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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
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From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2011-08-13 06:39 am   Permalink

I have been out of the TC loop for way to long. My commute to work has been eighty six miles each way every day now and leaves little time for the finer things in life. I did manage to find this gem though. Fantastic graphics and color. Measures 23 1/2" by 17". Found in a pile of window cards from a Buffalo New York theater. Here is the link to the thread about the movie. http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=14762&forum=1





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naugatiki
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Joined: Jan 02, 2004
Posts: 870
From: Port Angeles, Wa
Posted: 2011-08-13 4:19 pm   Permalink

Not sure if it's a Witco but either way it's going to need a lot of TLC.

Funny sculpture that says Because of you on the pedestal.


 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2011-08-14 08:34 am   Permalink

OK, I'm gonna try to update my finds chronologically. First, I never find anything "thrifting", so this was a big deal for me. A rocks glass from Huke Lau in Chicoppe for $.69 at Savers. :

Set up shop at a Hot Rod show at Ralph's Diner in Worcester & scored this Ui Maikai aloha shirt, from the girl next to me, for 10 bucks!:


 
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Big Kahuna
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Posted: 2011-08-14 09:08 am   Permalink

Picked up this Boston Braves hockey program at the Amherst Automotive Flea Market. Yes, I play hockey, but that's not why I bought this. When I opened the front cover, voila!:


On the way home, I stopped at an antique mall & scored this black Moai mug & a coupla South Seas novels.:




 
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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2011-08-14 09:27 am   Permalink

Score this PNG mask at a little , podunk, country antique store in NH.:

My local hot-spot yielded this stuff:




 
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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2011-08-14 12:06 pm   Permalink

A hunting trip to Rhode Island yielded this stuff.
Two nude wahine chimney glasses from Peking Garden, four surfer girl mugs from Kowloon & a big Tepco wahine mug.



A Thursday night excursion led me to this, way cool Buddha mug from Honolulu with a great graphic of their logo on the back.



 
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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2011-08-14 3:48 pm   Permalink

Set up shop at the Rumblers "Rumble In The Country" in Terryville, CT & made a deal with a friend for this Coco Joe's ashtray, I've been looking for for years & this Royal Hawaiian, barkcloth aloha shirt. I also found a few vintage Girly mags, most of which had, at least, some reference to the South Pacific.



My local hot-spot produced this Trader Vic's menu.


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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2011-08-14 4:06 pm   Permalink

Summer Brimfield:






 
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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2011-08-14 4:37 pm   Permalink

A late July trip to my local hot-spot had me returning home with this stuff. Anybody know anything about the Geisha Girl mug or the blue Poly-Art figure?



Paid a buck apiece for these at a local flea market.


 
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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2011-08-14 5:04 pm   Permalink

I returned home, yesterday, from a week on Cape Cod. I did very little hunting & expected to find nothing, but I came home with this stuff.:
These guys have a foil label on them that reads; Enchanto Company, Burbank, California. Anyone have any info on them? (Sorry, my camera sucks!)


A pair of Westwoods

This guy really has me puzzled. I don't know if he's home-made, some sort of display or maybe made by some design or furniture company. He has no markings & I'd really appreciate some help identifying him.

Last, but not least, there's a little beach that always has a bunch of horseshoe crabs. This time, unfortunately, I found no live ones, just a handful of deceased. Being the opportunist that I am, I scavenged these 3 that had already had their innards picked out!




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Big Kahuna
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Posted: 2011-08-14 6:03 pm   Permalink

So, today, I hit my local hot-spot for the first time in 2 weeks to find this stuff waiting for me:



Now, I must apologize for monopolizing this thread, today. I didn't realize how much stuff I'd found over the last 3 months!


 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2011-08-15 1:48 pm   Permalink

Any ideas on the origins of this ashtray? It's two heads stacked and three heads on the surface of the bowl.





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Koolau
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Joined: Sep 23, 2006
Posts: 323
From: Oahu, Hawaii
Posted: 2011-08-16 12:51 am   Permalink

Bongo - looks like the work of Totem Pottery of Port Orchard, Washington, but most of their pieces are marked with a stamp. . .

 
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Bongo Bungalow
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From: Indiana
Posted: 2011-08-16 08:26 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2011-08-16 00:51, Koolau wrote:
Bongo - looks like the work of Totem Pottery of Port Orchard, Washington, but most of their pieces are marked with a stamp. . .



Thanks, Koolau. No stamp on this one. Here's a close-up of one of the guys in the bowl.




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ErkNoLikeFire
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Joined: Aug 07, 2010
Posts: 434
From: Michigan
Posted: 2011-08-17 11:56 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2011-08-14 18:03, Big Kahuna wrote:
So, today, I hit my local hot-spot for the first time in 2 weeks to find this stuff waiting for me:



Now, I must apologize for monopolizing this thread, today. I didn't realize how much stuff I'd found over the last 3 months!



I really like the mug on the bottom left....where is it from?


 
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