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Psycho Tiki D
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From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2012-10-07 4:17 pm   Permalink

Today's finds...


Smaller version of Tiki Craft Tiki 1968.



Smaller Tonga Room Hula girl bowl.


Boxed Tiki Oasis V Tiki Farm set.


Boxed Shag Tiki Farm Akuku decanter and skull shot set.


Two Crypto Terra Ceramics Petroglyph mugs.


Not one...


but two Orchids of Hawaii lamps. These will probably be for sale, since I don't have anywhere to hang them.

Later,

PTD


[ This Message was edited by: Psycho Tiki D 2012-10-07 17:42 ]


 
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Dagg
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From: Van Isle BC CA
Posted: 2012-10-07 4:32 pm   Permalink

Quote:




but two Orchids of Hawaii lamps. These will probably be for sale, since I don't have anywhere to hang them.

Later,

PTD

[ This Message was edited by: Psycho Tiki D 2012-10-07 16:21 ]




Killer lamps PTD
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SandraDee
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Posted: 2012-10-07 4:34 pm   Permalink

slllloooow day, huh Duane?

You better have not been at Alameda and not told me!

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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2012-10-07 4:43 pm   Permalink

D! Ya gotta find room for one of those lamps somewhere. Nice haul!

 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2012-10-07 8:03 pm   Permalink

Hey PTD are you sure you got room for those killa petroglyph mugs?
Cheers-congrats on your nice finds!


 
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Cool Manchu
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Joined: Aug 03, 2003
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From: San Jose, CA
Posted: 2012-10-07 8:06 pm   Permalink

PTD, did you ever find the chip that was broken off the back of that Shag Moai? If I knew that was you buying it, I would have said hi. You sure picked up that box quickly when my wife made a comment about it. No worries, you were there first, we just wanted to compliment you on finding it and not try to grab it out of your hands.

 
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SandraDee
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Posted: 2012-10-07 9:21 pm   Permalink

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On 2012-10-07 20:06, Cool Manchu wrote:
PTD, did you ever find the chip that was broken off the back of that Shag Moai? If I knew that was you buying it, I would have said hi. You sure picked up that box quickly when my wife made a comment about it. No worries, you were there first, we just wanted to compliment you on finding it and not try to grab it out of your hands.




Ooh that would of been awesome to see a rumble! and I would of been pissed I missed it!


 
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Psycho Tiki D
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From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2012-10-08 04:31 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-10-07 20:06, Cool Manchu wrote:
PTD, did you ever find the chip that was broken off the back of that Shag Moai? If I knew that was you buying it, I would have said hi. You sure picked up that box quickly when my wife made a comment about it. No worries, you were there first, we just wanted to compliment you on finding it and not try to grab it out of your hands.



Cool Manchu,

In my many days of Tiki hunting, I have had my share of shoulder hoppers reach in a literally snatch items out of my hands or pick up items I was inquiring about. I wish you would have said something, would have been nice to finally meet you. Never went back to look, the chip can be repaired and we did find a few of the pieces. The lady I bought it from dropped it out of the box and I think we were looking for it when you came up. Got it for a really good price!

Nui'umi'umi,

I usually keep at least two mugs, just in case one gets broken!

Dagg,

Thanks...I have another one, with seahorses, it is nice to have this set of matching ones.

Big Kahuna,

I should but probably won't. Ceilings just cannot support the weight.

SandraDee,

No rumbles unless I have you with me to back me up!



This is what I look like most of the time when I am out. If you see me, be sure to say hello!

Later,

PTD


 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
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From: HELL
Posted: 2012-10-08 06:38 am   Permalink


here's the latest.... picked up this big palm log ku tiki from a cold call out of the blue- guy said he had some mid century items and tiki items he heard i might be interested in... he was right.







 
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SandraDee
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Posted: 2012-10-08 07:57 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-10-08 04:31, Psycho Tiki D wrote:
SandraDee,

No rumbles unless I have you with me to back me up!




Oh I see why you are friends with me

Good finds!


 
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Cool Manchu
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From: San Jose, CA
Posted: 2012-10-08 08:40 am   Permalink

PTD,

I am just giving you a hard time. I knew exactly why you reacted how you did. It's truly dog eat dog out there some times. I was super happy to know that a TC'er got it. It's funny, the place is so big, that I only saw the small bowl you bought and missed everything else that you found...unless you found them before I went by them.

I picked up a Tiki Farm mug (since I don't know much about them and haven't researched it yet, I don't know which one), an August Holland Pearl of Wisdom, a Lelani Luau bucket mug, a bamboo frame, two John Kelly menus (the one with the woman in yellow and the one with the couple holding the fish) and a Trader Vic's Aloha coconut mug.


 
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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2012-10-08 3:09 pm   Permalink

Ok, so I found one good thing about living in New England. There isn't much competition out here for Tiki stuff & I think I spend (waste) the most time scouring the landscape for relics of Poly Pop days gone by!

 
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Psycho Tiki D
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From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2012-10-09 04:49 am   Permalink

Cool,

I know what you mean. It can be pretty competitive at Alameda and in other areas. We are extremely lucky to have venues to hunt for the stuff we like. Sounds like you found your share of treasures as well. Curious to see the Tiki Farm mug and the bucket mug though?

I know the guy who I bought the bowl from. He had the Oasis mug as well. The other items were found along the way.

Rick,

There is so much low hanging fruit here in Nor Cal you could literally have an instant collection of Tiki in just one day. The difficult thing is finding the more unique items. And you have to be in the right place at just the right time. I find more my second or third time through than the first.

PTD


 
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SandraDee
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Posted: 2012-10-11 1:36 pm   Permalink

Tiki Gardens ashtray. I really am into collecting TG stuff these days


Polynesian Village Treasure Craft shakers I haven't come across before


I have wanted this Shawnee head vase for a few years now...




 
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White Devil
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Posted: 2012-10-12 08:58 am   Permalink


About 36" tall, manufactured cast metal, no maker's mark.


    
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