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danlovestikis
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Posts: 4736
Posted: 2013-07-24 08:47 am   Permalink

Mr. NoNaMe thank you so much. I'm going to print your post to keep with him.

RagBag Comics you sure did. The only one we have has a hairline crack and we feel lucky to have it.

Cheers, Wendy
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Ragbag Comics
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Joined: Feb 24, 2009
Posts: 133
From: Chicago
Posted: 2013-07-24 7:15 pm   Permalink

Thanks, Bongo!

I really like those Trader Vic Hawaii mugs; we found a little family of 'em awhile back for about $5 each-
I love how they're all a little bit different from each other... there's a really great crude kind of charm to 'em.



You've got your kiddos trained well!

Wendy: It's a super cool bowl, hairline crack or no! We only have one other Steve Crane mug- the clown-y lookin' Ku; his whole inner reservoir is broken away from the rest of the mug, so he was definitely part of some kind of traumatic drinking accident in the past, but we love it anyway; the little defects are all part of their history.

--Pete

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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 1309
From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2013-07-25 3:40 pm   Permalink

A carving from Fiji. It's very heavy for it's size and it has 1972 written on the back of it.








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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1273
From: Indiana
Posted: 2013-07-26 04:51 am   Permalink

Nice carving, Lori! I bought this maori carving from an elderly couple intersecting them as they were about to take it into an antique shop yesterday. It's 31 inches of heavy, solid wood.






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AdOrAdam
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Joined: Jun 16, 2013
Posts: 411
From: Wolverhampton, UK
Posted: 2013-07-26 08:55 am   Permalink

Hi guys

Not sure if this counts as a 'find' or a 'make' - I found a big bit of bamboo & an old shade, got some more bits & made a lamp





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AdOrAdam
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From: Wolverhampton, UK
Posted: 2013-07-26 08:59 am   Permalink

Apologies for the re-post:

Quote:

On 2013-07-21 14:23, AdOrAdam wrote:
I found:

I have no idea if its 'tiki' or just 'ethnic' but thought it was interesting. It is about 35" tall (but the bottom 2" appears to be a base that was added later). It was pretty scratched up, I've done some sanding & re-staining (& might do some more).

Any idea where it is from?



No reply yet, any ideas?
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Tiki-kitty
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Joined: Apr 30, 2012
Posts: 63
From: Cleveland, Oh
Posted: 2013-07-28 2:56 pm   Permalink



Nothing impressive, or collectible, but nifty nonetheless:
My husband and I decided to do a bit of "sidewalk shopping" the other day and spotted several good finds! The Peacock chair and bamboo end table were 2 top scores; we also picked some nice fake palm trees-- all in great condition.
Hey neighbors: thanks for tossing some cool stuff!


 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2836
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2013-07-28 5:04 pm   Permalink

Stuff I got last weekend at the International market Place at Don's:



And from this week's regular rounds:


14" x 18" Palau storyboard carving signed and dated from 1951




Mini Kava Kava guy:


Tiki lava lamp:


Romantic resin Guam frame:


Buzzy Out!
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Atomic Tiki Punk
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Joined: Jul 19, 2009
Posts: 5999
From: Costa Misery
Posted: 2013-07-28 5:38 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-07-26 08:59, AdOrAdam wrote:
Apologies for the re-post:

Quote:

On 2013-07-21 14:23, AdOrAdam wrote:
I found:

I have no idea if its 'tiki' or just 'ethnic' but thought it was interesting. It is about 35" tall (but the bottom 2" appears to be a base that was added later). It was pretty scratched up, I've done some sanding & re-staining (& might do some more).

Any idea where it is from?



No reply yet, any ideas?




Definitely not Tiki, I am guessing because I have not seen anything like that before that it may be
a Fertility Idol of African influence.


 
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blacktopkid
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Joined: Jul 28, 2013
Posts: 8
From: Atlanta, GA
Posted: 2013-07-28 11:03 pm   Permalink

Found these today while out junkin'.



The big Moai mug appears to be vintage from Trader Dick's in Sparks, NV. Any idea on the age? I know Dick's is still open, but has been around since '58 in various forms.



 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Posts: 1273
From: Indiana
Posted: 2013-07-30 06:15 am   Permalink

Me again with a small contribution from a friend. It's a porcelain Kahlua bottle made by M.H. Strikow, LA (empty)




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SandraDee
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Joined: Mar 11, 2011
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Posted: 2013-07-30 12:50 pm   Permalink

Bongo I always love your one find posts



 
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Bongo Bungalow
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From: Indiana
Posted: 2013-07-30 4:23 pm   Permalink

Quote:

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Bongo I always love your one find posts





Miss Dee, that's how I get them!

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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1053
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-08-03 9:13 pm   Permalink

Found a pair of Luau salt and pepper shakers and a 10" marquesan tiki in a Palm Springs, Ca. antique store. My braddah Tiklivato thinks it might be part of a "cannibal" set. I'm inclined to agree.
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dewey-surf
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Joined: May 27, 2009
Posts: 167
From: Clearwater, FL
Posted: 2013-08-04 11:48 am   Permalink

Attack of the S&P shakers for me.










1) Cocoa Joes Large Lava Hula Girl
2) Trader Vics S&P
3) Kon-Tiki S&P
4) Mauna Loa Detroit, only the salt- if anyone has only a pepper and want to get these two together, PM me, maybe I can trade you or you can trade me.
5) Cocoa Joes small tiki with label intact on back
6) Treasure Craft Pineapple dish
7) A really cool Plastichrome slide, depicting the exterior of the Mai Kai. My wife bought a storage case full of these slides. Most of the them are from New Orleans, Virginia, and a few from Ft. Lauderdale. They are early 1960's judging from the cars, clothing in the pictures. This was the only tiki related slide we found. I am going to see if I can get it transferred to a picture. Pretty neat.



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