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Vintage Fire-King Glassware

Very Collectible Vintage Fire King

When it comes to collectible glassware, Fire-King by Anchor Hocking is as popular as it comes. There was a lot of it made between the 1940s and 1970s.

Jadeite green bowl vintage Fire-KingThis is not the only Anchor Hocking product line, nor were the 70s the end of the company’s products. But there is a lot to tempt new collectors, and keep experienced ones on the hunt. It helps that a lot of the pieces are marked.

Fire-King pieces were designed for a variety of uses, including in the oven. The piece types range from dinnerware to kitchen ware. Just about any piece you can think of -- meant for kitchen use and made of glass – was made for this product line.

Nothing says “retro” like Jadeite green mugs, dinnerware and bakeware, Philbe pattern pie dishes, casseroles and loaf dishes in Sapphire blue or Lustre pieces like batter bowls and French casseroles with their warm, iridescent gold finish.

There are a lot of other piece types and patterns, too. Some collectors focus on just one of these colors, or on piece types like advertising mugs, salt and pepper shakers, mixing bowls or ball jugs. If you’re decorating a vintage style kitchen, or dressing up your special diFire-King pie dish Sapphire blue vintage Anchor Hockingsplay corner, Fire-King may just fit your personal style.

Blue Heaven, Bubble, Sandwich, Early American Prescut, Wexford, Primrose and Candleglow are some of the other popular patterns.

Collections can also revolve around colors, such as the greens (Jade-ite, or Forest Green), Royal Ruby red or Sapphire blue.

When you’re adding to your collection, be sure to look carefully at condition. I presume all glass has a chip or crack until I examine it and prove otherwise. And then there’s “dishwasher haze,” a dull finish caused by harsh washing. These pieces are okay to use, but won’t be worth much as collectibles.Fire King Lustre mug vintage Anchor Hocking

One of the best books for devoted glass lovers is Anchor Hocking's Fire-King & More, now in its 4th edition, by Cathy and Gene Florence. It covers Fire-King and other glassware by Anchor Hocking.

I like to use my collections and I go easy on my pieces. If you do, too, please note that the Fire-King glass is ovenware, but other Anchor Hocking wares may not be, unless specifically marked. Don’t use any piece in the oven unless it’s marked as such.

In any case, if you like glass, you can easily find something to love among the Anchor Hocking wares. This charming glass is enjoyable to collect, display and use.

Vintage 5 1/2
Vintage 5 1/2" Amber Glass Square Ashtray
$0.99 (1 Bid)
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Lot of 4 Vtg D Handle White Fire King Coffee Cups
Lot of 4 Vtg D Handle White Fire King Coffee Cups
$10.00
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Fire King Oven Ware 7 White Milk Glass Hobnail Vase Vintage
Fire King Oven Ware 7 White Milk Glass Hobnail Vase Vintage
$3.99
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Four Vintage Anchor Hocking Fire King Ivory Swirl Dinner Plates
Four Vintage Anchor Hocking Fire King Ivory Swirl Dinner Plates
$9.99 (1 Bid)
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VINTAGE FIRE KING CEREAL CHILI DESSERT BOWLS BLUE 2 TONE RIBBED BOTTOM
VINTAGE FIRE KING CEREAL CHILI DESSERT BOWLS BLUE 2 TONE RIBBED BOTTOM
$5.00
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Vintage Fire King Red Maroon Checkered Mug
Vintage Fire King Red Maroon Checkered Mug
$4.99
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Vintage Fire King 350 Set-Red Vine-945-24 Pieces-LOOK
Vintage Fire King 350 Set-Red Vine-945-24 Pieces-LOOK
$2.00 (1 Bid)
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Vintage Jadeite Green Glass Fire King lot of 2 Saucers 6
Vintage Jadeite Green Glass Fire King lot of 2 Saucers 6" Diameter
$19.95
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2 VINTAGE GREEN JANE RAY JADEITE FIRE-KING SERVING BOWLS RIBBED EDGE NO DAMAGE
2 VINTAGE GREEN JANE RAY JADEITE FIRE-KING SERVING BOWLS RIBBED EDGE NO DAMAGE
$26.00 (4 Bids)
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 Luster Ware Coffee Cup FIRE KING Vintage White Pearl Milk Glass Mug
Luster Ware Coffee Cup FIRE KING Vintage White Pearl Milk Glass Mug
$4.00
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Vintage Fire King Philbe Sapphire Blue Glass 9 1/4
Vintage Fire King Philbe Sapphire Blue Glass 9 1/4" Pie Plate
$4.95
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Vintage Fire King Jadeite Vase And Rare Blue Hobnail Vase
Vintage Fire King Jadeite Vase And Rare Blue Hobnail Vase
$24.95 (1 Bid)
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Vintage Anchor Hocking Fire King Delphite Blue Turquoise Spill Proof Mixing Bowl
Vintage Anchor Hocking Fire King Delphite Blue Turquoise Spill Proof Mixing Bowl
$19.99 (2 Bids)
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VINTAGE WHITE ANCHOR HOCKING FIRE KING D-HANDLED GLASS COFFEE CUP MUG!
VINTAGE WHITE ANCHOR HOCKING FIRE KING D-HANDLED GLASS COFFEE CUP MUG!
$6.95
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Vintage & Rare 1950's
Vintage & Rare 1950's "Davy Crockett Hunter" Fire-King Bowl - Nice Condition !
$15.00
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VINTAGE FIRE KING OVEN WARE CHERRIES & APPLES GREASE JAR WITH LID
VINTAGE FIRE KING OVEN WARE CHERRIES & APPLES GREASE JAR WITH LID
$30.00
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Vintage Jadeite Green Glass Fire King Bread Plate 7
Vintage Jadeite Green Glass Fire King Bread Plate 7" Diameter
$16.95
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LOT OF 3 Vintage Fire King Jadeite Batter Mixing Bowl w/ Pour Spout  6 1//2
LOT OF 3 Vintage Fire King Jadeite Batter Mixing Bowl w/ Pour Spout 6 1//2"
$75.00
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VINTAGE 7 FIRE-KING OVEN GLASS CUSTARD CUPS DISHES - BLUE GLASS 2
VINTAGE 7 FIRE-KING OVEN GLASS CUSTARD CUPS DISHES - BLUE GLASS 2" X 3 1/4" - mg
$14.99
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Vintage Anchor Hocking Fire King White Milk Glass Tulip Mixing Nesting Bowl 8.5
Vintage Anchor Hocking Fire King White Milk Glass Tulip Mixing Nesting Bowl 8.5"
$9.99
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Vintage Jadeite Fire King Oven Ware 8
Vintage Jadeite Fire King Oven Ware 8" Swirl Mixing Bowl Nesting Made in USA
$12.99
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Vintage 4 FIRE KING Old SAPPHIRE BLUE Philby 6oz CUSTARD CUPS before 1955!
Vintage 4 FIRE KING Old SAPPHIRE BLUE Philby 6oz CUSTARD CUPS before 1955!
$19.99 (2 Bids)
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2 Fire King Peach Lustre Vintage glass handled bowls
2 Fire King Peach Lustre Vintage glass handled bowls
$12.00
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Vintage Anchor Hocking Jadite Jadeite Jade-ite Swedish Modern Mixing Bowls
Vintage Anchor Hocking Jadite Jadeite Jade-ite Swedish Modern Mixing Bowls
$300.00
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FIRE KING JADE-ITE VINTAGE RESTAURANT WARE SAUCERS 6 INCH THREE
FIRE KING JADE-ITE VINTAGE RESTAURANT WARE SAUCERS 6 INCH THREE
$7.99
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VINTAGE  2 Fire-King  coffee mugs yellow & white with yellow flower
VINTAGE 2 Fire-King coffee mugs yellow & white with yellow flower
$9.99
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VINTAGE MINT RARE FIRE KING JADEITE GLASS PITCHER/WITH A BEAD AND BAR PATTERN
VINTAGE MINT RARE FIRE KING JADEITE GLASS PITCHER/WITH A BEAD AND BAR PATTERN
$160.00
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Philbe Fire King Clear Blue 10
Philbe Fire King Clear Blue 10" Rolled Rim Mixing Bowl Vintage, Collectible
$11.99
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Vintage Fireking kimberly mug  lot 4 look!
Vintage Fireking kimberly mug lot 4 look!
$14.99
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Set of 6 Vtg Fire King Jadite Restaurant Ware 5.5
Set of 6 Vtg Fire King Jadite Restaurant Ware 5.5" Bread & Butter Plates
$44.99
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