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TikiPug
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Joined: May 14, 2003
Posts: 816
From: Den of Sin / Pug's Pair-A-Dice
Posted: 2010-04-19 08:00 am   Permalink














All off this stuff was from 1 garage sale, which is rare here in Vegas


 
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USAF Retired
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Joined: Dec 15, 2009
Posts: 54
From: Kentucky
Posted: 2010-04-19 4:16 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-04-18 19:49, Bongo Bungalow wrote:
USAF, Ha, ha! Those are not men. Better to say your wahine twins have serious facial non-atractiveness.



Well, I had thought of that but dismissed it as not probable ...Im new to the tiki collecting , So is there a history of ugly women tiki's? Obviously the 2 that I bought are not old, but there must be some history of them, afterall who would think it profitable to make and market ugly women mugs?


 
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Pikeys Dog
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Joined: Jun 03, 2008
Posts: 305
From: England
Posted: 2010-04-19 5:01 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-04-19 16:16, USAF Retired wrote:
Quote:

On 2010-04-18 19:49, Bongo Bungalow wrote:
USAF, Ha, ha! Those are not men. Better to say your wahine twins have serious facial non-atractiveness.



Well, I had thought of that but dismissed it as not probable ...Im new to the tiki collecting , So is there a history of ugly women tiki's? Obviously the 2 that I bought are not old, but there must be some history of them, afterall who would think it profitable to make and market ugly women mugs?



They are modern copies of Orchids Of Hawaii mugs.
I sent one out in my last 'mug swap' package.


 
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Brandomoai
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Joined: Mar 05, 2008
Posts: 327
From: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Posted: 2010-04-19 6:03 pm   Permalink

Here are my first finds of the "busy season":

Bookends (I think); tourist or home-carved tiki; cool ice bucket

Fitz & Floyd Nautilus; Trader Vic's Hawaii sea horse

Set of 3 medium-sized floats

Here's an interesting one. Looks homemade, and cheaply done at that. However, on the base is this inscription:

Could this be a genuine artifact from Edmonton's Tiki Tiki? Any locals remember them carrying any mugs like this? I'll post it on the Tiki Tiki thread, too.


 
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Beach Bum Scott
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Joined: Oct 28, 2008
Posts: 307
From: The Ranch in CO
Posted: 2010-04-21 1:35 pm   Permalink

Nice finds up that way Brandomoai!!

It's been slim pickings here in Denver for the last few weeks.

But today I did find these...

A R-72 mug that I didn't have, Esquivel's Other Worlds, Other Sounds and a Triton's Trumpet Shell that has the tip knocked off.
I knew all those years of Trombone lessons would come in handy some day...



[ This Message was edited by: Beach Bum Scott 2010-04-21 13:43 ]


 
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Pittsburgh pauly
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Joined: Jan 31, 2010
Posts: 448
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2010-04-21 5:27 pm   Permalink

Found some great stuff over the weekend, but I'll limit to posting my favorite:

Says "Hawaii 1967" in sharpie. I don't know if it's authentic, or how rare these are, but I was stoked! (and only $10!)


 
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TikiPug
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Joined: May 14, 2003
Posts: 816
From: Den of Sin / Pug's Pair-A-Dice
Posted: 2010-04-21 5:45 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-04-21 13:35, Beach Bum Scott wrote:
Nice finds up that way Brandomoai!!

It's been slim pickings here in Denver for the last few weeks.

But today I did find these...

A R-72 mug that I didn't have, Esquivel's Other Worlds, Other Sounds and a Triton's Trumpet Shell that has the tip knocked off.
I knew all those years of Trombone lessons would come in handy some day...



[ This Message was edited by: Beach Bum Scott 2010-04-21 13:43 ]



Scott,
That isn't a Triton's Trumpet Shell. It is a Florida Horse Conch. It is a great shell to have, specially that size.


 
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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: 2010-04-21 5:53 pm   Permalink

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All off this stuff was from 1 garage sale, which is rare here in Vegas



What is the story on the Haunted Mansion piece? Looks interesting!

PTD


 
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Matterhorn1959
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Joined: Feb 18, 2006
Posts: 177
From: Mile High City
Posted: 2010-04-21 9:10 pm   Permalink

PTD- The Haunted Mansion piece is a puzzle box. There are several steps to slide open the side of the box, the lid comes off, the other side slides open and there is a drawer in the bottom. There are a couple of different sizes. In addition, there is a Walt Disney World version with a different graphic on the front. The box dates from the early 1970s.

 
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TikiPug
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Joined: May 14, 2003
Posts: 816
From: Den of Sin / Pug's Pair-A-Dice
Posted: 2010-04-22 10:14 am   Permalink

PTD, what Matterhorn said.

 
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Beach Bum Scott
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Joined: Oct 28, 2008
Posts: 307
From: The Ranch in CO
Posted: 2010-04-23 5:51 pm   Permalink

[quote]
On 2010-04-21 17:45, TikiPug wrote:
Quote:


Scott,
That isn't a Triton's Trumpet Shell. It is a Florida Horse Conch. It is a great shell to have, specially that size.



Well I learned something new today... Thanks Pug I had never heard of the Florida Horse Conch before.


 
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ka'lenatiki
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Joined: Nov 13, 2009
Posts: 213
From: redding ca.
Posted: 2010-04-23 9:05 pm   Permalink

a few finds from last week

3 coco joes wall plaques, good condition but no tags on the back.



A wooden tiki from??? Any ideas??? a unmarked coconut mug (first I've found) and a Chiki Tiki morning after shot from Pismo Beach Ca. Are these current or could it be from the Trader Nicks once there in Pismo?


 
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SoccerTiki
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Joined: Feb 24, 2005
Posts: 1932
From: TheSoccerTikiGrotto, Island of LongBeach
Posted: 2010-04-24 07:43 am   Permalink

Found this past week:

These two Moai wall hangings are made of what looks like colored sand and stand 24" tall and are 9" wide

This crocodile/man stands about 45" tall is a Spirit Figure from the Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea

This tiki has seen better days! He stands almost 6' and has light blue and white faded paint. Maybe it sat in front of a restaurant back in its time?



 
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moondoggie
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Joined: Mar 16, 2009
Posts: 32
From: England
Posted: 2010-04-24 07:46 am   Permalink

Found these today at a boot sale in sunny England...
an R-72 Orchids of Hawaii mug:


and a CocoJoe's hula girl figure (HW2 etched on the base).



I'm going to post the hula girl in the CocoJoe's post but if anyone could tell me more about her I'd appreciate it. Is she an original or a later repro?

(Sorry the pictures came out so big!)


 
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8FT Tiki
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Joined: Nov 30, 2003
Posts: 1400
From: Kansas City, MO
Posted: 2010-04-24 4:37 pm   Permalink

Hinky Dinks/Trader Vics 50th anniversary pinback button. 3" wide


Vintage shirt




Plaster moai. 7" tall no markings.


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