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Beyond Tiki Finds
nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2017-12-18 12:45 am   Permalink

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On 2017-12-17 23:54, Onyx_Noir wrote:
The google machine shows that Centre street is still there, but the 431 address appears to be swallowed up by the Port of Los Angeles High School and the Los Angeles Port Police building complexes.


Mahalo Onyx.


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2017-12-27 6:18 pm   Permalink

Found at a local thrift. Very dirty and missing the numerals. Easy fix-gonna leave the rest of the brass as is (cept for the clean up).







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Bam Bam
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Joined: May 13, 2016
Posts: 152
From: NEPA
Posted: 2018-01-07 7:37 pm   Permalink

Lucite spaghetti lamp shade, found at a nearby antique mall. Looks killer with a red bulb inside. Smells slightly of stale cigarettes.



 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2018-02-17 1:23 pm   Permalink

From a local resale, I thought at first that it was a Treasure Craft piece. It’s marked Cal Orig. and twice as heavy as similar sized T C pieces.
About 12” long.







 
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coldwarspacemonkey
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Joined: Aug 08, 2017
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From: Shipwrecked on the First Coast
Posted: 2018-03-02 12:10 pm   Permalink

Today's score from the Re-Store.



 
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coldwarspacemonkey
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From: Shipwrecked on the First Coast
Posted: 2018-03-07 12:58 pm   Permalink

Original Morris Katz painting for my future lounge. Found at an antique store today for $65.


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2018-03-21 7:25 pm   Permalink

I have had this Tommy Bahama carrier for many years. I broke one of the bottles about 8 years ago.I kept the cap but did not use the carrier much-kinda useless with just one bottle. Much to my surprise I found two replacement bottles at a local thrift.







 
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coldwarspacemonkey
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From: Shipwrecked on the First Coast
Posted: 10 days ago; 1:51 pm   Permalink

Local "antique" store:

Neat wine rack




Puzzle Party Pak




Don't know what it is, but after reading some of Skip's tutorials I could only think "This is going to make a heck of a Tiki Light"





 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: Yesterday; 9:50 pm   Permalink

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On 2018-04-14 13:51, coldwarspacemonkey wrote:
Local "antique" store:



Don't know what it is, but after reading some of Skip's tutorials I could only think "This is going to make a heck of a Tiki Light"






Chris, depending on the height that might be the base for a glass topped table .

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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: Yesterday; 10:17 pm   Permalink

Several years ago I found this street sign at an accident site just blocks from my home . The top of the sign has a smaller sign with the city name “La Mirada”. I hung the sign in my home bar cuz I am very proud of my city.




We recently found another Street sign in a resale shop[ from my wife’s hometown of Pico-Rverva, California. You know this one is gonna get hung in our bar too. Btw, Whittier Blvd was the place to polish your car and cruise the blvd and see and be seen on weekend nights during the 60’s and early 70’s. Since been outlawed by the local Sheriff.



Cheers


 
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