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TikiTrevor
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Joined: Jan 15, 2004
Posts: 205
From: Portland, OR (originally
Posted: 2004-04-29 09:12 am   Permalink

Scuffy the Tugboat???? Man what a killer find!!!!!

 
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johntiki
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Joined: Mar 31, 2002
Posts: 1528
From: MD
Posted: 2004-04-29 12:50 pm   Permalink

If you think Scuffy is impressive...I almost bought a copy of "Tootle" but the binding was broken!
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vegastikidude
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Joined: Jul 07, 2003
Posts: 105
From: Las Vegas, NV
Posted: 2004-04-29 10:16 pm   Permalink

Hey Johntiki,

Great find on the Moai...what would it take to pry it from your hands????


 
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johntiki
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Joined: Mar 31, 2002
Posts: 1528
From: MD
Posted: 2004-04-30 07:31 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2004-04-29 22:16, vegastikidude wrote:
Hey Johntiki,

Great find on the Moai...what would it take to pry it from your hands????



I dunno...at this time I think I'm gonna hold onto it...unless you want to make me an offer I can't refuse...
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Cool Manchu
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Joined: Aug 03, 2003
Posts: 562
From: San Jose, CA
Posted: 2004-05-02 4:16 pm   Permalink

Aloha Everyone!

Here are my tiki finds that I haven’t listed in separate threads recently. Most were found in the wild, but a few were off of eBay as well.





2 – Velvet Paintings of Polynesian Scenes – Signed R. Tisce ‘65
1 – 18” Ku God – Coco Joes
1 – Set of bookends – Coco Joes
1 – little orange Westwood toothpick holder
1 – little blue Westwood toothpick holder
1 – Molokai Mule from the Sheraton
1 – Barrel Mug – Turtle Lounge
1 – set American Aluminum Bamboo coasters
2 – Hawaii Kai “Goddess of Love” skulls
1 – Smaller Pele Mug – Hawaiian Gardens, San Jose Ca (anyone know about this place?)
2 – Malio’s planter mugs from Santa Cruz (Keep Santa Cruz Weird)
1 – Marquesan 3 Tiki Bowl from OoH
1 – Vintage Mr. Bali Hai
2 – PMP Belly Ache mugs
2 – Small hand sewn pillows (thanks Arlene!)
1 – Hawaii Kai Skull Mug
1 – Hurricane glass from the Tonga Room at the Fairmont
2 – Black Moai – The Tiki’s – Monterey Park, Ca
1 – God of Longevity mug – Kuo Wah – San Francisco (however its spelled San Erancisco)
1 – Triangle Bamboo Table
1 – Round Rattan Table
Records – Les Baxter (Jewels of the Sean, Tamboo, Ritual of the Savage), Arthur Lyman (Hawaiian Sunset, Leis of Jazz, Isle of Enchantment), Martine Denny (Afro-Desia, Hawaii Goes a Go-Go)




 
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atomictonytiki
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Joined: May 14, 2002
Posts: 1290
From: Bangkok
Posted: 2004-05-03 05:42 am   Permalink

I found this wooden Maori boat for £2.99 and i got one of those two face Tiki glasses of eBay.



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kitschywoman
Tiki Centralite

Joined: May 27, 2003
Posts: 24
From: Beyootiful Cincinnati, OH
Posted: 2004-05-03 09:45 am   Permalink

Ahhhh, I love the velvets, Manchu! I must know how much you paid for them so I can agonize over it. (I'm into self-masochism that way.) ;P

 
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Johnny Dollar
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Joined: Oct 01, 2003
Posts: 3066
From: Columbus, Ohiya
Posted: 2004-05-03 09:54 am   Permalink

my wahine found this for me for about 20 cents (handful of pennies to random seller)



treasure craft 1961 ~ toothpick holder?

the head is broken off and glued back on, so that makes it worth 10 cents - ?

she also found me a signed martin denny album; i must photo for y'alls perusal. i think the bongo player signed it as well.

j$

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Cool Manchu
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Joined: Aug 03, 2003
Posts: 562
From: San Jose, CA
Posted: 2004-05-03 12:41 pm   Permalink

Hello kitschywoman,

I paid 25 bucks for the both of them. They aren't spectacular, but they really fit my motif...

-CMC


 
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kitschywoman
Tiki Centralite

Joined: May 27, 2003
Posts: 24
From: Beyootiful Cincinnati, OH
Posted: 2004-05-03 1:40 pm   Permalink

Well, I think they're pretty spectacular, especially for 25 bucks! They strongly resemble one I've got hanging in my living room.

 
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SugarCaddyDaddy
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Joined: Jun 03, 2002
Posts: 1500
From: Huntington Beach, California
Posted: 2004-05-03 1:54 pm   Permalink

Quote:

Johnny Dollar wrote:
my wahine found this for me for about 20 cents (handful of pennies to random seller)

treasure craft 1961 ~ toothpick holder?...



J$~
Yes, you put toothpicks in the holes. It is the centerpiece to
this (ebay example) tray. The trays came in the orange/red and there's a green/blue one. It just sits in the middle of the tray. Look closely to the above linked ebay item and you will see that on the right side of the trays center there is an "open" spot. That is the part where your Menehune sits while the pineapple/toothpick part sits in the center. Get the above linked tray if you can. If you miss out, don't worry, since these are on ebay ALL the time.

Just my 2 coconuts worth.


Oh, and don't bid over $12 (before shipping). Like I said, you can get them for a pretty low price on ebay. Do buy insurance though.



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Johnny Dollar
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Joined: Oct 01, 2003
Posts: 3066
From: Columbus, Ohiya
Posted: 2004-05-03 2:20 pm   Permalink

cool, thanks!

u da man

j$


 
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virani
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Joined: Sep 17, 2003
Posts: 1438
From: Volcanic area of France
Posted: 2004-05-03 3:17 pm   Permalink

This is 5 zine from 1959 named kon tiki. It's a comic for kids with the kon tiki story and other adventures comics.
Great pictures...




 
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Johnny Dollar
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Joined: Oct 01, 2003
Posts: 3066
From: Columbus, Ohiya
Posted: 2004-05-04 07:41 am   Permalink



there is a semicircular cutout at the lower right, the vinyl is mint, and is signed
and includes what looks alike bongos and a signature. any comments out there?



tha wahine found it fer two bits this weekend...

mahalo, j$

also decided to dig these out, found them as a lot about two years ago. they're kind of fun all together. bottom markings, orchids of hawaii, japan.




(retro): got this at 'oh! said rose' in baltimore last weekend.





the 'ku' buttons sold it for me.

j$

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freddiefreelance
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Joined: Feb 15, 2003
Posts: 3006
From: San Diego, Ca.
Posted: 2004-05-04 08:39 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2004-05-04 07:41, Johnny Dollar wrote:
there is a semicircular cutout at the lower right, the vinyl is mint, and is signed
and includes what looks alike bongos and a signature. any comments out there?



j$

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j$, The Signature belongs to Augie Colon, Mr. Denny's Bongoist (is that a word?) & percussionist. Here's another I found on the internet:


& a picture of Mr. Colon from his album"Chant of the Jungle:"


& another attributed to Mr. Denny:

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