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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11584
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2010-03-09 2:14 pm   Permalink

Aaaah, boat people!

 
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abstractiki
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Joined: Aug 29, 2009
Posts: 605
From: Lodi, CA
Posted: 2010-03-10 7:05 pm   Permalink

I got this big Islander bowl today for $30.00 and this Trader Vic Book, First Edition printed in 1946, and its autographed! for $10.00!!

















 
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Zeta
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Joined: Feb 13, 2007
Posts: 2102
From: Atlantis/Basque Country/Spain/Mexico
Posted: 2010-03-11 1:40 pm   Permalink

Found this hei tiki...

What do you think?
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Jungle Trader
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Joined: Jan 04, 2003
Posts: 3753
From: Trader's Jungle Outpost, Turlock, Ca.
Posted: 2010-03-11 7:58 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-03-10 19:05, abstractiki wrote:
I got this big Islander bowl today for $30.00 and this Trader Vic Book, First Edition printed in 1946, and its autographed! for $10.00!!



















SCORE!!!
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2010-03-12 12:47 pm   Permalink

birthday thrifting

and

the worst picture I have ever taken

siesta ware mugs
coco joe
tiki keychain
trader vics salt and pepper shakers
tiki playing cards




I actually passed on 2 mugs...one that was $8.99 and one that was $10.99...I plan to go back next week when they are both $2 and buy them then. Thrift stores annoy me with their "collectible" pricing.


 
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Tiki Royale
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Joined: Dec 06, 2002
Posts: 891
From: The Aloha Room in Beautiful Belmont, CA!
Posted: 2010-03-12 1:36 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-03-12 12:47, leleliz wrote:
tiki playing cards




Happy Birthday Liz... Are there any other markings on those playing cards? That looks very much like the logo tiki that "Ren Clark's Polynesian Village" used.
Aloha,

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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2010-03-12 6:56 pm   Permalink

Thanks for the bday wishes TR.

About the playing cards they are still in the wrapper and marked "Complete Playing Card Deck" with some Made in China writing too.

I do not think they are vintage sadly..prollie from a party supply place


 
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SuperEight
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Joined: Oct 16, 2004
Posts: 270
From: Palo Alto
Posted: 2010-03-13 6:56 pm   Permalink

Has anyone ever seen this piece before? Its clearly not Witco and on the back in pencil is the name Vy Wilhelm in several places. It seems to be mounted on some kind of acoustic/ceiling tile or drywall. Any info would be great. Thanks.






 
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2010-03-14 3:09 pm   Permalink

please,anyone have any ideas/thoughts on these?




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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11584
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2010-03-14 11:06 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-03-13 18:56, SuperEight wrote:
Has anyone ever seen this piece before? Its clearly not Witco and on the back in pencil is the name Vy Wilhelm in several places. It seems to be mounted on some kind of acoustic/ceiling tile or drywall. Any info would be great. Thanks.



It's very cool, and it looks very Witco to me: the face, the modernist shape...I've seen some like this in a Witco catalog before, but I am in Europe and can't get to my archive right now. The dry wall is very unusual though, so if not Witco, it must have been one of those defected employees.


 
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Or Got Rum?
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Joined: Jul 29, 2009
Posts: 492
From: Wisconsin
Posted: 2010-03-15 08:22 am   Permalink

Found yesterday...a few usual suspects (its tough in NE Wisconsin) and 10 decent LPs







 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3027
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2010-03-15 11:51 am   Permalink

This week's stuff:

An Outrigger bucket mug:


Wood Ku tiki frying pan:


Ceramic waii hanging male Tahitian dancer:

Signed "Rena"


From Bob Brook's 7 Seas, a pair of matchcovers:

Home of World Famous rain on the roof

A menehune sitting next to a conifer?

It's the same menehune as on the pineapples and such, but the tree makes no sense. At first I thought it was part of the forest elves, but it's all Menehune:


TikiDavid: All I know about those pieces is that I can see nothing on them inspired by any sort of Pacific Art that I'm familar with... Maybe hippie folk art?

Buzzy Out!
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sputnikmoss
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Joined: Jan 04, 2007
Posts: 291
From: Portland OR
Posted: 2010-03-15 1:05 pm   Permalink

I bet the tree is for a Christmas tidbit tray.I have never actually seen one but that's my best guess. I think it's hilarious that they actually put the Menehune on it!

 
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gooneybird
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Joined: Jul 14, 2006
Posts: 36
From: Nashville, TN
Posted: 2010-03-15 2:57 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-03-08 04:40, Bongo Bungalow wrote:
Lots of great finds everyone! Found me a snazzy display shelf last week. Here's a corner of it:






Cool. I've got that same shelf. Perfect for little stuff.

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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: 2010-03-15 3:10 pm   Permalink

Way behind on many things. Yesterday's finds...


Two Stockton Islander black lined peanut mugs.


Trader Vic's skull mug.


Coconut mug with "Coco Loco" raised letters, not marked, never seen one before.


And of course, more records...I think this is my fourth or fifth Yma Sumac "Legend of the Sun Virgin".

Later,

PTD


 
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