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Pikeys Dog
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From: England
Posted: 2013-05-06 12:39 pm   Permalink

Recent purchases...
















Can anyone identify the name of the Frank Schirman piece - i'm presuming it's Pele?



 
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Hale Tiki
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Joined: Oct 19, 2004
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From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-05-08 05:24 am   Permalink

I scored this bad boy for a measly $20. I'm very excited about it, and can't wait to mold it to make more!



 
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Holler Waller
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Joined: Mar 13, 2011
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From: NW TN
Posted: 2013-05-08 07:39 am   Permalink

Major locks

 
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Alii Tiki
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Joined: Apr 24, 2008
Posts: 156
From: Kona, Hawaii & Palm Springs, California
Posted: 2013-05-08 12:18 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-05-08 05:24, Hale Tiki wrote:
I scored this bad boy for a measly $20. I'm very excited about it, and can't wait to mold it to make more!




YES !! Those are sweet I have one as well, different color glazing.
http://www.ooga-mooga.com/cgi-bin/all/mug.cgi?mode=view&mug_id=124&ind_mug_id=36456
Anyone have information on who made these originally?


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Hale Tiki
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From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-05-08 12:50 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-05-08 12:18, Alii Tiki wrote:
Quote:

On 2013-05-08 05:24, Hale Tiki wrote:
I scored this bad boy for a measly $20. I'm very excited about it, and can't wait to mold it to make more!




YES !! Those are sweet I have one as well, different color glazing.
http://www.ooga-mooga.com/cgi-bin/all/mug.cgi?mode=view&mug_id=124&ind_mug_id=36456
Anyone have information on who made these originally?



Nice. I was under the impression they were from a home mold. Mine has a signature on the bottom, an indent, and a hole. I think they're fantastic, and have wanted one for awhile. I've also seen a lot of them made into candle holders, which fortifies my home mold theory. But I could be totally off.


 
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Alii Tiki
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Joined: Apr 24, 2008
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From: Kona, Hawaii & Palm Springs, California
Posted: 2013-05-08 2:08 pm   Permalink

There's one up on eBay right now with the eyes & mouth cutout.
It's listed as a candle holder and painted with what looks like spray on truck bed liner trying to be passed off as a Lava type glaze.
Not bad looking actually but with the freight it would be over $80
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mid-Century-Tiki-God-KU-Statue-vintage-Fat-Lava-finish-Candle-holder-Totem-/170993469636?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27d00148c4&ssPageName=RSS:B:SHOP:US:101

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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: 2013-05-08 7:36 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-05-08 05:24, Hale Tiki wrote:
I scored this bad boy for a measly $20. I'm very excited about it, and can't wait to mold it to make more!






I got one of those Ku molds too. Got it from Mooneyes car show awhile back and it is custom painted. They are very cool.
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ron-tiki
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Joined: Feb 24, 2007
Posts: 394
From: los angeles
Posted: 2013-05-09 10:34 am   Permalink

Duncan mold...

 
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ron-tiki
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From: los angeles
Posted: 2013-05-09 10:34 am   Permalink

Duncan mold...

 
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Hale Tiki
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From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-05-10 03:59 am   Permalink

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On 2013-05-09 10:34, ron-tiki wrote:
Duncan mold...



I figured it was probably them, but am surprised. Anyone have a catalog page?


 
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TikiTie
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Joined: May 24, 2012
Posts: 104
From: 'bonedale, CO
Posted: 2013-05-10 07:44 am   Permalink

Here are 2 recent finds from Arizona that my in-laws sent up.

Bucket mug


Candles


 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 4153
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-05-11 11:50 am   Permalink

Lots of good finds everyone

Today's


Old photo album
















































Seller also had a lot of slides from Hawaii
Wouldn't sell them until they checked with the family.
But I did buy the slide projector to up my odds
















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Kaiwaza
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Joined: Aug 06, 2003
Posts: 467
From: Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
Posted: 2013-05-11 12:18 pm   Permalink

Thanks so much Hang10Tiki for posting the photo album. I especially LOVE seeing old holiday photos of folks in the islands, clothes, hair, etc. Groovy.
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hang10tiki
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-05-11 6:49 pm   Permalink

Kaiwaza- glad I found them so I could post em

Went lookin for more today...































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TikiVato
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Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 402
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2013-05-11 7:14 pm   Permalink

Yesterday I met with Mike, a seller from craigslist. He had listed a few things that caught my eye. His former neighbor was a ninety one year old WWII veteran, Herb Wahl. Herb recently passed away from cancer. Herb started collecting tiki as soon as the war ended. Mike said many of the tiki items were sold to antique dealers but there were still many items left including the war club that I was interested in.

This is the Oceanic Arts war club that had caught my eye on craigslist. It is the same type that I found the pair of last month. It is 32" in length and was made in the 60's.

These war clubs and weapons were hanging on the wall.




Some tiki found hanging on the wall.



Some found on the counters.





This decanter is a strikow made for Kahlua between 1958 to 1960





The decanter is an original vintage Mai Kai.


Before I left, Mike offer me over twenty albums (78's) from the 30's through the 60's. Most of the albums were Hawaiian. Here's my favorites.


This inside cover reminds me of Shag's style.

I also liked the the white outline of the tiki on the album cover.

A close up of a WWII supporter of the war effort.

Mike is going to try to get photos of Herb in uniform and other details of his service to our country so that I can dedicate these findings to an early pioneer of tiki collecting. RIP Herb.



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