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littlegiles
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Joined: Jun 08, 2003
Posts: 663
From: Lancaster, SC
Posted: 2013-04-12 07:32 am   Permalink

I am always amazed at the finds people have. So much great stuff. I'm excited if I find an actual Hawaiian shirt or a piece of Monkeypod. I'm not sure what I would do if I ever stumbled across some of these other finds. HAHA!

Great stuff everyone. Now if you would like to send some of that down here toward SC where there seems to be an amazing shortage of ANYTHING, I will happily give it all a great home.

Dale
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krikkitbot
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Joined: Jun 20, 2012
Posts: 17
Posted: 2013-04-12 09:12 am   Permalink

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On 2013-02-24 16:27, LoriLovesTiki wrote:
I just wanted to say that although I've only posted once before on this particular thread I do check it often and love seeing everyone's finds.

Sadly, I have never seen any tiki items in the "wild" here in NJ so I don't have anything to post. But maybe I'll do better during this year's yard sale season. You niver know, right?

I've checked garage sales, the Salvation Army, a flea market and some rummage type sales. Nada. Sigh.

Congrats to those of you who score these amazing finds. I am most jealous!!




Lori, although I am still a newbie at all of this, it took me almost a year of looking before I found my first "wild" tiki. After that, it was like the flood gates opened. I started finding more stuff. Just keep looking, they are out there.


 
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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 1282
From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2013-04-12 3:20 pm   Permalink


This was taped to the back.





 
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Dagg
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Joined: Jun 26, 2012
Posts: 313
From: Van Isle BC CA
Posted: 2013-04-13 1:19 pm   Permalink

Nice finds everyone!

Scored this today




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Hale Tiki
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Joined: Oct 19, 2004
Posts: 1798
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-04-13 2:13 pm   Permalink

Giles and longbeach, those are some awesome scores. Very, very, nice.

 
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TikiVato
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Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 398
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2013-04-14 1:37 pm   Permalink

Where did you get your finds TLB. Very nice. Tiki gods are smiling at us, Here's what I got at the swap meet this morning. The patina on these carvings make me believe these are vintage. The vendor said he bought these pieces from an Antique store from his hometown in Bakersfield. He did not have any idea who carved them.
This one measures 36"X18", the table is 42".


These Two measures 32" in height.






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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 1282
From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2013-04-14 7:43 pm   Permalink

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On 2013-04-14 13:37, TikiVato wrote:
Where did you get your finds TLB. Very nice. Tiki gods are smiling at us, Here's what I got at the swap meet this morning. The patina on these carvings make me believe these are vintage. The vendor said he bought these pieces from an Antique store from his hometown in Bakersfield. He did not have any idea who carved them.
This one measures 36"X18", the table is 42".



Your finds are much cooler than my finds!


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1016
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-04-14 9:31 pm   Permalink

Nice finds TV. I like those matched Maori clubs. You know it's bad luck to keep two Maori war clubs under one roof-let your older brother help you out and store one for you. Btw, your pieces are a pretty good size-wonder if they're from some forgotten tiki establishment up in Kern county?

 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 3748
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-04-14 10:24 pm   Permalink

you guys are kickin ars...

quick trip to San Diego...

Trader Morts










Wangs




and about 10 other stops...






Treasure craft Hawaii ash tray


Frankoma T-9 shell

















Huge Coco Joes and some bar stock to show its size











good weekend...




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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1016
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-04-14 11:55 pm   Permalink

H10, you stole the words right outta my mouf. You had a "good weekend". Jon, I like that hibiscus/KU tidbit tray. Does it have a makers mark?
Cheers,
David


 
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Hale Tiki
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Joined: Oct 19, 2004
Posts: 1798
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-04-15 06:28 am   Permalink

Wow. I'd almost wager a guess that those are old OA pieces. The war clubs and mask. They certainly fit the bill.

 
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krikkitbot
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Joined: Jun 20, 2012
Posts: 17
Posted: 2013-04-15 06:34 am   Permalink

I wondered who thought, "let's make a ceramic human head. The hair will go up and people will stick a straw in it to drink fruity rum drinks!"

That being said, great find hang10tiki. I want one too!


 
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danlovestikis
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Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 4654
Posted: 2013-04-15 06:57 am   Permalink

hang10tiki, you and the rest of the guys hunt so well. It's rare for us to find anything. I keep Dan happy by just making him stuff. Wendy
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 3748
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-04-15 07:50 am   Permalink

David- it's a treasure craft Hawaii ashtray
Krik- and it's a heavy mug too, you can still get them from Tiki Farm
Wendy- Dan-O is one lucky guy to be able to "work for tiki"
The shell bowl above is Frankoma T-9, wife spotted that one.


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ErichTroudt
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Joined: Mar 27, 2002
Posts: 414
From: SoCal
Posted: 2013-04-15 10:28 am   Permalink

This week was decent....

first I scored these 2 AWESOME MUGS!!!!!



Just kidding.... Just kidding...

Okay how about These 2 mugs instead.....


some other stuff...


I scored about 17 days worth of the "Polynesian". They are the daily publication for the Matson line ship the SS Mariposa. 1958....Very interesting stuff.


But the most fun this week was a scrapbook I bought at the swapmeet from 1967. An old lady from the Paramount Club took a 15 day, 5 Island, $495 tour thru the hawaiian islands.
Now the good news is somebodys Grandma saved everything.... There's postcards, news articles, restaurant placemats, brochures, menus, maps, a coco joes flyer, stuff from molokai, and a lot of stuff from the Coco Palms in Kauai.
Bad news is grandma used some good ol'fashion 1967 glue made from animal parts and a now extinct plant from the rainforest. This stuff ain't coming off.
I think im just gonna have the page holes fixed and put the album back together....either way its super fun to look thru.




I scored some good nautical stuff too this week. Some marked glass floats and some cork floats...


 
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