Author: jmashley

Rare Sales as of 11/20/2022

322 Yellow Tulip Sold: 10/06/2022 Price: $69.99 Location: Eden, NY 473 Black Star with Lid Sold: 10/10/2022 Price: $3,860 Location: Mohnton, PA 705 Spring Blossom Green Sold: 10/06/2022 Price: $455.52 Location: Monongahela, PA 055 Early American Sold: 09/04/2022 Price: Best Offer Location: Monessen, PA 045 Duck Hunt Sold: 10/07/2022 Price: $3,500 Location: Avon, NY 475 […]

A Lucky Find

In early July 2022, an estate company found the HTF Lucky in Love and a One Of A Kind Butterprint Spacesaver 575. Here are the facts we know: Both were found in a house in West Branch, Michigan Previously, the Butterprint pattern had only been pictured on a spacesaver in the book “Pyrex by Corning: […]

An Interesting Discovery of the 532

Did anyone happen to notice the reference in the Test Kitchen blog to the 532 Pyrex measuring cup and hand beater set? If not, take a closer look. Anyway, this is one of those moments when the universe aligns. No sooner had I posted my weekly blog, than did our friend Eddie share his discovery […]

Halloween Cooking the Pyrex Glass Way

Welcome Fall! Fall kicks off baking season in my mind. This article comes from Gaffer, October 1946 and gives us insight on past styles and tastes in food. Notice the reference to gelatin and molds! Raisins…? Feel free to dish up at your next Halloween monster mash! I also have a new Pyrex person to […]

The Test Kitchen

In the October 1946 issue of “Gaffer,” we find several employee highlighted in the Consumer Products Division: Director of Home Economics Dr. Lucy M Maltby, Photographer Ayres Stevens, Helen Martin, Mary Alice Dailey, Julian Kilman, Sales Representative Dudley Olcott, Lilla Cortright, Esther Rhodes, Sales Representative Clair Van Etten, Sales Representative Harry Hormell, Sales Representative Harry […]

Happy Birthday! to Shiny, Happy Pyrex People!

This weekend marks one year since “Shiny, Happy Pyrex People” arrived at the warehouse after its harrowing journey from China, across the Pacific Ocean, and passing customs at the port in Long Beach, California. In celebration, I thought it would be fun to share a video of how I did my research. Since I wrote […]

Pyrex Bingo

For those of us with small houses or tight budgets, I’ve created a little game that I like to call “Pyrex Bingo.” This game works well when you come across some Pyrex that you aren’t in love with but you feel compelled to buy. First, take your Bingo sheet and get ready for some fun! […]

Gaffer Goes to Rigopal!

Here are some facts about Rigopal Pyrex, according to the November 1946 issue of Corning Glass Works’ “Gaffer.” The affiliate company was Cristalerias Rigolleau founded in 1882 by Leon Rigolleau and nephew Gaston Fourvel-Rigolleau in Bunos Aires. In 1907, the factory was moved to Berazategui, Argentina (a suburb of Buenos Aires) along the Rio de […]

Rare Sales as of 08/06/2022

Maybe not rare in the strictest sense but fun nevertheless. 6 oz. Turquoise Custard Cup Sold: 06/04/2022 Price: $185 Location: Wylie, TX 10 oz. Yellow Custard Cup Sold: 05/25/2022 Price: $157.50 Location: Monessen, PA 024 Duchess with Cradle and Box! Price: Best Offer Sold: 06/012/2022 Location: Matland, Canada 024 Fred Press Lid Sold: 06/05/2022 Price: […]