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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 3742
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-01-05 10:09 am   Permalink

Estate sale
2.00
Now I have to find my slide scanner and hope I found some good photos...

I'll let you know

Jon














UPDATE:
I can't find my slide scanner......I'll have to pick one up.

I did see a couple slides of what I think is a huge marlin they caught,
a submarine, sunsets and flowers...but I need the scanner (old man eyes)
No Tikis or luau photos. BUMMER...


Found these 2 cool postcards today also...














last but not least...






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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 3742
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-01-06 7:50 pm   Permalink

Slide scanner is MIA
Found a slide projector
So I just took a pictures of a few of the slides I found












































And lastly, giving credit where credit is due...
The people who took the photos in 1982..






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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1016
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-01-06 7:57 pm   Permalink

Very nice H10, someone's sweet memories.
Mahalo


 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1272
From: Indiana
Posted: 2013-01-08 11:15 am   Permalink

Been awhile since I've found anything worth mentioning. I found this three sided lamp today. It's 8 1/2 inches tall without the shade. I'd like to think it was used in a tiki establishment, but no markings on it.





Mmmmm... but I see it is likely from Oceanic Arts. I'm gonna hafta make a little tapa shade to go one the glass one.





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Phillip Roberts
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Joined: Sep 09, 2003
Posts: 1592
From: OAHU/Seattle
Posted: 2013-01-08 12:43 pm   Permalink

Aloha Bongo,

Quote:

On 2013-01-08 11:15, Bongo Bungalow wrote:
I'd like to think it was used in a tiki establishment, but no markings on it.




Nice score! I think it might have been used at the Sheraton Waikiki Kon-Tiki room. If you go about 134 pages in Waikiki Tiki, there's a candleholder made out of the same material. mine has no markings either. I think House of Ku has one too.

P.S. See the moai?


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JOHN-O
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Joined: May 16, 2008
Posts: 2682
From: Dogtown, USA
Posted: 2013-01-10 6:31 pm   Permalink

Edit - Ooops, actually this may not belong here. I didn't want to start a new thread in "Other Crafts" and there was no generic thread.

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Cool Manchu
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Joined: Aug 03, 2003
Posts: 561
From: San Jose, CA
Posted: 2013-01-10 8:06 pm   Permalink

You can always look to "Beyond Tiki Finds"...

 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2829
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2013-01-13 4:27 pm   Permalink

Working late into the morning, rainy weather, cold and laziness kept me away from my usual swap meet routine for a few weeks. I only managed to find a couple trivial items. I found a few things this week, which are pictured here with the last couple weeks stuff as well:


Cool old ass wood tiki lamp. Still works but no shade. Anyone recognize it or know where it's from?





A pair of Samoan storyboards


Fair sized Hawaiian tiki. Looks faded. Needs some beeswax to make it pop a bit. Where the hell ddid I leave my beeswax?


A mini profile of a Soloman Islands canoe prow:


5 Matchbooks:


PMP, Daga, 2 Tiki Farm, and DTBC barrel mug:

The Don's mug is marked with the "Don's Island States of America" abbreviation and the date "1947". Probably one of the oldest and rarest Don's cryptomug items out there. Or it was made in In-DONISiA in 1997 or 99?

Bunch of common mugs:


Sam's wooden Ku mug:


Nice quality early 60's art book from New Zealand from a guy who flew around and painted Pacific locales.


Tahiti section has the Licker tiki rendered:



Each page has a black and white sketch printed on thick stock acid free paper, opposite a single sided off sized trimmed color print on glossy heavy stock:




Tiki highlights:
PNG





Maori New Zealand


There's a lot on Hawaii, Asia, Mexico, and a few other island spots as well.


Buzzy Out!






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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 1279
From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2013-01-13 6:05 pm   Permalink

Carved crocodile candle holder with Hawaii etched into the side. I Googled Vagabond Trader and the address and the building doesn't seem to exist anymore. Google street view showed a newish looking building.


Palau storyboard.

Paint by number pictures with vintage ceramic hula doll and hieroglyph ashtray.









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SandraDee
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Joined: Mar 11, 2011
Posts: 929
Posted: 2013-01-13 6:17 pm   Permalink

I collect paint by numbers and have never seen the one above the pair.

Really love the colors.


 
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tikilongbeach
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Posted: 2013-01-13 6:28 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-01-13 18:17, SandraDee wrote:
I collect paint by numbers and have never seen the one above the pair.

Really love the colors.



Cool! I collect the tropical themed paint by numbers and have 7 others. I had never seen the one with the waterfall either, but it is one. It's supposed to be from an estate sale. It's not on the Paint By Number website either.
http://www.paintbynumbermuseum.com/lobby

It's a new kit. You can buy it here for $17.49.
www.hobbymasters.com/dimensionsmoonlitparadisepaintbynumberkit.aspx

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SandraDee
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Posted: 2013-01-13 9:14 pm   Permalink

Oh, great! I will be buying that for sure -thanks for the link

 
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Aquatic Safarinaut
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Joined: Sep 06, 2008
Posts: 172
From: Valley of The Joe
Posted: 2013-01-18 10:08 am   Permalink

Last night I went to pick up these....


And I ended up with these too....






They are from the Coral Reef in Sacramento. I know that they are copies of the originals but they are exceptionally well done copies...
Is anyone familiar with the artist Eddy Joe Martin?




The Frames are really cool too! The backing that the velvet was mounted on has warped and the velvet is hanging loose so I could use some advice on remounting to new backing...

Cheers,
John



 
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Aquatic Safarinaut
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Joined: Sep 06, 2008
Posts: 172
From: Valley of The Joe
Posted: 2013-01-18 11:05 am   Permalink

while I'm at it here are a few other things I've come across lately...

These three watercolors by an artist named Carlo...The large one is 5 feet long...it has some water damage across the top that I'm sure if can be covered up...but still pretty cool....







This blue Tepco Skull...that it appears a hobbyist may have re-glazed blue...never seen a blue one but if it is a "re-spray" it looks cool...



These four Quyle Kilns cups/mugs...funny thing is I found them just a few days after TikiTie posted one....



And this guy....I think he is from OA but would appreciate a confirmation on that...





Cheers,
John


 
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Trad'r Bill
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Joined: Oct 14, 2008
Posts: 484
From: Hercules, CA
Posted: 2013-01-18 12:30 pm   Permalink

Nice scores, John. I thought those velvets were very fairly priced - PTD and I checked out that sellers stash a month or so ago. And that Ku carving is sweet!

 
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