Pattern: Desert Dawn
Identifiers / Alternate Names: This category covers a number of different items that could have actually been classed as "solid colors". However, all of these items have a speckled look to the finish consisting of what looks like tiny spots or flecks of brown (on the yellow) or light red (on the pink) paint. From far away they look like solid colors with a bit of texture to the finish. Also known as: Speckle, Flecks, Desert.
Item Type: Loaf Pan Baking Dish Series 213
Years Manufactured: 1955 - 1960s
Values: Check below on Ebay for approximate prices
Sizes and ID#s: #213 (1.5 quart)
Loaf pans were made in the Desert Dawn pattern in two colors: yellow and pink. You’ll recall these are brownish (or pinkish) speckles in the otherwise solid color items in the Desert Dawn series. The loaf pans that we know have rounded corners as opposed to the diagonally cut corners of later pans. They also have the #213 stamp; later loaf pans sometimes have a #913 stamp. They measure approximately 9 by 5 inches and hold 1.5 quarts. This is called “Deep Baking Dish” in the ads.
I once saw a yellow Desert Dawn loaf pan at an estate sale for a few dollars, but ended up not getting it - because I was carrying to many other glass items at the time. Now I’m regretting not getting it a bit. =)
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