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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2012-01-16 06:13 am   Permalink

OK,here's one for the 'tiki sleuths',I can't find anything.
the framing is of an older style.and the signature looks like
'McBride to me,I could be, and,most likely am wrong on that.
it's 14"x20"
anyone?anyone?




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FacesPlace
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Joined: Sep 08, 2011
Posts: 48
Posted: 2012-01-16 10:02 am   Permalink

Tiki David, that thing is awesome! I can't offer any insight, but I can certainly say I'm jealous!

I found this yesterday as a garage sale, it reminded me of a tiki version of "The Thinker". Would anyone have some insight as to origin?





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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1295
From: Indiana
Posted: 2012-01-16 11:50 am   Permalink

I got nothin' compared to others' cool finds. Here's a newish hula girl mug produced for Norwegian Cruiseline.




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Tattoo
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Joined: Sep 24, 2005
Posts: 295
From: Los Angeles
Posted: 2012-01-17 5:34 pm   Permalink

Some fun matchbooks and coolest of all, original chopsticks from Don the Beachcomber Hawaii...



just what I needed!


 
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TikiRootsRocka
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Apr 15, 2011
Posts: 259
From: Los Angeles, California
Posted: 2012-01-19 3:17 pm   Permalink

Just got home with this Craigslist find about an hour ago
I love the people you meet when doing this sometimes, the seller was way cool. I happened to have a Hollywood Regency style chair in the back of my car and she ended up buying it.


I got these about a month ago. Apparently, they're from a travel agency in Waikiki that went out of business. All three have matching frames and they're professionally done.




1940's silky rayon Aloha shirt with "Pulelehuas," butterfly pattern.


Thanks for lookin'!








 
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danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 6968
Posted: 2012-01-20 4:26 pm   Permalink

Congratulations. It sure is fun to find tiki treasure. Yesterday was super for us. We went to an Estate Sale and I got all but one tiki that was there. Here are some fun photos of the home and our finds. Cheers, Wendy

Their living room. Too bad that we have no room for furniture.





A bedroom with tiki things for having a party.


Where I found the treasures.





Note the name on the jacket.


Find number one.


Find number two.


The name matched the jacket. I didn't notice until I got home. No I didn't buy the jacket.





Find number three.

















The one I missed gone before I got to the tiki room. Solomon Island???


Cheers, Wendy
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Mr. NoNaMe
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Joined: May 10, 2006
Posts: 1919
Posted: 2012-01-20 6:00 pm   Permalink

I think a "Holy shit!" is in order. Holy shit!
Congrats!!!!!!!!!!


 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2012-01-20 6:27 pm   Permalink

WOW! Great score, Wendy!

 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3673
From: HELL
Posted: 2012-01-21 04:56 am   Permalink

nice score- please tell me you also bought the tretchikoff print. I see it in the background..... one of his balinese woman portraits I think. Also, love the maori ashtray - i believe it's from the 40's. I bought one similiar on ebay 12 years ago. I think they were for the tourist trade.

 
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Aquatic Safarinaut
Grand Member (first year)  

Joined: Sep 06, 2008
Posts: 174
From: Valley of The Joe
Posted: 2012-01-21 11:07 am   Permalink

Last Sunday was pretty crazy...I think I'm still in shock...

Just the Stockton Islander Mugs...


The rest...


All together...




 
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Tattoo
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Joined: Sep 24, 2005
Posts: 295
From: Los Angeles
Posted: 2012-01-21 11:41 am   Permalink

Yowzee!

 
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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
Posts: 5043
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2012-01-21 12:31 pm   Permalink

WOW! Biggest one-time score I have ever seen. What's the story??

DC


 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2012-01-21 2:31 pm   Permalink

C'mon! Ya gotta tell us the story!

 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11586
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2012-01-21 3:26 pm   Permalink

Well, it looks to me like a mug collector liquidated his collection.

Wendy, that looks like the estate sale of my dreams! An authentic home of a WWII veteran who carried his experiences home with mementos and souvenirs, and kept it alive with its decor choices, up into this century. The art on the walls looks like it had some Exotica amongst it, too!


 
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Trad'r Bill
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Joined: Oct 14, 2008
Posts: 492
From: Hercules, CA
Posted: 2012-01-21 3:47 pm   Permalink

Is that an original Kava Bowl?

 
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