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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3673
From: HELL
Posted: 2011-03-25 5:47 pm   Permalink

Good day at an estate sale today !!! Got a pair of universal statuary chalkware native lamps, chalkware hula girl, pair of unpainted (for now) chalkware hula girls, chalkware 50's lamp, burlesque wooden girlie swizzles, pineapple ice bucket, PMP condiment containers, chalkware poodle and some weird wire monkey planter guy...... all in a days work !!





here are the native lamps in situ :





I passed on the awesome hawaiian lamp- they wanted $325 for it..... plus it had a big chip on her head that was colored in with a sharpie.... still an awesome lamp but too much for me.....





if you look closely in the center of this pic you will see the aforementioned tiki condiment caddy that was listed a few posts earlier.... this on was $20 and had the green tiki center piece and all 4 dishes that connect to it...... i left it as the dishes had a couple of tiny chips on the ends of them.








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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11584
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2011-03-25 6:49 pm   Permalink

Nice estate sale! Was that really all owned by one person, or did the dealer stock it up with some of their own stuff? Or the person whose estate it was a collector...

 
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gold zephyr
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Joined: Jun 29, 2010
Posts: 109
From: Los Angaleeze
Posted: 2011-03-25 8:11 pm   Permalink

I guess there is good stuff to find in "hell"


 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3673
From: HELL
Posted: 2011-03-25 8:51 pm   Permalink

all of it was from one sale.... the woman liked hawaiian stuff. There were several united airlines hawaiian posters as well.

 
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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: 2011-03-26 11:17 am   Permalink

Posting a couple pictures of my velvet find here, not everyone who looks at "finds" looks at the velvet thread...more info in the velvet thread...





See you over in the velvets thread, o.k.?

PTD


 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3673
From: HELL
Posted: 2011-03-26 12:10 pm   Permalink


Went back to the same estate sale this morning as i posted above and found some more goodies. ( the hawaiian lamp was gone). Among the paper goods i found most notably a menu from honolulu harry's which everyone missed on day one of the sale and a postcard set from ft. lauderdale featuring the mai kai, the yankee clipper and pier 66 hotels.....

bamboolodge scored a pmp coconut mug in the basement this morning that we all must have overlooked on day one as well.


i'll post pics of the menu in the honolulu harry thread.....














 
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Tom Slick
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Joined: Aug 26, 2005
Posts: 1092
From: The Beaches of South Bay, SoCal
Posted: 2011-03-26 1:33 pm   Permalink

That estate sale looked incredible. I liked that mermaid too!

 
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SandraDee
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Joined: Mar 11, 2011
Posts: 929
Posted: 2011-03-26 3:01 pm   Permalink

Tipsy killer scores!

Didnt realize those were unpainted chalkware. You going to try to maybe cast some?

Liz sold her pair to Vic/Jungle Trader at the Forbidden Island sale and she wishes she had another set.

Glad you went!


 
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8FT Tiki
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Joined: Nov 30, 2003
Posts: 1398
From: Kansas City, MO
Posted: 2011-03-26 3:18 pm   Permalink

A few more finds from a busy weekend.

I've never seen the boxes from these before.


Looks like a 70's incense holder, King K. and an old candle still wrapped in plastic.



I really dig this HIP plaque.







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blacklagoon
Grand Member (first year)  

Joined: Aug 03, 2010
Posts: 154
Posted: 2011-03-26 6:54 pm   Permalink

Found a few things this week, not bad overall.

Thanks for looking,

Paul









 
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 2230
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2011-03-27 06:26 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2011-03-26 18:54, blacklagoon wrote:
Found a few things this week, not bad overall.

Thanks for looking,

Paul





I love the outrigger-o-plenty. I have used mine for years to serve snacks down in the bar. A good buffing with a cloth and some mineral oil once in a while and it looks brand new. Nice finds by everyone.
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TikiB
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Joined: Feb 05, 2010
Posts: 20
From: Juno Beach, FL
Posted: 2011-03-27 3:18 pm   Permalink

Found these this morning at the Flea Market. A couple Wigglers, Wood Tiki mug, Made in China Tiki Mug, Resin Hula girl, another spoon and fork and a nice small carved statue.





 
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ka'lenatiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Nov 13, 2009
Posts: 211
From: redding ca.
Posted: 2011-03-28 6:58 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2011-03-26 11:17, Psycho Tiki D wrote:
Posting a couple pictures of my velvet find here, not everyone who looks at "finds" looks at the velvet thread...more info in the velvet thread...





See you over in the velvets thread, o.k.?

PTD


I like that bottom one, the faded look kinda works with it. Never find that kinds thing up here. cowboys yes... nude tribal women....no


 
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tikicoma
Grand Member (6 years)  

Joined: Jan 16, 2010
Posts: 706
From: wakinekona
Posted: 2011-03-28 10:03 pm   Permalink

my finds from this weekend, really happy with what I found! But does anyone know anything about the tiki? It seems to be made of clay and is signed Andrea of Kona.

the lamp is mahogany and carved shell with tahiti carved on it

the back of the tiki

madam pele volcanoes national park shot glass
Oh yea, the tapa in the background is a 14 foot by 9 foot samoan wedding tapa I got for Christmas, aloha


 
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UnkleFunky
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Joined: Mar 30, 2011
Posts: 12
Posted: 2011-03-30 07:41 am   Permalink

I recently picked the below item up at a swap meet. Anyone have any idea where it's from? The artist's scribe is "Bill Small" and the name "Coast Originals" is also imprinted on the back. It looks very similar to artwork I've seen at Aloha Jhoes in Palm Springs. The guy who sold it to me did mention he was told it came from a bar in Palm Springs and it's from the 50s. That's basically all I have to go on.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Eric




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