Tag Archives: Anchor Hocking

Go vintage for a truly fun, old-fashioned holiday!

It’s getting to be that time of year again. The endless search for that special gift for that special person. You know, the one who already has everything. Another sweater? A fondue set? A candle – again? Can you take … Continue reading

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A Manhattan Cookie Jar? Don’t Be So Sure!

I’ve seen this cookie or biscuit jar advertised all over the place as Anchor Hocking’s “Manhattan.” It sure looks like “Manhattan,” with its distinctive horizontal ribs, and it is pink — one of the original colors. But it isn’t. I … Continue reading

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Trendspotting: Anchor Hocking’s “Wexford” Pattern

I’m finally unpacking the glassware from my family’s Janvier Road bungalow, and I need to decide which pieces to keep and which need another good home. My rule of thumb is: If I can’t figure out how it will survive … Continue reading

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Park Avenue is not Manhattan.

You don’t have to like Depression glass to love Anchor Hocking’s Art Deco “Manhattan.” Its distinctive concentric circle pattern goes well with just about any decor, vintage or modern. It’s also one of the few Depression glass patterns in which … Continue reading

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