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Bora Boris
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Joined: Mar 25, 2005
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From: Boogie Wonderland
Posted: 2013-05-25 08:45 am   Permalink

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On 2013-05-25 08:36, JOHN-O wrote:
Boris, maybe one of the moderators should lock this this thread and someone can create a Vintage Tiki Finds thread (Pre-1980) and a Tiki Revival Finds thread ?? Also isn't this thread so long now that it consistently creates web page errors ??



I was shocked to see you posting in Tiki Finds John-O but I didn't think for a second that you actually posted a picture of a "Find".

Despite what I don't love about how this thread is occasionally added to I don't think that's a reason to shut it down. The Thread Must Go On!

As for the errors, yes that should be addressed. Thanks!
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JOHN-O
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Joined: May 16, 2008
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From: Dogtown, USA
Posted: 2013-05-25 09:07 am   Permalink

I'm a Tiki Finds lurker !! I'm all about Mid-Mod minimalism so I really don't collect anything but I do like to look at the vintage eye candy.

 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2848
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2013-05-25 11:48 am   Permalink

All this fighting and disagreement is making this place like Facebook!

Quote:

On 2013-05-24 19:05, hang10tiki wrote:

and thanks BUZZY for posting the piece you BOUGHT at Tiki Oasis on page 265.
solved my problem, I couldn't make out the writing on the bottom of this ash tray. Then I saw your post and there it was. Maker of the piece: A Hip Rascal. So thanks for posting that FIND you bought at Oasis.







I only post on this thread the used and vintage stuff I acquire at tiki vending events like Oasis and Don's, not any of the new or artist's stuff I get. I also don't post any of the crap that I buy on ebay. That's just my personal filter, and I don't mind when others post any old or new find they buy here. I wish people didn't post ebay "finds", but I don't get all riled up over it when they do. I just figure they live in a low tipsy environment, but still want to participate in any way they can.

I posted that Rascal in particular because it was the only Coral colored one that either Freddie or I had ever seen. Figured it was rare if neither of us had known of it and it should be documented somewhere for posterity. I like that often times the only info on a piece that I can find anywhere, is here on this thread. I probably learned more about tiki from this thread over the years than any other single source anywhere. Glad that some of my posts can help others learn about their stuff.

Hang 10: That ashtray is in Tiki Quest. HIP stands for Hawaiian Island Products. HIP Rascals were the line of those funny faced guys I posted one of on page 265. Finding the info you needed from my post brings a happy tear of joy to my eye! I'll post the tag for it when i get home later.

Buzzy Out!


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Alii Tiki
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Joined: Apr 24, 2008
Posts: 156
From: Kona, Hawaii & Palm Springs, California
Posted: 2013-05-25 1:10 pm   Permalink

In the beginning ...

Quote:

On 2002-09-16 21:24, TikiGuy wrote:
Hey let's start a bit of a brag board where you can show what great finds you got on the weekend from yard sales, parents attics, junk shops, deals with the devil, etc....

I bought two of these this weekend for $3 CDN now I see one for auction at eBay
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2100429252

I'll be keeping an eye on that....

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Alii Tiki
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From: Kona, Hawaii & Palm Springs, California
Posted: 2013-05-25 1:21 pm   Permalink

Buzzy, I'm guilty of posting some eBay finds but as you said it's actually a relatively low tipsy area that I live in, despite being a location that many would consider to be rich in Tiki.
Actual "Tiki Finds" are few and far between, although some good scores do arise occasionally.


 
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danlovestikis
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Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 4861
Posted: 2013-05-25 2:54 pm   Permalink

This is a terrific thread. I check it out at the end of each day. I wish we were still hunting but now we mostly buy new things from artists at events. I'm so impressed that everyone can still find so much. Wendy

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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-05-25 4:35 pm   Permalink

Buzz- u da man
Wendy- love the mug

Jon

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Atomic Tiki Punk
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Joined: Jul 19, 2009
Posts: 6183
From: Costa Misery
Posted: 2013-05-25 4:53 pm   Permalink

I sensed unrest in the realms of Tikilandia, So I came......

now
Kneel before Zod!


 
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Bora Boris
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Joined: Mar 25, 2005
Posts: 2588
From: Boogie Wonderland
Posted: 2013-05-25 5:11 pm   Permalink

I found this little guy at an estate sale today at the home of a former Disney Illustrator. He's Balsa wood with sparkly eyes and pearl shoved into his mouth.



I didn't really want it but after waiting to get in for 45 minutes I had to get something and there was nothing all that cool left. I was hoping for some great stuff.


 
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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
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From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2013-05-25 5:35 pm   Permalink

A bit of tapa cloth from Goodwill. It's matted with a piece of protective plastic over the top if you're wondering about the reflection.




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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2848
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2013-05-26 4:43 pm   Permalink

last two weeks worth of stuff:


Maori bolo tie:


SS Lurine tray:



Gene's Hawaiian Village photo holder:

back label

Photo inside


Hawaii postcards, mostly Kona Inn and Kauai Surf Hotel:

Kauai surf hotel guest room one in front has the tiki lamp on the table

Another photo cover and a Polynesian Islands cruise book

Same lot as the Gene's photo, but the people do not look the same:


Set of 6 linen Fijian tapa pattern place mats


Coral Lei boat piece:

Coral lei was made by Coco Joe's.

Guam Tiki and tagged Ki'i Hoohehe'e




OMC surfer girl mug, unmarked. Couldn't find it on Ooga Mooga without a restaurant mark, and one of 9 Tiki farm shot mugs:


Rainbow of Tiki Farm shot mugs. Most have the Hecho en Mexico stickers:


Disney Enchanted Tiki room shot mug trio:



19 Mexican/Tequila shot glasses, one full mini bottle of Absolute, three rocks, two artificial pin on flowers, two golf balls that look like baseballs, one golf ball that looks like a tennis ball, an Against Me! patch, and a glass Nativity set were all the things that I had to buy in one lot to get all the Tiki Farm shot mugs with it all.

At first I pulled out all the Tiki Farm shots and asked "how much for these?" He waved at the tailgate of his truck and said he was selling it "all" for $20. I did some quick resale math in my head and declared it all "Sold!"

Some fired but unglazed mugs:

One of the bucket's was glazed, but not glaze fired.


Crying Moai candle and a piece of a tiki trophy or something:


Nautical themed stuff. Shell lamp and a ship shell night light:



Linen Fiji banner:


Buzzy Out!

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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 3925
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-05-26 7:21 pm   Permalink

Buzz on fire

 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 3925
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-05-26 7:40 pm   Permalink

Tiki Caliente rocks

Ellen Neel dated 1959





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forgotten tikiman
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Joined: Aug 18, 2011
Posts: 483
From: Forgotten Tiki Room. Pismo Beach, CA
Posted: 2013-05-26 8:35 pm   Permalink

Buzzy. Thats alot of cool stuff. Great finds . Hang10tiki. That head is really cool. Did you get that at Tiki Caliente? Too bad I did not get to meet you. I was there too.

 
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atomictonytiki
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Joined: May 14, 2002
Posts: 1278
From: Bangkok
Posted: 2013-05-27 02:50 am   Permalink

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Linen Fiji banner:



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Tea towel I've got one for kiribati that is nearly identical.


 
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