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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3489
From: HELL
Posted: 2012-11-15 05:02 am   Permalink

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On 2012-11-13 09:31, sputnikmoss wrote:
Found what I think is a very rare 11 inch Moai candle marked "Treasure Craft 1959 Compton Calif" and a Outrigger Moai!








I have the actual ceramic treasure craft moai - looks like someone or some company just made a mold of the treasure craft one and made candles from the mold. nice find.


 
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sputnikmoss
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Joined: Jan 04, 2007
Posts: 281
From: Portland OR
Posted: 2012-11-15 08:36 am   Permalink

Cool Tipsy, I thought that too! I was surprised to see the Treasure Craft mark on a candle. Strange, but good!

 
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senioraqua
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Joined: Jul 11, 2004
Posts: 403
From: Tampa, FL
Posted: 2012-11-15 09:07 am   Permalink


Found a mug which appears to be vintage with no markings. I've never come across this mug before, anyone seen one?


 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3489
From: HELL
Posted: 2012-11-15 1:31 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-11-15 09:07, senioraqua wrote:

Found a mug which appears to be vintage with no markings. I've never come across this mug before, anyone seen one?




not vintage- I have a couple of them- there is a company that sold them a few years back via a catalog like oriental trading- they sold all kinds of stuff and had a section for luaus and such.... typical plastic leis and party goods. The did offer a carved palm log tiki 36" tall - i'll check my catalogs when i get home and post the name here. I don't know if they are still in business or not.


 
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senioraqua
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Joined: Jul 11, 2004
Posts: 403
From: Tampa, FL
Posted: 2012-11-15 2:37 pm   Permalink

Mahalo Tipsy. Wasn't 100% sure on the vintageness. Kind of has the look of a Squid knock-off.

 
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gabbahey
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Joined: Jan 10, 2011
Posts: 230
From: Denver, CO
Posted: 2012-11-16 06:22 am   Permalink



Ceramic salad forks. Anyone seen these before?

gabbahey


 
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danlovestikis
Grand Member (6 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 4481
Posted: 2012-11-16 2:10 pm   Permalink

I've never seen those before but I want them! I liked seeing part of my mug in this photo.

How about this, anyone seen this before. Gift shop or drinking mug?





Wendy
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Trader Tom
Grand Member (7 years)  

Joined: Jan 26, 2006
Posts: 802
From: Hillsboro, OR
Posted: 2012-11-16 2:31 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-11-16 14:10, danlovestikis wrote:

How about this, anyone seen this before. Gift shop or drinking mug?

Wendy




I have one also. Here's the Ooga-Mooga template:

http://www.ooga-mooga.com/cgi-bin/all/mug.cgi?mode=view&mug_id=4962

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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
Posts: 4074
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2012-11-16 3:05 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-11-16 14:10, danlovestikis wrote:

How about this, anyone seen this before. Gift shop or drinking mug?
Wendy




That is the "Hawaiian Eye" bowl from the Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel in Hawaii, as seen on the great crypto-mug menu.



Nice find.

DC


 
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TikiRootsRocka
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Joined: Apr 15, 2011
Posts: 218
From: Los Angeles, California
Posted: 2012-11-16 4:31 pm   Permalink

Haven't been shopping for a while, but found these two guys today.



 
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danlovestikis
Grand Member (6 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 4481
Posted: 2012-11-16 5:31 pm   Permalink

Trader Tom and Dustycajan thank you both very much. Dan's so happy with this find and the information. Wendy

TRRocka good finds.
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Ragbag Comics
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Joined: Feb 24, 2009
Posts: 124
From: Chicago
Posted: 2012-11-17 09:40 am   Permalink

Here's a few things we've found on recent travels...

A snazzy Treasure Craft fish-shaped chip 'n' dip with some pretty
far-out glazing on the inside...



...A set of Trader Vic's-ish pearl diver glasses in ruby red:



...This cool pearlescent glaze shell bowl; no idea on the manufacturer,
but it says "Calif USA" on the bottom. It's definitely an older glaze...



...These two ugly mugs (literally!) right in our own neighborhood;
the Pirate isn't marked Trader Vic's, but its identical to their pirate coffee
grog mug & Genghis Kahn is lookin' pretty rude. The swizzle is from Kon-Tiki Ports
Chicago. The whole magilla set us back a whopping ten bucks:



...THEN, hiding in the wilds of of the Northern Midwest...



...An Orchids of Hawaii bamboo tiki lamp! It needs to be rewired and smells to hell of
cigarette smoke, but otherwise she's a beaut.

...And last but not least, I made my first official purchase ever at an estate sale up the street
from my house yesterday morning. I always get there too late after all the good stuff is long gone.

Not much tiki in the joint, save for this little fella. If you're gonna find one tiki mug in a pile
of junk, at least it's from Steve Crane!



Because there's some damage around the inside (looks like the inner reservoir was repaired), they threw him in for free with a pair of mid-century plant stands I was buying anyway.

And that's my inaugural post in tiki finds; Hope to have more soon just like it!

--Pete




 
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gabbahey
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Joined: Jan 10, 2011
Posts: 230
From: Denver, CO
Posted: 2012-11-17 1:14 pm   Permalink

Dang, good finds. I'll pay ya double what you paid for that Steve Crane

gabbahey


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 912
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2012-11-18 4:52 pm   Permalink

Grabbed up this mag cuz I liked the cover and I thought that I would share it with TC and that Swizzle fellow down under.
Cheers
btw, I too was disappointed that there was no other tiki anywhere in or on this mag.



 
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swizzle
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Joined: Jun 03, 2007
Posts: 771
From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 2012-11-19 12:34 am   Permalink

Nice find David. Love the cover but i'm not sure what the link is between the London Aquarium and moai's is.

 
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