Dating homer laughlin dinnerware
See also: Homer Laughlin China Kitchenware The Homer Laughlin China Company began in 1897 in East Liverpool, Ohio, although Homer Laughlin himself had a few other pottery companies dating back to 1871.
One of the company's more successful patterns was Fiesta which the company began producing in 1936, discontinued in 1973 and then reintroduced in 1986 with a greater variety of colors.
It features a tan background with brown flecks throughout.
Homer Laughlin's Fiesta in the Apricot color is one of the later colors dating from the mid-1970s -1980s.
It of course was inspired by the popularity of the original Fiesta pattern of the 1950s. Homer Laughlin's Fiesta in the Black color is one of the later colors dating from the mid-1970s -to the present.
The serving pieces were all plain like the Country Sage pattern.
Homer Laughlin Country Strawberry was one of the Homestead line from the late 1970s/early 1980s.
During the 1970s Homer Laughlin dinnerware was a common promotional item in local supermarkets.
In 2010 the company merged with Hall China Company.