I wrote lodge a year ago asking about blacklock and obtained the following it gives the early history of lodgelodge manufacturing company and the blacklock connection. Skillets are the workhorses of the kitchen, used morning, noon, and night to cook up everything from bacon and eggs to dirty rice accordingly, skillets are typically built to take almost non-stop use, with cast iron being a favorite medium for manufacturers. Introducing the cast iron cook-it-all™ introducing the all new lodge wildlife series™ since 1896, lodge has been making the cookware you love we don't just make iron we make heirlooms that bring people together for generations savor the outdoors 5 ways to use the cook-it-all recipes easy pumpkin pie cast iron use & care. The next generation of cast iron have a gate mark, which will look like a long thin line on the bottom of the piece this is where the iron entered the mold, and the technique lasted from the mid-1700s to the late 1800s or so can you identify this skillet reply #2 - apr 22 nd, 2010 at 1:14am norm, that is the most common form of. I bought some, and the results surprised me we've all heard tales of antique cast iron's supremacy in the kitchen my lodge cookware is five to fifteen years old.
If the number is raised it is probably a lodge griddles and grill pans vollrath manufacturing company, sheboygan, wisconsin: the pans often have a letter on the bottom of the pan in a times new roman-type font, and on the underside of the lodge cast iron dating. Illustrated is wagners complete line of iron and aluminum of the period, including skillets, kettles, muffin pans, griddles, waffle irons, broilers, toys, and hardware such as iron downspouts, sash weights, bob sled runners, hitching post, etc. Cast iron cookware is an increasingly hot item in the antique marketplace collectors are scouring antique shops, shows, and flea markets searching for treasures to add to their collections and hunting for more information about the products' history and manufacturers. Wagner and griswold society information cast iron (general info) dating griswold by markings and trademarks reply #1 - dec 28 th, 2005 at 4:07am the beginning of griswold's production or iron cookware after having been making articles of hardware since 1865 this date is my guess.
The wagner manufacturing company was a family-owned manufacturer of cast iron and aluminum products based in sidney, ohio, usit made products for domestic use such as frying pans, casseroles, kettles and baking trays, and also made metal products other than cookware. Dating cast iron from appalachian antiques 1880 – production of cast iron cookware began around this time under the erie brand 1885 – a fire destroyed the foundry and a reorganization took place the company was renamed to griswold manufacturing co and the griswold family retained ownership. Lodge cast iron dating - if you are a middle-aged man looking to have a good time dating man half your age, this advertisement is for you join the leader in mutual relations services and find a date today join and search register and search over 40 million singles: voice recordings.
Most of the major manufacturers of cast-iron cookware began production in the late 1800s or early 1900s cast-iron cookware and stoves were especially popular among homemakers and housekeepers during the first half of the 20th century. Dating gsw is slowly coming to pass – and i’m still hoping someone has a gsw catalogues they would like to share if anyone has any information regarding logos, please send it in cast iron gsw skillets from this era have no x numbers on the handle, and they are later. I love to cook on a cast iron skillet my daily cooking skillets are all “vintage” cast iron — some as much as 100 years old — and will last forever if properly maintained.
Best cast iron skillet there are many advantages for choosing cast iron pans to cook with they conduct heat well and have the versatility to be used in the oven, on the stove and even over a campfire cast iron has been the go to cookware for decades, dating back far into the late 1800s/early 1900s it is durable, lasts forever and does a. Enameled cast iron cookware has exploded in popularity since the advent of celebrity cooking shows as the maker of the world’s best cast iron, lodge customers turned to us for an affordable and dependable alternative to expensive european brands. If you've had your cast iron skillet for a while, chances are it needs to be reseasoned—meaning it needs to be recoated to create a stick-resistant surface and guard against rust. Cast iron has been used for centuries for a variety of goods, and pieces in some of the categories have become quite collectible we'll search the mall for interesting & representative antique. Castiron skillet posted: 2/18/2007 7:36:46 am cast iron, properly cared for, is the best, sine qua non it's durable, versatile, better than teflon for its non-stick properties if cured properly, heats evenly, cleans in a heartbeat without soap.
Cast iron skillets have been in use for more than 2000 years, with some chinese skillets dating to the second century bc antique cast iron skillets vary in value depending on several factors, including the condition and rarity of the skillet. A number corresponding to the cast-iron cookware's size usually appears on the top of the handle or on the underside of the piece standard-size numbers, starting with the smallest, range from 2. A guide to identifying antique cast iron skillets produced by several american manufacturers during the first half of the 20th century antique vendors (and especially ebay vendors) tend to price. The use of cast iron for cookware is centuries old and many of the vintage pieces can still be used today for example, cast iron dutch ovens were used by the settlers of the united states as they traveled westward.
In the set are a lodge, or lodge clone 3p skillet, a griswold small block #7 skillet, and a lodge “snowman” #8 skillet (the 8 looks oddly like a snowman) sizes from 6” – 10” 1/2 diameter on the skillets. Cast iron cookware is making quite a comeback and i could not be happier about that d on’t worry that the price of an excellent cast iron skillet might be out of your budget you can get a fabulous lodge 10-inch cast iron skillet for about $15. A collector who saw some reproduction griswold cast iron cookware at a flea market might think he or she had made a great find, especially if priced at $75 or $100 however, the faint markings can give the new collector cause for pause and give the example away as a reproduction. Find great deals on ebay for wapak skillet shop with confidence.
These are the best methods for stripping off old seasoning, getting rid of rust, and making old, damaged, and vintage cast iron skillets, pans, and cookware as good as new one of the wonders of cast iron is that it's tough as nails, and can last for generations for those looking to take their cast. Got this 10 inch skillet at an antique store in leavenworth, ks about 5 years ago it was pretty rusty when i got it, but it has cleaned up nicely, although i'm still working on it.