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atomictonytiki
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Joined: May 14, 2002
Posts: 1290
From: Bangkok
Posted: 2010-07-13 07:06 am   Permalink

Zeta that's a Maori Greenstone Pounamu Mere Club and the usually go for twice that ammount.

 
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Zeta
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Joined: Feb 13, 2007
Posts: 2102
From: Atlantis/Basque Country/Spain/Mexico
Posted: 2010-07-13 07:30 am   Permalink

Gracias amigo!

 
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TikiTres
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Joined: May 28, 2008
Posts: 263
From: Forney, TX
Posted: 2010-07-14 09:36 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-07-12 05:53, TIKI DAVID wrote:
Aztec,Mayan,other?
anyone,anyone?




Looks like a king, queen and... Zorgon from Planet X Finish sure is in nice shape considering how ratty the back panels are.

[ This Message was edited by: TikiTres 2010-07-14 09:37 ]


 
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Club Nouméa
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Joined: May 03, 2010
Posts: 450
From: Wanganui
Posted: 2010-07-14 6:50 pm   Permalink

Hola Zeta!

That mere looks like a beauty. Price seems OK. Here is a site that gives you an idea of some current NZ prices for meres from a tourist shop:

http://giftsofnz.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=From+New+Zealand&Category_Code=Mere

(NZ$1 = US$0.71 at today's exchange rate)

More photos please, if you decided to buy it....

CN




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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2010-07-15 11:06 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-07-14 09:36, TikiTres wrote:
Quote:

On 2010-07-12 05:53, TIKI DAVID wrote:
Aztec,Mayan,other?
anyone,anyone?




Looks like a king, queen and... Zorgon from Planet X Finish sure is in nice shape considering how ratty the back panels are.




looks that way because I just power washed the hell out of them, they are still wet.
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2010-07-15 12:38 pm   Permalink

If that is a King and Queen could the 3rd one be a Court Jester? You know how they wear those weird hats...maybe the carver just could not make the hat look right!

 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3029
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2010-07-15 12:52 pm   Permalink

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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11586
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2010-07-15 1:23 pm   Permalink

David, those are American Indian Kachina dolls

 
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
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Posted: 2010-07-15 3:09 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-07-15 13:23, bigbrotiki wrote:
David, those are American Indian Kachina dolls



Cool,
Thank You.
Boy, THEY, (Witco) really did do a little of everything!
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TIKI DAVID
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Posted: 2010-07-15 3:15 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-07-12 05:53, TIKI DAVID wrote:
Aztec,Mayan,other?
anyone,anyone?






I was able to save the frames and ,what I now know are AM. INDIAN KACHINA DOLLS.
but the backing was totally water logged and rotten.I'm redoing them now.
The 2 masks were hanging on the wall,in the basement ,so they missed the flood.
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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: 2010-07-16 2:43 pm   Permalink

Today's finds...


Trader Dick's ashtray.


Daga Mai Lu Luau Kihei Maui coconut mug.



Tonga Room San Francisco Earring mugs.
















Polynesian Cultural Center program, not dated.

Later,

PTD






 
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The Witch Doctor
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Joined: Aug 26, 2004
Posts: 454
From: The Trailer Park
Posted: 2010-07-16 10:13 pm   Permalink

found a sweet ass hat today for 2 bucks (and yes it fits my Mellon head)..it had the original box and price tag from 1957 also this shirt was in the collection nice bark cloth its a large so it wont fit me its from the 60's anyone want to swap me something cool for it let me know.. that hat is mine









 
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Pikeys Dog
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Joined: Jun 03, 2008
Posts: 305
From: England
Posted: 2010-07-17 3:10 pm   Permalink

I was working away in Wales this week, so decided to hit a few Charity shops and Junk stores whilst in the area.

It paid off...



Island Magic by the Kontikis.

Nice art cover featuring stylized Islands, Dolphins and Outriggers.

A great write up about the authenticity (or lack of) of the tracks on the album, and a final paragraph which sums up Poly Pop for me -

"Call it escapism, if you like, a sort of wish-fulfilment.
Most of us are at this very moment as near to the beach at Waikiki as we are ever likely to get, but the armchair traveller can, at the drop of a stylus, experience vicariously the thrill of a visit to the paradise of his imagination, sharing with the true wanderer the magic of the moment when soft voices bridge the gap from ship to shore with the time-honoured phrase... Aloha oe!"






1965 UK compilation of Martin Dennys 20 'Hawaiian Hits'





Raffia picture frame.

A little TLC and this should look great.








 
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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: 2010-07-18 2:00 pm   Permalink

Today's finds...


Hobby tiki project tikis.


Hobbist tiki mug.


Tiki masks.



Hawaiian cork and clay sculptures.



The Voyager On Shelter Island San Diego matchbook.


"Coconut Palm Garden of Don the Beachcomber"


Wahoo Club San Francisco CA napkin.


Macombo San Francisco CA napkin.


Tiki Bob's San Francisco CA napkin


Times 4!

Later,

PTD


 
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Bora Boris
Mr. Unreasonable

Joined: Mar 25, 2005
Posts: 2617
From: Boogie Wonderland
Posted: 2010-07-18 2:21 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-07-18 14:00, Psycho Tiki D wrote:



And you're wondering "What Great Tiki Finds Are Left To Be Found?"


 
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