1970s Lime Green Enamel Fondue Pot With Forks


(full item description/condition info can be found below story)

In the fall of 1972 Becky and Lisa Bilneck moved out of their parent’s home and into a cute little apartment in the suburbs of Indianapolis. One of their first purchases was a bright, lime green fondue pot with the idea that they would be throwing a lot of fondue parties in their new place. They decided to invite their parents over to try out some fondue recipes. Mr. and Mrs. Bilneck were excited to see their daughters first place and jumped at the invite even though Bud Bilneck had never heard of a “Fun Doo." But hey, he figured it must be something “fun”. The girls sat the folks down on some groovy orange and green pillows, brought out the fondue pot and set it on a low round coffee table. They served up bread and veggies dipped into various melted cheeses and for desert they melted chocolate for dipping marshmallows and fruit. After an hour of or so of eating tiny morsels of food Bud leaned over and whispered into his wife’s ear, “These appetizers are good but when do you think they are going to bring out the main dish?"

For sale is a bright lime green enameled fondue pot ready for your retro party. This circa 1960s-1970s pot comes with a solid wood base as well as three fondue forks. The pot stands 10" tall when on the base. The wood base is 9.5" in diamerter while the pot itself is 4" tall and 6" in dia. at its widest tapering to 4.75" at the opening. It has a 4" long wood handle. The wood base has grooves to hold hold the black metal stand in place as well as drilled holes that will hole 8 fondue forks. The interior of the pot is white.

This pot is in very good vintage condition. We found a few scratches to the enamel on the exterior but no large chips/rust or other major issues. The the interior is very clean and free of stains. The wood base is in good shape and free of cracks or splits.

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