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Psycho Tiki D
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From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2010-07-28 06:37 am   Permalink

This...



Later,

PTD


 
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leleliz
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Posted: 2010-07-28 08:40 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-07-28 06:37, Psycho Tiki D wrote:
This...



Later,

PTD




Thats right..POST THE PICTURE!!

Looks brand freakin new. Cant wait to see it in person !


 
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leleliz
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From: NorCal
Posted: 2010-07-28 08:59 am   Permalink

Went thrifting yesterday for the first time in weeks. Had to prove to my Mom (who is here visiting) that tiki rains down on me when I am out about and no matter what I will find something. She doubted the skills.

1st stop yielded a small OMC bowl and tiki keychain. Not major finds but proved my point. Bonus...it was discount day for old people so my mom hooked me up with 20% off This stuff was like $0.80:



 
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TIKI DAVID
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Posted: 2010-07-28 12:11 pm   Permalink

scored a carved Head Hunter today;








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White Moai
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Posted: 2010-07-28 2:35 pm   Permalink

Found this after 10 years of casual (internet and ebay free) searching. They had six from the cultured pearl, but this one was screaming my name. Never thought I'd see one in person let alone own one ha. The bamboo mug in the back is from trade winds (Tulsa)



 
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Club Nouméa
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Joined: May 03, 2010
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From: Wanganui
Posted: 2010-07-29 01:23 am   Permalink

Not rare, but a classic nonetheless:



This book brings back memories of coming across the site of Jean Guiart's house when I first visited Nouméa in the 1980s. It was burnt down by an angry mob during the troubles there - in 1985, if my memory serves me well. Jean Guiart and his wife were not well-liked by local conservatives for their pro-Kanak sympathies. It was sad walking around the largely empty site (there was nothing left but the foundations), thinking about all the books, manuscripts, relics and works of art that must have gone up in smoke along with the house.

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Tiare
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Posted: 2010-07-31 8:58 pm   Permalink

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On 2010-07-27 10:50, Pittsburgh pauly wrote:
Some recent finds:






I LOVE this fish with the top hat! Is it a wall hanging? Does it have a name on it? I think i must find one for myself.
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LOL Tiki
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Posted: 2010-08-01 12:14 am   Permalink

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On 2010-07-28 14:35, White Moai wrote:
Found this after 10 years of casual (internet and ebay free) searching. They had six from the cultured pearl, but this one was screaming my name. Never thought I'd see one in person let alone own one ha. The bamboo mug in the back is from trade winds (Tulsa)





Wow! Great find - congratulations!
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LOL Tiki
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Posted: 2010-08-01 12:22 am   Permalink

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On 2010-07-28 06:37, Psycho Tiki D wrote:
This...



Later,

PTD



I love it - that is a completely and totally and irrefutably awesome find. (I'm also digging that little Ku, there in the back.) Congrats!
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TIKI DAVID
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Posted: 2010-08-01 12:40 pm   Permalink

"(I'm also digging that little Ku, there in the back.) Congrats! "

That 'little KU' is a United Air Lines fountain.
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leleliz
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From: NorCal
Posted: 2010-08-01 2:30 pm   Permalink

Took Mom to Antiques By The Bay in Alameda today....was not as tiki filled as usual but found this all for a total of $12 from various vendors. Nothing amazing but well within my small budget

CoCo Joes-boy & girl menehuenes, keychain with jeweled eyes
HIP - small KU figurine
Small Ku candle
Trader Vic ashtray
Small Daga mug from some place I am too lazy to spell out
NIP paper placemats


The guy sellin the paper placemats gave me a huge earfull on tiki mugs and how they are so collectible now. Lordy!


 
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LOL Tiki
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Posted: 2010-08-01 2:44 pm   Permalink

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On 2010-08-01 12:40, TIKI DAVID wrote:
"(I'm also digging that little Ku, there in the back.) Congrats! "

That 'little KU' is a United Air Lines fountain.




That's interesting. I didn't know UA had fountains as part of their marketing material. Is this something that would have been used at a travel agency?


 
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TikiMookie
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Joined: Feb 12, 2007
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From: No Cal
Posted: 2010-08-01 5:49 pm   Permalink

Awesome PD!! Can't wait to see it up close and personal

Here's our little stash we found today:




The Islander mug in front is taller and thinner than usual, and it's got nice light color. I like the Islander coconut mugs too!


The Peanut mug to the left is spectacular! It's the cleanest I've ever seen, looks brand new. Picked up a couple of menus too...




 
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TikiMookie
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Posted: 2010-08-01 5:51 pm   Permalink

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On 2010-07-24 06:18, uncle trav wrote:
Finally after years of searching for a vintage jacket in the wild I found this one. Made by Sandwich Isles in British Hong Kong in the 1960's. A fantastic print and color with mother of pearl inlaid buttons and it fits perfect.





This is fantastic!! What an amazingly swanky tiki score, awesome...




 
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Tiki-Troll
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Joined: Aug 17, 2002
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From: D-LAND FL
Posted: 2010-08-01 6:19 pm   Permalink





picked this guy up at our local Farmers Market this week. Looks like a souvenir one to me, and has the blue and gold japan sticker on the bottom. I have never seen him before in any book and even searched ooga-mooga high and low and still haven't seen another. Does anyone else know any more about him??


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