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Tattoo
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Joined: Sep 24, 2005
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From: Los Angeles
Posted: 2011-12-02 11:55 am   Permalink

A Green Tiki lighter. There are hobbyist mugs of this tiki but the lighter seems to be professionally made. There are no markings and not sure what the story, if there is one, there is behind the lighter.





The hobbyist Crouching Tiki:
http://www.ooga-mooga.com/cgi-bin/all/mug.cgi?mode=view&mug_id=1800&ind_mug_id=10652

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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2011-12-02 5:04 pm   Permalink


Found these 2 a coupla months ago, marked: Enchanto Company, Burbank, California.


 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2011-12-03 02:55 am   Permalink

500 Pages! Wow! Congrats to everyone contributing to this collector's thread. What a wealth of information!


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MNZombie
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Joined: Nov 14, 2007
Posts: 52
From: Lakeville, MN
Posted: 2011-12-04 12:46 pm   Permalink

A few finds up here in Minnesota. I was excited to finally add the McGuire's Tiki room ashtray to my collection. The album by Rod's Bel-Airs and The Stan Gunn Trio Plus One recorded live at McGuire's before it was the Tiki room was an unexpected bonus.






 
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FacesPlace
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Joined: Sep 08, 2011
Posts: 48
Posted: 2011-12-04 3:31 pm   Permalink

Went to a garage sale in San Francisco CA and found ALL of this (except for the display things, had those already).
You can see the terrific Japanese glass fishing float. Twisted Tiki's carving, and "The Scream" like tiki in this pic, as well as the 18 mugs!



Detailed mug shot of Tiki Farm Mai Kai decanter, Tiki Farm Suffering Bastard decanter, Squid's Sqorpion Squll Bowl, Sam's Shrunken Head, Green Goon, Smugglers Cove Barrel (the one that says Munktiki at the bottom despite being made by Tiki Farm!), Warehouse Rum Barrel, Ocean's 11 Warrior Mug, Jungle Boy and Forbidden Island mug.

Detail of Martin mug, Double Headed Marquesan, Kula Tiki mug, Jivaro Shrunken Head, Tiki Farm Lucky Tiki

Detail of Hawaii Kai Tea/Coffee set (this one doesn't say Hawaii Kai New York on the back?), a Moai Circus Punk, the tiki carving that looks kinda like "The Scream", and two mugs I cannot identify and am hoping to get help with.



Has anyone ever seen anything like these before? The blue one has no marking aside from "El Angel" written on the back, it looks to be hand painted. The other one only has the sig at the bottom. Any help identifying these would be very much appreciated!

Also, the Hawaii Kai tea/coffee set, did a company like OMC or Orchids make copies of these? Just wondering why it's not marked, couldn't find unmarked ones online anywhere...




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ErkNoLikeFire
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Joined: Aug 07, 2010
Posts: 434
From: Michigan
Posted: 2011-12-08 12:53 am   Permalink

Glad to see there are still a lot of good items in the wild. For me, this is the longest stretch i've gone through without finding a single thing.
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2011-12-08 10:47 am   Permalink

Portland thrift shop finds:






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Sophista-tiki
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Joined: Sep 13, 2005
Posts: 1893
From: Seattle WA
Posted: 2011-12-08 3:47 pm   Permalink

I never get to post in this thread because I dont consider myself a collector, butt once in a while I score on loot without even trying. when i got home from work today at the japanese cultural center there were prizes waiting for me. Look-y at what I got!!!!


a menu from the Starlite room at Chi Chi, palm Springs no date




a Matson line farewell dinner menu from Friday Nov 1 1935
with autographs inside





and a Don the beachcombers menu from possibly 1941


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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3673
From: HELL
Posted: 2011-12-10 06:07 am   Permalink


Scored this awesome witco fountain this week..... anyone know anything about it ?? sven ?? ken ?? .....











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Pittsburgh pauly
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Joined: Jan 31, 2010
Posts: 448
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2011-12-12 10:36 am   Permalink

A couple of recent finds:
Wall hanging seahorses from early 60's, wood and razor-sharp airbrushed metal.
Carved covered bowl with "Hawaii". S&P shakers and coconut monkey with shell teeth.

Siestaware set in white, Nutsy bank, Coco Joe's and HIP, a pair of Accoutrement moai, Benihana Safflower mugs, Hall coconut, assorted swizzles, matching Hawaii cruet and S&P set, and a light peach Sailboat TV light with aluminum sails. Now to learn rigging...

Large Kava ladle? Carving matches the standard oversize fork and spoon sets, paint by numbers, framed piece, TV LV wahine mug, moai mug, bamboo Hawaii trays, S&P sets, cannibal highball and shot, Hawaii figures on a boat.

[edited to add older finds]

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Pittsburgh pauly
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From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2011-12-12 8:00 pm   Permalink

Some more finds that I haven't posted:

Hand painted Flamingo tray, Kappa Sigma Droopy tiki, nudie rum barrel mug and S&P, conch S&P, Maori tiki, Hawaii lamppost S&P, nude figurine with straw hat (feels more like ceramic then Coco Joe resin...)
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Pittsburgh pauly
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From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2011-12-12 8:25 pm   Permalink

Felt like this should have it's own post:



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SilverLine
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Joined: Mar 02, 2004
Posts: 637
From: Kansas City
Posted: 2011-12-15 10:53 am   Permalink

THRILLED to see 500 pages of Tiki Finds, and even more thrilled to be able to post THIS in it! Found in an antique mall outside of Omaha. NOW I am a real Tiki Collector!





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WestADad
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Joined: Mar 31, 2009
Posts: 746
From: Tornado Alley
Posted: 2011-12-15 11:25 am   Permalink

You came to Omaha and didn't call me or Potato for a meet up at the Mai Tai Lounge?

Shame!

Super find though!

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SilverLine
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From: Kansas City
Posted: 2011-12-16 12:45 pm   Permalink

Yeah, sorry about that! It was a family get-together for a 90-year-old cousin of my Dad's. But yes, we did all have drinks at the Mai Tai!

Next time . .


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