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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2009-04-08 2:35 pm   Permalink

That is a cheapo-but-cool plaster item offered in the 60s by Paul Marshall Products in L.A. and Johnson Products in Chicago:



I love the text:



They were pretty common in L.A. until the late 90s, when Tiki collecting became a wider sport. Oceanic Arts did a nice lamp based on it a couple of years ago, I got one:



It was also used as a cheap prop on Gilligan's Island, as mentioned here:
http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=26101&forum=1&vpost=340412

Could someone post a frame capture from that episode here?


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