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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2304
From: SoMass
Posted: 2014-05-29 7:25 pm   Permalink

Slim pickins, this week. Just a Honolulu mug & a room key from the motel next to Tanela, where this pic of my '59 was taken.





 
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 1768
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2014-05-30 03:16 am   Permalink

BK, that is one hell of a cool ride !!!!!

 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2304
From: SoMass
Posted: 2014-05-30 4:02 pm   Permalink

Thanks, Trav & that is the long, lost, original Mr. Tiki I'm holding!


 
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Rudy
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Joined: Jun 09, 2010
Posts: 5
From: Portland
Posted: 2014-05-31 8:20 pm   Permalink

Went by an estate sale today and found this this neat heavy canvas print. The sellers dad bought it while stationed in Hawaii in the late 40's-early 50's. It's pretty big, too heavy to be a table cloth.

What would you use it for?

I'll probably end up framing it. I paid a lot for it (I think) 50.00, the colors are nice and bright, and I liked the size. These pictures are off the craigslist ad, I have it in the garage "airing" out.




 
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TikiTacky
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Joined: Nov 23, 2010
Posts: 1291
Posted: 2014-05-31 8:26 pm   Permalink

Printed fabrics like that were commonly sold as souvenirs. Silks were common in the 50s, but if that piece was produced during the war when quality materials were scarce, it might explain the coarser material. Is there any sort of date on it?
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Rudy
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Joined: Jun 09, 2010
Posts: 5
From: Portland
Posted: 2014-06-01 5:54 pm   Permalink

You are right, there is a small taped note on it that says "1946 Service souvenir " on it.

 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2829
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2014-06-01 6:55 pm   Permalink

This week's stuff:

Not much time for hunting this week.

Some tiki matchbooks, and others of general interest:

Along with my tiki matchbook collection, I also have a lot(maybe 20) of other topical collections I look for on occasion. One is Indians, another is pinups/nudes. A couple additions to those collections are in here too. I really like the loco Redskin with the tomahawk and scalp in his hand! Images like this reminds me when some hippie chicks in my college Native American classes were all pissed of at the Atlanta Braves logo.

I have a couple already from this maker: Hawaiian Discovery. Super happy to get this guy!


Let's take a peek and see what he has:

Hmmmm....

Paperwork tags:

These are the other two I have:

I passed on a Lono and KU from this maker that were with the new one because I'm out of space for Hawaiian stuff right now What else by this company is out there? I've seen a few(5?) that I don't have on ebay over the years. Seems they go a little out of my budget...I think I heard they are/were available at the Bishop Museum gift shop.


Gotta thin the herd at Oasis this year to make room for future acquisitions...What's gonna have to go?
Buzzy Out!



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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 1285
From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2014-06-01 7:55 pm   Permalink

Hawaiian Discovery website. I've ordered from them before. https://hawaiiandiscovery.com/
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2829
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2014-06-01 9:34 pm   Permalink

Wow, that was easy! thanks

Buzzy Out!


 
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howlinowl
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Joined: Jul 20, 2008
Posts: 127
From: Port Saint Lucie, FL
Posted: 2014-06-02 10:45 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2014-06-01 19:55, tikilongbeach wrote:
Hawaiian Discovery website. I've ordered from them before. https://hawaiiandiscovery.com/




Just looked at the website. There is an item listed as "Fisherman's Good Luck God 2".

https://hawaiiandiscovery.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=8&category_id=3&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=41

The drop down menu gives a choice of two.....Small at 10 inches and Large at 20 inches........

I've laid out the route to the gutter, but you'll have to take your own minds there.

howlinowl



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Mids&Mods
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Joined: May 15, 2014
Posts: 12
From: Seattle area
Posted: 2014-06-05 10:19 am   Permalink



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happy buddha
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Joined: Sep 13, 2008
Posts: 222
Posted: 2014-06-05 10:34 am   Permalink




Tahitian/Marquesan pole. Has shallow peg holes plugged on the top and bottom, so was made to be 'stacked'.

Only info I have is that it came from an estate sale outside of DC.

Did OA make these poles? Could it have come from the DC Vic's? Vic's is the only place I've seen these, but what do the experts say? Thanks for any helpful info!


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1028
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2014-06-06 12:32 am   Permalink

HB, very nice poles!
Found this at a Huntington Beach Goodwill Thurs, Afternoon. I seem to recall that TikiFarm was selling similar ones a couple of years ago. ??? Btw, that’s a ceramic piece adhered to the shaker-not a decal.



 
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ron-tiki
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Joined: Feb 24, 2007
Posts: 381
From: los angeles
Posted: 2014-06-06 09:22 am   Permalink

Martiki shaker!!

 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2014-06-07 02:19 am   Permalink

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Martiki shaker!!


Mahalo!


 
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