I am in San Diego County. What is best way to sell them? Let us know your thoughts. The way you get a value on a big set like yours. I recommend picking up a book from the library. Just starting to get into the Fiesta collecting! I have 64 pieces and this is the only one that looks strange. My email address is celeste08 clearwire. I just found out the Antique Mall where I sell has lost it's lease and I have decided to sell-off all of my inventory.
Please contact me via email if you would like descriptions, photos, and price. After the war, production returned to normal and the company reached its peak production year in 1948. Red was only offered again in 1959. After calling the company, I was told the problem is the knives. But they look almost identical right down to the rings and round cup handles. Although some shapes have been redesigned and some new shapes have been added, Fiesta dinnerware remains true to the Art Deco, concentric-circle design that was made by The Homer Laughlin China Company from 1936 to 1973 and reintroduced in 1985. Turquoise was introduced in 1937.
All other ten colors tested lead-free. Intermittent bottle kilns had a limited production capacity due to the length of time that it took to load the kiln, brick up the doorway, fire the kiln and bring it up to the desired temperature, fire the ware for the desired length of time, then cool the kiln, reopen the doorway and, after cooling, empty the kiln by hand. We could not see name on bottom. Aaron would serve as president for the next forty-eight years. Classify the piece by function. If you have a question about a specific piece, you can. The guy flew from Seattle into the Midwest to buy this covered onion soup bowl with red stripes.
This collection was removed from shelves in 1973. My mom, now 85, is cleaning house, so to speak, and I claimed the dish set for my daughter-in-law. I read somewhere about fake butter dishes. The distinctive shapes can help you to recognize these unbranded pieces, so studying up before you hit the flea market will help you avoid overlooking a great addition to a Fiesta collection. So, what holds true for an ink Fiesta stamp is not necessarily the same rule for an imprinted Fiesta marking! Vintage Fiesta marking In addition to this inkstamp on the bottom, you will find a mold marking on practically every original piece created.
For more information interested buyers can email us at info drgoldjewelry. The Fiestaware backstamp appears on most Fiesta pieces and has evolved throughout the years. There is a set of Fiestaware — service for 6 I think, with a dinner plate,salad plate, saucer, in different colors, there are only 4 coffee cups though, unless Ifind them in another cupboard! I have fiesta ware from a time earlier than the 1950's. Harlequin even has the same glazes, and some of the Riviera has the same, too. We are just curios to know why it has such a high book value. My gut says this is a dating but then I wonder if it is rare? I am trying to downsize and the room that these items are in is going to be remodeled. Fiesta lines become closer together as they hear the bottom or center of a piece.
This seam had to be rubbed down with a wet sponge, this explains why the seam can be either virtually invisible or very pronounced. Homer Laughlin sued them and ran them out of business. The flatness of the top inside back is a simple and fool proof way to seperate the old from the new. It belonged to my great grandmother who died in the 50s. I would appreciate any comments you may have on that. Originally the handles were applied by hand, so the inside would be smoothed down by hand you'll notice variation in this spot on the old pitchers from different potters techniques.
Heidi can be contacted via her website, , which is a member of our. Keep in mind when shopping that you could be looking at either vintage Fiesta or post-86. Also of interest, I used a Geiger counter to test the ionizing radiation of the red by putting the wand into a red coffee pot. Collectors Weekly: What were the first colors they used? Fiesta Markings for Imprinted Fiesta Logos Imprinted Fiesta markings are both difficult to read and have many, many variations. Marcus Aaron retired as president of the company in 1940 and was succeeded by his son, Marcus Lester Aaron. The pieces are styled completely differently, even though the glaze colors will be the same, and there are duplicate pieces.
Courtesy the Homer Laughlin China Co. Anonymous I have an extensive collection of Fiesta in all original 6 colors in very good condition including at least 20 place settings, small and large tumblers, mugs, egg cups, 2 nested bowl sets and many of the other rare accessory pieces. I know a husband who only collects green and his wife collects yellow. He offered to sell the business to Mr. They all have seven holes, large for the pepper, and small for salt. Any ideas will be appreciated.