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Can You Imagine A Life Without Melamine?

Oct 10, 2017 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Today, melamine plates and dinnerware remain a popular icon of the 40s and 50s. They were an important element of everyday living during the twentieth, making them desirable to many collectors today. Melamine dishes tend to bring on feelings of nostalgia, since either you had them in your home or perhaps a favorite aunt or

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Deli Serving Baskets and Waxed Paper Liners

Aug 27, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

At RetroPlanet.com we carry a large variety of deli baskets in an assortment of shapes and colors for all kinds of uses. Food baskets are the perfect way to serve up sandwiches, burgers and snacks in all kinds of settings. They do the job much better than paper plates—and they’re reusable, making them cost-effective. Durability means they’ll stand

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1950s Style Atomic Dinnerware

Sep 23, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  4 Comments

I love the atomic era. The architecture and design is simply breathtaking. So when this atomic dinnerware hit the shelves, I immediately fell in love. Made of stoneware and melamine, this colorful starburst design collection comes straight from the 1950s. Aka Googie and Sputnik, this design also fits in with existing solid-colored tableware, including many

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