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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-04-20 3:45 pm   Permalink

Buzz- next time just pull out your Fijian war club n take em out

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MaukaHale
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Joined: May 07, 2012
Posts: 744
From: The base of the Volcano
Posted: 2015-04-20 8:20 pm   Permalink

After many years of excuses and procrastination, I have found the
kick in the ass or piece I needed to finally begin my home tiki bar.

This Tapa, measuring about 14' x 12', is going to be my jumping off point.






That is a great find!


 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7219
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-04-21 09:06 am   Permalink

5 postcard booklets







The best one...











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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 2411
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2015-04-21 09:57 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2015-04-21 09:06, hang10tiki wrote:
5 postcard booklets









Nice finds Jon, dat fella in the last card sure looks like a certain author that we all know. Hummmm


 
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Teadoir
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Joined: Dec 04, 2013
Posts: 65
From: Oregon
Posted: 2015-04-21 9:33 pm   Permalink

So I had a bit of a score over the weekend. Found a fellow selling his collection on Craigslist. A lot of it is dross, but there were a few interesting pieces...




A pair of Coco Joe's, though both are missing the labels, more's the pity. Also couple of newer resin pieces. If any one knows anything about them...




Also a pair of plaster wall hangers...



Some more modern pieces, if any one knows the salt and pepper shakers or the short mug I'd be glad to know it



A fun little wooden fellow, maybe 16" inches tall... And a few other wooden pieces I'm not sure what to make of...


Some coconuts from Le Targeit... And a smattering of other ceramics. Shame there wasn't a mate to the tale pepper shaker...



And these guys. The Harvey's is kinda rough, but its the other ones I'm curious about. They appear to be hobiest pieces, as one of the mugs is marked '69 with some peoples names, likewise the tall fellow, '66 and something about good luck etc etc. Any info would be appreciated.

There was a bit of other stuff, bad Party City plastic tiki that will likely go to the Goodwill, some African and South American stuff the guy THOUGHT was tiki, but I'm reasonably pleased with the find as a whole.















 
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RVICTOR
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Joined: Sep 18, 2014
Posts: 288
From: Seatown
Posted: 2015-04-22 08:15 am   Permalink

Can't tell you about many of them except for two...and if anyone knows better or different, please correct me here.

The figures below are vintage Napco ceramic tiki statues. It's obviously made from a mold cast of the one on the right.



The next one is probably a hobbiest mug (or a Seattle Worlds fair mug?) that is originally attributed to Andres Bumatay. I actually have a set of 6 of these that I found at a thrift store. The photo is from my collection on Ooga Mooga.


hopefully that helps a little.




 
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TravnerRavenweird
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Joined: Apr 12, 2011
Posts: 113
From: Everett, Washington
Posted: 2015-04-22 2:46 pm   Permalink

I MADE A FIND!!
Well, one worth talking about anyway. Two Sundays ago I was doing my weekly walk through of a little antique shop that is on the way home from this house my son plays D&D at on the weekends, and lo and behold in a dark corner, about 6 feet off the ground and partially obscured by a crappy plastic doll house from the 1980's I see this!



Carefully removing it from the wall and looking at the back I see the price, $2.00! Definitely in my price-range!
The downside, this thing it Filthy! If i had to guess I would say it must have been thumb-tacked to a wall in a dusty warehouse while people sat in a half circle around it chainsmoking for 40 years.

So, I really want to get it cleaned up and re-framed in something that will protect it, and that doesn't look like it came off a clearance rack from Woolworth's circa 1978. If anyone has any helpful information, advice, thoughts, suggestions of things Not to do, that would be Greatly appreciated!

This-un's a keeper!


 
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Teadoir
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Joined: Dec 04, 2013
Posts: 65
From: Oregon
Posted: 2015-04-24 09:07 am   Permalink

Thanks Rvictor. More info than I had before. Cheers!

 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7219
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-04-25 12:39 pm   Permalink

David- good 1


Treasure craft week










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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3028
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2015-04-26 7:13 pm   Permalink

This week's stuff



Solomon Islands stone carving:




Te Maori art book


Taschen Tahitian Tattoos book

Mostly naked Tahitian savages. Still some good anthro references in between the long haired naked tattooed men riding bareback on a horses pictures. And a couple tiki props are thrown in here and there...


Coco Joes Love pendant


7.5 foot by 9 foot tapa:



Buzzy Out!






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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1613
From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2015-04-27 05:15 am   Permalink

The month of April has been kinda of slow. Found these four mugs this month. The Ku is from the Mai Kai. I suppose it's pretty new as it has a Made In China sticker on the bottom.



 
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hang10tiki
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-04-28 7:45 pm   Permalink

Desert ceramics plain coconut mug





Orchids of Hawaii R-13 A



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exquisitecorpse
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Joined: Feb 26, 2009
Posts: 309
From: philadelphia
Posted: 2015-04-29 12:44 pm   Permalink

Coco Joe's "Aloha Hawaii" hula girl ashtray #137


 
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hang10tiki
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2015-04-29 12:49 pm   Permalink




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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1613
From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2015-04-29 12:51 pm   Permalink

nice find hang10!!

 
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