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Tattoo
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Joined: Sep 24, 2005
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From: Los Angeles
Posted: 2013-12-30 4:26 pm   Permalink

WOW!!! What an amazing find by your wife. You got yourself a keeper!


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On 2013-12-30 10:07, tikiskip wrote:
My wife found this mug last weekend.
Has great color, And a sticker from Frankoma.
Have not seen one with a sticker before.








Beautiful mug and great color. Nice that is still has the sticker.

CONGRATS!!!


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2013-12-30 6:54 pm   Permalink

Outstanding find TS.!
Where are you taking your wife for dinner?
Happy New Year!


 
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tikiskip
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Joined: Nov 26, 2005
Posts: 2923
Posted: 2013-12-31 08:04 am   Permalink

Yeah Hang10 my wife is getting good at finding, But then you have been finding lots.
She will get most of the money anyway if/when we sell it, heck it's all our money at this point.
I had stopped looking for mugs as we have too many and you don't find good ones that often.
The Frankoma glazes are awesome!

Good Luck Hunters!


 
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danlovestikis
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Joined: Jun 17, 2002
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Posted: 2013-12-31 11:35 am   Permalink

That Frankoma sticker is the first I've seen too. I'm going to send your photo on to Joniece Frank and see if they made them for an anniversary. Congratulations. Please contact me if you decide to sell it. Wendy
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2013-12-31 12:09 pm   Permalink

tikiskip I just got off the phone with Joniece Frank. She said the sticker was for Frankoma's 40th anniversary of being in business. The year was 1973. I asked her is they went on every piece of pottery made that year and she said no that it was hit and miss. They made some stickers and if anyone thought about it they would grab one and stick it on. It's possible that your War God is the only one that got the sticker because so few War Gods were made.

Again Congratulations, Wendy
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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 1381
From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2013-12-31 12:35 pm   Permalink

That is a wonderful end of the year present!

 
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TikiTacky
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Joined: Nov 23, 2010
Posts: 1310
Posted: 2013-12-31 1:58 pm   Permalink

Not only a War God, but a Cultured Pearl model to boot. That's a great find! Just goes to show that there are still some treasures out there if you keep your eyes peeled.
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Pele Paul
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Joined: Aug 26, 2008
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From: San Dimas, ca
Posted: 2013-12-31 6:30 pm   Permalink

found this four foot tall tiki painting at the swap meet for 20.00 Im guessing its a good deal, lol









 
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Pele Paul
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From: San Dimas, ca
Posted: 2013-12-31 6:32 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-12-27 20:46, closettiki wrote:
Close up shot as requested





that would make a killer T-Shirt design!!!!!!


 
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Pele Paul
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From: San Dimas, ca
Posted: 2013-12-31 6:39 pm   Permalink

god, I never get tired at looking at these pix!!!! I came down with a cold, and was in bed for 4 days, I feel a whole lot better just looking at all the cool stuff!!!!

 
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TikiTacky
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Posted: 2013-12-31 7:22 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-12-31 18:32, Pele Paul wrote:
Quote:

On 2013-12-27 20:46, closettiki wrote:
Close up shot as requested





that would make a killer T-Shirt design!!!!!!



If someone can get me a high-res image I'd be happy to.


 
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tikiskip
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Posted: 2014-01-01 05:31 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-12-31 12:09, danlovestikis wrote:
tikiskip I just got off the phone with Joniece Frank. She said the sticker was for Frankoma's 40th anniversary of being in business. The year was 1973. I asked her is they went on every piece of pottery made that year and she said no that it was hit and miss. They made some stickers and if anyone thought about it they would grab one and stick it on. It's possible that your War God is the only one that got the sticker because so few War Gods were made.
Again Congratulations, Wendy



That is wild stuff, Thanks Wendy for the info.
You think all there is to know about tiki has been said and then new stuff pops up, to me that's the fun part.
I don't know if you have done this yet but have you documented all info you can get from Joniece
about their tiki mugs for tiki history sake?(like how many of each different styles did they make?)
Why the name Frankoma?
We are all getting older and stuff like that gets forgotten.
Maybe you Wendy need to start the Frankoma thread here on TC.

Just added...
The name Frankoma was created from Frank's last name and the last three letters of the state of Oklahoma.[4]

"Not only a War God, but a Cultured Pearl model to boot."
So not all of these were Cultured Pearls?
Thanks all!

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tikilongbeach
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Posted: 2014-01-01 08:55 am   Permalink

So true, tikiskip.
Frankoma has a pretty informative Wikipedia page. I wish I had known to look for Club Trade Winds and the Cultured Pearl ceramics when I lived in Dallas. Norman, OK is about an hour drive from Dallas.
The coconuts I have in my collection are very heavy and well made. I actually use them because they are well made.


 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2014-01-01 8:05 pm   Permalink

There are magazines that document everything Frankoma and five books you can get on Amazon.com. The magazine is called Pot and Puma. She was a contributor as was her sister Donna. It only stopped being published a couple of years ago. I've put some information on page one of my "other crafts" thread. Wendy

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swizzle
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Joined: Jun 03, 2007
Posts: 878
From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 2014-01-01 11:18 pm   Permalink

Not so much a find but a gift from my friend Tiki Vato. A parrot from the sadly now defunct Bahooka, hanging in his new home. Thanks buddy.



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