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Kailuageoff
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Posted: 2014-03-31 5:16 pm   Permalink

Exactly Bigbro.


 
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TikiTacky
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Posted: 2014-04-01 09:32 am   Permalink

Is it real...or is it April Fools?


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TikiTacky
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Posted: 2014-04-01 4:51 pm   Permalink

Sorry for the teasing. The blue Leilani is *not* an April Fools joke.

Based on the design, I think it was an artist proof for the USA made mugs. "M BLUE" is written on the (unglazed) bottom in pencil, which I assume denotes the color of the glaze they were testing (Midnight Blue?). The details on it seem too defined to be a copy.

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Tipsy McStagger
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From: HELL
Posted: 2014-04-02 05:04 am   Permalink


natures own test glaze…. a rare electric blue crawfish. no joke, these do exist. I actually caught one as a little boy many years ago. thought it was worth a fortune. they come in rare white and bright red. just a weird genetic oddity that occurs in the wild on occasion, much like the blue tiki mug.




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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2014-04-03 1:48 pm   Permalink

My wife found this at an estate sale this morning.
I was hoping to snag a “commercial” manual citrus juicer. Someone else beat me to it by minutes. Twice as big as the one I have.
Oh well. Made in Canada by ”Tilden Ware”. Got a few chips but cool nonetheless. Btw, it’s actually green, about six inches long.
Cheers



 
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spy-tiki
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Joined: May 11, 2003
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From: glendale, ca
Posted: 2014-04-03 6:02 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2014-03-30 18:28, Atomic Tiki Punk wrote:
Quote:

On 2014-03-30 18:22, spy-tiki wrote:
three repro airline Hawaii posters. Frames are 8x10 and image is 5x7. If you'd like 'em, they're yours. I'm in glendale and I'll be home tomorrow. P.M. me if interested
(there doesn't seem to be a free stuff post anywhere)





Super nice of you spy-tiki!
It has bothered me that more folks here are not so sharing, but your not one of them!



Thanks ATP. Just reposting in case someone missed them. otherwise it's garage sale time!


 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
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From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2014-04-06 1:14 pm   Permalink

This week's stuff:


Maori box:


My friend found this at an antique mall, messaged me if I wanted it, and at my request, grabbed it for me. I normally would have passed on it due to the price ($45), but I was feeling richer than usual because I crossed over to the "other side" and sold a truckload of junk at the swap meet earlier in the week. Ez come $$$, ez go $$$...

New Caledonia hut:

It has a pair of faces flanking the entry, so I'll call this piece officially "tiki."


4 cheap mugs:


Stirrer sticks:


4' x 10' piece of barkcloth fabric:

There are a lot of nice sized smaller pieces to cut out of this and use for random tiki crafti projects.

Buzzy Out!


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SandraDee
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Joined: Mar 11, 2011
Posts: 929
Posted: 2014-04-06 2:24 pm   Permalink

Found some stuff today:

That's a concrete moai on the left:

I haven't seen one of these glass tiki mugs (candle holder?) before. Has a JAPAN sticker on the bottom

a Leilani Luau bucket and The Leilani peanut man


2 Boskos


Kauai Resort - Daga
Trader Vic's Hawaii -- I resold all of mine so glad to pick this up for cheap!
And a Daga that is from some German(?) restaurant Brauhaus in Waikiki



and then the Bamboo serving tray is marked 1964 Trader Vic's






oh and this was something I saw today that I have never seen in the wild personally--it was a small (like 3' version) of the Easter Island mosaic. It had some damage and was priced at $350--$250 I would have jumped at it but $350 seemed a little steep. Anyways I am posting it here because I "found" it..I just didn't buy it



Happy Hunting!

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Psycho Tiki D
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From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2014-04-06 6:46 pm   Permalink

Liz,

After we spoke today at the Faire I went back again to check on the mosaic and it had been sold. I thought the price was a little high considering the size and condition, but you don't see these very often...hope someone here was able to buy it.

Back for today only, since I saw Liz at the Faire are todays finds.

Anyone recognize any of these?
























































































Later,

PTD







 
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SandraDee
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Posted: 2014-04-06 6:56 pm   Permalink

Man you found some awesome stuff my friend!! Thanks for posting pics so I could see everything that was hiding in your bags

Is that last photo of the skull a Randotti?

Bummer we missed out on the mosaic but I agree the price was high.

It was great to see you after so long!


 
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ka'lenatiki
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Joined: Nov 13, 2009
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From: redding ca.
Posted: 2014-04-09 08:12 am   Permalink

That skull reminds me of the one i bought years ago at disneyland at the pieces of eight shop.

 
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TikiTacky
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Posted: 2014-04-09 08:28 am   Permalink

Psycho Tiki D, that orange mug looks like a Spurlin Island Chief. I've been looking for one of those for ages. Great find!
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SandraDee
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Posted: 2014-04-09 08:44 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2014-04-09 08:12, ka'lenatiki wrote:
That skull reminds me of the one i bought years ago at disneyland at the pieces of eight shop.



Those were made by Randotti.


 
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