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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 Jadeite Fire King D Handle Mug 1950's
Vintage Jadeite Fire King D Handle Mug 1950's
$17.00 (3 Bids)
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2 VINTAGE FIRE KING SAPPHIRE BLUE PHILBE DESIGN THICK COFFEE MUG
2 VINTAGE FIRE KING SAPPHIRE BLUE PHILBE DESIGN THICK COFFEE MUG
$25.00
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Vintage Fire King Blue Sapphire Philbe 8 Pc Ovenware Set - Original Box - RARE!
Vintage Fire King Blue Sapphire Philbe 8 Pc Ovenware Set - Original Box - RARE!
$95.00
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Vtg Lot Stacking Fire King  Mugs Cups Advertising ~ Scouts , Cubs , McDonalds
Vtg Lot Stacking Fire King Mugs Cups Advertising ~ Scouts , Cubs , McDonalds
$19.99
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Fire King Coffee Mug White D Handle Milk Glass Vintage Anchor Hocking
Fire King Coffee Mug White D Handle Milk Glass Vintage Anchor Hocking
$9.99
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Lot of 4 Vintage Strawberry Shortcake Anchor Hocking Mugs Huckleberry Raspberry
Lot of 4 Vintage Strawberry Shortcake Anchor Hocking Mugs Huckleberry Raspberry
$30.99 (2 Bids)
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Vintage Fire King Jadite Jane Ray Dinner Plate Oven Ware Ribbed Made in U.S.A.
Vintage Fire King Jadite Jane Ray Dinner Plate Oven Ware Ribbed Made in U.S.A.
$11.49 (3 Bids)
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Vintage DETROIT RED WINGS Fire/KingAnchor Hocking Footed Mug Milk Glass DH 1950s
Vintage DETROIT RED WINGS Fire/KingAnchor Hocking Footed Mug Milk Glass DH 1950s
$10.00
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Vintage Fire King McDonald's
Vintage Fire King McDonald's "Good Morning" Coffee Mug Anchor Hocking
$1.99 (1 Bid)
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Vintage Anchor Hocking Enjoy Grapette Soda Advertising Ashtray
Vintage Anchor Hocking Enjoy Grapette Soda Advertising Ashtray
$19.99
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9 Vintage Fire King Saucers White Swirl Gold Trim Milk Glass 5 3/4
9 Vintage Fire King Saucers White Swirl Gold Trim Milk Glass 5 3/4"
$9.99
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Vintage FIRE KING Delphite/Azurite Blue Coffee Cup With Handle & Saucer
Vintage FIRE KING Delphite/Azurite Blue Coffee Cup With Handle & Saucer
$0.99
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VTG ANCHOR HOCKING FIREKING WHITE MILK GLASS TOM & JERRY BOWL & MUG~ORIGINAL BOX
VTG ANCHOR HOCKING FIREKING WHITE MILK GLASS TOM & JERRY BOWL & MUG~ORIGINAL BOX
$19.99 (1 Bid)
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Vintage 8
Vintage 8" Jadeite Green Glass Leaf Dish Fire-King Candy Plate Lotus Flower NICE
$4.50
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Lot of 7 Vintage Anchor Hocking Fire King Peach Lustre Handled 8 oz Bowl/Dish
Lot of 7 Vintage Anchor Hocking Fire King Peach Lustre Handled 8 oz Bowl/Dish
$9.99
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Vintage  Jadite RIBBED Celery SALT SHAKER  5
Vintage Jadite RIBBED Celery SALT SHAKER 5"
$20.49 (2 Bids)
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Vintage Fire King Vitrock White and Black Grease Jar
Vintage Fire King Vitrock White and Black Grease Jar
$18.99
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Vintage Marked Fire King Jadeite Covered Dish
Vintage Marked Fire King Jadeite Covered Dish
$20.99 (3 Bids)
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VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 1
VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 1
$99.99 (1 Bid)
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Vintage Fire King Glass Gay Fad Fruits Mixing Bowl Splash Proof
Vintage Fire King Glass Gay Fad Fruits Mixing Bowl Splash Proof
$12.00
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VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 2
VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 2
$99.99
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VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 3
VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 3
$100.99 (2 Bids)
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Vintage 1950's  FOREST GREEN ROLY POLY DRINKING GLASSES - SET OF 6
Vintage 1950's FOREST GREEN ROLY POLY DRINKING GLASSES - SET OF 6
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VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 4
VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 4
$99.99
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VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 6
VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 6
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VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 8
VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 8
$99.99 (1 Bid)
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Vintage White Milk Glass Fire King Bowl 6
Vintage White Milk Glass Fire King Bowl 6"
$12.99
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VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 9
VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 9
$99.99
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VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 10
VTG LOT OF 6 1940'S JADEITE GREEN FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE COFFEE CUPS LOT 10
$99.99 (1 Bid)
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VINTAGE FIRE-KING JADEITE/JADITE...ALICE...CUP AND SAUCER...(1)  SEV AVAILABLE
VINTAGE FIRE-KING JADEITE/JADITE...ALICE...CUP AND SAUCER...(1) SEV AVAILABLE
$15.99
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