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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 1950s Fire King Nested Mixing Bowl Set
Vintage 1950s Fire King Nested Mixing Bowl Set
$47.00 (8 Bids)
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vintage glass fire king advertising mug for McDonald's
vintage glass fire king advertising mug for McDonald's
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4 VINTAGE FIRE KING OVEN WARE JADEITE JADITE CEREAL SOUP BOWLS
4 VINTAGE FIRE KING OVEN WARE JADEITE JADITE CEREAL SOUP BOWLS
$83.00 (15 Bids)
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TWO Vintage Fire King White Milk Glass Relish Dishes, Gold Trim - Divided Dish
TWO Vintage Fire King White Milk Glass Relish Dishes, Gold Trim - Divided Dish
$9.50 (11 Bids)
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Vintage Fire King Soup/Chili Bowls - Set of 6 - Very Good Used Condition
Vintage Fire King Soup/Chili Bowls - Set of 6 - Very Good Used Condition
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Vintage Fire King Red And White Check Pattern And Stand
Vintage Fire King Red And White Check Pattern And Stand
$18.50 (4 Bids)
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VINTAGE FIREKING BLUE CHECKER BOARD MUG WITH D HANDLE
VINTAGE FIREKING BLUE CHECKER BOARD MUG WITH D HANDLE
$9.99
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VINTAGE FIRE KING JADEITE/JADITE MIXING BOWL  6
VINTAGE FIRE KING JADEITE/JADITE MIXING BOWL 6" DIAMETER
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FIRE KING Snoopy I Think I'm Allergic to Morning Coffee Mug Cup Peanuts Vintage
FIRE KING Snoopy I Think I'm Allergic to Morning Coffee Mug Cup Peanuts Vintage
$9.50 (5 Bids)
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VINTAGE JADITE FIRE KING PHILBE LOAF DISH LID ONLY
VINTAGE JADITE FIRE KING PHILBE LOAF DISH LID ONLY
$4.98 (1 Bid)
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Vtg set of 10 Footed Fluted Ribbed Bottom Fire King Green Cereal Soup Bowls
Vtg set of 10 Footed Fluted Ribbed Bottom Fire King Green Cereal Soup Bowls
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VINTAGE FIRE KING MILK GLASS TURQUOISE DIAMONDS COFFEE CUP MUG
VINTAGE FIRE KING MILK GLASS TURQUOISE DIAMONDS COFFEE CUP MUG
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VINTAGE ANCHOR HOCKING FIRE KING PEACH LUSTRE SET OF 4 COFFEE MUGS
VINTAGE ANCHOR HOCKING FIRE KING PEACH LUSTRE SET OF 4 COFFEE MUGS
$9.99 (1 Bid)
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4 Vintage FIRE KING PRIMROSE Custard Cups - Very Good Condition
4 Vintage FIRE KING PRIMROSE Custard Cups - Very Good Condition
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5 VINTAGE JADITE FIRE KING D HANDLE COFFEE MUGS JADEITE
5 VINTAGE JADITE FIRE KING D HANDLE COFFEE MUGS JADEITE
$84.55 (8 Bids)
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2 VINTAGE JADITE FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE CUPS COFFEE MUGS JADEITE
2 VINTAGE JADITE FIRE KING RESTAURANT WARE CUPS COFFEE MUGS JADEITE
$45.00 (4 Bids)
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VINTAGE FIRE KING TULIP BOWL IVORY OVEN WARE SPLASH PROOF MIXING, NESTING BOWL
VINTAGE FIRE KING TULIP BOWL IVORY OVEN WARE SPLASH PROOF MIXING, NESTING BOWL
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VINTAGE FIRE KING JADEITE MIXING BOWL LARGE SIZE 4 QT.
VINTAGE FIRE KING JADEITE MIXING BOWL LARGE SIZE 4 QT. "SPLASH PROOF"
$39.00 (11 Bids)
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2 VINTAGE FIRE KING
2 VINTAGE FIRE KING "SPLASH PROOF" MIXING BOWLS - APPLES ON WHITE, 1qt. and 4qt.
$20.50 (2 Bids)
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 Fire King PHILBE SAPPHIRE BLUE Individual 10 oz Casseroles VINTAGE (2)
Fire King PHILBE SAPPHIRE BLUE Individual 10 oz Casseroles VINTAGE (2)
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Vintage JADITE Anchor Hocking Fire King D handle Oven Ware coffee mug
Vintage JADITE Anchor Hocking Fire King D handle Oven Ware coffee mug
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2 Vintage Fire King Green Jade Jadite D Handle Mug/Cup
2 Vintage Fire King Green Jade Jadite D Handle Mug/Cup
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VINTAGE FIRE KING TURQUOISE BLUE MUGS D HANDLE-SET OF 2
VINTAGE FIRE KING TURQUOISE BLUE MUGS D HANDLE-SET OF 2
$100.00
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VINTAGE FIRE KING GAY FAD  PEACHES & GRAPES COVERED REFRIGERATOR  DISH W/LID
VINTAGE FIRE KING GAY FAD PEACHES & GRAPES COVERED REFRIGERATOR DISH W/LID
$10.00 (2 Bids)
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Vintage Fire King D Handle Cup Yellow Diamond Design
Vintage Fire King D Handle Cup Yellow Diamond Design
$9.99 (1 Bid)
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Vintage Fire King Peach Luster Handled Beehive Bowls 6 Glass Dishes
Vintage Fire King Peach Luster Handled Beehive Bowls 6 Glass Dishes
$16.99
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6 Vtg New Unused FIRE KING Anchor Hocking 6 oz PEACH LUSTRE Custard/Fruit Cups
6 Vtg New Unused FIRE KING Anchor Hocking 6 oz PEACH LUSTRE Custard/Fruit Cups
$12.00
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Set of 2 Vintage Fire King jadite Philbe refrigerator leftover covered dishes
Set of 2 Vintage Fire King jadite Philbe refrigerator leftover covered dishes
$70.00
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Vtg Fire King Mug 1902 Rambler 76 Pacer NOLT AMC Auto Jeep Dealer Lancaster, Pa
Vtg Fire King Mug 1902 Rambler 76 Pacer NOLT AMC Auto Jeep Dealer Lancaster, Pa
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Vintage Fire King Restaurant Ware Saucers (7) Pcs White
Vintage Fire King Restaurant Ware Saucers (7) Pcs White
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