Dating fireking dishes
True Seal glass storage keeps foods fresh with our air-tight freshness seal, a leak-proof design and tempered tough glass.
True Seal glass storage keeps foods fresh with our 100% air-tight freshness seal, a leak-proof design and tempered tough glass.
Named for the nearby Hocking River, the Hocking Glass Company was founded in 1905 in Lancaster, Ohio.
After a merger with Anchor Cap Corporation in 1937, Hocking Glass became Anchor Hocking Corporation.
Fire King style kitchenware was made with durability in mind.
While vintage collectors of our age might create shrines in hutches and cupboards all across America, the regular consumer from that era actually used Fire King branded products much like we use pots and pans in our own homes today.
Even damaged specimens (they're prone to stress cracks around the neck and handle) go for 0. Ginger jar: This 3-inch canister by Jeannette Glass was part of a four-spice set that retailed for .25. Water dispenser: This 1940s water chiller has a chrome spout that twists down to dispense water. Sheaves of wheat: Available from 1957 to 1959, this delicate design is a rare find. Restaurant ware: From the 1940s through the 1960s, this sturdy, no-fuss style was a staple for churches, hospitals, and its namesake, restaurants. Alice: Cups and saucers in this floral pattern were given away inside boxes of oatmeal from 1945 to 1949. Anchor Hocking: The company's very first backstamps in 1942 simply said FIRE KING OVEN GLASS in block letters.
With its sleek lines, it's now the most collected pattern. Jane Ray: This ribbed pattern had a long run from the mid-1940s to the mid-1960s.
Pennsylvania's Mc Kee Glass Company added green scrap glass to its opaque formula, producing an inexpensive product with a novel color that satisfied that demand.
Still manufacturing in Lancaster, OH for over 110 year.
Anchor Hocking is proud of its humble roots and steady growth to become one of the largest US glass manufacturers.
If you’re anything like us, you’re a bargain bin diving, vintage-hunting, estate sale perusing maniac with an eye for minute details.
When it comes to locating rare pieces and hidden treasures at estate sales and antique malls, there is no greater discovery than pieces that warm your heart and bring a sense of nostalgia back into your life.
For over six decades, Fire King International has been providing high-quality products designed to protect your company's vital business records.