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Where to buy new pink, blue, beige and harvest gold toilets

retro toiletPeerless now seems to be the only company manufacturing toilets in midcentury colors. This is an important resource for many Retro Renovators, fingers crossed the pipeline stays in place!

 

I contacted Matt Ford, President of Peerless Pottery, to inquire about which of their products were available in color. He replied:

retro toiletThe model of toilets we offer in colored pieces is (7160, 7660, and 7668) and we now have a nationwide supplier for us.  The company name is Trumbull Industries. We offer Dresden Blue, Harvest Gold, Venetian Pink, Beige, Bone, Silver, and Biscuit.

Update May 24, 2016: Trumbull directed reader Ashley to find their products on this site: Bath 1. Ashley advises to also look on the homepage for discount codes. Thanks, Ashley!

retro toilet retro toiletSinks in color, too — “maybe”

According to their catalog, Peerless doesn’t offer any of their sinks in colors other than white or bone, however when I asked Matt about getting their sinks in colors, he replied:

We offer all of them, however, availability is not very high since we do not have many requests. It would be best to call Trumbull Industries and have them place one on their next order. If they get enough requests they may begin stocking them.

Note the caveat: “If” they get enough requests they “may” begin stocking them.

Fortunately: We think that it’s going to be a lot easier finding a pink sink — vintage, than finding a working pink toilet vintage — and even then, a vintage toilet is likely not going to be low-flow.

sinksSo folks, if any of your are planning to build or restore a pink bathroom using new fixtures, there’s your options.

  • An UPDATE (2/26/2106) from reader ASHLEY: “We called Trumbull Industries and they directed us to Bath1, where they said consumers can purchase these retro colored toilets. We searched for “Pottery” and they came right up! They also have a 5% coupon available to use right now!” Thank you, Ashley, we see them!
  • Peerless Pottery’s online catalog
  • Another possibility: Contact Trumbull Industries at their main office in Warren, OH: 1-800-477-1799. Matt tells me that Peerless Pottery has just sent their first truckload to Trumbull Industries this week, so you’ll have the best luck by calling the main branch in Warren, OH and asking for Jim Nagy, who may be the best person to help you with pricing and ordering information at this time.
  • Want a new old stock bathtub — in color? Try this supplier.

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  1. Tammy says:

    We recently, 6 months ago, moved to a house built in very early 50’s. We have a blessed tub, toilet and sink ( attached to wall not attached to floor or vanity at all). I’ve planned a washroom since moving here to ‘deal’ with horrible blue colors. I found out how much we could be paid for antiques and became excited. No sales. Last week, January 2019, our professional artist daughter told me to calm down, stop hating it, it’s coming back into high design by upper class and many large overnight businesses in the very large, ocean area she lives. So now, I’m thinking of possibly rethinking design plans. I suppose it could work out. We’ll see.

  2. Ricardo Figueroa says:

    I need a pink toilet. a complete unit not just the bowl. I have an older model that is pink. It uses too much water. Looking for an efficient unit.

    1. Pam Kueber says:

      Hi Ricardo, contact Trumbull and/or Bath1 to see when they will be in stock again. We hope they haven’t been discontinued!

  3. SAMI SCHINDELHEIM says:

    Have to pull up the floor of my 1938 bathroom. In case they break the toilet when they remove it, I need to know if I can still get a Navy/Dark Blue toilet (used or preferably new). It is American Standard but they discontinued it a while ago. Any one know?

    1. Pam Kueber says:

      I don’t know of any dark blue toilets made new today. I believe you will have to hunt this down vintage. Don’t let them break it!

  4. Karen (vinitgchik) says:

    Pam,

    I’m looking to buy a Peerless Pink Madison toilet. However, when I look at pictures online, it seems that the angled front of the tank is now rounded. I’ve sent an email asking about this but wanted to see if you knew if they changed the tanks on all their toilets. I really hope not as I am not a fan of the rounded front tank :/

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