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Check your pantry NOW! Your old CorningWare dishes could be worth a fortune

They could be worth thousands!

Your old CorningWare dishes stashed in your pantry could be worth thousands of dollars.

The 1970s-style porcelain cooking-ware has made a comeback, with the popular dishes fetching up to $10,000 on eBay.

Collectors are on the hunt for ‘rare’ CorningWare designs and are willing to pay mega bucks for it.

‘One piece of CorningWare, in a pattern not widely produced, sold on eBay recently for $US7,000 (AUD$9.8k),’ says glass expert Dean Six. ‘It was a 1970s product that fizzled.’

‘Collecting is often what you remember, which is why this is big now because baby boomers are buying back what they grew up with. Boomers are decorating with these pieces in their homes.’

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But not all CorningWare pieces are worth the same amount.

According to the collectors, some floral patterns are far more rare than others.

The Cornflower range, with a blue floral design, is the most common pattern but is still worth a lot of money.

More rare patterns, like Wildflower – made from 1977 to 1984 – and Floral Bouquet – made from 1971 to 1975 – can fetch up to $10,000 online.

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CorningWare dishes were an extremely popular wedding gift in the 1970s and the 1980s.

Complete sets of CorningWare are also worth a lot more than single items.

If you have one sitting in your pantry collecting dust, it’s worthing getting it priced by an antique dealer!

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