Parade of Products

Today’s tidbit comes from The Gaffer, March 1949. Here we can confirm that there are Pyrex Petri dishes. Furthermore, conscientious efforts go into not only the glass but also into the shape and manufucaturing consistency for effective use in research labs. Corning Glass Works held research and development as a top priority for themselves and […]

Three Little Pigs

According to Barbara Mauzy’s book “Pyrex: The Unauthorized Collector’s Guide,” this little piggy bank is made of Pyrex. However, a recent discovery by our friend, Eddie Richard, may point its origins to Port Allegany, Pennsylvania. So here is our first little pig. He has a slot on top for coins and he is hollow. The […]

Palomar Pyrex Paperweight

Here is a new item discovered by our friend, Eddie Richard. This is a paperweight made from Pyrex glass. It appears to be a souvenir from the Palomar Observatory, home of the Pyrex 200-inch disc. I was only able to locate the lucite verision myself (last image). I would date the glass paperweight around 1948. […]

Pink 622

Today’s post is courtesy of our friend Don Bower. Over the years, Don has had some fantastic finds. We thank you for sharing! This pink casserole dish was found in the Elmira area of New York. Who has a matching lid? Please share and forward to Don. The Round Casserole 622 with handles was manufactured […]