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tikipaka
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Joined: May 31, 2006
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From: New York
Posted: 2010-01-08 11:54 pm   Permalink

http://longisland.craigslist.org/atq/1536741878.html

Wow, now this is the way to collect tiki! Anyone now who this is? Damn, he/she beat me to it!


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crushenstein
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Joined: Sep 25, 2008
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Posted: 2010-01-09 01:00 am   Permalink

it looks as if they are from the tropics in dayton:



the font and tiki image are the same.

Noland


 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
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From: Indiana
Posted: 2010-01-09 06:05 am   Permalink

One day, one find:



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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2010-01-09 07:33 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-01-08 20:04, crushenstein wrote:
i started the year off pretty good!

some tropics mugs that i've never seen before, has anyone else?




I think you nailed it. That font looks good. There's one on p. 123 of Tiki Quest, but no location is given.
Duke, can you confirm the location?


 
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tikipaka
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From: New York
Posted: 2010-01-09 6:05 pm   Permalink



I few recent finds.. And check out what they're sitting on in the Beyond Tiki Finds..


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SuperEight
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Joined: Oct 16, 2004
Posts: 270
From: Palo Alto
Posted: 2010-01-09 9:06 pm   Permalink

I got to the late San Jose bar Smoke just before the salvage guy was driving away. I got a pretty cool wooden Tiki to go in my corner, a framed photocopy of old Waikiki and a framed Shag litho (yes I took it out of the frame and its real). Paid $91.00. Does anyone know what the name of the litho is?







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murphdog
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Posted: 2010-01-09 10:48 pm   Permalink

SuperEight, I think the name is Oku Ohana Oonu.


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tikipaka
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Posted: 2010-01-10 12:26 am   Permalink

SuperEight, Nice..

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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
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From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2010-01-10 11:09 am   Permalink

This week's stuff:


A United Airlines 1975 10th Anniversary Hawaiian Open Jim Beam Menehune decanter:



A Coco Joe's I didn't have yet. #702 Alii gold kanaloa:


Coco Joe's 261. My other one of these has a wall mount on the back, this one doesn't:



Buzzy Out!
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hombre
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Joined: Apr 03, 2009
Posts: 66
From: The Cannibal Lounge (Avon, Ohio)
Posted: 2010-01-10 3:30 pm   Permalink

This weekend I found a wood Pineapple mug that says Mai Tai. It is stickered on the bottom with Honolulu Alii Woods. I couldn't find it in searches here or Ooga-Mooga. Anybody have more info?



Next a Daikoku Benihana Tokyo Mug


and finally a Bali Hai Ashtray.



Most luck I have had in a LONG time.
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Fritiof Andersson
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Joined: Jun 16, 2006
Posts: 27
From: Sweden
Posted: 2010-01-11 2:27 pm   Permalink

Tiki-swizzle, first Swedish tiki-artifact!?!



This is huge! This might be the first artifact of pre-revival Tiki-bar culture in Sweden! Common wisdom has it that that there were only general South-seas exotica in Sweden, such as Pippi Longstockings father who is king of a south sea island, and Bengt Danielssons, the Kon-tiki expedition member with the largest beard on the raft. No polynesian bars or restaurants or modernist swankiness, just anthropology, kids-stuff, and hawaiian-waltzes on 78's. This is evidence of something different. The restaurant, Flygrestaurangen at Bromma airport WAS a modernist, swanky place (by Swedish standards which are understandably lower than Californian of the same period)! It was a classy place with a international "Round the world" menu, grill and chinese. In the early 70s a cocktail contest was held there. Bromma flygrestaurang should now be the focus of local tiki-exploration.

Is it the first? Probably! Swedish tiki-profile Stefan Kery made extensive explorations including interviewing with Hawaii-musician Yngve Stoor's widow and came to the conclusion that there was no Swedish tiki-culture before his import. Another question is dating the stick. It is really difficult to tell from the looks how old it is. The spelling of restaurant as "restaurang" suggests mid 60s or later. The looks of the tiki seem definately pre-revival. Any help with decoding, or the sudden appearence of other swedish tiki items is most welcome.

Update: See Tiki, Flygrestaurangen, Bromma at "locating Tiki"

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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2010-01-11 2:56 pm   Permalink

Cool find & welcome to TC. What does that restaurant name translate to in English?

 
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Tiki-Tim
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Joined: Jan 10, 2003
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From: Cincinnati,Ohio
Posted: 2010-01-11 3:35 pm   Permalink

A couple finds this week...
2 large wooden tiki mugs....

and 2 Tiki Salt & Pepper shakers from Jamaica "Mon".



 
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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: 2010-01-11 4:15 pm   Permalink

Recent finds and acquisitions...





















These ones are from Leleliz, thank you Liz.

Later




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Zeta
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Posts: 2102
From: Atlantis/Basque Country/Spain/Mexico
Posted: 2010-01-11 5:47 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-01-05 22:04, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
Quote:

On 2010-01-04 17:32, Zeta wrote:
Maori Shakers Are they common?

Hand carved meadswood. What's meadswood?



I never heard of Meadswood...

Here's a set of those on ebay right now:
Maori-Tiki-Salt-Pepper-shakers

I've probably seen a dozen or so styles of Maori shakers. Here are a few;






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Gracias for your answer Buzzy! and congratulations for your carvings maestro!


 
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