figures are looking to the door opening?
SPOOKY.

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Brandomoai
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Joined: Mar 05, 2008
Posts: 327
From: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Posted: 2009-11-23 10:25 pm   Permalink

Well, it's been slim pickins out there, but I picked up a few things in the last couple of months...

Some Denny records. All mono, but I couldn't leave them behind.

2 tourist tikis, both gifts; liquor bottle - pre-mixed mai tai, I think; Iolani Palace beer stein; Caribbean high ball glass; hobbyist-looking mug; hobbyist S&Ps. Nothing too exciting but not bad for a cold Edmonton fall.

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Brandomoai
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Joined: Mar 05, 2008
Posts: 327
From: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Posted: 2009-11-24 8:30 pm   Permalink

Things must be picking up. Found these bad boys in town today:

Peanut mug (no restaurant markings as usual) and the almost unrecognizable Trader Vic's Waikiki mug.


 
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