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Skull Mugs and what to look out for..
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2005-10-03 02:14 am   Permalink

There are also two unique ones worth mentioning:

The Tiki Tiki Japan skull mug (Tikifish posted it), and

The Trader Vic's/Polynesio Havana skull mug.

Never seen that design anywhere else. (It has no signature, but it's from there, they sent one to me as exchange for the BoT.)Sorry, have no pic.

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Hot Lava
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Joined: Aug 01, 2003
Posts: 190
From: Saint Petersburg, FL
Posted: 2005-10-06 07:12 am   Permalink

I found something kind of interesting about the Trader Vic's Skull Mugs, but I'm not sure if it's just interesting to me, or an actual "whoa, we didn't know that" find.

A few weeks ago I went up to Minnesota to visit my girlfriend's mother. Her mom has relatives (now passed) who worked at the Red Wing Pottery company, which is nearby. I was thumbing though a book she had on the pottery, and came across this:

Right next to it on the page is a Trader Vic's Cocoanut Mug, so is there a Red Wing/TEPCO connection, or did they both produce them?

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Joined: Jun 09, 2010
Posts: 108
From: Lincoln, NE
Posted: 2011-12-10 1:24 pm   Permalink

I don't know whether this belongs here or in the Drinks section, but... what, other than the Black Stripe, are the skull mugs used for? I have two of 'em and I haven't the foggiest what's supposed to go in them.

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Joined: Feb 27, 2011
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Posted: 2011-12-12 6:01 pm   Permalink

Although I haven't ordered it I believe the Hot Buttered Rum is served in the skull mug.

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