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Vintage Plastic Kitchenwares for sale at yay retro!

The very best brands of vintage plastic kitchenwares are now very collectable by lovers of retro styling. Whether they be early plastics such as Beetleware from the 1950s or age old favourites such as Addis, these well known vintage brands are now highly sought after. yay retro! have a great range of vintage British plastic wares as well as top notch West German and Danish brands such as Emsa and Luthje.



The early 1950s Beetleware plastics are now very collectable, especially when they come complete. These cruet sets in their stands are great examples. Beetleware salt, pepper and mustard pots were presented in both wicker baskets as well as plastic moulded stands. These and other designs are available to buy in the yay retro! online shop now. Simply search Beetleware or use this link.



Vintage plastics from the 1960s included stunning bright red bowls and cake storers which were decorated with zingy flower power designs. Emsa from West Germany is the most well known maker, and items are quickly snapped up by keen collectors of this brand which is still in production today. Search Emsa in the yay retro! shop to browse and buy, or use this link.



Embee and Smit were both plastics producers in the 50s and 60s. Embee made polka dot plastic toast racks, sputnik shaped jam pots, lidded sugar or preserve bowls and salt and pepper pots in polka dot stands. Smit were well known for making woven plastic bread baskets in a vast array of colours. Some had flower or fruit designs in the centre making them super kitsch. People use them for all sorts of things now, even just as an ornament. You can find Embee here and Smit here in the yay retro! shop.



Two key British plastic kitchen ware designs for any vintage styled home would be the classic vintage plastic roll top bread bin and Addis plastic vegetable racks. Both of these are in high demand and are often tricky to find. Each came in a range of colours to reflect the decade in which they were made. Earlier designs tend to be red or pastel colours and later designs are orange, brown and avocado. You can find plastic bread bins at yay retro! here and vintage vegetable racks here - don't be surprised if I am sold out bu the time you read this though!



Vintage plastics were also shipped in from Hong Kong like the bright yellow kitchen measuring scoops above. A source of top quality vintage plastics was Luthje of Denmark who married them up with teak boards. The serving dishes and board above is a great example of their 70s designs, they also made bright orange and yellow plastic preserve pots and cheese domes with wooden boards too - Luthje is a prestige vintage make in high demand now.  You can find Luthje products at yay retro! here and to find all vintage plastic wares simply search for plastic using this link. yay retro! sell the very best vintage homewares from the 1940s to the 1970s, we also offer combined postage on your purchases wherever we can safely do so. Pop in!
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