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What's New

07/01/2017

Added Woodcrest by Styson page.

Updated the Gilley Walnut/Brass and Crystal page.  Thanks to Scott Hamblen for the new pics.

04/26/2016

Added pics of GS-55, GS-95-2, GSB-201, and GS-56-4 to the Raymor Informal page.

09/28/2015

Updated various Raymor Modern Artware (RMA) pages.  Thanks to Joel Albert for the pics.

    RMA 62-12

    RMA 52

    RMA 61-11

    RMA 63-7

    RMA 67-21

    RMA 68-11

    RMA 99-8

08/27/2015

Updated the Art page with a 1953 Watercolor.  Thanks to Tim Wager for the pics.

08/18/2015

Updated the Iroquois Informal Ephemera page.

Added SB3B pics to the Raymor Modern Hostess Service page.  Thanks to Mike McAllister for the pics.

Updated the Iroquois Impromptu Ephemera page.

08/11/2015

Updated the Raymor Universal Does It Exist page.  Please send me any pics that I am missing.

08/02/2015

Updated Mikasa Duplex Patterns page.

04/20/2015

Added pics to the Gilley Town House China page; FC-73 and FC-755.

08/29/2014

Added pics to the Campbell® Kids Kiddie Set page.  Thanks to Mark Davis for the pics.

07/20/2014

Added ephemera pics to the Fostoria Corsage Plum page.

07/17/2014

I recently acquired some original Fostoria Price Lists from the 1960's and early 1970's.

I have added pics of these prices lists to the:

Fostoria Precedence page

Fostoria Gourmet page

Fostoria Module page

Fostoria Pebble Beach Ephemera page

05/25/2014

Added new pics to the Jenfred page (B207 Cig Box).

05/04/2014

Added pics to the Fostoria Facet page.

03/18/2014

Added brochure pics to the Raymor Stoneware Ephemera page.

03/14/2014

Added a page for Henry & Miller Industries showing Kraftware.  Thanks to Tom Hannigan for the pics.

03/12/2014

Added pics to the Haeger "Dimpleware" page of the teapot.  Thanks to Tom Jiamachello for the pics.

Note: this line has NOT been confirmed as a Ben Seibel design.

02/24/2014

Added pics to the Raymor Connoisseur pieces page.  Thanks to Ted Silverman for the pics.

01/27/2014

Added Ephemera pics to the Madison Glass page.  Thanks to Brian Travis for the new information.

01/25/2014

Added Ephemera pics to the Gramercy Parke page.  Thanks to Brian Travis for the information.  

Added Ephemera pics to the Pivotal Furniture page.  Thanks to Brian Travis for the information. 

01/08/2014

Added pics of the Snack Table and Coffee table Ben did for Post Displays circa 1950.  Thanks to Steve Aldana for the pics.  Visit Steve's site at www.esotericsurvey.com.

08/20/2013

Added pics to Haeger Stoneware page.  Thanks to Katie Erickson for the pics of the 3212-S Salad bowl.

08/18/2013

Added pics to the Raymor Connoisseur pieces page of the 3 compartment relish and the celery dishes.

08/02/2013

Added pics to the SFC Associates Mighty Mug page.

Added pics to the Wilton Armetale Severn™ page.

07/20/2013

Added pics of the Raymor Modern Stoneware REB Water Pitcher and Divided Veg Bowl to the RMS REB and Chart page.

06/19/2013

Added pics of the DeMaray candlesticks to the DeMaray page.

Added more pics of RMS REB pieces.  Looking for pics of any RMS REB pieces I don't have shown or missing.

06/04/2013

Added pics of the Forum International Wood Filigree large and small planters.

02/18/2013

Added a page for the Raymor Universal 3 Compartment Covered Food Thermos.  Thanks to Alan (ebay seller oldphotosforsale) for the Golden Burst pics.

01/03/2013

Finished updating the Jenfred-ware Ephemera page.  A special thanks goes out to Jonathan Goldstein for the information!

12/22/2012

Updated the Jenfred-ware Ephemera page.

Added a group called "A Ben Seibel Design" to Facebook.

11/27/2012

Added pics of the Gilley HT-170 warming tray.

Added pic of the Forum International Handled Shrimp server.  Thanks to Mike Kaplan for the pic.

08/18/2012

Added pics to the Forum International Ironware page.  Thanks to Rich Leswing for the pics.

03/05/2012

Added pics of the "Blue" Impromptu set.  I have no information on this set.  If you do, please let me know. 

Please be sure to refresh pages or select F5 to see the latest updates on any page you are visiting.

02/05/2012

Added pics of the restyled RMS cup and saucer to the RMS Restyled Page.  Thanks to Mike Pratt for the pics.

Added pics of the "Fish" Bank to the Jenfred page.

03/15/2011

Added a Does It Exist? page for Country Time patterned pieces, and a second Does it Exist? page for solid color pieces.  Please send pics of the missing pieces if you can.  I will give you credit.  Email me at Lets_Dish@msn.com.

12/18/2010

Added pics of the Forum International Wood Serving Fork/Spoon/Ladle to the FI Stoneware page.  Thanks to Robert Reid for the pics.

12/10/2010

Added pics of another Jaxton Food Warmer.  Thanks to Ward Freemanis for the pics.

10/29/2010

Added pic of the Raymor Contempora Sand White teapot.  Thanks to ebay seller design50 for the pic.

Please be sure to refresh your browser (F5 or Refresh) to get the latest version of the page.

10/14/2010

Added pic of the Intaglio sugar bowl.  Thanks to David E. for the pic.

08/29/2010

Added pics of a brass Raymor Holland tea set.  Thanks to Karen Carroll for the pics.  This set has not been confirmed as a Ben design.

07/18/2010

Added pics of furniture designed for the Carl Lendinara Furniture Company in 1967.

06/14/2010

Added a pic of a RMS REB Celery.  Thanks to ebay seller rameau100 for the pic.

05/14/2010

Added two new pics of Ben's Artwork from 1947 to the Artwork page.  Thanks to Jennifer Wray for the photos.

05/06/2010

Added a new page for the Mikasa Cock A Doodle line to the "Is It Ben" page.  This line has not been confirmed as a Ben design.

04/11/2010

Added pics of Raymor Universal Inca Sunburst. Thanks to Michael Pratt for the pics.

04/01/2010

Added pics of a Contempora White Bun Warmer.

Added pics of a RMS White Fruit Basket.

3/26/2010

Updated the Oxford Hall patterns page with a pic of the Utensils.  Thanks to David Roberts for the pic.

10/11/2009

Updated the Artwork page with a picture of some Watercolors.  Thanks to Michael Kaplan for the photo.

Updated the Intaglio Pieces and Intaglio Patterns pages with new photos from Scott Hamblen.  Thanks Scott!

09/26/2009

Updated the Krischer Metal page.

08/10/2009

Added a page for Madison Glass Works.  Thanks to Mike Kaplan for the data.  Please let me know if you have more information on this line.

08/08/2009

Added a pic of an original 1959 Inheritance advertisement to the Inheritance Ephemera page.

07/05/2009

Added a pic of a Diptych to the Artwork page.  Thanks to Mike Kaplan for the picture.

05/28/2009

Added new pics to the Tempron page (BW 7553 and BW 1684).  Thanks to Scott Hamblen for the pictures.

Please remember to refresh pages if your system is not setup to do an automatic refresh.  I make many minor changes to pages that I do not list here.

05/25/2009

Added new pics to the Haeger Stoneware page.  The 3206-S warmer and the 3210-S casserole as a set.  Thanks to Robert Devine for the pictures.

05/09/2009

Added new pictures to the Tempron page.  Thanks to Don Emmite for the pictures.

03/15/2009

Added pictures of the Forum International Buffetware and Stoneware patterns from the original brochure.

03/11/2009

Add pictures of Raymor furniture and lamps to the Raymor Misc. page.  Thanks to Chris Kennedy of DESIGNbase® for the information.

Also added pictures of two wood sculptures to the Artwork page.  Thanks again to Chris Kennedy of DESIGNbase® for the pictures of the sculpture from the Irving Richards estate.

02/08/2009

Added new pictures of various Country-Time pieces; including the Salad Fork and Spoon.  Thanks to www.cometvintage.com for the pictures.

Added a new pictures of the Raymor Modern Artware (RMA) #52 candle holder in Gold.  Thanks to ebay seller augest23 for the pictures.

01/21/2009

Added pics of an Oneida Premier Ad and new Raymor Contempora brochure scan.  Thanks to Gene Fender for this information.

01/01/2009

Added pics of the Raymor Connoisseur 802 Punch bowl and cups with metal stand and the 815 candlesticks to the Raymor Connoisseur Pieces page.  Thanks to Mike Pratt for the photos!

07/07/2008

Added pics of a Laurel lamp to the Is It Ben page.  If you sent me these pics, please let me know.

07/04/2008

Added more pics of the Raymor model No. 5006 floor lamp.

06/12/2008

Added pics of the Raymor Modern Artware Vase 67-21,  Thanks to Leonard Holliday for the pics.

05/18/2008

Added pic of the Forum International Chip-and-Dip.  Thanks to Scott Lindberg for the pic.

03/20/2008

Added pics of the DeMaray shakers.  Thanks to ebay seller 6loneytoons for the pics.

03/01/2008

Add new page for the Country Time 3 part casserole.  Thanks to Deb (ebay seller Atomickatz for the pics).

01/01/2008

Added pic of the Gilley Tempron BW 365-33 sugar and creamer set.  Thanks to Scott Lindberg for the pic.

09/08/2007

Added pics of the rare Raymor Universal Spaghetti bowl with cover.  Thanks to ebay seller bricabracsales for the pics.

09/06/2007

Added pics of the Fostoria Pebble Beach 3-part relish.  Thanks to ebay seller Primarily Pottery for the pics.

07/24/2007

Added new pics to the Jenfred-ware pieces page.  Note interesting new sticker found.

04/21/2007

Added pic of an original brochure to the "Silver plated Accessory Line" page.

04/07/2007

Added new page -  Raymor Miscellaneous.  Thanks to Scott Lindberg for sharing the information on the tables.

02/24/2007

Added pics of "Two Tone" bookends and "Duck" bank to the Jenfred-ware pieces page.

Added pics of a Black RMA 41-6 vase.  Thanks to Charles Strong for use of the pics.

01/14/2007

Added pic of a Henry & Miller "ice bucket" to the Is It Ben page.  Thanks to ebay seller modernpie for use of the pic.

09/07/2006

Added page Jenfred-ware Pieces... Leather Bookends.  Thanks to Ebay seller ModPro1 for use of the pics.

03/17/2006

Updated the Gilley Tempron Taste Tempters Ephemera page for scans from an original hang tag.

03/11/2006

Added a Quin-tal® Cookware Ephemera page.

Added pic of the Quin-tal® Cookware sticker.

Please refresh pages; I make minor updates I don't always mention here.

02/18/2006

Updated the Raymor Modern Artware pieces page with pictures from the Rick Risser collection.

Added pic of an Inheritance dealer sign to the Inheritance page.

Created a Raymor Modern Glassware Photo Gallery page with some new pics from ebay seller pmmodern.

01/14/2006

Updated the Iroquois Impromptu Ephemera and Informal Ephemera pages.

011/28/2005

Added a new page for Ben's Campbell® Kids Kiddie Set by Steubenville.

Added a pic of a possible Tempron Ice Bucket to the Is It Ben page.

09/26/2005

Added additional pics of the Raymor Modern Artware 61-11 vaseThanks to Ebay seller modernclassics for the pics.

09/12/2005

Added pics of the Model No 5007 lamp. Thanks to Tim for the pics!

08/14/2005

Added a pic of the Raymor Universal Inca Sunburst back stamp to the Raymor Universal page...thanks to Ted Silverman for the pic of the back stamp.  Also added a pic of a set of Pfaltzgraff that has the Country-Time pattern to the Is It Ben page.

07/09/2005

Added new pattern to the Mikasa Duplex page... Brummel.

05/31/2005

Added new pattern to Raymor Universal page... Inca Sunburst...let me know what else you are finding.

03/22/2005

Added two new pics of Ben's Art work circa 1962 and 1975.  Thanks to Ralph Fitzwater for the pics.

02/11/2005

Added pics of the Fostoria Pebble Beach 8" plates to the Fostoria Pebble Beach page.  Thanks to Loren Hall for the pics.

02/03/2005

Added new pics to the Is It Ben Jenfred-ware page.

02/02/2005

Added pic of the Martini set to the Gilley Town House Saucery PageAdded pic of the Forum International Square Egg Skillet to the FI pieces page (Thanks to Loren Hall for the pics). Added pic of Gilley Casual Serving Martini pitcher to the Gilley Casual Serving pieces page (thanks to Robert Devine for the pic).

09/10/2004

Added pics of the DeMaray Casserole base and Individual casserole to the DeMaray pageThanks to Stuart Silberman for the pics!  Added pic of the Tempron BW3114 tray to the Tempron page.  Thanks again to John Stephens from www.1950.com for the pics.

06/23/2004

Added pics of the Tempron BW 363-11 Salt and pepper set.  Thanks to John Stephens from www.1950.com for the pics.

Updated the Raymor Connoisseur page with new information from an original sales brochure.  Thanks to Mike Pratt for this new information.

04/07/2004

Added a page for the Haeger Contemporary Collection.

04/06/2004

Added a pic of the Raymor Modern Stoneware Robin's Egg Blue gravy to the RMS pieces page. Please send pics of any RMS Robin's Egg Blue or "Chartreuse" pieces.

04/05/2004

Updated the Raymor Modern Stoneware Does It Exist page.  Thanks to Patti Hauseman for the new Robin's Egg Blue additions!

02/15/2004

Added a pic of a different style and pattern Duplex Zudier Zee creamer and sugar.

01/12/2004

Added a pic of an Impromptu butter dish with a pattern that has not yet been identified.

10/28/2003

Added a pic of the BW-1265 Relish Combo to the Tempron Taste Tempters page. Thanks David for the pics!  Also added a pic of a Gilley Cruet set to the Is It Ben page?.

10/09/2003

Added pic of a Vitrastone Milk Pitcher to the Vitrastone Pieces page.  Thanks Michael Olson for the pic!

09/28/2003

Added nine more pics to the Stand-built page.  Thanks to Armando Diaz once again for the information!

08/26/2003

Added a pic of a divided relish to the Raymor Connoisseur page, thanks Janet!

08/25/2003

Added a pic of the La Mancha pattern to the Mexicana page , thanks Kerri!

08/11/2003

Added more pics of the dessert bowls to the Raymor Modern Glassware page.  Added a Haeger "-S" page to the Is It Ben page.

07/06/2003

Added BWS 1683 to the Tempron page.  Thanks to Mike for the use of the pics.

06/20/2003

Added the Stand-built page.  Thanks to Armando Diaz for the information!

06/03/2003

Added pics to Fostoria Module and Fostoria Pebble Beach.  Thanks to Brad Hissing for the use of his camera.

05/13/2003

Just a reminder to refresh pages often!  I do not list all the changes I have made!  Added some new Press Reports to the Contempora page.

Due to numerous requests about the existence of pieces in certain colors or patterns, I am starting to refine RMS pieces.  If this is successful, I will extend it to other designs.  Please let me know what you are finding!

05/07/2003

Thanks to Jeff Seibel (Ben's son), the Raymor Holland pitcher has been confirmed as Ben's design.  Also, thanks to  Mike Pratt for confirming the Gilley Water Jug FC-77 as a Ben design.

03/17/2003

Added pics of RMA 29-11.  Thanks to Chris for the pics!

02/24/2003

Updated Gilley Casual Serving Accessories pieces page for the Chillit-Pitcher thanks to Stephen Long.

02/23/2003

Updated Tempron pieces page.

02/16/2003

Updated Raymor "5000" series lamps for #5005 and #5010.

02/16/2003

Updated Gilley Town House Accessories Pieces/Ephemera page.

02/09/2003

Added pic of the Fostoria Pebble Beach shaker.

02/02/2003

Thanks to Jeff, we now some pics of Oxford Hall Cutlery.

01/29/2003

Thanks to Marie Fair, we have some new pics: Duplex White Surf Coffee pot and Mikasa Pivotal Surrey pattern. Added a pic of a Royal Holland pitcher to Is It Ben?

01/20/2003

Added page for Gramercy Parke Accessories.

01/19/2003

Updated the layout of the Haeger Ashtray page.

01/17/2003

Added Jaxton Mfg. Corp. Designs.  Thanks to Thomas for the pics.

01/15/2003

Added Vera designs on the Casual Sophistication shape by Mikasa. Thanks Jorge for the pics!

01/09/2003

Updated Jenfred pieces; Loren Hall sent me a pic of a large ashtray.  Thanks!  Moved StyleKraft by Mikasa from Is It Ben to Designs for Mikasa.

12/26/2002

Check your newsstand for the Winter 2002-03 issue of Modernism Magazine for Michael Kaplan's article on Ben. Be sure to refresh, as I have not mentioned all the updates. Updated Kasuga pieces page and Kasuga pattern page. Updated Cosmos flatware patterns for Moonstone and Scandia.

12/18/2002

Added Country House Metal by Krischer.  Updated Jenfred pieces Added La Flora to Mexicana patterns. Added Artwork page.

11/08/2002

Updated Informal patterns.  Update Raymor Universal Ephemera and Raymor Universal Patterns.

11/05/2002

Updated Impromptu patterns.  If you have one that is not listed, please let me know. 

10/30/2002

Added some more line drawings (ashtray, cig box, divided relish) to Raymor Connoisseur glassware.  Added new page for Raymor Modern Artware item 28-8.  Added new pics to Separated at Birth.

10/18/2002

Added the contents of two memos regarding Duncan and Miller Raymor Connoisseur glassware.

10/15/2002

Added more pics to Mikasa Duplex Pattern page.  Added picture of Fostoria Pebble Beach water pitcher.

10/13/2002

Add Roseville's Lotus and Mayfair pitcher to the Is It Ben page.  Updated the DeMaray page with new information from Jack Chipman.

10/09/2002

Added new pics to Pivotal Patterns, Jenfredware,  and  Duplex Patterns.

8/28/2002

Added new pics to the Raymor Connoisseur glassware page.

8/20/2002

Added new pages for Ben's work for Carl Lendinara and for the Westwood Clock.  Both items courtesy of Mike Kaplan.

8/12/2002

Added new pics to Fostoria Pebble Beach.

7/29/2002

Added new pics of Raymor Modern Artware piece 98-6 Thanks to Phillip Northman for the photos.  Added new pics of Raymor Modern Stoneware.

7/06/2002

Added pages for Mikasa Discovery and Casual Sophistication.

Updated Impromptu pieces page and Informal pieces page.

7/05/2002

Added more pics of Raymor Modern Glassware.  Original label is shown.  Thanks to Shel Izan for the use of these pics!

Added pattern descriptions for Mikasa Mexicana and Mexican Rainbow thanks to Lee Russell!

6/30/2002

Added more pics of Mikasa Duplex patterns.

6/24/2002

Added Mikasa Life Style page.

5/19/2002

Added a Is It Ben Jenfred page.  Please let me know if you have these items with a sticker that has Ben's name.  Thanks!

5/19/2002

Added Raymor Informal page.  Updated Raymor Modern Glassware page.  Added more pics to the Raymor Modern Stoneware pieces page.

5/05/2002

Added Quin-tal cookware to SFC page.  Updated Country-Time pieces.  Added Pivotal patterns.

4/27/2002

Added Oxford Hall Silversmiths page.

4/21/2002

Added a page to discuss the various viewpoints regarding Carrara Modern/Interplay.  Send me your ideas.  Added a patent pic of The Whistle Pot for SFC.

4/20/2002

Added pics to Flexible Lighting Group.  Added pic of Armetale Severn teapot.  Added a page with just Teapots.

4/16/2002

Added "Separated At Birth" page.  Lots of minor stuff also; be sure to refresh pages on a regular basis!

4/11/2002

Added more listings the Listing of Designs page.  Also added an "Is It Ben?" page.  Let me know if you can confirm or deny any of these designs as Ben's.

4/6/2002

Added more pics to SFC and Raymor Modern Artware.

4/5/2002

Added Pebble Beach and DeMaray.

4/4/2002

Added Armetale by Wilton.

4/1/2002

Added SFC Associates and VitraStone.  Updated Jenfred...added some pics...see my current favorite piece! Check out the table setting with Contempora (and some non Ben dinnerware) from 1953!

3/26/2002

Introduced the site to collectors.