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tikithomas08
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Joined: Apr 10, 2007
Posts: 528
From: San Diego CA
Posted: 2010-03-15 5:35 pm   Permalink

if you ever wanna get rid of those extra sumac LP's you can always send em my way!

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Cool Manchu
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Joined: Aug 03, 2003
Posts: 562
From: San Jose, CA
Posted: 2010-03-16 10:57 am   Permalink

I saw a Coco Loco mug for the first time just a couple of weeks ago myself. I didn't pick it up however. Where did you find yours? The one I saw was at the antique fair in Alameda CA.

 
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exquisitecorpse
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Joined: Feb 26, 2009
Posts: 309
From: philadelphia
Posted: 2010-03-16 2:13 pm   Permalink

last weeks tiki finds:


plastic Kona coffee mug, large Polynesian resort style mug, a pepper shaker, a large chipped headhunter and a karate punch bucket
not shown: the small chipped toothpick holder that came with the pepper shaker. my cat thought it looked better in pieces on the floor.


 
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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: 2010-03-16 2:59 pm   Permalink

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On 2010-03-16 10:57, Cool Manchu wrote:
I saw a Coco Loco mug for the first time just a couple of weeks ago myself. I didn't pick it up however. Where did you find yours? The one I saw was at the antique fair in Alameda CA.



I purchased the mug at the Sacramento Antique Fair last Sunday. The lady I bought it from does Alameda the week prior, she usually sells mugs along with other glassware. I have purchase many mugs and a few Witco pieces from her over the past couple of years, both in Sacramento and Alameda. She sold me the mug for $3.00.

Interesting item, wish I could find out more about it.

PTD


 
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Cool Manchu
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Joined: Aug 03, 2003
Posts: 562
From: San Jose, CA
Posted: 2010-03-16 4:48 pm   Permalink

Given this, it must have been the same one I saw. I purchased a Zombie Village bucket mug from her.

I saw a the Witco "World" picture for sale at Alameda, but they wanted $450 for it and it wasn't really mint. I think the word is out.

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On 2010-03-16 14:59, Psycho Tiki D wrote:
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On 2010-03-16 10:57, Cool Manchu wrote:
I saw a Coco Loco mug for the first time just a couple of weeks ago myself. I didn't pick it up however. Where did you find yours? The one I saw was at the antique fair in Alameda CA.



I purchased the mug at the Sacramento Antique Fair last Sunday. The lady I bought it from does Alameda the week prior, she usually sells mugs along with other glassware. I have purchase many mugs and a few Witco pieces from her over the past couple of years, both in Sacramento and Alameda. She sold me the mug for $3.00.

Interesting item, wish I could find out more about it.

PTD
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TIKIVILLE
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Joined: Sep 22, 2008
Posts: 637
From: Edmonton Alberta Canada
Posted: 2010-03-17 12:04 pm   Permalink

found these two at an antique sale !




 
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rugbymatt
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Joined: Jun 03, 2005
Posts: 1205
From: Sacramento
Posted: 2010-03-17 12:59 pm   Permalink

Nice Mai-Kai finds way up north.

 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2010-03-18 06:15 am   Permalink

My big find for the week is this Jim Beam bottle from 1974.

I don't usually post how much I've paid for items, I guess because sometimes I pay too much and I don't like others to know what a fool I can be. But, what collectors are paying for items is useful information for others. So I'm gonna change my foolish ways. I paid $15 for this empty bottle.




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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2010-03-18 6:21 pm   Permalink

palm ,I'm told it came from Hawaii the 60's



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crushenstein
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Joined: Sep 25, 2008
Posts: 48
Posted: 2010-03-18 7:05 pm   Permalink

i kinda lucked out these last few weeks!

first off, a polynesian palace menu.


second, a united airlines "royal hawaiian" menu.



third, i found a black moai mug from the tikis in monterey park!



and last, but not least, something i never thought i'd find...a trader dick's skull mug!!!



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Trader Tom
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Joined: Jan 26, 2006
Posts: 892
From: West Hills, CA
Posted: 2010-03-19 12:55 am   Permalink

Anybody know anything about this Menehune shirt? The tag is torn but what's left says: "Made Especially For...YPO by Hawaiian Incentive Services." I was thinking maybe it was made for Trader Vics.

Anybody seen one like it?



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TeeKeeMan
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Joined: Mar 08, 2010
Posts: 38
From: Fresno, CA
Posted: 2010-03-19 01:36 am   Permalink

Any good tips for removing crayons? Apparently this was in use as a pencil can...

I haven't seen anything 'tiki' except Coco Joes and Benihana 'tiki mugs' in the thrift stores for months. Nice to find something with Trader Vic's name on it. For 50 cents I can use it as a planter (or put it back into use as a pencil can).





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LOL Tiki
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Joined: Sep 06, 2007
Posts: 932
From: San Diegoish
Posted: 2010-03-19 08:18 am   Permalink

I'd never seen a Trader Vic's pineapple mug before. A very interesting find.

 
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TeeKeeMan
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Joined: Mar 08, 2010
Posts: 38
From: Fresno, CA
Posted: 2010-03-19 12:18 pm   Permalink

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On 2010-03-19 08:18, LOL Tiki wrote:
I'd never seen a Trader Vic's pineapple mug before. A very interesting find.



I don't remember ever seeing one either. I have seen many of the Coconuts that pop up in my tiki mug search results on ebay etc. but not this.


 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2010-03-19 12:29 pm   Permalink

Found this odd guy for $1.25. Sorta looks like a westwood, but I think not. No markings. 7" tall.







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