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Saturday, July 7, 2012

Even In The Middle Of Nowhere Mr. Modtomic Can Sniff Out The Bargains! Orange To Yellow Nesting Mix Bowls By Pyrex. Status: Mine All Mine!

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One day while we were in Lake George NY it started drizzling on us so we decided to go for a little drive in the country side.  We picked a random side road and drove.  We were kinda looking for a good place to get some local eats but we found a little thrift shop instead and BLAM...score!

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OK, full disclosure.  The Girlfriend spotted the the little thrift shop (I was DRIVING...trying to

keep us from a fire-y death), but I spotted the Pyrex mixing bowl set all by my self.  This little

(really little) shop was in a little (really little) place called Lake Luzerne - Hadley.  The two guys

there were super nice too.  We were trying to find a local place that served trout and we got

them all involved, searching the internets for us.  We didn't find the trout but I did get a real

bargain on the Pyrex.  $23!

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Now I have a set of Green to Yellow AND a set of Orange to Yellow Pyrex mixing bowls!

Whoa whoa...whoa. I'm not collecting Pyrex. No sir. I Do Not have the space for THAT! That

takes a level of commitment that I am just not prepared to give. I might keep a set of Primary

Color mixing bowls if I find them cheap but that's about it for me.

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That being said, there's no way I'm parting with these! I've never even SEEN a set in this color

before! And I've been through lots of antique malls and seen probably 1000s of Pyrex mixing

bowl sets.

4 comments:

  1. Nice buy! If anything says Mid-Century, it's the myriad colors and patterns of Pyrex. If you keep it, use it; don't hide it in storage. I use mine. Just avoid the dishwasher so that you keep the colors from fading.

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  2. Keep the thick wall bowls and dump the thin ones.

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  3. Wait, didn't you once make fun of me over going crazy for Pyrex? Welcome to the Pyrex club sir, its a slippery slope.

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