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Update: Where to buy vintage color toilets — pink, blue, harvest gold, beige, gray, bone

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Update Jan. 2019: The only company we know of that continues to make colored toilets and bathroom sinks is Peerless. The most convenient place to buy these pink, blue, and harvest gold toilets and bathroom sinks for sale is >>  here on Amazon  <<  lots of colors and sinks too! Disclosure: I make a small commission if you purchase on Amazon using links in this story. 

More directly: Peerless’ Venetian pink toilet:

They also offer a pink sink:

Peerless Dresden Blue toilet:

Peerless Dresden Blue sink:

Peerless Harvest Gold toilet:

Peerless Harvest Gold bathroom sink:

Peerless Beige toilet:

Peerless Beige bathroom sinks:

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Here is the original story from 2014; note, Gerber subsequently nixed all its colors. I am leaving the story up for reference, though:

Today — an update on the colors and styles of retro color toilets available from Gerber and Peerless. The Gerber has been a favorite — but reader Heidi tipped us to a few recent changes to their line up — which led us to this update on the options to procure potties in retro pastels — including pink, light blue, harvest gold, beige, bone and gray — and in round or elongated bowl styles. 

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My Gerber toilet — in pink — in compact elongated bowl, which is still available.

I asked my PR contact for Gerber, Linda Bendt, who confirmed Heidi’s tip. Linda writes:

We retired a few of our colors this year including Almond, Spanish Gold, Regal Blue and Citron Yellow. We do still offer White, Biscuit, Bone, Bahama Pink, Jamaican Beige, Silver and Dawn Blue.

We replaced the Bahama Pink round front Viper toilet with a Compact Elongated Viper toilet HE-21-519-21. This has the added comfort of an elongated toilet, but it still fits in a round front space. Bahama Pink, Jamaican Beige, Silver and Dawn Blue are all now only available in the Compact Elongated Viper.

Many of those colors were part of the Gerber line for 20+ years. We discontinued Almond, Spanish Gold, Regal Blue and Citron Yellow due to decreasing demand, and at the moment we are not planning to add any new colors to the line.

reg-vs-compact-toiletWhile it is sad that there will no longer be a colorful round bowl option from Gerber, and that four great retro style colors are no more, I found the Bahama Pink Compact Elongated bowl toilet to be a perfect choice for my built-from-scratch pink bathroom. I used this Gerber model in my retro pink master bathroom — and I love it. Space is not so much of an issue in my master bathroom, but the Gerber compact elongated bowl toilet does measure 2.625″ less in length — from wall to bowl front — than my previous “standard” elongated bowl toilet. The profile shot of the toilet looks more streamlined than before too — as shown above. I like it.

Gerber-bahama-pink-toiletI found my Bahama Pink compact elongated bowl Gerber at Decor Island, so I suggested that Heidi try calling them in the hopes they might still have a few round bowl Regal Blue and Bahama pink toilets left in their warehouse.

Wendy took my advice and replied:

Thanks, Kate! Joe at Decor Island is checking around for me. He said that the Regal Blue will be really difficult and that I may only be able to get the Bahama Pink in an elongated bowl. We really like the rounded front look, but may have to go with the elongated. I am currently calling around to various plumbing supply houses to see if they have any left in either color in the rounded front. I’ll let you know what I learn. Thanks so much!

Then a happy Heidi emailed again few hours later saying:

Just wanted to share my success: Joe from Decor Island found the toilets I need for my house. He found two round front Viper Gerber toilets — one in the Regal Blue (in Canada) and the other in Bahama Pink (in Jersey)! If I weren’t already married, I might have to propose to Joe! 🙂 Toilets should be here in a couple weeks. Whew!

Whew indeed, Heidi. Thanks so much for the tip and we’re so glad you were able to acquire the potties you pined for.

Looking for pastel toilets and sinks: Check both Peerless and Gerber

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BUT KNOW: Peerless has colors, too. If you are looking for pastel potties and sinks — check both Peerless and Gerber for model and color selection.

peerless pottery fixturesUPDATE: As of 6/1/15, I contacted Matt Ford, National Sales Manager at Peerless Pottery who tells me that all of their fixtures except those crossed out on the graphic above are available in all of their colors — including 19 toilet styles, 2 pedestal sinks, 1 undercount sink, 2 drop in sinks and 4 wall mount sinks. See Peerless Pottery’s online catalog for more information on available styles.

Remember, Peerless Pottery also has retro colors for sinks and toilets — and, they have two styles of round bowl. So if you are in the market, scope and compare both Gerber and Peerless for colors and styles currently available

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  1. carl deckshot says:

    Looking at the Gerber Bahama Pink toilet and is there anyway we can get a side view picture of this toilet and also is the toilet seat included along with price, please.

    Thanks

      1. Kathy Harris says:

        I am looking for an orchid/lavender/or whatever it’s called full toilet. I can purchase the seat but need the toilet. I have found one on the coolstuff site, but I think it’s sold. Have not heard back from them.
        HELP!

  2. Kellie Quint says:

    I need a flow efficient pink toilet. I couldn’t tell if the colored toilets would pass the standard for California

  3. Don Heeter says:

    Dear Sirs,

    I have a Pink bathroom sink with the date of 9-24-64 on it and a (I think) LJ No 1 (see attached jps)
    and I am trying to find out some information about what it is for some parts for it.

    Do you have any information on what this is or can you direct me to someone who does or forward my e-mail to someone that can help.

  4. judy knowles says:

    We are looking for an olive green toilet. Do you know if that color is available anywhere anymore? Thank you for any assistance!

    1. pam kueber says:

      Hi Peter, I don’t know of anyone making these new today.

      Occasionally we get tips on places that have New Old Stock, for example, you can check here: https://retrorenovation.com/2018/05/15/discontinued-new-old-stock-kohler-and-elger-bathroom-fixtures-including-color-bath-tubs/

      Other than that, I think that you’re going to be searching for vintage. Typical sources are salvage places, ebay, craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, etc.

      Note, no buying/selling here in the blog comment threads or else it becomes chaos.

      Good luck!

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