How old are primary color Pyrex bowls?

This set, known as the Primary Colors set, was produced by Pyrex from 1945 to 1968. Based on information I’ve found about them, my blue, red, and green ones are all from the 40s (missing the number on the bottom, and the bottom is thicker).

When did Pyrex primary colors come out?

In 1947 the four-piece Primary Colors Refrigerator Set was released in yellow, blue and red. As the first Refrigerator Set the dishes included were the 1 ½ cup red (501) container, the 1 ½ pint blue container (502) and the 1 ½ quart yellow container (503).

Are colored Pyrex bowls worth anything?

While a set of old custard cups may fail to sell at fifty cents, a four-color, four-piece mixing bowl set can cost from $45 to $65. Patterned Pyrex—such as the 1956 Pink Daisy or the 1983 Colonial Mist—also tend to be valuable as a collector’s item.

What is reverse primary Pyrex?

Pyrex Pattern Timeline: Blue 401 is different shade from the one in the original #400 Multi-color set. Sometimes referred to as “reverse primary” set.

How can you tell if Pyrex is vintage?

Use the glass markings, stamps, and logos on the pieces themselves to identify when the glass was produced. The oldest Pyrex markings should be on the bottom of glass pieces and feature Pyrex in all capital letters inside a circle with CG for Corning Glassworks.

What are the Pyrex colors?

The bowls are blue, red, green, and yellow. The refrigerator set has a yellow, blue, and two red pieces. There are a few pieces out there that were simply plain white called Opal. A mixing bowl set was produced as well as a few refrigerator dishes.

Why does some Pyrex have a blue tint?

In the late 1930s and 1940s, Corning also introduced other products under the Pyrex brand, including opaque tempered soda-lime glass for bowls and bakeware, and a line of Pyrex Flameware for stovetop use; this aluminosilicate glass had a bluish tint caused by the addition of alumino-sulfate.

How do you date a Pyrex mixing bowl?

What is the most rare Pyrex pattern?

Pretty much everyone in the Pyrex collecting community agrees that Lucky in Love is the rarest Pyrex pattern ever released. Lucky in Love is an elusive print that dates to 1959 and only appeared on one-quart round casserole dishes.

What are the different patterns of Pyrex?

Welcome to the Pyrex Love Pattern Reference. You are currently viewing ALL Pyrex patterns….

Americana Autumn Harvest Balloons #
Barbed Wire # Berries * Black Tulip #
Blowing Leaves * Blue Band % Blue Barcode #
Bluebird # Blue Dianthus * Blue Doily *
Blue Floral # Bluegrass % Blue Ivy #

Why does some Pyrex have a green tint?

The green tinged glass exploded due to thermal shock. The white glass under the same conditions cracked. At home, I always place a towel or potholder underneath glass cookware exiting the oven.