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Vintage Fiesta® (1936 - 1973)

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Fiesta was designed by Frederick Hurton Rhead in 1936 for the Homer Laughlin China Co., often known as HLC, and is now among the most collected china products in the world. The dinnerware was unveiled by the firm at the Pottery and Glass Show in Pittsburgh, instantly capturing the imagination of the industry.

Vintage Fiesta Colors

The original five colors were red, cobalt blue, light green, old ivory and yellow. In 1937, turquoise was added to the line.

By the Fall of 1951, cobalt blue, light green and old ivory were retired. Their replacements are today dubbed the 50s colors, since they were produced in quantity throughout the decade. These colors were forest green, rose, chartreuse and gray.

During this time, the popularity of the china soared. Meanwhile, most people identified the dishes as Fiestaware, to the consternation of HLC, because it had been always officially named Fiesta. After this point, the horse had left the barn, and the term Fiestaware persists.

Fiesta's famous original red glaze was produced until 1943. The big news was that in 1959, the Atomic Energy Commission licensed china and pottery manufacturers, including Homer Laughlin, to purchase depleted uranium oxide, allowing red Fiesta to return to the market in March 1959. Additionally this same year, turquoise and yellow returned to the market, plus medium green was introduced.

By 1969, the needs and tastes of the modern housewife has changed. The line ultimately ceased production by 1972. The Fiesta produced during this entire time period is referred to as vintage Fiestaware or officially as vintage Fiesta, and it has become highly prized.

The good news is that in 1986, Fiesta was reintroduced. Fiesta made from 1986 on is referred to often as Post 86 Fiestaware and officially as Post 86 Fiesta.

Vintage Fiesta or Vintage Fiestaware

Fiesta collectors and sellers will auction vintage Fiesta items here, often under the term vintage Fiestaware, so check this page frequently.

Below are all vintage Fiesta auctions, conveniently sorted by those ending soonest. Feel free to bookmark this convenient view, which displays the first 200 auctions at one glance.

Vintage Fiesta Homer Laughlin Ivory 9 Vintage Fiesta Homer Laughlin Ivory 9 " Luncheon Plate $12.99 45m
HLC Co. - Genuine - Fiesta - 7 1/4” Original Ivory - Salad Plate - Signed. HLC Co. - Genuine - Fiesta - 7 1/4” Original Ivory - Salad Plate - Signed. $7.50 59m
HLC Co. - Genuine - Fiesta - 7 1/4” Original Turquoise - Salad Plate - Signed. HLC Co. - Genuine - Fiesta - 7 1/4” Original Turquoise - Salad Plate - Signed. $7.50 1h 5m
VINTAGE  FIESTA WARE Yellow Ring-Handle Creamer VINTAGE FIESTA WARE Yellow Ring-Handle Creamer $17.00 1h 11m
HLC Co. - Genuine - Fiesta - 7 1/4” 1930's Red/Tangerine - Salad Plate - Signed. HLC Co. - Genuine - Fiesta - 7 1/4” 1930's Red/Tangerine - Salad Plate - Signed. $10.00 1h 17m
Vintage Early FIESTA Original Yellow CARAFE Footed PITCHER FIESTAWARE NICE! Vintage Early FIESTA Original Yellow CARAFE Footed PITCHER FIESTAWARE NICE! $39.99 1h 30m
Beautiful Rose Fiesta Saucer 1986-2005 Back Stamped Vivid Lead Free Glaze MUST C Beautiful Rose Fiesta Saucer 1986-2005 Back Stamped Vivid Lead Free Glaze MUST C 0 $4.95 1h 50m
Ivory Fiesta Coffee Cup Not Marked Beautifully Ringed Old Classic Color Reissue! Ivory Fiesta Coffee Cup Not Marked Beautifully Ringed Old Classic Color Reissue! 0 $4.95 1h 50m
Beautiful Persimmon Fiesta Cup Saucer Set 1995-2008 Cup Double Stamped Lead Free Beautiful Persimmon Fiesta Cup Saucer Set 1995-2008 Cup Double Stamped Lead Free 0 $4.95 1h 50m
Beautiful Ivory Fiesta Saucer 2008-Current Back Stamped Vivid Lead Free Glaze QQ Beautiful Ivory Fiesta Saucer 2008-Current Back Stamped Vivid Lead Free Glaze QQ 0 $4.95 1h 50m
Old Light Green Fiesta Cup Saucer Set Ring Cup Handle Inside Circles 1936-1951** Old Light Green Fiesta Cup Saucer Set Ring Cup Handle Inside Circles 1936-1951** 0 $4.95 1h 50m
Beautiful Classic Old Turquoise Fiesta Saucer Beautiful Classic Old Turquoise Fiesta Saucer 0 $4.95 1h 50m
Beautiful 1986-05 Rose Fiesta Coffee Tea Cup Not Marked C Handle Excellent Cond! Beautiful 1986-05 Rose Fiesta Coffee Tea Cup Not Marked C Handle Excellent Cond! 0 $4.95 1h 50m
Beautiful Periwinkle Fiesta Saucer 1989-2006 Back Stamped Vivid Lead Free Glaze! Beautiful Periwinkle Fiesta Saucer 1989-2006 Back Stamped Vivid Lead Free Glaze! 0 $4.95 1h 50m
Vintage Fiesta Ware Orange Red Chop Plate Vintage Fiesta Ware Orange Red Chop Plate 0 $9.99 2h 18m
Vintage Fiesta Turquoise Cream Soup Bowl  Excellent Condition Vintage Fiesta Turquoise Cream Soup Bowl  Excellent Condition $49.99 2h 19m
Vintage Fiesta Mint Green Cream Soup Bowl fiestaware Footed Homer Laughlin HLC Vintage Fiesta Mint Green Cream Soup Bowl fiestaware Footed Homer Laughlin HLC $34.99 2h 22m
Fiestaware Vintage Sunflower Yellow Cream & Sugar Fiesta Ware China Stone Fiestaware Vintage Sunflower Yellow Cream & Sugar Fiesta Ware China Stone $16.42 2h 31m
1950's CHARTREUSE  FIESTA COVERED CASSEROLE & LID  -FIESTAWARE      1950's CHARTREUSE FIESTA COVERED CASSEROLE & LID -FIESTAWARE 0 $65.00 2h 40m
VINTAGE FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN STAMPED YELLOW DESSERT SIDE PLATE VINTAGE FIESTA WARE HOMER LAUGHLIN STAMPED YELLOW DESSERT SIDE PLATE 0 $11.99 2h 57m
Vintage Fiesta Ivory Serving Bowl 1940-1943 - Fiestaware Vintage Fiesta Ivory Serving Bowl 1940-1943 - Fiestaware $60.00 3h 2m
Fiesta Fiestaware Vintage Pink Rose Sweetener Bowl Container No Stamp Homer Fiesta Fiestaware Vintage Pink Rose Sweetener Bowl Container No Stamp Homer 0 $8.30 3h 12m
Vintage Fiesta 9.5 Vintage Fiesta 9.5" Luncheon Plates (2) $15.99 3h 18m
Vintage FIESTA GREEN 10 1/2 Vintage FIESTA GREEN 10 1/2" DINNER PLATE ~ Fiestaware (2) $24.99 3h 18m
Fiestaware, Vintage, Salt or Pepper Shaker, Fiesta, Red, Very Nice Fiestaware, Vintage, Salt or Pepper Shaker, Fiesta, Red, Very Nice $15.29 3h 25m
Fiestaware, Vintage, 7 Fiestaware, Vintage, 7" Cake Plate, Salad, Yellow, Red Stripe, Fiesta $53.99 3h 27m
Fiestaware, Vintage, 4 3/4 Fiestaware, Vintage, 4 3/4" Fruit Bowl, Fiesta, Gray, Grey, Nice $17.09 3h 28m
Fiestaware, Vintage, 7 Fiestaware, Vintage, 7" Cake Plate, Salad, Fiesta, Ivory, Red Stripe $53.09 3h 28m
Fiestaware, Vintage, 6 Fiestaware, Vintage, 6" Plate, Bread Butter Plate, Fiesta, Green $8.99 3h 28m
Fiestaware, Vintage, 7 Fiestaware, Vintage, 7" Cake Plate, Salad, Yellow, Fiesta, Red Stripe $53.09 3h 30m
Homer Laughlin, Fiesta, 1939 Worlds Fair Plate, The American Potter, Turquoise Homer Laughlin, Fiesta, 1939 Worlds Fair Plate, The American Potter, Turquoise $35.72 3h 30m
Fiestaware, Vintage, 7 Fiestaware, Vintage, 7" Cake Plate, Salad, Fiesta, Yellow, Red Stripe $52.19 3h 30m
Fiestaware, Vintage, 8 1/2 inch Deep Plate, Fiesta, Turquoise, Excellent Fiestaware, Vintage, 8 1/2 inch Deep Plate, Fiesta, Turquoise, Excellent $25.19 3h 30m
Fiestaware, Vintage, 6 Fiestaware, Vintage, 6" Plate, Bread Butter Plate, Fiesta, Gray, Grey $8.99 3h 30m
Fiestaware, Vintage, 6 inch Plate, Bread Butter Plate, Fiesta, Yellow Fiestaware, Vintage, 6 inch Plate, Bread Butter Plate, Fiesta, Yellow $6.29 3h 30m
Fiestaware, Vintage, Salt or Pepper Shaker, Ivory, cream, Fiesta, w/Cork, Nice Fiestaware, Vintage, Salt or Pepper Shaker, Ivory, cream, Fiesta, w/Cork, Nice $13.49 3h 30m
Fiestaware, Vintage, 8 1/2 inch Deep Plate, Fiesta, Turquoise, Nice Fiestaware, Vintage, 8 1/2 inch Deep Plate, Fiesta, Turquoise, Nice $22.47 3h 30m
Fiestaware, Vintage, Creamer, Sugar, No Lid, Fiesta, Yellow, Nice Fiestaware, Vintage, Creamer, Sugar, No Lid, Fiesta, Yellow, Nice $44.09 3h 30m
Fiestaware, Vintage, 8 1/2 inch Deep Plate, Fiesta, Turquoise, Nice Fiestaware, Vintage, 8 1/2 inch Deep Plate, Fiesta, Turquoise, Nice $22.48 3h 30m
Fiesta vintage Turquoise blue mug by Homer Laughlin Fiesta vintage Turquoise blue mug by Homer Laughlin 0 $12.50 3h 32m
Fiestaware Turquoise blue vintage Fiesta mug by Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Turquoise blue vintage Fiesta mug by Homer Laughlin 0 $12.50 3h 32m
Vintage Fiesta Turquoise Teacup & Saucer (Lowercase F) Vintage Fiesta Turquoise Teacup & Saucer (Lowercase F) $17.99 3h 33m
Collectible antique Fiesta Nesting Bowls 1936 inner rings Collectible antique Fiesta Nesting Bowls 1936 inner rings $1,455.00 3h 34m
Lot Of 6 FIESTA TURQUOISE BLUE Footed CUP & SAUCER & Plate Vintage WOW!!! NICE!! Lot Of 6 FIESTA TURQUOISE BLUE Footed CUP & SAUCER & Plate Vintage WOW!!! NICE!! $16.88 3h 40m
Vintage Fiesta Yellow Teacup & Saucer (Lowercase F) Vintage Fiesta Yellow Teacup & Saucer (Lowercase F) $17.99 3h 40m
Great Collectible FIESTA White GRAVY BOAT Great Collectible FIESTA White GRAVY BOAT $13.54 3h 42m
Rare Vintage Fiestaware Fiesta Ware Striped Dinner Plate Maroon Rare Vintage Fiestaware Fiesta Ware Striped Dinner Plate Maroon $59.99 3h 45m
Vintage 1996 Fiesta P86 Turquoise Teacup & Saucer Vintage 1996 Fiesta P86 Turquoise Teacup & Saucer $17.99 3h 48m
Vintage Fiesta P86 Cobalt Blue Teacup & Saucer Vintage Fiesta P86 Cobalt Blue Teacup & Saucer $13.50 3h 51m
Vintage Fiestaware  Plates 6 3/8 Vintage Fiestaware Plates 6 3/8" (Set of 4) Fiesta (1938-1968) ? Yellow $17.56 3h 51m
Vintage Original HLC FIESTA Oval Platter - Ivory Vintage Original HLC FIESTA Oval Platter - Ivory $12.50 3h 57m
Lot of 3 Vintage Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lunch Plates~Cobalt~7.25-7.5 Lot of 3 Vintage Homer Laughlin Fiesta Lunch Plates~Cobalt~7.25-7.5"~Signed~VGC, $23.50 4h 1m
(5) Vintage Fiesta 6 1/4 (5) Vintage Fiesta 6 1/4" Bread Plates $14.66 4h 3m
Vintage Fiestaware Plates 6 3/8 Vintage Fiestaware Plates 6 3/8" (Set of 2) Fiesta (1938-1968) ? Plus Extra $11.16 4h 4m
Fiesta, Vintage, 6 Fiesta, Vintage, 6" Plate, Bread Butter, Fiestaware, Turquoise blue, Excellent $9.89 4h 25m
Fiesta, Vintage, 6 Fiesta, Vintage, 6" Plate, Bread Butter, Fiestaware, Yellow $7.19 4h 30m
4 Vintage Sheffield Amberstone Saucers Fiesta Homer Laughlin 4 Vintage Sheffield Amberstone Saucers Fiesta Homer Laughlin $19.99 4h 32m
Vintage Rare Fiesta Plates Saucers Fiestaware Old Yellow Green Vintage Rare Fiesta Plates Saucers Fiestaware Old Yellow Green $20.00 4h 32m
Old Vtg 1936 COBALT BLUE FIESTA 9 1/2 Old Vtg 1936 COBALT BLUE FIESTA 9 1/2" LUNCHEON PLATE FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN $15.98 4h 40m
Vintage Genuine Fiesta H-L-O USA Orange Bowl Vintage Genuine Fiesta H-L-O USA Orange Bowl $12.99 4h 43m
Vintage Fiesta Homer Laughlin Saucers, Lot of 4 Green, White, Blue HLO  USA Vintage Fiesta Homer Laughlin Saucers, Lot of 4 Green, White, Blue HLO USA $24.95 4h 43m
Old Vtg 1936 OLD YELLOW FIESTA 9 1/2 Old Vtg 1936 OLD YELLOW FIESTA 9 1/2" LUNCHEON PLATE FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN $15.99 4h 46m
Vintage Fiestaware Fiesta Ware HLC Yellow Cup and Saucer 1936-69 Vintage Fiestaware Fiesta Ware HLC Yellow Cup and Saucer 1936-69 $9.99 5h
Vintage FIESTA Fiestaware Original GREEN 8 oz. TUMBLER 4.5 Vintage FIESTA Fiestaware Original GREEN 8 oz. TUMBLER 4.5" Water Cup Glass HLCo $25.00 5h
Vintage Fiesta Fiestaware Blue Pitcher Ice Lip 1940s Homer Laughlin HLC Vintage Fiesta Fiestaware Blue Pitcher Ice Lip 1940s Homer Laughlin HLC $42.00 5h
VINTAGE SHEFFIELD FIESTA AMBERSTONE TABLEWARE SET OF 6 CUPS & SAUCERS BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE SHEFFIELD FIESTA AMBERSTONE TABLEWARE SET OF 6 CUPS & SAUCERS BEAUTIFUL 0 $9.99 5h 2m
VINTAGE SHEFFIELD FIESTA AMBERSTONE TABLEWARE (4) 5.50 VINTAGE SHEFFIELD FIESTA AMBERSTONE TABLEWARE (4) 5.50"D X 1.50"H SM SIDE BOWL 0 $4.99 5h 2m
VINTAGE SHEFFIELD FIESTA AMBERSTONE TABLEWARE (4) 10.25 VINTAGE SHEFFIELD FIESTA AMBERSTONE TABLEWARE (4) 10.25"D DINNER PLATES BEAUTIFU 0 $4.99 5h 2m
VINTAGE SHEFFIELD FIESTA AMBERSTONE TABLEWARE (4) 6.25 VINTAGE SHEFFIELD FIESTA AMBERSTONE TABLEWARE (4) 6.25"D DESSERT/SALAD PLATES 0 $4.99 5h 2m
Lot of 4 Vintage Fiesta (7 1/2 Lot of 4 Vintage Fiesta (7 1/2") Salad Plates Original Color Orange - Fiestaware $24.99 5h 15m
vintage Mexican FIESTA go with glass TUMBLER   RED  Sombrero Pottery vintage Mexican FIESTA go with glass TUMBLER RED Sombrero Pottery 0 $19.95 5h 16m
vintage Mexican FIESTA go with glass TUMBLER   YELLOW  Sombrero Pottery vintage Mexican FIESTA go with glass TUMBLER YELLOW Sombrero Pottery 0 $19.95 5h 16m
vintage Mexican FIESTA go with glass TUMBLER   GREEN  Sombrero Pottery vintage Mexican FIESTA go with glass TUMBLER GREEN Sombrero Pottery 0 $14.95 5h 16m
HOMER LAUGHLIN Fiesta Green Mugs -  Tom Jerry Ring Handle - Pair of Mugs EUC HOMER LAUGHLIN Fiesta Green Mugs - Tom Jerry Ring Handle - Pair of Mugs EUC $12.12 5h 19m
Fiesta Vintage Green Demitasse Cup & Saucer Set (1935 - 1937) - Fiesta ware Fiesta Vintage Green Demitasse Cup & Saucer Set (1935 - 1937) - Fiesta ware $60.00 5h 33m
Vintage 1950s Fiestaware Yellow 8 1/2 Vintage 1950s Fiestaware Yellow 8 1/2" Nappy Serving Bowl Fiesta Original $35.00 5h 41m
VINTAGE SET OF 2 GENUINE FIESTA WARE TURQUOISE SAUCERS 6 1/4 VINTAGE SET OF 2 GENUINE FIESTA WARE TURQUOISE SAUCERS 6 1/4" $10.00 5h 48m
Old Vintage 1959 MEDIUM GREEN FIESTA SAUCER CUP PLATE FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN Old Vintage 1959 MEDIUM GREEN FIESTA SAUCER CUP PLATE FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN $19.88 5h 50m
vintage fiesta yellow Fiesta ware Teacup vintage fiesta yellow Fiesta ware Teacup $12.99 5h 51m
Fiesta 9 Fiesta 9" Luncheon Plates Homer Laughlin Early 30's/50's Green & Yellow Lot Of 2 0 $19.99 5h 52m
Vintage Fiestaware Yellow Salt Pepper Shaker Fiesta Ball Single Shaker Vintage Fiestaware Yellow Salt Pepper Shaker Fiesta Ball Single Shaker $11.00 5h 55m
Vintage Fiestaware Ivory Single Salt Pepper Shaker Fiesta Ball Shaker Vintage Fiestaware Ivory Single Salt Pepper Shaker Fiesta Ball Shaker $11.00 5h 56m
VTG 50s Fiesta 2 Coral Pink Salad or Dessert Plates Homer Laughlin 7.5 inches VTG 50s Fiesta 2 Coral Pink Salad or Dessert Plates Homer Laughlin 7.5 inches $10.00 5h 59m
Rare Early Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Wetfoot Ivory White Collection @Look@ Rare Early Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Wetfoot Ivory White Collection @Look@ $39.95 6h 7m
Rare Early Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Wetfoot Yellow Gold Collection @Look@ Rare Early Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Wetfoot Yellow Gold Collection @Look@ $49.95 6h 8m
Rare Early Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Wetfoot Green Collection @Look@ Rare Early Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Wetfoot Green Collection @Look@ $58.95 6h 8m
Vintage Fiestaware Amberstone Under Plate Fiesta Brown Underplate Small Platter Vintage Fiestaware Amberstone Under Plate Fiesta Brown Underplate Small Platter $35.00 6h 11m
vintage original turquoise fiesta vintage original turquoise fiesta $23.00 6h 12m
2 Fiestaware Vintage Dark Blue  8 1/4 2 Fiestaware Vintage Dark Blue  8 1/4" Soup Bowl Deep Plate Fiesta 0 $17.90 6h 15m
Fiestaware Fiesta Gravy Boat Sauce Turquoise Blue Vintage Refrigerator Magnet Fiestaware Fiesta Gravy Boat Sauce Turquoise Blue Vintage Refrigerator Magnet $25.00 6h 16m
2 Fiestaware Vintage  Blue  8 1/4 2 Fiestaware Vintage  Blue  8 1/4" Soup Bowl Deep Plate Fiesta 0 $17.90 6h 21m
Seven (7) Vintage Fiesta Saucers 6 Seven (7) Vintage Fiesta Saucers 6" Ivory, Yellow, Green and Cobalt 0 $14.95 6h 23m
FIVE Vintage Fiesta Multi-Colored 9.5 Inch Luncheon Plates FIVE Vintage Fiesta Multi-Colored 9.5 Inch Luncheon Plates $29.99 6h 24m
FIESTA MADE IN U.S.A. YELLOW GRAVY BOWL FIESTA MADE IN U.S.A. YELLOW GRAVY BOWL $31.99 6h 24m
Vtg USA Fiesta Ware HLC Homer Laughlin Tom & Jerry Turquoise Blue Coffee Mug Cup Vtg USA Fiesta Ware HLC Homer Laughlin Tom & Jerry Turquoise Blue Coffee Mug Cup $17.99 6h 25m
Vtg USA Fiesta Ware HLC Tom & Jerry Lemongrass Green Coffee Mug Cup Vtg USA Fiesta Ware HLC Tom & Jerry Lemongrass Green Coffee Mug Cup $17.99 6h 26m
Vtg USA Fiesta Ware HLC Tom & Jerry Cobalt Dark Blue Coffee Mug Cup Vtg USA Fiesta Ware HLC Tom & Jerry Cobalt Dark Blue Coffee Mug Cup $17.99 6h 27m
Vtg USA Fiesta Ware HLC Homer Laughlin co. Tom & Jerry Yellow Coffee Mug Cup Vtg USA Fiesta Ware HLC Homer Laughlin co. Tom & Jerry Yellow Coffee Mug Cup $17.99 6h 28m
Vtg 2pc USA Fiesta ware Homer Laughlin Tom Jerry Red Rust Orange Coffee Mug Cups Vtg 2pc USA Fiesta ware Homer Laughlin Tom Jerry Red Rust Orange Coffee Mug Cups $26.99 6h 28m
Vintage 1950s Fiestaware Yellow 6 3/8 Vintage 1950s Fiestaware Yellow 6 3/8" Dessert Bread Plate Fiesta Original $15.00 6h 29m

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