|Sabu The Coconut Boy|
Joined: Aug 20, 2002
From: Carson, California
|Posted: 2005-06-07 10:21 pm  Permalink|
I've been collecting postcards for a while now and it's amazing to me that there are still obscure, undiscovered (by me) tiki images that can knock my socks off.
This is my latest find:
Actually that's just one part of a larger postcard:
My photo doesn't do the nice deep colors justice. Here's the text from the back:
The Purple Lantern
Main Store: 1217 25th Ave. Gulfport, Miss. 39501
Branch: 130 Magnolia Ave. (at Mary Mahoney's) Biloxi, Miss. 39530
Browse in the 26 Exotic Markets in the Main Store. With Gifts. Foods. Books. Toys and Accessories. Main Store Winner of 3 National Merchandising Awards. Biloxi Branch (Opened Labor Day 1972) Not to be Missed.
Kind of like an early mini-mall I guess?
Bigbro - have you ever seen this Witco photo before? If not, then you are definitely welcome to scan it.
What was this Witco piece called?