||West Winds Motel, Mount Vernon, WA (motel)
Joined: Nov 16, 2007
From: Santa Barbara, CA
|Posted: 2015-03-19 5:14 pm  Permalink|
Nice score on the postcard. So if I understand this correctly, the sign started out with two Tikis flanking it, then it went down to one Tiki, and now there are none?
Grand Member (4 years)
Joined: Jan 16, 2010
|Posted: 2015-03-19 11:45 pm  Permalink|
Yea Dusty there are two on the card (guessing the 70's) one on the posts from 2007&2010 and zero now (google streets Sept 2012).
And last night after I posted the card I looked at it and realized that the original signs a sail.
[ This Message was edited by: tikicoma 2015-03-19 23:46 ]
Joined: Mar 25, 2002
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
|Posted: 2015-03-20 10:56 am  Permalink|
…whose red & white stripes are the accepted color scheme of Viking ships…
(…and my family's shipping line flag
…AND were also used for the TROPICS MOTEL SEATTLE at some point:
…which makes your observation about the origin for the inspiration for the sign that much more likely