Saturday, April 27, 2013

A Pyrex Beauty but What Is It?

This beauty was bought this morning at a church sale for 50 cents!   I was taken to the colour because after all it is a Pyrex colour, it was strange to me because the wheat part is metal.   I lifted it up to inspect it, it had a candle warmer in the bottom, that flew out and shattered all over the floor.  Great!!  I didn't even know what it was at that point, when I lifted the cover off,  I was sure surprised!  


The glass insert is Pyrex - it says 595 - Trademark Pyrex, Made in USA - and then A-X below that, it measures approximately 10 inches across - have you ever seen anything like this?  The top handle is sort of wobbly and has a big blob of putty of some sort on it, that will have to come off!  I didn't NEED this dish at all, but I couldn't pass it up, mainly because of the beautiful colour and the price!!  I think it was a really good find!!


I didn't hesitate to grab this Snoopy mug - 25 cents.


This old Fisher Price Radio actually works - it plays Humpty Dumpty  - price - 25 cents!


Finally, there is a sign of warm weather and nice days.....


Joining in with Share Your Cup Thursday and Thriftasaurus


16 comments:

  1. Those are great finds -- that Pyrex piece looks really intriguing! [Also like the Fisher Price radio. We had those when I was a kid.]

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  2. Love the Pyrex piece ... great find

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  3. Wow Jill! You always manage to find the best stuff! Hopefully, you can find out more about that Pyrex piece!

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  4. It looks like a chafing dish, you keep already baked food warm by light the candle under the Pyrex dish. The transistor radio is adorable! I bought one for the youngest 26 years ago like that. I would use a little Formula 409 and a toothbrush to clean up the grunge...sweet find~

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  5. What a cool Pyrex piece! I agree it's a chafing dish/warmer. I always love vintage Fisher Price toys!

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  6. Glad there are signs of spring for you and love your interesting finds!

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  7. awesome finds! Love it all, esp that little radio! :)

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  8. What is it, you ask? AMAZING!!! That's what:-)

    Erica

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  9. Very cute finds at such great prices!!

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  10. Just when we thought we'd seen it all in the Pyrex world, something like this little beauty comes along! I have no idea what it is, but I'm glad it came home with you!

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  11. Unique piece Jill. Wondering if it's some type of early fondue cooker. Love that pretty shade of blue. Great prices on everything! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  12. In the pyrex community we have a weird name for it.. its called the "whatchamacallit".. and thats about as far as we've gotten. theres other pieced that go to it, such as a serving tray, and it comes in other colors.

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  13. WOW! 50cents?

    START THE CAR!!

    If you find out anything about it, let us know! It's a cool piece.

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  14. I think that Pyrex chafing dish is one of the Rodney Kent collaborations. They made the metal parts and designed it to work with a special Pyrex insert. The black 503s come from one of these collabs. Just search Flickr for Rodney kent and you will see some.

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  15. I know this post is a few years old, but I just bought a pink dish just like your mystery Pyrex! Mine is missing the lid though. Did you ever find out what it was?

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  16. I know this post is a few years old, but I just bought a pink dish just like your mystery Pyrex! Mine is missing the lid though. Did you ever find out what it was?

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