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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.

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9.5" VINTAGE FIRE-KING 4 QUART APPLE PATTERN GLASS MIXING BOWL
$23.50 (3 Bids)
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6 Vintage Fire King Jadeite Restaurant Ware Salad or Pie Plates Never Used
6 Vintage Fire King Jadeite Restaurant Ware Salad or Pie Plates Never Used
$84.00
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Vintage Fire King Glass Mug Snoopy Woodstock  At Times Life is Pure Joy
Vintage Fire King Glass Mug Snoopy Woodstock At Times Life is Pure Joy
$7.99
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Lot 3 Vtg ~ JADITE ~ Flat Bottom MUGS ~ D-Handle ~ FIRE-KING ~ Oven Ware
Lot 3 Vtg ~ JADITE ~ Flat Bottom MUGS ~ D-Handle ~ FIRE-KING ~ Oven Ware
$59.00
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VINTAGE FIRE KING JADEITE SWIRL  MIXING BOWL MADE IN U.S.A.
VINTAGE FIRE KING JADEITE SWIRL MIXING BOWL MADE IN U.S.A.
$19.99 (2 Bids)
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Vintage Anchor Hocking Fire King Jade-ite Jadite Glass Mixing Batter Bowl
Vintage Anchor Hocking Fire King Jade-ite Jadite Glass Mixing Batter Bowl
$22.50 (8 Bids)
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Vintage Vapyr-X Glass Fire Grenade - Fire King Extinguisher Co. - No Carbon Tet
Vintage Vapyr-X Glass Fire Grenade - Fire King Extinguisher Co. - No Carbon Tet
$20.00
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JADITE GREEN VINTAGE DEPRESSION GLASS BATTER BOWL--FIRE-KING OVENWARE
JADITE GREEN VINTAGE DEPRESSION GLASS BATTER BOWL--FIRE-KING OVENWARE
$20.50 (6 Bids)
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VTG FIRE KING PRIMROSE 19 PIECE LUNCHEON SET DINNERWARE SET UNUSED ORIGINAL BOX
VTG FIRE KING PRIMROSE 19 PIECE LUNCHEON SET DINNERWARE SET UNUSED ORIGINAL BOX
$79.00
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VINTAGE FIRE KING Bubble coffee cups X 2 & Jedite extra heavy cup X 1 (set of 3)
VINTAGE FIRE KING Bubble coffee cups X 2 & Jedite extra heavy cup X 1 (set of 3)
$9.99
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 16 Piece VTG FIRE-KING Milk Glass SHELL/
16 Piece VTG FIRE-KING Milk Glass SHELL/"SWIRL" Gold Trim Plates Cups Saucers
$40.00
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VINTAGE FIRE KING ANCHOR HOCKING MUG CUP FRUIT LEMON ORANGE SET
VINTAGE FIRE KING ANCHOR HOCKING MUG CUP FRUIT LEMON ORANGE SET
$14.95
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Vintage Fire King Green Jadeite D Handle Mug Cup
Vintage Fire King Green Jadeite D Handle Mug Cup
$13.00 (2 Bids)
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4 Vintage Fire King Jadite
4 Vintage Fire King Jadite "D" Handle Mugs Glossy! Unused! A+++
$130.00
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Fire King Snoopy Sweet Treats Mug Peanuts Vintage Charles Schulz No Reserve
Fire King Snoopy Sweet Treats Mug Peanuts Vintage Charles Schulz No Reserve
$6.00 (6 Bids)
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(7) VINTAGE JADITE UNMARKED JANE RAY 9
(7) VINTAGE JADITE UNMARKED JANE RAY 9" DINNER PLATES GOOD FIRE KING
$25.00 (2 Bids)
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11 VINTAGE FIRE KING MUGS
11 VINTAGE FIRE KING MUGS
$28.00
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5 Vintage Fire King Cereal Bowls Green Ribbed 12 Oz Chili Soup Anchor Hocking
5 Vintage Fire King Cereal Bowls Green Ribbed 12 Oz Chili Soup Anchor Hocking
$10.99
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2 Vintage Sunflower Yellow stack Anchor Hocking Fire King Mugs Unused!
2 Vintage Sunflower Yellow stack Anchor Hocking Fire King Mugs Unused!
$11.99
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Vintage Fire King White Milk Glass Spout &  Handle Batter Bowl Excell Cond
Vintage Fire King White Milk Glass Spout & Handle Batter Bowl Excell Cond
$11.49 (4 Bids)
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Vintage Fire King Jadeite Deco Flower Vase 5.25
Vintage Fire King Jadeite Deco Flower Vase 5.25" Tall
$9.00 (5 Bids)
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2 ANCHOR HOCKING FIRE KING VINTAGE BARREL COFFEE/TEA CUPS BURNT ORANGE
2 ANCHOR HOCKING FIRE KING VINTAGE BARREL COFFEE/TEA CUPS BURNT ORANGE
$7.00
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2 RARE Vintage Casper The Friendly Ghost Coffee Mugs Westfield Fire King 1960's
2 RARE Vintage Casper The Friendly Ghost Coffee Mugs Westfield Fire King 1960's
$50.00
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VINTAGE FIRE KING PEACH LUSTRE WARE SWIRL VEGETABLE / SERVING BOWLS (2)
VINTAGE FIRE KING PEACH LUSTRE WARE SWIRL VEGETABLE / SERVING BOWLS (2)
$7.99 (1 Bid)
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Vintage Cape Cod Milk Glass Fire King Cup Mug
Vintage Cape Cod Milk Glass Fire King Cup Mug
$4.49
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Vintage Fire King Philbe Sapphire Blue Handled Trivet Glass Casserole Stand
Vintage Fire King Philbe Sapphire Blue Handled Trivet Glass Casserole Stand
$3.99 (1 Bid)
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2 Vintage Fire King Hand Painted Fruit Mixing Bowls
2 Vintage Fire King Hand Painted Fruit Mixing Bowls
$15.00
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VINTAGE FIRE KING PLATES SAUCERS MILK GLASS LOT=6 PIECES LOT GOLD TRIM 9
VINTAGE FIRE KING PLATES SAUCERS MILK GLASS LOT=6 PIECES LOT GOLD TRIM 9" PLATES
$9.99
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vintage fire king Milk Glass Bowls Aqua and Yellow Retro cute
vintage fire king Milk Glass Bowls Aqua and Yellow Retro cute
$9.99
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2 Vintage 1950s Fire King Jadeite Heavy Restaurant Ware Coffee Cups
2 Vintage 1950s Fire King Jadeite Heavy Restaurant Ware Coffee Cups
$75.00
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Buy It Now for only: $75.00