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Tiki Finds
Psycho Tiki D
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From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2011-10-10 10:55 am   Permalink

From the past couple of weeks...


From my trip to NYC last week.


PMP style salt and pepper shakers.


Frankoma bamboo mug.


Mug from Tiki-Tiki Japan.


Suffering Bastard mug from Trader Vic's.


Islander Stockton Bumatay mug.


Sascha B mug (from Dan and Wendy), Mainlander and Trader Vic's Gung Hay Fat Choy glass.


Islander, Tonga Room and OMC coconut mugs.

Later,

PTD


 
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SandraDee
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Joined: Mar 11, 2011
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Posted: 2011-10-10 12:37 pm   Permalink

Such a shame you find such crap, Duane.

 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2011-10-10 3:03 pm   Permalink


Quote:

On 2011-10-09 22:02, hottiki wrote:
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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ErkNoLikeFire
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Joined: Aug 07, 2010
Posts: 434
From: Michigan
Posted: 2011-10-13 12:13 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2011-10-09 15:25, Sabu The Coconut Boy wrote:
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):







Whoa, that is an incredible score. Rat Fink and the Munsters! Sweeeeeeet.
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1961surf
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Joined: May 03, 2007
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From: Newport Beach, Ca .
Posted: 2011-10-13 8:19 pm   Permalink

Quite a NICE haul PTD ... WOW !

 
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atomictonytiki
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Joined: May 14, 2002
Posts: 1290
From: Bangkok
Posted: 2011-10-16 12:13 am   Permalink

It's been ages since I found any good finds in Bangkok.



First up a unmarked unpainted Fu Man Chu, from the same stall that provides other unmarked generic tiki mugs I've found in Bangkok.



A two foot tall PNG mask that I discovered at secret flea market. Since this rather cool vintage market is virtually undiscovered by Farangs, prices quoted to foreigners are ludicrous ($115 for a Coco Joes) so I had a Thai friend do the haggling while I hid. The seller claimed he'd brought it back from Africa 20 years ago and wanted 3000 baht for it (but that 500 baht would go to the Temple so they could buy land for poor people) but my friend managed to haggle for 30 minutes, in which time a 9foot spear was added to the deal (which I managed to phone her to remove from the deal as I don't have room for it)and she finally got the mask and a paper weight of Mount Fuji for 2700 baht and that 1000 baht would go to the temple.

So perhaps I didn't get that much of a saving but the seller, my friend and myself did gain some merit in the eyes of Buddha, and I did avoid the whole Farang price fiasco where I would have been quoted a 10,000 baht price.
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gabbahey
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Joined: Jan 10, 2011
Posts: 257
From: Denver, CO
Posted: 2011-10-16 09:17 am   Permalink

Here is all I have found in the last few months. Taboo is the first thrift store record I have found where the records is in better condition than the sleeve. Glass fish float is molded with four hash marks.



 
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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: 2011-10-16 12:18 pm   Permalink

Today's finds...


Three of the usual suspect mugs...two Harvey's Sneaky Tiki and one concave bottom larger Trader Dick's Moai.


Tumbler with graphics similar to the Zombie Hut matchbook.


Three Hawaii license plates from the 80's.


Two Waikiki Maid picks and a matchbook from the Tonga Room.


5 Islander Stockton slim 3 face bucket mugs, first for me!


Trader Dick's and Stockton Islander ashtrays.


18" PNG slit drum with a bird feature.




Nicely detailed Maori tiki carving, 20" tall.

Later,

PTD


 
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Psycho Tiki D
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From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2011-10-17 1:27 pm   Permalink

Today, from craigslist...




The Enchanted Tiki Room!

Later,

PTD


 
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Tom Slick
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Joined: Aug 26, 2005
Posts: 1092
From: The Beaches of South Bay, SoCal
Posted: 2011-10-18 1:43 pm   Permalink

Haven't been out much for a year or so, but recently hit the street again and found these few items. Never saw these Don the Beachcomber swizzles before.



 
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Choptop
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Joined: May 15, 2003
Posts: 152
Posted: 2011-10-18 2:32 pm   Permalink

Some recent treasures...

teak Moai in EXCELLENT shape about 14 inches tall, solid and heavy


some great "hear,see,speak no evil" monkeys


who can live without large tiki carved wooden cutlery? Not me. A little dinged up, but perhaps someone can help me out with some advise on how to spruce them up.


Fiji Islands map and frame


4 nice bowls, pineapple and round teak dishes. GREAT find at a rock bottom price.


a couple of records... not quite a "tiki" find and I'm not sure of the etiquette of this thread so bear with me, but I got them on the same outing so suffer through the pics... if records offend you... look no further, just concentrate on the pics above






ok so these are a little more off topic.. but they are cool...again, got them on the same hunting trip... so here they are...

a cool cocktail candy/nut dish


"Victory at Sea" picture book album




and last but not least this teak sculpture in VERY nice condition. I've seen these time and again but dont know the origin or the manufacturer's name. I've taken a picture of the makers mark, any help reading it?

makers mark









 
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VampiressRN
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Joined: Nov 23, 2006
Posts: 6153
From: Sun City Lincoln Hills (NorCal)
Posted: 2011-10-18 3:01 pm   Permalink

Love those monkeys Allen. Duane...you are a Tiki crap magnet!!!

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ukutiki
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Joined: Feb 25, 2009
Posts: 272
From: Michigan
Posted: 2011-10-18 7:08 pm   Permalink

This post was moved over from the Door Pull thread in case it was missed.

I found these carved wooden Tiki door handles at the JADE TIKI Restaurant in Bloomfield Hills, MI which recently closed. It took a crow bar, a hacksaw and about an hour's effort to get them off the doors. They are about 35 years old and stand 13 inches tall. Can anyone tell from the style who might have carved them? Thanks.





 
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MikeyTiki
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Joined: Sep 09, 2006
Posts: 128
From: Portland, OR
Posted: 2011-10-18 9:44 pm   Permalink

Here are a few recent finds:





Yeah, they aren't really tiki, but they go along with everything else.


 
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HOUSE OF KU
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Joined: Apr 15, 2005
Posts: 540
From: TIKILAND, USA
Posted: 2011-10-19 02:39 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2011-10-18 14:32, Choptop wrote:
and last but not least this teak sculpture in VERY nice condition. I've seen these time and again but dont know the origin or the manufacturer's name. I've taken a picture of the makers mark, any help reading it?

makers mark





??anto Crafts inc
Pilippines


 
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