CORNING AMBER VISIONS SAUCEPANS

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The longest running line of Visions cookware, spanning from the diminutive 0.5L up to a 2.5L work horse, has been in constant production… most of these shapes/sizes are still made in some variation even today.

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Amber Visions 0.5 Liter Saucepans

These 0.5 liter saucepans are great for cooking one or two small servings. Ideal for leftovers.
  •  V-81

    V-81

  •  V-81

    V-81

  •  V-81

    V-81

MODEL:
V-81
PRODUCTION:
1983-93
FACTORY:
USA
SIZE:
0.5 Liter
LID:
P-81-C(-F)
CW Variant:
P-81, S-81

"1 Pt. Covered Saucepan"

MARKING (Handle): VISION CORNING USA 0.5L

Sold from the mid-1983 until 1993, this 0.5 Liter saucepan is great for cooking one or two servings. Ideal for leftovers. It uses the same mold as a Corning Ware P-81. It uses the same lid, a Pyrex P-81-C, but in Fireside brown.
  •  V-81 (Revised)

    V-81 (Revised)

  •  V-81 (Revised)

    V-81 (Revised)

  •  V-81 (Revised)

    V-81 (Revised)

MODEL:
V-81 (Revised)
PRODUCTION:
??
FACTORY:
USA
SIZE:
0.5 Liter
LID:
P-81-C(-F)
CW Variant:
S-81

"1 Pt. Covered Saucepan"

MARKING (Base): CORNING USA 81-B 0.8L

It's unclear when this revised version of the Amber Visions V-81 was offered. The color is a slightly brighter, more golden tint. My current feeling is that this may have been produced circa 1991-1993.

Marking has moved to the bottom and it is mislabeled as 0.8 Liter (a non-existent size). A Corning Ware variant, in the "Just White" pattern exists with the same incorrect marking.

Amber Visions 0.7 Liter Saucepans

These 0.7 Liter saucepans with lip are ideal for making sauces, gravies, melting butter, and cooking smaller portions. Perfect for serving on top of a warmer at the table.
  •  V-7

    V-7

  •  V-7

    V-7

  •  V-7

    V-7

MODEL:
V-7
PRODUCTION:
1984-86
FACTORY:
France
SIZE:
0.7 Liter
LID:
None
CW Variant:
None

"1-1/2 Pt. Lipped Saucepan"

MARKING (Handle): VISION CORNING FRANCE 0.7L

Sold from 1984 until 1986, this 0.7 Liter saucepan with lip is ideal for making sauces, melting butter, and cooking smaller portions. It was touted at it's US introduction as being the 2nd best seller in international markets. This also has the distinction of being the only Amber Visons saucepan sold without an available lid (Though the glass cover from a V-155 "Grab It" bowl will fit).
  •  V-7-N

    V-7-N

  •  V-7-N

    V-7-N

  •  V-7-N

    V-7-N

MODEL:
V-7-N
PRODUCTION:
1987-89
FACTORY:
France
SIZE:
0.7 Liter
LID:
None
CW Variant:
None

"1-1/2 Pt. Lipped Saucepan with Measure Marks"

MARKING (Handle): VISION CORNING FRANCE 0.7L

Sold from 1987 until 1989, this is a normal 0.7 Liter saucepan with the addition of measure marks printed on the side. Again, it was sold without a lid.

Amber Visions 1 Liter Saucepans

These 1 liter saucepans are perfect for heating ready-to-serve soup or vegetables, up to 2 or 3 servings.
  •  V-1

    V-1

MODEL:
V-1
PRODUCTION:
1983-1984
FACTORY:
France
SIZE:
1.0 Liter
LID:
P-81-C(-F)
CW Variant:
U-1

"1 Qt. Covered Saucepan"

MARKING (Handle): VISIONS FRANCE V-1-B

Introduced in Mid-1983… It uses a Pyrex P-81-C lid, in Fireside brown.
  •  V-1-N

    V-1-N

  •  V-1-N

    V-1-N

  •  V-1-N

    V-1-N

MODEL:
V-1-N
PRODUCTION:
1984-1993
FACTORY:
FR & USA
SIZE:
1.0 Liter
LID:
V-1-C(-F)
CW Variant:
S-1

"1 Qt. Covered Saucepan with Pour Spout"

MARKING (Handle): VISION CORNING (USA or FRANCE) 1L

Introduced in 1984 to replace the V-1, this redesigned model includes a lip. This helps avoid messes and drips when adding hot liquids to recipes or pouring soups, sauces, etc…It uses a Pyrex V-1-C lid, in Fireside brown.
(REVISED) 1990: This model was silently revised in 1990, featuring thinner walls and a slightly more angular and narrow handle. These can be identified via the placement of the mark. For 1980's production it is 1" from the rim. On the revision, it is approx 2" away.

Amber Visions 1.5 Liter Saucepans

These 1.5 liter saucepans are just right for 3 to 4 servings of vegetables, larger soups, etc…
  •  V-1.5 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

    V-1.5 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

  •  V-1.5 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

    V-1.5 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

  •  V-1.5  (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

    V-1.5 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

MODEL:
V-1.5
PRODUCTION:
1983-1984
FACTORY:
France
SIZE:
1.5 Liter
LID:
P-83-C(-F)
CW Variant:
U-1.5

"1-1/2 Qt. Covered Saucepan"

MARKING (Handle): VISIONS FRANCE V-1.5-B

Introduced in Mid-1983… It uses a Pyrex P-83-C lid, in Fireside brown.
  •  V-1.5-N

    V-1.5-N

  •  V-1.5-N

    V-1.5-N

  •  V-1.5-N

    V-1.5-N

MODEL:
V-1.5-N
PRODUCTION:
1984-1993
FACTORY:
FR & USA
SIZE:
1.5 Liter
LID:
V-1.5-C(-F)
CW Variant:
S-1.5

"1-1/2 Qt. Covered Saucepan"

MARKING (Handle): VISION CORNING (USA or FRANCE) 1.5L

Introduced in 1984 to replace the V-1.5, this redesigned model was only subtly different than the prior version. It uses a Pyrex V-1.5-C lid, in Fireside brown.
(REVISED) 1990: This model was silently revised in 1990, featuring thinner walls and a slightly more angular and narrow handle. These can be identified via the placement of the mark. For 1980's production it is 1" from the rim. On the revision, it is approx 2" away.

Amber Visions 1.5 Liter Double Boiler

These 1.5 liter double boilers are perfect for custards, melting chocolate, or delicate sauces. Works well for delicate cooking where direct heat is too much. Additionally, the upper bowl may also be used alone as a small soup pot or for reheating.
  •  V-20 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

    V-20 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

  •  V-20 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

    V-20 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

  •  V-20 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

    V-20 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

  •  V-20 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

    V-20 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

  •  V-20 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

    V-20 (Photo courtesy of Linda C. Wordsworth)

MODEL:
V-20
PRODUCTION:
1983-1984
FACTORY:
France
SIZE:
1.5 Liter
LID:
P-83-C(-F)
CW Variant:
None

"1-1/2 Qt. Double Boiler with Cover"

MARKING (Handle 1): VISIONS V-20-B, (Handle 2): FRANCE


Introduced in Mid-1983… The V-20 upper bowl is sold with a V-1.5 saucepan. It uses the same Pyrex P-83-C lid as the saucepan, as well.
  •  V-20-N

    V-20-N

  •  V-20-N

    V-20-N

  •  V-20-N

    V-20-N

  •  V-20-N

    V-20-N

  •  V-20-N

    V-20-N

MODEL:
V-20-N
PRODUCTION:
1984-1993
FACTORY:
FR & USA
SIZE:
1.5 Liter
LID:
V-1.5-C(-F)
CW Variant:
None

"1-1/2 Qt. Double Boiler with Cover"

MARKING (Handle 1): VISION CORNING V-20-B, (Handle 2): VISION FRANCE

Introduced in 1984 to replace the V-20, this redesign sported larger, rounded lug handes. The V-20-N upper bowl is sold with a V-1.5-N saucepan and uses the same Pyrex V-1.5-C lid.

Amber Visions 2.5 Liter Saucepans

These 2.5 liter saucepans are ready for serious duty in the kitchen. Cook potatoes, carrots, other vegetables for up to 6 servings.
  •  V-2.5

    V-2.5

MODEL:
V-2.5
PRODUCTION:
1983-1984
FACTORY:
France
SIZE:
2.5 Liter
LID:
N-2.5-C(-F)
CW Variant:
U-2.5

"2-1/2 Qt. Covered Saucepan"

MARKING (Handle): VISIONS FRANCE V-2.5-B

Introduced in Mid-1983… It uses a Pyrex N-2.5-C lid, in Fireside brown.
  •  V-2.5-N

    V-2.5-N

  •  V-2.5-N

    V-2.5-N

  •  V-2.5-N

    V-2.5-N

MODEL:
V-2.5-N
PRODUCTION:
1984-1993
FACTORY:
FR & USA
SIZE:
2.5 Liter
LID:
V-2.5-C(-F)
CW Variant:
S-2.5

"2-1/2 Qt. Covered Saucepan"

MARKING (Handle): VISION CORNING (USA or FRANCE) 2.5L

Introduced in 1984 to replace the V-2.5, this redesigned model features an easy-to-grip lug handle opposite the normal one (as originally seen on the LeCLAIR V-25). This lug makes it easier to lift and carry when the saucepan is full. It uses a Pyrex V-2.5-C lid, in Fireside brown.
(REVISED) 1990: This model was silently revised in 1990, featuring thinner walls and a slightly more angular and narrow handle. These can be identified via the placement of the mark. For 1980's production it is 1" from the rim. On the revision, it is approx 2" away.