Friday, May 13, 2011

My Pyrex Travels Air Canada

I've been off visiting family in Prince Edward Island over the past couple of weeks - and look what came back on the plane with me - I had to carry it on as my suitcase had more precious cargo of Pyrex - and it was just about at the limit for weight - 47 pounds!  My very good friend gave me this bowl as part of my belated birthday gift and look what else she gave me
I couldn't believe it - Delphite fridgies and also a little red one - they belonged to her grandmother - I am so lucky - thank you, Susan - I'll take very good care of them!
Before I started on my journey, I made one purchase at an antique market - this medium Butterprint fridgie - $5.00 - on sale.  It was probably the most reasonable priced piece of Pyrex in the shop - some of the prices are so crazy!
This pie plate belonged to my mother - I see that it's called a "Flavor Saver" Pie Plate - it's really nice with the handles.
On the way home, we stopped at a Value Village - the prices were higher than my regular VV - this plate was $7.99 - a silly price really, for Value Village - but I have the square pan to match and had to have it!
I also got to stop at an antique market on the way home - one that was new to me - there were quite a few pieces of Pyrex there and quite a few that were priced way too high.  I spotted this neat casserole on a bottom shelf, no lid but I have one to fit - the cradle really adds to it!  This was a 1967 promotional item - called Golden Wreath.  I paid $10 which I thought was quite reasonable.

I just picked this up from my daughter, she found it a while ago at a Salvation Army shop.  It's Flameware - but I think it's a double boiler - how I will find the other piece, I don't know!  I don't know if I would ever use it but it's great to have!

I can't believe I came home with all these great pieces - it made up for being scooped on a Tuquoise Snowflake Casserole at VV - the clerk was just putting it on the shelf and another lady swooped in and grabbed it.  I followed her for a few minutes with the hope that she would put it down, but she didn't -  guess it wasn't meant to be! 

3 comments:

  1. Wow, what nice gifts you got!! I love fridgies and delphite especially. And it`s so hard to find them with lids! You got a super deal on that butterprint fridgie...I was happy to get mine for $9. Love that golden wreath!!

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  2. That friend is a keeper! And so is the Pyrex!

    don't worry you'll find the double boiler bottom. Us Pyrex maniacs have a really good karma! And I'll keep an eye out! :)

    Have a great weekend!

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  3. Sure looks like you had a great time in Prince Edward Island! You got some really nice pieces, and what a great friend to give you all that Pyrex!! And, that was a great price on the Butterprint fridgie!! Welcome back!

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