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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3030
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2010-08-29 7:59 pm   Permalink

I didn't shop at Oasis last weekend, but I picked up a couple donations that will be housed as part of the "Permanent Collection."

First one was donated by Kingstiedye:

1980 United Airlines Hawaiian Open Suntory whisky Tiki Drum Decanter:




The second one was from Dave O Tiki Sol:

A Rarotonga with a dong key hook hanger:


Thanks to Bullet and Dave for those wonderful donations.

And this week it was back to searchin' for stuff like this:

OMC stickered concave bottom Bali Hai mug with a lid and virtually no paint missing:


There was a flat bottomed one I also saw that day, but passed on it without asking the price.

Little plastic Coffee Liquor tiki bottle(Full):


A small piece of tapa that I hoped would fit around a drum blank I have:

It ended up being 1.5 inches short.


That's what she said!
Buzzy Out!

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blacklagoon
Grand Member (first year)  

Joined: Aug 03, 2010
Posts: 154
Posted: 2010-08-31 7:19 pm   Permalink

Found a few Tiki finds today.

3 Ku spoon set and one 2.5 Ku. The two statues are neat, Tiki gods having a party.

Paul











 
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Slacks Ferret
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 1319
From: Calgary
Posted: 2010-09-01 8:02 pm   Permalink

I hope you didn't pay more than a dollar each.

 
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blacklagoon
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Joined: Aug 03, 2010
Posts: 154
Posted: 2010-09-01 10:08 pm   Permalink

$6 for it all, I know the prices pretty well.

From what I've seen here in the south Tiki is stuck in the darkest recesses of a booth, hidden from view because it's ugly.

It's also cheap!

Paul


 
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Atomic Tiki Punk
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Joined: Jul 19, 2009
Posts: 7048
From: Costa Misery
Posted: 2010-09-01 11:37 pm   Permalink




 
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Kenike
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Joined: Jul 24, 2003
Posts: 1207
From: McKinney, TX
Posted: 2010-09-02 08:26 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-09-01 20:02, Slacks Ferret wrote:
I hope you didn't pay more than a dollar each.



I've seen those Dollar Tree guys go for as much as $10 each. Hard to believe, but since you can't buy them at Dollar Tree anymore, the amount people are willing to pay has gone up.

I had a whole box of the lighter colored ones...until I dropped it. Broke all but two...I suppose I could glue them back together but just haven't decided if it's worth my time.




 
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Beach Bum Scott
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Joined: Oct 28, 2008
Posts: 307
From: The Ranch in CO
Posted: 2010-09-02 9:35 pm   Permalink

A few things I've picked up over the last few weeks.



A Squid mug a friend gave me from a place in Walnut Creek CA,
the green Maoi I pick up in SD a couple days before Oasis, I've seen a few posts about this type.
The Hula girl mug has "SP" on the back I was told its from a place in South FL called the South Pacific.



The Hula girl is a 50ml rum bottle from Hawaiian Distillers, still has the rum in it.




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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2010-09-03 04:59 am   Permalink

Picked up two bottles with cool lables off of a couple of dead people. (Estate sales) $1 for both, a good deal.


This jeweled eyed guy from one of those as well. $4, not such a good deal.


Then this gapping mouth from Goodwill. $1, a really good deal.





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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2010-09-03 07:42 am   Permalink

Love the bottles, Bongo!

 
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1961surf
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Joined: May 03, 2007
Posts: 2009
From: Newport Beach, Ca .
Posted: 2010-09-03 12:59 pm   Permalink

Me 2 Bongo...very cool!

 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2010-09-03 1:36 pm   Permalink

Thanks guys. Anyone want a swig of 40 year old grenadine?



 
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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
Posts: 5047
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2010-09-03 3:15 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-09-02 21:35, Beach Bum Scott wrote:


The Hula girl mug has "SP" on the back I was told its from a place in South FL called the South Pacific.



Beach Bum Scott,

That SP mug is from the South Pacific restaurants located in Arlington, Virginia and Silver Spring, Maryland.

See more on this find here:

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=35135&forum=2&hilite=south pacific

DC


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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 2255
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2010-09-03 5:16 pm   Permalink

Those bottles are killer Bongo.


 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11588
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2010-09-04 06:33 am   Permalink

Never seen that Collins Grenadine one, very nice. Can we see a close up of the label, please?

Back in the 90s, one side branch of urban archeology I engaged in, together with Jeff Berry and Ted Haigh, was liquor store archeology. You could go into older looking liquor stores and ask them for their dusty back shelf stuff, or you would go and dig it up yourself. You could find Don The Beachcomber and Trader Vic mixes, Heublein and other Tiki decanter bottles, and weird outdated labels like the above, still, back then.


 
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dewey-surf
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Joined: May 27, 2009
Posts: 174
From: Clearwater, FL
Posted: 2010-09-04 2:49 pm   Permalink

Found two moai.

1) Black no markings

2) Marked Otagari on the bottom, and Bali Hai on the back, but I couldn't find it on Ooga Mooga. Anybody know which Bali Hai it's from?








 
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