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Tiki Kaimuki
Grand Member (4 years)  

Joined: Sep 25, 2006
Posts: 821
From: OAKLAND, baby
Posted: 2013-07-06 6:09 pm   Permalink

In all the years I have been going to garage sales, swapmeets, and antique stores I have NEVER found anything remotely cool in the tiki world. For my first ever tiki find in "the wild" I am pretty happy.




I turned a corner in an antique store and saw the mug precariously sitting on the edge of a shelf. I grabbed it and turned it over to look for the the $200 price tag, but nothing. The cashier charged me 7 bucks. It is as mint as a vintage mug can be.

Here is the bottom of this mug.



And the bottom of the Bumatay I already paid a lot for on ebay many years ago.



Does anyone know the significance of the two different bottoms?



 
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AdOrAdam
Grand Member (first year)  

Joined: Jun 16, 2013
Posts: 440
From: Wolverhampton, UK
Posted: 2013-07-06 11:55 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-07-06 18:09, Tiki Kaimuki wrote:
In all the years I have been going to garage sales, swapmeets, and antique stores I have NEVER found anything remotely cool in the tiki world. For my first ever tiki find in "the wild" I am pretty happy



Congrats! The moment of spotting it = ?

Hope this helps:

http://www.ooga-mooga.com/cgi-bin/all/search.cgi?terms=bumatay;des_id=any;man_id=any;img_id=any;shp_id=any;clr_id=any;mode=search_process;x=111;y=11&show=20&details=yes

God bless Ooga Mooga!


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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1114
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-07-07 12:13 am   Permalink

Very nice TK!
Congrats!


 
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bigbrotiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11196
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2013-07-07 02:27 am   Permalink

If you build them (Tiki mugs), they will come!

 
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Tiki Kaimuki
Grand Member (4 years)  

Joined: Sep 25, 2006
Posts: 821
From: OAKLAND, baby
Posted: 2013-07-07 10:03 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-07-07 02:27, bigbrotiki wrote:
If you build them (Tiki mugs), they will come!



Well, I guess I better start getting more sculpts going and pouring more mugs. At this rate it will take me about 30 more designs and maybe I will stumble across an original Ren Clark's Severed Head!


 
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hala_kahiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Nov 07, 2006
Posts: 116
From: Parkland, FL
Posted: 2013-07-07 10:09 pm   Permalink

Found him in a random thrift store for $10! Yay!


 
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Pittsburgh pauly
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Joined: Jan 31, 2010
Posts: 393
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-07-08 12:02 pm   Permalink


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Hale Tiki
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Joined: Oct 19, 2004
Posts: 1798
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-07-08 1:11 pm   Permalink

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On 2013-07-08 12:02, Pittsburgh pauly wrote:

!!!




Hate you. [Not really. Glad it went to you. If there's tiki in Pittsburgh, it needs to go to one of the two of us. Hahaha.]


 
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Bay Park Buzzy
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2848
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2013-07-08 1:57 pm   Permalink

This week's stuff:


PNG piece:



Concrete tiki



Little okolehao bottle


Lidless TFarm Bali Hai mug and a Chiki Tiki Coronado mug


Two matchbooks:


A pair of harcover movie production books for Hawaii and South Pacific


They're a cross between a program and a behind the scenes making of. They used this piece in several posed shots of the participants:

I liked some of the renderings in the South Pacific one:




Buzzy Out!
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nui 'umi 'umi
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1114
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-07-08 10:23 pm   Permalink

Hey Buzzy-like dat concrete tiki! How tall is it?
Mahalo
Btw, the Silvestri company use to make mid range (sorta crappy) garden decor, dish-ware, and tons of Christmas stuff.


 
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Hale Tiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Oct 19, 2004
Posts: 1798
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-07-09 04:04 am   Permalink

They still make that guy! #611

http://www.asilvestri.com/pdf/Statuary.pdf

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1961surf
Tiki Socialite

Joined: May 03, 2007
Posts: 1930
From: Newport Beach, Ca .
Posted: 2013-07-09 3:27 pm   Permalink

Have been traveling alot the last several months and it's been quite awhile since I have posted .Thought this was worthy of a mention.Vintage travel bag that looks to be original NOS not reproduction.I can't take credit for the find , it was passed over by another fellow well known tiki enthusist .Prestine mint condition inside and out.Does not appear to be ever used .







 
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TikiVato
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 400
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2013-07-11 4:54 pm   Permalink

Sure glad I'm retired. I was able to go a yard sale this morning and found a couple of rare mugs. The Moatu decanter set by Shag and a mug made by schoontiki. It is a limited edition of 50 made in 2001. I liked the dream of Tiki as well. There were no markings on the yellow one, probably a home made.




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ukutiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Feb 25, 2009
Posts: 196
From: Michigan
Posted: 2013-07-11 6:45 pm   Permalink

These are at a local estate sale. Does anyone recognize them? Are they tiki? Thanks.



 
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finky099
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Joined: May 15, 2012
Posts: 179
From: Orange County, CA
Posted: 2013-07-12 3:09 pm   Permalink

Wow, some impressive finds, folks! It's inspiring to see so many people finding great stuff, especially some still in SoCal. That Moatu set is amazing.

 
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