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Psycho Tiki D
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Joined: Oct 13, 2006
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From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2011-09-16 1:48 pm   Permalink

Not so much of a find, since this was posted for sale in the velvet thread, but after a long week and a few days of waiting...I now own this nice Erwin...



More about this in the velvet thread!

PTD


 
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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: 2011-09-18 5:51 pm   Permalink

Slow day again, not much time to go out, but if you want to see a really cool bamboo bar I picked up today for a friend, check out the rattan thread.

Today's finds...



Harvey's Lake Tahoe Sneaky Tiki green, Islander Stockton Surfer Girl (yes, another one)! and a crossed armed tiki mug, along with a Kahiki pick. I have been looking for the Harvey's block letter version of this mug for the past six years in the wild. In my opinion, the hardest one to find. The other version is the cursive "Harvey's", way more common.




Dinner menu and Easter Sunday Special menu from The Castaway at Coyote Point in San Mateo CA. Menus are slightly larger than my scanner.


Matchbooks from the Kahiki, Kona Inn, Kailua and the green version of the Hawaiian Village Hotel in Waikiki.



Nice feature matchbook from The Outrigger in Seattle Washington.

Later,

PTD




 
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Grand Kahu
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Joined: Jul 31, 2006
Posts: 188
From: Dallas, TX
Posted: 2011-09-18 9:39 pm   Permalink

I just picked up an interesting pair of sand art plaques, one marked "Primitive Mask" and the other "Primitive Shield," on the reverse in printed letters, so I am thinking they were commercially produced. The mask is very much in the Abelam (New Guinea) style, so I thought they were a fun find, though I would love to know what company might have made them. Any ideas?



Thx,
GK


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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2011-09-20 5:25 pm   Permalink

Finds from the last few weeks:






 
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dewey-surf
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Joined: May 27, 2009
Posts: 174
From: Clearwater, FL
Posted: 2011-09-25 3:52 pm   Permalink

Just as I am about to throw my hands up in thrift disgust from a very slow summer, fall comes and I found these:



Mark Thomas Outrigger (pretty rare around this part of the country)
Hawaiian Village Tampa, my backyard











 
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Kaiwaza
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Joined: Aug 06, 2003
Posts: 519
From: Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
Posted: 2011-09-30 11:59 pm   Permalink

Found this statue of unknown origins at the Women's Assistance League thriftshop today for $6.00..no markings on the bottom at all. Together with these lovely tall green plastic pineapples I picked up at Goodwill this week for .99 cents each, they make a lovely tableau for on top the entertainment center..




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Vintage Roadside
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Joined: May 21, 2009
Posts: 74
From: Portland, OR
Posted: 2011-10-03 11:02 pm   Permalink

Pretty common but was still thrilled to find a nice copy of Pearl of Wisdom at an antique store in Klamath Falls, OR this weekend.



 
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gabbahey
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Joined: Jan 10, 2011
Posts: 257
From: Denver, CO
Posted: 2011-10-04 4:21 pm   Permalink

I would be thrilled too! Good find.

 
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sputnikmoss
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Joined: Jan 04, 2007
Posts: 291
From: Portland OR
Posted: 2011-10-09 12:42 pm   Permalink

Found these Suffering Bastard salt and peppers yesterday!



http://www.ooga-mooga.com/cgi-bin/all/mug.cgi?mode=view&ind_mug_id=46916&mug_id=2157

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sputnikmoss
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Posts: 291
From: Portland OR
Posted: 2011-10-09 12:50 pm   Permalink

These 4 black Islanders too!

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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
Posts: 2802
From: Carson, California
Posted: 2011-10-09 3:25 pm   Permalink

sputnikmoss - those Suffering Bastard shakers are cool! Never seen those before either.

I finally found a sealed Surfite with Tiki Hut model at a garage sale yesterday:




Unfortunately, to get the seller to knock the price down from $10 to $3, I had to buy it bulk with all the rest of these sealed models (sigh):



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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
Posts: 5047
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2011-10-09 3:31 pm   Permalink

Great score Sabu. Looks like some fun models in there. Would like to see some shots of the Surf related kits.

So, you gonna build that Tiki Hut?

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noblesavage
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Joined: Oct 02, 2011
Posts: 6
Posted: 2011-10-09 4:54 pm   Permalink

Quote:

Unfortunately, to get the seller to knock the price down from $10 to $3, I had to buy it bulk with all the rest of these sealed models (sigh):



Those are great, Sabu!


Here are my most recent finds in the wild . . .


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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2011-10-09 6:42 pm   Permalink

Sabu, you're killing me!

 
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hottiki
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Joined: Jul 10, 2008
Posts: 354
From: Garden Grove CA
Posted: 2011-10-09 10:02 pm   Permalink

Hey Big Kahuna...look at the center of the photo of the models...that dark spot...right there in the middle...I think that you can just make out the handle to the Ark of the Covenant

 
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