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Mr. NoNaMe
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Posted: 2006-10-20 8:37 pm   Permalink

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On 2006-10-20 12:07, pappythesailor wrote:
That's what you get for dealing with the commies.


Eggs actly!! If you have it made in China or other than America (or your native country) then you will likely have your item sold (on the side) with out your consent to others. Usually perfectly legal(except to original country or origen). It is China ya know.
It happens in many industries. Medication, Bicycles, cigtarettes, gloves, handbags, jewelry. If you think it is cheaper to have it manufactured in China there is a good reason. They will undercut you!



EDIT: His "Vintage Unusual Tiki Mug Vase " looks exactly like my two "El Bastardos" I bought for $12 (I think it was 12) at Freak Factory. He still has them too.

[ This Message was edited by: Mr. NoNaMe 2006-10-20 20:44 ]


 
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teaKEY
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From: The thumb !
Posted: 2006-10-21 2:38 pm   Permalink

Well, at least these knock-offs are not the same mug cause they're not the same quality as a Munktiki mug. But, the Monkey mug is actually selling for a lot more a Munktiki mug. Go fugure, its the color thats doing it.
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lunavideogames
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Joined: May 09, 2012
Posts: 1185
From: San Diego
Posted: 2014-04-28 6:22 pm   Permalink

Found some new bootlegs on eBay. Mine are all marked on the bottom. Be careful out there and don't buy fakes!

Seller: chestnut-antiques
Item numbers-
161285282284 & 151287242085

http://www.ebay.com/itm/151287242085?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

http://www.ebay.com/itm/161285282284?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649


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Slacks Ferret
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 1268
From: Calgary
Posted: 2014-05-03 3:24 pm   Permalink

I remember this being talked about in this thread:

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=11346&forum=5&33

And I too was surprised to see these knock-offs on ebay. This ebay seller may or may not have picked these up at a Zeller's themselves, but it is interesting to note that these mugs originally sold for about $4 Canadian each when I first came across them.
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swizzle
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Joined: Jun 03, 2007
Posts: 871
From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 17 days ago; 8:06 pm   Permalink

Although i'm not Munktiki, extremely far from it actually, i can now say that i have the 'honour' of having my work knocked off too.
The mug on the left, General Ra Ra V.2 (dark background), is my very first mug design from 2011. The mug on the right is something a friend found a picture of and asked if it was one of mine. I told him that it wasn't but i know exactly why he asked. I'm sure he and i are not the only ones to see some uncanny similarities. Anyone else agree?



The company is in Greece? and make ceramics including a line of 'tiki mugs'. There is another that looks like Munktiki's She Skull and another that reminds me of the the Happy Cannibal mug by Tiki Farm and Atomic Tony Tiki.
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lunavideogames
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From: San Diego
Posted: 17 days ago; 8:32 pm   Permalink

That is crazy! Did you ever think that you would get bootlegged? Obviously the whole wide world thinks that they are great and marketable.

I gotta get me some of those Swizzle mugs


 
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El Jefe
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Joined: Mar 13, 2012
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From: The Third Coast
Posted: 16 days ago; 05:00 am   Permalink

Look pretty similar to me. Sorry to see that happen to you.

 
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tikigreg
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Joined: Mar 24, 2002
Posts: 1164
From: ClubTiki
Posted: 16 days ago; 3:48 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2014-10-08 20:06, swizzle wrote:
Although i'm not Munktiki, extremely far from it actually,






Not Munktiki, eh?







 
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swizzle
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From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 16 days ago; 5:00 pm   Permalink

Not in a million years lunavideogames. And if you want some mugs, you know where to find me.

Thanks El Jefe.

Haha tikigreg, nice one. I must agree, there are a few features on my mug that are very similar to the Munktiki mug you posted, but i assure that is purely coincidental.


 
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