Item Number: #T-06
Production Dates: ???-1925
The Oval Pin Tray is a beautiful piece, and it’s considered a rare item in the American pattern. Other types of small Trays were also made, such as handled and rectangular versions. A smaller and similar Oval Tray was also produced, and it is considered even more rare than this piece. This Oval Pin Tray has measurements of 5¼” x 4″, making it the perfect size for a dressing table.
There are many production date discrepancies about this particular piece in the various published books on Fostoria American. It does appear that the Oval Pin Tray was not in production for a long time. Records are not complete on this item, and some catalogs don’t show a photo of it. With a short life span, any remaining pieces that survived should certainly be considered a treasure to behold.
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Please note; however, that the Oval Pin Tray is considered rare – so chances are it will not be displayed in the search results. Your best bet at finding the Oval Pin Tray is through a private collector. The good news is that rare items can be found in the wild, and one never knows when or where a treasure like this might pop up!