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drasticwagon
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Joined: Dec 27, 2008
Posts: 263
From: DFW , Texas
Posted: 2010-01-26 4:56 pm   Permalink

Some of my finds today.



 
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tikithomas08
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Joined: Apr 10, 2007
Posts: 528
From: San Diego CA
Posted: 2010-01-26 9:37 pm   Permalink

scored an Al Harrington mug today




 
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SilverLine
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Joined: Mar 02, 2004
Posts: 636
From: Kansas City
Posted: 2010-01-27 3:12 pm   Permalink

Haven't had much luck in my own neighborhood these days so I went poaching in 8ft Tiki's hunting grounds last weekend and found this fantastic Coco Joe's pipe holder! I'd been hoping to find one for a while now but never expected to see one since I can't imagine they're very common.

Hopefully 8ft will forgive me!




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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
Posts: 2802
From: Carson, California
Posted: 2010-01-27 3:26 pm   Permalink

SilverLine - your photographic skills always impress me. And so glad you photographed it with those pipes in place. That looks so swanky. Congrats on the find.

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SilverLine
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Joined: Mar 02, 2004
Posts: 636
From: Kansas City
Posted: 2010-01-28 05:34 am   Permalink

Thanks Sabu! Sometimes I think I collect this stuff JUST so I can photograph it!


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Johnny Dollar
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Joined: Oct 01, 2003
Posts: 3066
From: Columbus, Ohiya
Posted: 2010-01-28 05:55 am   Permalink

anyone know anything about this?


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freddiefreelance
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Joined: Feb 15, 2003
Posts: 3006
From: San Diego, Ca.
Posted: 2010-01-28 07:59 am   Permalink

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On 2010-01-28 05:55, Johnny Dollar wrote:
anyone know anything about this?




Oooh, nice! Isn't Big Bro the resident expert on Spanish Tiki? Maybe you could PM him the picture to see what he might know.
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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
Posts: 5031
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2010-01-28 08:02 am   Permalink

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On 2010-01-28 07:59, freddiefreelance wrote:

Oooh, nice! Isn't Big Bro the resident expert on Spanish Tiki? Maybe you could PM him the picture to see what he might know.
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This looks like a job for Zeta.

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Zeta
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Joined: Feb 13, 2007
Posts: 2102
From: Atlantis/Basque Country/Spain/Mexico
Posted: 2010-01-28 12:47 pm   Permalink

Je je, Gracias Dustycajun for the recognition!
Johnny Dollar, great find! I am sorry but I can't tell you much about that place because I had no clue it existed.
A formal analysis tells us some interesting facts one of the fundamental characteristics of the Tiki bar culture, like the use of elements from 3 completely different cultures together in one object.

Chinese typography
Spanish name
Maori Tiki

The fact that this matchbook came from a bar in Barcelona proofs that this "eclectic" nature of the style applied internationally.

Please keep it in a safe place because it might be the last remnant of a lost Spanish tiki temple.
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Bargoyle
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Joined: Mar 18, 2004
Posts: 1032
From: Tolland, CT
Posted: 2010-01-29 10:39 am   Permalink

If the guy who is "specialized in the reasearch, study and preservation of Tiki culture in Latin countries" cant tell ya anything about it, I'd say all hope is lost. Cool matchbook though.

And with "Donde esta casa de pepe?" being the only* spanish (that isn't vulgarities) that I remember, its a shame that the place isnt around. I could finally use that phrase!!! lol





*ok, i also know donde esta el banjo, donde esta el biblioteca, and un otro cerveza por favor. but thats about it.


 
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pdrake
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Joined: Jan 13, 2006
Posts: 1769
From: las vegas
Posted: 2010-01-29 2:12 pm   Permalink



 
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arriano
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Joined: Jun 13, 2006
Posts: 1421
From: San Diego
Posted: 2010-01-29 2:25 pm   Permalink

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On 2010-01-29 14:12, pdrake wrote:




Thanks! The Steve Martin routine was the first thing I thought of when I saw that matchbook. LOL
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1961surf
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Joined: May 03, 2007
Posts: 2009
From: Newport Beach, Ca .
Posted: 2010-01-29 10:08 pm   Permalink

Just picked this 48" x 38" killer piece of tapa cloth .Has a rather geometric design to it.
Im digging it and it will be featured in a project I will be showing on a up coming thread.
This will work out perfect for that project .












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Tiki Shaker
  

Joined: Jun 28, 2008
Posts: 767
From: Menifee, CA
Posted: 2010-01-30 12:30 am   Permalink

I found, but I don't need a bar, so my brother bought. This is the photo from the estate sale sight. It's actually a curved shape, basically a quarter circle. Really nice for $100. I'm amazed a deal like this can be found in SoCal... felt like the good old days.





 
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WSWahine
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Joined: Jun 26, 2008
Posts: 84
From: My 50's ranch in South Sac
Posted: 2010-01-30 12:55 am   Permalink

PTD, I am so sorry about your nephew. Hope you are doing well.

 
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