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Limbo Lizard
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Joined: Aug 24, 2006
Posts: 777
From: Aboard the 'Leaky Tiki', Dallas
Posted: 2012-09-05 11:22 am   Permalink

My wife was 'thrifting', and came home with these long-necked guys. She'd carried them around for a while, trying to decide whether I'd consider them to be worth the $8/ea price.
"They looked kinda funny, but I remembered you had one that said, 'Don the Beachcomber', that looked similar. I just wasn't sure if they were 'tiki' enough for you."
The clerk noticed her hesitancy, and lowered the price to $6 each. Score one for my wahine!

Posed, flanking my DtB short neck mug

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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: 2012-09-05 12:18 pm   Permalink

Nice finds there Limbo Lizard...congratulations to the wife on that score.

Been a tough year in these parts. Lost my Dad in February, my son-in-law last month and I am two week recovery from back surgery. Trying to stay positive through the challenges.

Some recent finds. Good to be able to get back out there and actually focus.



Photo cover and photo from the Tonga Room 1947.




Photo covers and photos from The Papgayo Room (located in the Tonga Room) 1947.




Photo cover, photo and souvenir magazine Forbidden City 1940's.


Islander Stockton small logo ashtray.


Trader Sam's Barrel mug and tiki bowl. My daughter picked these up for me!


Primo Beer lighter.


Second Fred Roberts tiki mug.


Double coconut mug.


Bob Lee's Islander Peanut tiki mug.

Later,

PTD


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 2413
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2012-09-05 3:14 pm   Permalink

Hi Psycho, nice finds, glad to hear you're back on your feet and "hoggin" all that good stuff in your part of our great state.
Best wishes for a speedy recovery!


 
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hiltiki
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Joined: Jun 10, 2004
Posts: 3927
From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 2012-09-05 7:14 pm   Permalink

Limbo Lizard those mugs would be the only thing I wish for on a regular basis..

 
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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 1615
From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2012-09-06 4:35 pm   Permalink

The white thing appears to be a piece of polished coral.





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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7220
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2012-09-09 2:16 pm   Permalink



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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: 2012-09-10 06:56 am   Permalink

One mug and some matchbooks this week...


Tiki face bucket mug-Quon Quon I think, the one on the right is Quon Quon?


Matchbooks...













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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3029
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2012-09-10 11:43 am   Permalink

Two weeks worth of stuff:


Last week:


This week:


I've been a lifelong consumer of Sony audio products, so I was elated to get this promo Sony Moai:

Looks like it was repainted at some point...Since I have a Sony stereo in every room of my house, this Sony/tiki crossover piece will match the decor in every room!

Handfull of matchbooks cherry picked from a couple larger piles:


Trader Dick's peanut mug:


Treasure Craft tiki salt and pepper shakers:


Trader Vic's ashtrays:


Trio of Tahitian tikis



Tagged HIP god of love:


tagged HIP Happy God penholder:


Moai dish:


3 piece rattan Fish tank/display case with all the hardware:


Buzzy Out!


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SandraDee
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Joined: Mar 11, 2011
Posts: 929
Posted: 2012-09-10 11:53 am   Permalink

Quote:






What a glorious rug!



 
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gabbahey
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Joined: Jan 10, 2011
Posts: 257
From: Denver, CO
Posted: 2012-09-10 2:01 pm   Permalink

Does that The Castaways - Las Vegas list any other locations? It could be the missing link between the other location.

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gabbahey
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Joined: Jan 10, 2011
Posts: 257
From: Denver, CO
Posted: 2012-09-10 2:16 pm   Permalink

Does that The Castaways - Las Vegas list any other locations? It could be the missing link between the other location.

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Bay Park Buzzy
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From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2012-09-10 3:03 pm   Permalink

Nope. Just Vegas. I have another Castaways Vegas matchbook that lists a Los Angeles reserveation line. Other than that, nada.

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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 1615
From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2012-09-12 7:37 pm   Permalink

I was happy to win the bid on this Kahiki ashtray for a whopping $5. Nobody else bid on it probably because it was described as a khaki ashtray. It needed a lot of cleaning since it appeared as though somebody had used it to throw gum away. I'm very happy to now own something from the Kahiki.











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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7220
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2012-09-12 11:25 pm   Permalink

LIL MORE...

TRADER DICK'S SHORT MOAI










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danlovestikis
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Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 6968
Posted: 2012-09-14 9:01 pm   Permalink

I love this thread. Great Finds everyone.

In an antique store on Wednesday we found two of these shell bowls. We bought them because they said SAM'S on the bottom. We hope they are from Sam's Seafood in Huntington Beach. Anyone seen them before?

Wendy

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