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Pittsburgh pauly
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Joined: Jan 31, 2010
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From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2012-10-30 1:28 pm   Permalink

Haven't been keeping up with my finds.

Vintage Trader Vic's Rock Candy Syrup!


Anybody know about "Beachcombers, the action clubs" with the "sin shack" in Daytona?
It's where the Moscow Mule cup is from.

and most recently:



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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 4154
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2012-10-30 4:26 pm   Permalink

Never seen one of these before, anyone know how many they released?






























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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2857
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2012-11-01 1:02 pm   Permalink

Recent stuff:


Easter Island Kava kava birdman carving and a Maori piece


Schirman chick and HIP hippie


Trio of Canlis entryway postcards


Castaways matchbook completely devoid of any Polynesian references:


Pair of PMP mugs:


Buzzy Out!








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ErichTroudt
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Joined: Mar 27, 2002
Posts: 452
From: SoCal
Posted: 2012-11-02 11:57 am   Permalink

This week brought a few 3 face bucket mugs, the wood fork/spoon tiki handles, a ceramic vase from molokai, some abalone shells, a frank schriman "Kanoa" and a harveys girl mug....but this was the piece I was most excited about....



 
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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
Posts: 4427
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2012-11-02 12:20 pm   Permalink

Erich,

That is cool, never seen anything like that. But what is it? A plate?

DC


 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3533
From: HELL
Posted: 2012-11-02 1:16 pm   Permalink


Hit a local estate sale this morning that had a full on tiki themed basement with bamboo walls and everything..... cleaned the place out and here is what I scored.....

the 2 large tiki faces are lights- hala kahiki used to have one like the one on the left (also in the book of tiki) - the other maori style one i had never seen till now...





pair of copper oil lamps...





hanging pendant lamp





maracas, spear and glass floats... these are not round but square blocks (hollow inside) - never seen square floats before....





this tall plaster tiki actually has boobs and a tiny vagina......






not bad for a days work.


 
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Dagg
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Joined: Jun 26, 2012
Posts: 323
From: Van Isle BC CA
Posted: 2012-11-02 1:22 pm   Permalink

Score! those panels are too cool, what are the made of?


...mmmm boobs.....
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ErichTroudt
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Joined: Mar 27, 2002
Posts: 452
From: SoCal
Posted: 2012-11-02 2:27 pm   Permalink

Dusty...it is a small plate...like the size of a bread plate maybe?

Ive never seen one before either. One of those weird yard sale finds where the people have nothing else hawaiian, tiki, polynesian...but for some reason have that.


 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11265
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2012-11-02 2:32 pm   Permalink

They are made from:



...like this piece:



That stuff gets really brittle with age, that why it is rare to find them in such good condition. Great score, Tipsy, makes it all worth it, doesn't it.
I wonder if the sellers had any photos of their rumpus room...


 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
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From: HELL
Posted: 2012-11-02 2:58 pm   Permalink

thanks sven- yes, they are plastic , made form vac -forms - these are in great shape, not too brittle because they weren't in a bar atmosphere, exposed to cigarette smoke night after nite that effects plastics. Time also makes plastics brittle with age. These are still somewhat fragile but not as fragile as others I have seen up close like the one that used to be at hala kahiki... that one was practically disintigrating.


here are some pics I lifted from the listing..... shows the basement.














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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
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From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2012-11-02 3:51 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-11-02 14:58, Tipsy McStagger wrote:

here are some pics I lifted from the listing..... shows the basement.






I love the picture of the walker next to the Tiki bar! Partying Tiki-style to the end! Just ... need ... to ... get .... over.... to the... Tiki Bar!

Great score Tipsy.

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Tom Slick
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Joined: Aug 26, 2005
Posts: 1092
From: The Beaches of South Bay, SoCal
Posted: 2012-11-02 9:18 pm   Permalink

Its been a long while since I've been in this thread, or any others for that matter...I figure most of the stuff that I've found, has long since been posted here in Tiki Finds. But I do not recall seeing this little ceramic glazed necklace find. I found it kind of unique, but have no clue as to who made it. It says it is from Hawaii, on the attached card. It looks vintage, but a bit too clean, IMHO.... Are there any threads on these necklaces from Hawaii made of ceramic and glazed?





 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2012-11-02 10:43 pm   Permalink

Nothing that specific, Tom.

Thanks for those pics of the original basement bar, Tipsy. It always makes me sad to hear another authentic one got dismantled. But hey, good times were had there for sure. That pic with the walker is indeed symbolic, DC.


 
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tikipaka
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Joined: May 31, 2006
Posts: 639
From: New York
Posted: 2012-11-03 02:46 am   Permalink

Tipsy McStagger, I also found two of those square glass hanging floats. They are about 4feet long. And at first I thought they were new but the netting looked very old.. Great find! Great score!

TP


 
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Tipsy McStagger
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From: HELL
Posted: 2012-11-03 05:04 am   Permalink

thanks DC & TP

sven, as far as i know the house is already sold and I'm not sure what the new owners are going to do with it. I spoke with the realtor to let them know that if the owners are going to remodel, i would come dismantle the basement and haul away all the materials. bamboo is at a premium in the midwest and I need some to finish off my own tiki room. It's actually cheaper to buy bamboo from oceanic arts and ship it here than to buy bamboo locally. Plus , with all these new tiki bars springing up (new one to open in milwaukee) as well as new home tiki bars, i'd have no trouble unloading the remainder. Hate to see a cool basement bar dismantled but if i don't salvage the stuff, it's only going to end up in the dumpster - it always does.


 
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