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How is this one, Retro Renovation readers? I recently scored a full box of est. 1960-65 era GE Textolite laminate samples, absolute mint condition unused. This is the first bunch — the others aren’t so over-the-top FABULOUS, but still are great gauges of what to look for. OMG. What else do I need to say. We can all eat our hearts out, together, on this one. This post originally ran on Jan. 4, 2008

CategoriesCountertops
  1. Heidi Swank says:

    They may not be textolite formica in the raw but they are adorable NOS textolite tables.

    Ebay Item #: 400043928493

  2. 5150angel says:

    I wish they still made these! My main bathroom has countertops done in the Dusty Pink Twilight and the master bath’s countertops are the Aqua Twilight! The pink one is chipped in a few places, but I can’t bear to part with it!

  3. Jeanne says:

    I guess I’m lucky. I have white gold as my kitchen counter tops and white spungold as my bathroom counter top. I discover so much on this blog. Thanks Pam! The more I read, the more I realize the people who owned my home (the originals) made awesome design choices for the time.

    🙂

    1. pam kueber says:

      You are luck, Jeanne, and your comment makes me so happy. It’s so interesting how understanding the era – makes us all appreciate what we have. Let’s keep spreading the word!

  4. Heather says:

    Yeah! We have Dusty Pink Twilight in our bathroom too! I LOVE it! I am dying to replace the vanity, but I really want to keep the countertop. Now that the housing market has crashed, the odds of anyone reproducing this again are slim to none.

  5. Eric says:

    My dad was the credit manager for GE Textolite from 1965 til they shifted distribution to venders in 1975. I used to have piles of the sample rings that I played with as a kid. Wish I could find one of them.

    1. pam kueber says:

      Off the top of my head, I cannot tell you if this is available in laminate. I think that some of the solid surface manufacturers may have this look – “confetti” like.

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