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Due to high demand, certain vintage cast-iron cookware brands carry inflated prices and greater incidence of forgery fakes often have rough, irregular surfaces, casting flaws and faint markings look for pieces with crisp, well. Cast iron collecting posts: 3 dating griswold by markings and trademarks: these dates are purely my own estimate and do not always agree with published dates. This is a very rare piece as not a single cast iron collector or any of the presidential collectors we have spoken to have ever seen one.
Find great deals on ebay for cast iron pot antique cauldron in cast iron collectibles shop with confidence. The a-z guide to collecting trivets, identification and the a-z guide to collecting trivets, identification and value guide beginning to collect cast iron. How to date wagner cast iron cookware by cynthia myers antique stores and from online dealers dating wagner cast iron can be tricky.
A brief and summarized history of birmingham stove & range is as follows: the atlanta stove works company was founded in 1889 (originally named georgia stove company) to produce cast iron stoves. Search the model or stove manufacturer's name on the internet, looking for images similar to your stove model antique stove collecting and restoration sites contain numerous photos, especially of old cast iron stoves. I believe those with the casting marks are pre 1890 there are some cast iron sites that you can research.
Wagner produced cast aluminum from the very beginning (as did griswold) the old catalogs, in many instance, show many more cast aluminum pieces than cast iron. Practical and strong, door stops were once found in high style british homes dating back to the early 18th century early versions of the door stop were made of brass, not iron, and used to prop open heavy wooden doors some door stops had handles making it easy for people to move a door stop from. Listed here are the trademarks or logos of the major us cast iron hollow ware-producing foundries of the late 19th and information dating it to as early as 1955.
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Dating cast iron from appalachian antiques wagner cast iron cookware “it may have “sidney, ohio” on the bottom or just “sidney o” this indicates that the piece was made by wagner ware before 1922 many early pieces are labeled as “wagner” with the name in quotation marks.
A guide to identifying antique cast iron skillets produced by several american manufacturers during the first half of the 20th century antique vendors (and. In white cast iron the carbon content is combined chemically as carbide of iron white cast iron has superior tensile strength and malleability it is also known as malleable or spheroidal graphite iron cast iron is still manufactured by much the same process as it was produced historically iron ore is heated in a blast furnace with coke and limestone. Entire books have been written about griswold cast iron i haven't written a dedicated post about this company or their products because i.
Cast-iron cookware is valued for its heat retention properties and can be produced and formed with a relatively low level of technology seasoning is used to protect bare cast iron from rust and to create a non-stick surface types of bare cast-iron cookware include panini presses, waffle irons, crepe makers, dutch ovens, frying pans, deep fryers. Cast-iron cookware is valued for its heat retention properties and can be produced and formed with a relatively low level of technology seasoning is used to protect bare cast iron from rust and to create a non-stick surface. For example, if you have a cast iron skillet that has only markings on the bottom that say victor 722 8, try a google images search for “victor 722 8 cast iron skillet”, and see if a match to your pan shows up in the images if not, try broadening the search, to “victor cast iron skillet” many images result from the search.