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TikiPug
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Joined: May 14, 2003
Posts: 815
From: Den of Sin / Pug's Pair-A-Dice
Posted: 2010-01-13 10:11 pm   Permalink

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On 2010-01-13 11:21, leleliz wrote:
Quote:

On 2010-01-13 10:36, TikiPug wrote:






I believe this is from the era when tiki and disco collided



I'm gonna chop, chop, chop on wood.
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2010-01-13 11:13 pm   Permalink

Even though I post a lot of finds I really don't have much of a collection compared to some of you hoarders
I have nothing in my collection from some of the more well known places like the Bali Hai.

So I have decided along with my 1 a day find you will also get a little poem.




I don't mind
when its only 1 find

I cant tell a lie
its vintage Bali Hai!




(thats the best you get at 11:00pm!)






 
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2010-01-15 6:21 pm   Permalink

Went to the thrift and found this:

Trader Dick's ($0.98), OMC shakers($5.00), lone Treasure Craft (?) shaker($0.29), Treasure Craft mug($0.69)

works for me



[ This Message was edited by: leleliz 2010-01-15 18:24 ]


 
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1961surf
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Joined: May 03, 2007
Posts: 2009
From: Newport Beach, Ca .
Posted: 2010-01-15 7:18 pm   Permalink

You are on a roll Liz.I wish I had the time to go thrifting .

 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2010-01-15 7:41 pm   Permalink

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On 2010-01-15 19:18, 1961surf wrote:
You are on a roll Liz.I wish I had the time to go thrifting .



No doubt. I've been hitting the thrift stores lately and coming up empty. My collection will include Mr Bali Hai someday maybe.


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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 2256
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2010-01-17 06:14 am   Permalink

Well after a long dry spell I made out pretty good. I went to a few ports o' call that I let re-seed for a while and found a Jard Hawaii Kai mug with the OMC sticker intact and some mini mugs and my wife found the OOH bowl.


Then I found these BIG Frank Schirman plaques dated 1968. These are super detailed. Not a bad day in Michigan. The bill is for size comparison.

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teaKEY
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Joined: Nov 09, 2004
Posts: 3683
From: The thumb !
Posted: 2010-01-17 06:23 am   Permalink

the only other person I know that has that mug is BigBro. And this comes on the heels of your "I can't find as much good stuff" post in another thread. I coming down your way one of these days
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2010-01-17 07:53 am   Permalink

Holy crap, Trav! Nice score!

 
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Beachbumz
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Joined: Jan 09, 2008
Posts: 1092
From: Kihei, Maui
Posted: 2010-01-17 09:40 am   Permalink

Awesome Trav!! That Jard mug is one of my favorites, looks like in great condition as well just the normal rubbed off paint on the nose..



 
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2010-01-17 3:37 pm   Permalink

Great finds Trav!

I really like the wall plaques too.


 
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USAF Retired
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Joined: Dec 15, 2009
Posts: 54
From: Kentucky
Posted: 2010-01-17 5:28 pm   Permalink

Im new to the whole tiki collecting thing, and today was my first trip out with the specific mission of finding tiki. I went to 2 different indoor flea markets and 2 Goodwill stores. All I brought home was this 10 inch Ku tiki and the Tattan plant hanger that Ill use for something in the bar..I found no tiki mugs or barware
I also left behind lots of those giant fork and spoons with the tiki carved handles and a pair of 8 inch Tiki bookends with a Made in Philippines sticker. They wanted $20 for the bookends. I thought that was a bit spendy. What do you think?


 
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TikiPops
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Joined: Jan 11, 2008
Posts: 268
From: Buena Park, Ca.
Posted: 2010-01-17 6:48 pm   Permalink

I haven't kept up with posting some my finds. So here's a group picture of some my finds in the past few months. I have expanded my collecting of mugs to bobble-heads, Hawaiian dolls & nodders, & figures.

I also found this cool glass shell lamp. Still looking for the right shade.

This Jim Beam decanter is from the 1974 Hawaiian Open Golf Tournament.



 
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pdrake
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Joined: Jan 13, 2006
Posts: 1769
From: las vegas
Posted: 2010-01-17 6:57 pm   Permalink

heh, i found one of those decanters in an antique store in a town of about 1200 people. in as good condition as yours. on a top shelf, over my head, in the back. you just never know.
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Tam Tiki
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Joined: Nov 01, 2009
Posts: 49
From: Tampa Bay Area
Posted: 2010-01-18 5:30 pm   Permalink

I have to admit that the past couple of weeks have been "beddy beddy good to me" (to quote an old line). Two weeks ago I found a Mai Kai Rum Barrel (non-Tiki Farm) for $1 at a local thrift store, and two days ago I found two mugs for $12 at an antique store not far away. I love it when antique stores get snooty and have no idea what they are selling!

The Mai Kai Rum Barrel

One Kona Kai Maori...

Two Kona Kai Maori

And a Ku decorated fork and spoon for the front of my bar (I just had to show off the bar).


 
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2010-01-18 5:48 pm   Permalink

I am from Tampa and hit about ...hmm..well I would say 20 places when I home in July and got skunked at all of them.

I could not wait to get home to California!

Glad you find stuff Tam Tiki--no matter how slow between finds its better than nothing.

(There are some other people from the area as members on here btw in case you were ever interested in meeting other folks from online in person.)


 
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