Tahiti Felix 70th Anniversary Tiki Mug
$150.00 Sold out
The Tahiti Felix 70th Anniversary tiki mug. Celebrating 70 years of America’s oldest family run tattoo parlour, in continuous service est. 1949.
Tahiti Felix Lynch was not only a tattooer. He and his Tahitian bride, Nui, also lived and embraced the Polynesian lifestyle. He performed all over the world with his Polynesian floor show troop “The Regal Tahitians” from the late 1950’s thru the late 1960’s entertaining our armed forces in USO shows in the hey day of Tiki Culture!
Today our shop, located in the heart of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, celebrates his legacy. Many of Tahiti Felix’s original drums and tiki’s, hand carved in the 1950’s for Felix by Hollywood set designer Hal Wilcox, can be found in the shop. You’ll also find some of the largest collections of original tattoo art on public display spanning over 7 decades. A true part of San Diego, Tattoo and Tiki history!
Our 70th anniversary mug celebrates the Tahiti Felix Master Tattoo ohana and continued service since 1949. Original Marquesian style mug concept design by Tahiti Gil and produced here in the USA by world renowned tiki mug carver Tiki Diablo. Included with the mug are two custom cast swizzles by Adventure artist Mike Grider.
Limited Edition Size: 200 mugs.
Release date: May 2020 (delayed from July ‘19)
Updated photos as production proceeds.
International orders please contact me before ordering.
PICK UP OPTION:
If you intend to pick up in San Diego use discount code: “pickup” upon checking out.
Save some loot and the risk of the courrier using it as a soccer ball.
Note: If you opt for pick up....YOU ARE PICKING UP EITHER AT THE SHOP OR AT A DESIGNATED PICK UP LOCATION IN SAN DIEGO.
After preorders have concluded sale price will be $160.00 + shipping. Final design of mug may vary from concept design. Considering our roster of artists contributing to this project and past mugs they will sell quickly! Sorry certain numbers cannot be “reserved” Follow these amazing contributing artists on Instagram: @tikidiablo @mkgrider - mahalo, Tahiti Gil @tahitigil
*due to the nature of custom mugs and that each mug is hand made, release dates may vary. Hopefully not. - its the mug life folks! 🤙🏼