Over on the Facebook Fan Page, Scott posted this photo of one of his Blue Heaven Santa plates. I got so excited, because Blue Heaven is my everyday dinnerware, and I didn’t know that there were special edition plates. Special editions? How about Jesus himself! I went surfing and over on Royal Ed’s store spotted examples also of Blue Heaven John F. Kennedy, a Christmas tree and a calendar of 1965. Blue Heaven Jesus seems to be the most collectible – he is most expensive and also out of stock.
Back in the early days of the blog — December 2007 — I did a few posts about readers’ everyday dinnerware. Femme1 uses Salem Biscayne dishes. Mitzi likes her vintage Corelle. But, way back then, I didn’t have many readers, so this wasn’t a very robust survey.
So: How about you? Would I find vintage dishes in your kitchen cabinets? What kind?
Also please note: Vintage dinnerware may contain lead — please do your own research and consult with professionals so that you can make your own, informed decision about this issue and regarding safe practices.
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