Added pics of the Jenfred Blotter BL 901to the Jenfred page. Thanks to Steve Heffernan for the pics.
Added Woodcrest by Styson page.
Updated the Gilley Walnut/Brass and Crystal page. Thanks to Scott Hamblen for the new pics.
Added pics of GS-55, GS-95-2, GSB-201, and GS-56-4 to the Raymor Informal page.
Updated various Raymor Modern Artware (RMA) pages. Thanks to Joel Albert for the pics.
Updated the Art page with a 1953 Watercolor. Thanks to Tim Wager for the pics.
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.
Updated the Raymor Universal Does It Exist page. Please send me any pics that I am missing.
Updated Mikasa Duplex Patterns page.
Added pics to the Gilley Town House China page; FC-73 and FC-755.
Added pics to the Campbell® Kids Kiddie Set page. Thanks to Mark Davis for the pics.
Added ephemera pics to the Fostoria Corsage Plum page.
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
Added new pics to the Jenfred page (B207 Cig Box).
Added pics to the Fostoria Facet page.
Added brochure pics to the Raymor Stoneware Ephemera page.
Added a page for Henry & Miller Industries showing Kraftware. Thanks to Tom Hannigan for the pics.
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.
Added pics to the Raymor Connoisseur pieces page. Thanks to Ted Silverman for the pics.
Added Ephemera pics to the Madison Glass page. Thanks to Brian Travis for the new information.
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.
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.
Added pics to Haeger Stoneware page. Thanks to Katie Erickson for the pics of the 3212-S Salad bowl.
Added pics to the Raymor Connoisseur pieces page of the 3 compartment relish and the celery dishes.
Added pics to the SFC Associates Mighty Mug page.
Added pics to the Wilton Armetale Severn™ page.
Added pics of the Raymor Modern Stoneware REB Water Pitcher and Divided Veg Bowl to the RMS REB and Chart page.
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.
Added pics of the Forum International Wood Filigree large and small planters.
Added a page for the Raymor Universal 3 Compartment Covered Food Thermos. Thanks to Alan (ebay seller oldphotosforsale) for the Golden Burst pics.
Finished updating the Jenfred-ware Ephemera page. A special thanks goes out to Jonathan Goldstein for the information!
Updated the Jenfred-ware Ephemera page.
Added a group called "A Ben Seibel Design" to Facebook.
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.
Added pics to the Forum International Ironware page. Thanks to Rich Leswing for the pics.
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.
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.
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.
Added pics of the Forum International Wood Serving Fork/Spoon/Ladle to the FI Stoneware page. Thanks to Robert Reid for the pics.
Added pics of another Jaxton Food Warmer. Thanks to Ward Freemanis for the pics.
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.
Added pic of the Intaglio sugar bowl. Thanks to David E. for the pic.
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.
Added pics of furniture designed for the Carl Lendinara Furniture Company in 1967.
Added a pic of a RMS REB Celery. Thanks to ebay seller rameau100 for the pic.
Added two new pics of Ben's Artwork from 1947 to the Artwork page. Thanks to Jennifer Wray for the photos.
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.
Added pics of Raymor Universal Inca Sunburst. Thanks to Michael Pratt for the pics.
Added pics of a Contempora White Bun Warmer.
Added pics of a RMS White Fruit Basket.
Updated the Oxford Hall patterns page with a pic of the Utensils. Thanks to David Roberts for the pic.
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!
Updated the Krischer Metal page.
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.
Added a pic of an original 1959 Inheritance advertisement to the Inheritance Ephemera page.
Added a pic of a Diptych to the Artwork page. Thanks to Mike Kaplan for the picture.
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.
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.
Added new pictures to the Tempron page. Thanks to Don Emmite for the pictures.
Added pictures of the Forum International Buffetware and Stoneware patterns from the original brochure.
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.
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.
Added pics of an Oneida Premier Ad and new Raymor Contempora brochure scan. Thanks to Gene Fender for this information.
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!
Added pics of a Laurel lamp to the Is It Ben page. If you sent me these pics, please let me know.
Added more pics of the Raymor model No. 5006 floor lamp.
Added pics of the Raymor Modern Artware Vase 67-21, Thanks to Leonard Holliday for the pics.
Added pic of the Forum International Chip-and-Dip. Thanks to Scott Lindberg for the pic.
Added pics of the DeMaray shakers. Thanks to ebay seller 6loneytoons for the pics.
Add new page for the Country Time 3 part casserole. Thanks to Deb (ebay seller Atomickatz for the pics).
Added pic of the Gilley Tempron BW 365-33 sugar and creamer set. Thanks to Scott Lindberg for the pic.
Added pics of the rare Raymor Universal Spaghetti bowl with cover. Thanks to ebay seller bricabracsales for the pics.
Added pics of the Fostoria Pebble Beach 3-part relish. Thanks to ebay seller Primarily Pottery for the pics.
Added new pics to the Jenfred-ware pieces page. Note interesting new sticker found.
Added pic of an original brochure to the "Silver plated Accessory Line" page.
Added new page - Raymor Miscellaneous. Thanks to Scott Lindberg for sharing the information on the tables.
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.
Added pic of a Henry & Miller "ice bucket" to the Is It Ben page. Thanks to ebay seller modernpie for use of the pic.
Added page Jenfred-ware Pieces... Leather Bookends. Thanks to Ebay seller ModPro1 for use of the pics.
Updated the Gilley Tempron Taste Tempters Ephemera page for scans from an original hang tag.
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.
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.
Updated the Iroquois Impromptu Ephemera and Informal Ephemera pages.
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.
Added additional pics of the Raymor Modern Artware 61-11 vase. Thanks to Ebay seller modernclassics for the pics.
Added pics of the Model No 5007 lamp. Thanks to Tim for the pics!
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.
Added new pattern to the Mikasa Duplex page... Brummel.
Added new pattern to Raymor Universal page... Inca Sunburst...let me know what else you are finding.
Added two new pics of Ben's Art work circa 1962 and 1975. Thanks to Ralph Fitzwater for the pics.
Added pics of the Fostoria Pebble Beach 8" plates to the Fostoria Pebble Beach page. Thanks to Loren Hall for the pics.
Added new pics to the Is It Ben Jenfred-ware page.
Added pic of the Martini set to the Gilley Town House Saucery Page. Added 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).
Added pics of the DeMaray Casserole base and Individual casserole to the DeMaray page. Thanks 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.
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.
Added a page for the Haeger Contemporary Collection.
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.
Updated the Raymor Modern Stoneware Does It Exist page. Thanks to Patti Hauseman for the new Robin's Egg Blue additions!
Added a pic of a different style and pattern Duplex Zudier Zee creamer and sugar.
Added a pic of an Impromptu butter dish with a pattern that has not yet been identified.
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?.
Added pic of a Vitrastone Milk Pitcher to the Vitrastone Pieces page. Thanks Michael Olson for the pic!
Added nine more pics to the Stand-built page. Thanks to Armando Diaz once again for the information!
Added a pic of a divided relish to the Raymor Connoisseur page, thanks Janet!
Added a pic of the La Mancha pattern to the Mexicana page , thanks Kerri!
Added more pics of the dessert bowls to the Raymor Modern Glassware page. Added a Haeger "-S" page to the Is It Ben page.
Added BWS 1683 to the Tempron page. Thanks to Mike for the use of the pics.
Added the Stand-built page. Thanks to Armando Diaz for the information!
Added pics to Fostoria Module and Fostoria Pebble Beach. Thanks to Brad Hissing for the use of his camera.
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!
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.
Added pics of RMA 29-11. Thanks to Chris for the pics!
Updated Gilley Casual Serving Accessories pieces page for the Chillit-Pitcher thanks to Stephen Long.
Updated Tempron pieces page.
Updated Raymor "5000" series lamps for #5005 and #5010.
Updated Gilley Town House Accessories Pieces/Ephemera page.
Added pic of the Fostoria Pebble Beach shaker.
Thanks to Jeff, we now some pics of Oxford Hall Cutlery.
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?
Added page for Gramercy Parke Accessories.
Updated the layout of the Haeger Ashtray page.
Added Jaxton Mfg. Corp. Designs. Thanks to Thomas for the pics.
Added Vera designs on the Casual Sophistication shape by Mikasa. Thanks Jorge for the pics!
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.
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.
Added Country House Metal by Krischer. Updated Jenfred pieces. Added La Flora to Mexicana patterns. Added Artwork page.
Updated Informal patterns. Update Raymor Universal Ephemera and Raymor Universal Patterns.
Updated Impromptu patterns. If you have one that is not listed, please let me know.
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.
Added the contents of two memos regarding Duncan and Miller Raymor Connoisseur glassware.
Added more pics to Mikasa Duplex Pattern page. Added picture of Fostoria Pebble Beach water pitcher.
Add Roseville's Lotus and Mayfair pitcher to the Is It Ben page. Updated the DeMaray page with new information from Jack Chipman.
Added new pics to Pivotal Patterns, Jenfredware, and Duplex Patterns.
Added new pics to the Raymor Connoisseur glassware page.
Added new pages for Ben's work for Carl Lendinara and for the Westwood Clock. Both items courtesy of Mike Kaplan.
Added new pics to Fostoria Pebble Beach.
Added new pics of Raymor Modern Artware piece 98-6. Thanks to Phillip Northman for the photos. Added new pics of Raymor Modern Stoneware.
Added pages for Mikasa Discovery and Casual Sophistication.
Updated Impromptu pieces page and Informal pieces page.
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!
Added more pics of Mikasa Duplex patterns.
Added Mikasa Life Style page.
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!
Added Raymor Informal page. Updated Raymor Modern Glassware page. Added more pics to the Raymor Modern Stoneware pieces page.
Added Quin-tal cookware to SFC page. Updated Country-Time pieces. Added Pivotal patterns.
Added Oxford Hall Silversmiths page.
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.
Added pics to Flexible Lighting Group. Added pic of Armetale Severn teapot. Added a page with just Teapots.
Added "Separated At Birth" page. Lots of minor stuff also; be sure to refresh pages on a regular basis!
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.
Added more pics to SFC and Raymor Modern Artware.
Added Pebble Beach and DeMaray.
Added Armetale by Wilton.
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!
Introduced the site to collectors.