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Pittsburgh pauly
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Joined: Jan 31, 2010
Posts: 445
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2011-03-16 08:54 am   Permalink

Bongo, I found those bowls back in July. You're missing the center tiki that turns them into some kind of Lazy Susan. They're not ashtrays! They're still odd though!

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

Thrifting:

is it for pupu? or dips?

it spins too






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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11587
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2011-03-16 10:30 am   Permalink

Dang it! I HAD that center Tiki, SANS the bowls! It was sitting in my kitchen cabinet for the longest time, not "pretty" enough to display by itself, and me being unable to figure out a use for that odd thing. But it was cluttering up the cabinet, and I either packed it so far away that I cannot find it right now, OR, as I believe, I sold it for cheap during one of the Tikiyaki events at the Mayflower! So WHO was the lucky buyer? Go and get those bowls from Bongo, in combination this actually is a real cool piece!

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On 2011-03-14 12:29, Bongo Bungalow wrote:
Now, this set of ashtrays is odd. They appear to be decorated with oak leaves and on the handles are tiki faces much like those found on tiki forks and spoons. They do have the little oval sticker on the bottom that say "Japan". I think they are creepy. Warning: On the next mug swaps I'll be unloading these. (With a nice mug and other stuff too.)




Oh the many times I have let go of some cryptic Tiki item and later regretted it!


 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2011-03-16 1:09 pm   Permalink

Well... what do ya know? If someone finds themself with a center piece, I'll be glad to work a sweet deal. (And, the next time I'm in Traverse City, MI, I'll look hard for the center myself.)

Meanwhile, I found my first R-94 Volcano Bowl today! Also, I think I'm hitting my 1000th post.




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ErkNoLikeFire
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Joined: Aug 07, 2010
Posts: 434
From: Michigan
Posted: 2011-03-16 10:05 pm   Permalink

I found this yesturday at a local flea market for $4.



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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2011-03-18 04:57 am   Permalink

Always excitingto find a mug from a specific tiki establishment. Found this Kahiki Mug No.1 yesterday at a Goodwill store for 50 cents.




And then a couple of week ago I came across this tapa. It's about 5'x5'. Haven't figured out how to display it.




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Tiki-Atari
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Joined: Aug 06, 2007
Posts: 138
From: Atlanta
Posted: 2011-03-18 11:04 am   Permalink

Score! Antique store find.
Hang Tiki by Crazy Al and Stump by Jimmy C.
Both Tiki Farm 2001




Is there a full pictorial somewhere of what Tiki Farm produced when? I see an unordered list that Holden updates sometimes, and a thread of Tiki Farm productions, but not really a definitive catalog? (Perhaps there was one with the retrospective?)
As with any collectior, 2 in a set gets me thinking about seeing what it would take to get them all or as close as possible. Although I guess I'd need a pictures and lists of everything the Farm did in 2001 which probably isn't reasonable.



 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3673
From: HELL
Posted: 2011-03-18 5:19 pm   Permalink


scored these target tikis on craigslist last week- not a bad way to start the season......







 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11587
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2011-03-18 6:35 pm   Permalink

Not such a good way, either.

 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3673
From: HELL
Posted: 2011-03-18 8:08 pm   Permalink


well than perhaps these little items are more to your liking, sven......... BEHOLD!!!

sugar cubes from TIKI BOB'S !!!! picked these up today......







 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11587
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2011-03-18 8:30 pm   Permalink

Wow! And in two different designs! Score!

 
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beerminda
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Joined: May 13, 2010
Posts: 20
Posted: 2011-03-20 12:10 am   Permalink

^^^ Sweeeet...


 
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naugatiki
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Joined: Jan 02, 2004
Posts: 870
From: Port Angeles, Wa
Posted: 2011-03-20 08:39 am   Permalink


A group of those very framable Matson menus.



A tacky palm tree lamp over 5 feet tall, gaudy yes but I think a black light will pull it together a little better.


 
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8FT Tiki
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Joined: Nov 30, 2003
Posts: 1398
From: Kansas City, MO
Posted: 2011-03-23 9:25 pm   Permalink

A few mugs.

A little misc.


And a shirt I never expected to find in the wild.
Napili Hawaiian shirt with a Treasure Craft ceramic zipper pull tiki !!










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tedtiki
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Joined: Nov 06, 2004
Posts: 333
From: Sunny Springfield Illinois
Posted: 2011-03-25 07:09 am   Permalink



The bottles are still 3/4 full.
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WestADad
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Joined: Mar 31, 2009
Posts: 746
From: Tornado Alley
Posted: 2011-03-25 07:22 am   Permalink

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On 2011-03-25 07:09, tedtiki wrote:

The bottles are still 3/4 full.




Nice find Ted!

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