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Tiki Finds
uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
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From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2010-07-08 2:55 pm   Permalink

It's been real slow around here in the "finds" department so this is a roundup of the past few weeks. Not much to look at but fun stuff anyway. First are port and starboard candle lanterns to hang from the bulkhead over the bar. Kinda beat up but they look all the better from the neglect.


A powder blue Tepco scorpion bowl.


And a couple of great vintage dresses from Hawaii that my wife found the one on the left is from the Reef Towers Outrigger Hotel. Here's a close up to show the pattern.


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Lodge 9
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Joined: Mar 22, 2010
Posts: 38
From: Wylie Texas
Posted: 2010-07-09 5:57 pm   Permalink

Heres a few items found at garage, estate sales. the green tiki is a candle holder, can anyone tell me what it is?






the shelving unit was paiced up for $10.


 
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Beachbumz
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Joined: Jan 09, 2008
Posts: 1092
From: Kihei, Maui
Posted: 2010-07-09 6:32 pm   Permalink

Looks like a bunch of junk, just send it out to me to dispose of it... j/k

That green candle holder looks like something from Steve Crane's Luau restaurant possibly... nice finds..
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geedavee
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Joined: Mar 22, 2007
Posts: 226
From: Los Angeles, CA
Posted: 2010-07-10 11:12 am   Permalink

I made a pretty good haul today.

Six issues of Tiki Magazine that I didn't have







A 10" Yma Sumac LP and an issue of Tiki News



3 Mugs including a Sven mug



Gotta love those yard sales.
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RevBambooBen
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Joined: Nov 12, 2002
Posts: 7911
From: Huntikington Beach
Posted: 2010-07-10 6:15 pm   Permalink



another warehouse mug at the same thrift shop

and a lamp, fork & spoon and record.
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
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From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2010-07-11 11:20 am   Permalink

The long dry spell just got a little moist. Found an OOH R-70 mug and a 1967 dated Schirman piece with the tag.

And I lugged this home also. Witco Wahine chair, My best score in awhile. Needs a little TLC and a cushion.


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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2010-07-11 1:16 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-07-11 11:20, uncle trav wrote:




If you need any advice on how to restore Psycho Tiki D is working on a pair of these.

Nice finds Trav.


 
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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: 2010-07-11 2:25 pm   Permalink

Nice find on the chair Trav...look at Hormby's Restor-a-finish, I may try that on my second chair and it worked well on the tiki stool I bought last week.

Today was another slow day for Cali, but I did find a couple of things...


Tommy Bahama hula girl mug 2004.





A few records I didn't have!


And a very nice Erwin-Honolulu velvet!

Later,

PTD

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TikiVato
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Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 516
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2010-07-11 7:12 pm   Permalink

Wow, nice finds Uncle Trav, Lodge 9,GeeDavee, Bamboo Ben, Psycho Tiki D.

I went to Reno on Friday to visit my Brother. On the way up, I was able to find a couple of things. A tourist statue and four tiki shot glasses at one thrift store:

Another statue (Marquesan)made of stone at another thrift store:



I had time to stop at the Tonga room in downtown San Francisco and have a cocktail from this mug on your right,Went to Trader Dick's and had a couple of cocktails from these mugs:








My best mug find in a while, these two trader vic's logo mug, Tiki Farm 2002, I gotta find the green one now.



I checked craigslist prior to leaving for Reno and found this bar listed for sale. It's weather beaten but I will bring it back to life next week.








 
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2010-07-12 05:53 am   Permalink

Aztec,Mayan,other?
anyone,anyone?



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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2010-07-12 1:11 pm   Permalink

This little guy must be a homecraft... there's no markings on him and it's not a mug, the top is flat. Looks kinda Westwood though.



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redwood tiki
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Joined: Apr 05, 2010
Posts: 18
From: Murrieta
Posted: 2010-07-12 2:26 pm   Permalink

I would like to "find" a Smokin' Joe Flask by Von Franco/TikiFarm. I've totally struck out on Ooga-mooga (two guys say they're selling but never return mail) and ebay. Anyone out there want to sell one?

 
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RevBambooBen
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Joined: Nov 12, 2002
Posts: 7911
From: Huntikington Beach
Posted: 2010-07-12 9:14 pm   Permalink

yo VATO!!! score.

 
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Zeta
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Joined: Feb 13, 2007
Posts: 2102
From: Atlantis/Basque Country/Spain/Mexico
Posted: 2010-07-12 9:50 pm   Permalink

What's the name of this Maori jade thing?

It's 2500 pesos (around 230 dollars) it's one piece and in perfect condition... what's the regular price for an item like this?
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kirby
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Joined: May 04, 2005
Posts: 1600
From: SoCal
Posted: 2010-07-12 9:56 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-07-12 21:50, Zeta wrote:
What's the name of this Maori jade thing?



Shoe horn.


 
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