FEATURES | MUSIC | BOOKS | DRINKS | FORUMS | GAMES | LINKS | ABOUT


advertise on Tiki Central

Celebrating classic and modern Polynesian Pop
  [Edit Profile]  [Edit Preferences]  [Search] [Sign Up]
[Personal Messages]  [Member List]  [Help/FAQ]  [Rules]  [Login]
Tiki Central Forums Collecting Tiki Vintage Trader Vic's mug? Anyone recognize this one?
Goto page ( 1 | 2 Next Page )
Vintage Trader Vic's mug? Anyone recognize this one?
Tiki Royale
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Dec 06, 2002
Posts: 891
From: The Aloha Room in Beautiful Belmont, CA!
Posted: 2005-05-11 6:45 pm   Permalink

Hey everyone,
I've tried searching but have had no luck...
Does anyone remember seeing a posting of vintage pics from a magazine article about Trader Vic's? The pics showed the mugs that were used back in the day. I'm especially interested in seeing the different Fogcutter type glasses used.
Any info would be a great help.
Aloha,


[ This Message was edited by: Tiki Royale on 2005-05-11 18:47 ]

[ This Message was edited by: tiki royale on 2005-05-12 10:39 ]


 
View Profile of Tiki Royale Send a personal message to Tiki Royale  Email Tiki Royale     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
midnite
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 1230
From: 37? 47' N, 122? 26' W
Posted: 2005-05-11 9:19 pm   Permalink

TR,
Just sent ya a pic, via email, from an old magazine article that featured a nice array of the original TV's mugs. The earliest stuff from Tepco. Not sure if that is what you're after, but it's all I got and I have used it for reference before.

midnite...





 
View Profile of midnite Send a personal message to midnite      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Tiki Royale
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Dec 06, 2002
Posts: 891
From: The Aloha Room in Beautiful Belmont, CA!
Posted: 2005-05-12 10:45 am   Permalink

Thanks Midnite, that's the picture I was talking about.

Here is a pic of the mug I'm wondering about. It has no markings but looks like the old Vernon Kilns type work.
Does anyone recognize this beauty?
Aloha,




_________________






[ This Message was edited by: Tiki Royale 2009-12-07 18:36 ]


 View Profile of Tiki Royale Send a personal message to Tiki Royale  Email Tiki Royale     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Tiki_Bong
Deleted

Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 0
Posted: 2005-05-12 1:32 pm   Permalink

Tiki Royale,

I've got that mug and it is a Vernon Kiln's.

The magazine article you're refering to is Life, September 4, 1944 with Cordell Hull (Sec of State) on the cover.


    
Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Tiki Royale
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Dec 06, 2002
Posts: 891
From: The Aloha Room in Beautiful Belmont, CA!
Posted: 2005-05-13 1:00 pm   Permalink

Hey Bong,
Thanks for the info.
Do you know, was it a Trader Vic's piece? Any idea on the age?
I'm assuming 1940's...
Aloha,


 
View Profile of Tiki Royale Send a personal message to Tiki Royale  Email Tiki Royale     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
TikiHula
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Apr 09, 2002
Posts: 689
From: SacTown
Posted: 2005-05-17 09:45 am   Permalink

Actually, the Life magazine article doesn't have that mug in it (I can't believe I don't have photos of the article in the gallery- I must be slipping), so I don't know when it was used. The one used at Vic's was marked Trader Vic's and Vernon Kilns on the bottom:

http://www.tikiroom.net/gallery/vics/aat

It's different from the one you have. I also have a similar one that is not marked (and the detail doesn't even come close to the the Vernon Kilns piece)

http://www.tikiroom.net/gallery/unmarked/aah

Sorry to break it to you, Tiki Royale, but there were knockoffs made by other companies. But, man, you've got that killer United Airlines map and that super cool Don the Beachcomber bowl!
envy, envy
_________________
"But why is the rum gone?!" -Capt. Jack Sparrow


 View Profile of TikiHula Send a personal message to TikiHula  Email TikiHula     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
martiki
Official Mixologist

Joined: Mar 29, 2002
Posts: 3058
From: http://www.smugglerscovesf.com
Posted: 2005-05-17 11:49 am   Permalink

Here's the life photos:



 
View Profile of martiki Send a personal message to martiki  Email martiki Goto the website of martiki     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Tiki_Bong
Deleted

Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 0
Posted: 2005-05-17 12:36 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2005-05-17 09:45, TikiHula wrote:

It's different from the one you have. I also have a similar one that is not marked (and the detail doesn't even come close to the the Vernon Kilns piece)





You're right Mike, the detail on my Vernon Kiln piece is very fine.

On the bottom of my piece it reads "Trader Vic's, LTD. Honolulu Hawaii By Vernon Kilns U.S.A."
_________________
"I'm ashamed to be here, but not too ashamed to leave..."


    
Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
TikiHula
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Apr 09, 2002
Posts: 689
From: SacTown
Posted: 2005-05-18 10:28 am   Permalink

You are correct Sir!

 
View Profile of TikiHula Send a personal message to TikiHula  Email TikiHula     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
midnite
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 1230
From: 37? 47' N, 122? 26' W
Posted: 2007-04-04 1:56 pm   Permalink

martiki wrote: Here's the life photos:




Here's the bowl in the middle:




The elusive PB2Y2 Gremlin. I had never seen one before, I wanted this one, but c'est la vie, mon ami. It's a cool drink, and there's much history behind the item.




If you have to ask...
midnite





 
View Profile of midnite Send a personal message to midnite      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
pdrake
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jan 13, 2006
Posts: 1767
From: las vegas
Posted: 2007-04-04 2:07 pm   Permalink

there was no doubt who was taking that home.

 
View Profile of pdrake Send a personal message to pdrake  Email pdrake     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Hiphipahula
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: May 27, 2006
Posts: 2426
From: The Valley! Female, leo,fav color pink.
Posted: 2007-04-04 8:07 pm   Permalink

LOL... no kidding, I didn't even try... next one.......... if their is ever another, now that the value is known maybe the few people holding them will sell them? ....wow Congrats!
_________________
hiphipahula.com/




 View Profile of Hiphipahula Send a personal message to Hiphipahula  Email Hiphipahula Goto the website of Hiphipahula     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
bigbrotiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11159
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2007-04-04 8:32 pm   Permalink

Wow! How un-Tiki, tiz tiz! Mighty odd... So this was before Vic hit upon the Menehune concept?

 
View Profile of bigbrotiki Send a personal message to bigbrotiki  Goto the website of bigbrotiki     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
bigbrotiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11159
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2007-04-04 8:34 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2007-04-04 20:32, bigbrotiki wrote:
Wow! How un-Tiki, tiz tiz!



Sorry, I meant to say PRE-Tiki, of course!


 
View Profile of bigbrotiki Send a personal message to bigbrotiki  Goto the website of bigbrotiki     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
HonuBar
Member

Joined: Oct 25, 2005
Posts: 1
From: Bay Area, now in the low country
Posted: 2007-04-05 9:55 pm   Permalink

Well I just missed out on this one, but if I had a chance I would have bid higher. I want one PB2Y2 Gremlin and I will pay $1500 FYI. Anyone out there?

[ This Message was edited by: HonuBar 2007-04-05 21:56 ]


 
View Profile of HonuBar Send a personal message to HonuBar  Email HonuBar Goto the website of HonuBar     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Goto page ( 1 | 2 Next Page )
U-Moderate:
  
v1.5

[ About Tiki Central | Contact Tiki Central | Advertise on Tiki Central ]
(c) 2000-2014 Tikiroom.com (tm), Tiki Central (tm)

Credits & copyright infomation