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mudbone
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From: michigan
Posted: 2014-06-14 12:27 pm   Permalink

Nice find Uncle Trav, west side of Michigan must be the gold coast!


 
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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2014-06-15 05:46 am   Permalink

Nothing off the hook, yesterday, just an Orchids Of Hawaii R3 & a little, carved Tiki. The Tiki's got some age to it, but the only marking is 887 on the back of the base. Anybody have any thoughts? Probably a late '60s-'70s tourist item.





 
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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: 2014-06-15 11:41 am   Permalink

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On 2014-06-15 05:46, Big Kahuna wrote:
The Tiki's got some age to it, but the only marking is 887 on the back of the base. Anybody have any thoughts?





Cool! This just came up several days ago, and I bought another one made by them yesterday. That was the same one I passed on that was in the trio that I found two weeks ago.

Made and sold by Hawaiian Discovery

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






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Big Kahuna
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From: SoMass
Posted: 2014-06-15 3:03 pm   Permalink

Thanks, Buzzy! Looks like I got my $9 worth. I wonder how to determine the age?

 
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Pittsburgh pauly
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Joined: Jan 31, 2010
Posts: 388
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2014-06-16 5:28 pm   Permalink

Mai Kai thrift store finds when I was in town for the Hukilau!
Derby Daiquiri:


and set of Shrunken Heads:


and much more that wasn't found in the wild, so I'll skip it…for now

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TikiHula
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Joined: Apr 09, 2002
Posts: 671
From: SacTown
Posted: 2014-06-17 3:21 pm   Permalink

Awesome set of shrunken head mugs - cool to see them stacked like that...

 
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ukutiki
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Joined: Feb 25, 2009
Posts: 189
From: Michigan
Posted: 2014-06-18 09:37 am   Permalink

Picked up this "tiki" painting last weekend at an estate sale. It's not signed. Would anyone care to comment on possible origin, et cetera. Mahalo.



 
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swizzle
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Joined: Jun 03, 2007
Posts: 838
From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 2014-06-18 5:07 pm   Permalink

Found a few things at a couple of antique stores on this leg of my holiday including this.



There were another two that were slightly different, all the same price, but this is the one i liked the best. I know i have seen a thread on here with something similar which i'm sure the thread author talked about repainting it. I tried a few searches but couldn't find anything. Does anyone know the link or what these type of busts are from or the story behind them? There is no markings on this particular one but one of the others said 'Holland Mold' on it.


 
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
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From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2014-06-18 5:27 pm   Permalink

Great find on the Polynesian Girl. The best ones are made by Marwal. Here's a pic of one I have. I have seen a few different molds of the same basic design.




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swizzle
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Joined: Jun 03, 2007
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From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 2014-06-18 7:30 pm   Permalink

Thanks uncle trav. Here's a pic of the other two. The one on the left was the one with the name on the bottom and looks the same as both of ours but painted different again.




 
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Big Kahuna
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Posted: 2014-06-19 10:17 am   Permalink

I've never seen that girl, on the right, before. I like her!

 
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1961surf
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Joined: May 03, 2007
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From: Newport Beach, Ca .
Posted: 2014-06-19 10:55 am   Permalink

Lego not quite as heavy material as Marwal ,however very nice detail on their face.
I have about a half a dozen of each .





 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
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From: HELL
Posted: 2014-06-20 07:25 am   Permalink

picked up this set of swizzles from the south seas saxony, wis. and an original mai kai decanter shown in situ at a local antique mall.











 
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TikiTacky
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Posted: 2014-06-22 7:49 pm   Permalink

Yesterday I found a Langerman's Luau salt shaker at a local flea market. I initially hesitated buying it because it was not a complete set, but then I found out that even a single one is a pretty unusual find, so I went back today and got it.




They also had a Trader Vic's salt/pepper shaker there which is normally a non-event, but it indicated it was used as a movie prop in the upcoming "Dear Eleanor" movie which was shot locally. Without a COA it's more of an interesting tidbit than anything else, but it certainly makes me wonder what the setting was in the movie, which is supposed to take place in the 60s.
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Tattoo
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Joined: Sep 24, 2005
Posts: 215
From: Los Angeles
Posted: 2014-06-22 11:23 pm   Permalink

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On 2014-06-22 19:49, TikiTacky wrote:
Yesterday I found a Langerman's Luau salt shaker at a local flea market. I initially hesitated buying it because it was not a complete set, but then I found out that even a single one is a pretty unusual find, so I went back today and got it.




They also had a Trader Vic's salt/pepper shaker there which is normally a non-event, but it indicated it was used as a movie prop in the upcoming "Dear Eleanor" movie which was shot locally. Without a COA it's more of an interesting tidbit than anything else, but it certainly makes me wonder what the setting was in the movie, which is supposed to take place in the 60s.




Excellent find TT. Besides being probably the coolest Tiki shakers around, I have never seen one before from Langerman's. Rather surprising since their signature mug is based on the same design as your Salt/Pepper shaker.





Although those moai SP shakers are common with the Trader Dick label, yours is probably the original version made for Langermans. Glad you went back and got it!!!!

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