Pyrex glass dating
As you can imagine, promotional Pyrex patterns can be quite expensive.In fact, the Pyrex pattern that’s the most in demand can go for upwards of ,000 and is called Lucky in Love.By 1922, the Pyrex line featured 22 different pieces that served various purposes.But the colored vintage Pyrex bowls, which debuted in 1947 and lasted well into the 1980s are what collectors go crazy over.Scroll through our Pyrex Pattern Timeline to find your favorite.Turquoise is a popular Pyrex color, and Snowflake, also available in white with turquoise snowflakes, shouldn’t be confused with Snowflake Blue.Autumn Harvest comes in both rust-red and orange and was the last pattern made for refrigerator sets.Not to be confused with the promo pattern “Wheat” which features tan on brown.
(Vintage Jadeite and Fire King have similar followings).
Pyrex lover Sylvia Schanche says she inherited pieces from her mother and grandmother and likes using pieces she remembers as a kid growing up in the 60s and 70s.
Her vintage Pyrex collection is spread out all over her house because she incorporates her pieces into daily use (known to insiders as “Pyrex in action”).
You can’t hang around estate sales for very long without eventually running into a piece of Pyrex; for example, a vintage Gooseberry 473 (if you want to get technical).
While estate sales aren’t the only places to find vintage Pyrex, they’re a pretty good way to start your search, especially as the Baby Boomers begin to let go of their collections.