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Ragbag Comics
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Joined: Feb 24, 2009
Posts: 133
From: Chicago
Posted: 2013-01-27 8:59 pm   Permalink

Here's a few other recent finds...



A Hawaiian Inn knife licker mug (we've been wanting one of those for awhile, especially since we're planning on going there this year), Kahiki S&P shakers, a couple of single Bali Hai and Trader Vic's S&P shakers (if anybody has singles to sell... we gotta finish our pairs!), an awesome Tonga Room slim bucket mug my dad found for us for Christmas, and an OMC Chinese mug stamped with the San Francisco Holiday Inn Chinatown on the bottom (if anyone wants to trade for the version with glasses, I'm game.)

Some other excellent stuff as well (if I do say so), such as...

This common 2-faced clear tiki goblet, but with markings from the long-running (and now closed) Mai Khi Lounge in Milwaukee, WI... I'd never seen anything with markings from there for sale before. This was snagged in a thrift shop not far from where it once stood...



We also found this excellent United Airlines Menehune decanter with all his accoutrements...



A set of these cool Ron Rico Rum glasses marked copyright 1952 for $3 each...




This funky 10" record featuring Trader Vic talking about going on safari with Bing Crosby and their wives, with a generic song about hunting by the Bingster himself on the B side (I can't figure what promotion this was used for, but there's no label markings on it, so it was definitely some kinda goofy promotional item. I do enjoy how they talk casually about shooting tigers and such... a lot's changed since then, like... I dunno... the tiger population...)



An Exotica gem I've been looking for in the wild for years (I am a total die-hard nerd for Exotica LPs... this elusive Chaino LP had been on the top of my list for a long, long while now...)



And... does anybody know anything about this mug?? Super cool design and it comes with a wooden stand similar to what Kwak Belgian beer is served in. There's a good amount of crazing, so I'm sure its old, but the only marking just says "Japan." A scan of Ooga Mooga shows nothing with the usual suspects (OMC, Orchids)... ideas??



More soon!
--Pete





 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 3878
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-01-27 10:04 pm   Permalink

Kool finds in Chicago

 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1088
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-01-27 10:59 pm   Permalink

Hey R B, nice finds. How tall is the yellow Mug on the stand? He kinda looks "Javanese". It will be interesting as we find out more about this guy. We got us plenny knowledgeable folks out there'
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Ragbag Comics
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Joined: Feb 24, 2009
Posts: 133
From: Chicago
Posted: 2013-01-27 11:08 pm   Permalink

The yellow-ish mug with the wooden stand is about 9" tall without the stand.

It's definitely not straight-up Tiki in design, in the traditional sense, but as
a big fan of Belgian and German beers (which use a similar goblet with wooden
stand set-up in certain situations) I was glad to find the cross-over, no matter
how distant!

Hopefully somebody out there has seen one... all of my research has come to a dead
end.

--Pete
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exquisitecorpse
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Joined: Feb 26, 2009
Posts: 238
From: philadelphia
Posted: 2013-01-27 11:14 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-01-24 18:20, nui 'umi 'umi wrote:
All I found were two of these non- tiki mug from the Jekyll and Hyde club in NYC. I have their "Warrior" (green) mug. The J and K club consisted of two "spooky horror" themed restaurants that may have gone out of business last month.



there were several jekyl & hyde clubs as well as a jack the ripper & werewolf themed bar all owned by the same company. they are supposed to be opening a new one in times square.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jekyll_%26_Hyde_Club

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Hale Tiki
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Joined: Oct 19, 2004
Posts: 1798
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-01-28 06:26 am   Permalink

AWESOME finds Ragbag. And I dig the non-tiki tiki mug.

 
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Pittsburgh pauly
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Joined: Jan 31, 2010
Posts: 391
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-01-28 10:00 am   Permalink

Some are finds, some are presents.



and then of course, some are so wrong they're right.


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Mr. NoNaMe
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Joined: May 10, 2006
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Posted: 2013-01-28 2:59 pm   Permalink

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And... does anybody know anything about this mug?? Super cool design and it comes with a wooden stand similar to what Kwak Belgian beer is served in. There's a good amount of crazing, so I'm sure its old, but the only marking just says "Japan." A scan of Ooga Mooga shows nothing with the usual suspects (OMC, Orchids)... ideas??



More soon!
--Pete



I think the mug might be made by Rossini. The face appears to be the same as the oil lamp on page 159 of Tiki Quest. I have several of the hibachis on the same page.
Nice find on the Chaino record!
Erik

P.S. The shape of the mug is kinda like a Coachman's Quaff (yard of ale glass). Your's could be a foot of ale.

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Mr. NoNaMe
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Posted: 2013-01-28 3:01 pm   Permalink

I just did a search and Trader Tom has a brown one. http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=8742&forum=5&start=15&hilite=rossini

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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1088
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-01-28 4:11 pm   Permalink

The Tikiphreaks ride again! You guys are nothing short of amazing.
Mahlao Eric!
David


 
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Ragbag Comics
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Joined: Feb 24, 2009
Posts: 133
From: Chicago
Posted: 2013-01-28 7:31 pm   Permalink

Mr. NoNaMe-

THANK YOU!

That link is perfect, and is EXACTLY the thread I was hoping to find on here when I picked up this guy.

But, my issue was... what do you search for? "Yard O' Tiki" ? "Beer Bong Tiki" ? "Kwak Tiki" ?? I was at a loss. But apparently, any of those would've worked... whoops!

This is GREAT!

The ultimate "duh" moment in all this, of course, coming from the fact that we --HAVE-- the hibachi with similar facial features, I just didn't put it together 'til now. Too many rum cobwebs.

THAT'S what Tiki Central is for!

Thanks much!

--Pete
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forgotten tikiman
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Joined: Aug 18, 2011
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From: Forgotten Tiki Room. Pismo Beach, CA
Posted: 2013-01-28 9:28 pm   Permalink

Some great Tiki finds going on.
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2013-01-30 06:39 am   Permalink

does anyone know the origin of dark wood,(mahogany maybe) NEW ZEALAND , Maori carvings, Many with abalone eyes that Steve Crane used in most of his restaurants?
example;this one is 28" X 108"

or this;

OR the 6 FT. hard wood Maori Tiki like the one on page 98 of 'BOT'
Was this stuff done by generic "On staff type" carvers, or "imported in bulk type carvings", or was there a 'NAME' involved?

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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1273
From: Indiana
Posted: 2013-01-30 11:15 am   Permalink

Today's lunchtime stop was not fruitless. A hurricane glass from tur Mai Kai, Kalamazoo.




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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 1793
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2013-01-30 1:58 pm   Permalink

Nice find Bongo and a rare one as well even here in Kalamazoo!!

 
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