The crowds battled, and shoppers emerged victorious. Some seek out a pattern that calls to them, and work to collect the full set—bowls, casseroles, refrigerator boxes (lovingly referred to as “fridgies”), and their coordinating lids.
It’s a feeling many seasoned Pyrex collectors already know.
Once upon a time, there was a tag sale one town over from the Estate Sales. It’s a tale told at least once a month around here, and there’s a glimmer in every storyteller’s eye, not unlike a sea-salty fisherman recalling his biggest catch, as if to say “Aye, I remember that fateful day.....”The line on opening day, I’m told, was formidable. Others are content to scoop up any pieces that pique their interest.
Others seek out a certain dish—chip & dips, perhaps, or #401 bowls in every pattern possible.
The dishes were durable, clear enough to monitor meals as they bake, and appealing enough to go from counter to oven to table.
No matter where you live you've probably got a little piece of Sunderland in your home.
The city produced Pyrex, a revolutionary type of glass that became a "must-have" in kitchens throughout the world.
Top London stores Harrods and Selfridges proudly advertised Pyrex cookware.
In the 50s Pyrex took on a fresh, new, modern look thanks to designers Milner Gray, Kenneth Lamble and John Cochrane.