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Aquatic Safarinaut
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Joined: Sep 06, 2008
Posts: 174
From: Valley of The Joe
Posted: 2013-03-04 12:14 pm   Permalink

Finally found a rounder...

Alameda Antique Fair...Got this guy bundled with four green TV Big Shots...



 
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Trad'r Bill
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Joined: Oct 14, 2008
Posts: 485
From: Hercules, CA
Posted: 2013-03-04 3:17 pm   Permalink

Nice John, I saw that one but had to pass since I need to fix the ones I already have That one is in excellent condition.

Here's my score - no markings, but I've seen it in some Don the Beachcomber menus:



It's a little smaller than my other scorpion bowls:



Here's the one I mentioned, in a DTB menu:




-Trad'r Bill


 
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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: 2013-03-04 11:03 pm   Permalink

Just matchbooks this week:


I'm getting real close to 200 different tiki matchbooks in my collection now. I'm a tiki style purist and do not include any Hawaiian matchbooks in that count, unless they have a tiki image on them, that is.

Hey Hang10: What was that Voyagers book you posted last week?

Buzzy Out!
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 4155
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-03-05 07:42 am   Permalink

Buz-
Voyagers (Paperback)
Herb Kawainui Kane
Great photos of his paintings
Autographed front cover on a sticker, but they might all be.

Jon

Ps- killer matchbook finds, I don't seem to find many.

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Aquatic Safarinaut
Grand Member (first year)  

Joined: Sep 06, 2008
Posts: 174
From: Valley of The Joe
Posted: 2013-03-05 4:24 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-03-04 15:17, Trad'r Bill wrote:
Nice John, I saw that one but had to pass since I need to fix the ones I already have That one is in excellent condition.

Here's my score - no markings, but I've seen it in some Don the Beachcomber menus:



It's a little smaller than my other scorpion bowls:



Here's the one I mentioned, in a DTB menu:




-Trad'r Bill



Bill,
Funny thing is that I've passed on that bowl at least twice at Alameda...I liked it and the price was fine...I just thought it was a TV knock-off or re-glaze and room is becoming an issue...Missed the Beachcomber connection...Nice Score!

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Tiki Matt
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Joined: Jul 06, 2004
Posts: 924
From: North O.C.
Posted: 2013-03-06 7:10 pm   Permalink

Found this guy at an antique store today for $6.54 after tax... Perfect condition



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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1187
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-03-06 8:37 pm   Permalink

Too cool T mat!

 
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Pittsburgh pauly
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Joined: Jan 31, 2010
Posts: 394
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-03-08 4:13 pm   Permalink

She might not be much to look at, but she's in the Hall China brochure for Chinese, Japanese and Polynesian items.
Judging by the dark knot on her throat, she's not just one of many, she's THE one.

I posted shots of the brochure in the Polynesian restaurant china thread.

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Dagg
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Joined: Jun 26, 2012
Posts: 323
From: Van Isle BC CA
Posted: 2013-03-08 5:32 pm   Permalink

I found this little guy sitting in a log pile in someones backyard on Kauai...



Thanks Bill!!
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 4155
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-03-08 8:50 pm   Permalink

Nice find DAGG...

Well I told the Buzz I never find matches and it started raining.






Wife found this HEAVY Moai while I was at work.
She is getting good at hunting.







Then she sent me this photo



I froze and asked for more pics...
Later I received these via text,
She said "Look what I found"






What a wife...








I still have to dust if off, but it looks great.

I know, I know, not a Tiki, but I like it and I will pretend there is a Moai inside at the wheel


The best part..................................... only $4.00



And I have to put it together right
There are a couple pieces not attached yet




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danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 5047
Posted: 2013-03-08 9:49 pm   Permalink

Wow oh wow, I think tiki covers pirates and their ships. That is so cool. Wendy

 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1187
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-03-08 11:06 pm   Permalink

H10,
I have an almost identical moai. Note the differences in the shoulders area. Wonder what the original looked like.
When I first saw mine (in a thrift store) I thought it was hideous.Mine had been "drybrushed" with various colors including gold paint. I was gonna leave him behind but my tikiqueen insisted that I buy it. I'm glad as this moai has grown on me and is quite at home here in the Happy talk Lounge.
Mahalo for posting your finds.





 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 4155
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-03-09 06:56 am   Permalink

NUU- killer
When I went through the entire Witco post looking to find the ship, I saw the same Moai a couple times in the background
Cool

Jon
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happy buddha
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Joined: Sep 13, 2008
Posts: 245
Posted: 2013-03-09 10:17 am   Permalink

Nice find! In my humble opinion, Witco ships are more 'tiki' than a whole lot of the tikis created nowadays...

 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 4155
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-03-09 3:44 pm   Permalink

HB- I dig it too...

Todays finds, total of $6.00


Book
















2 candles







Sweet LP







Old paper
















more






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