Where do you go to find your cast iron? The area with the most rust is inside starting where the sides start to get straight and up 3 to 4 inches from there. Myself, if I had the choice of purchasing a 9 or any other with a heat ring, or one just like it without a heat ring, I would opt for the with, just because of the era in which it was produced. A Griswold 13 slant logo can cost thousands of dollars to the serious collector. Wow, that sounds like a rare piece right there. Please note all our pieces unless marked otherwise are fully restored and seasoned. Thanks for stopping by here again.
This item has been relisted due to the winner not paying. Are there any cracks or chips? Just wash them and start cooking. The Magnalite line is a special blend of aluminum alloy that Wagner produced. In this article you can date and identify your skillet using markings and also the different logos and brands Griswold Manufacturing Company used between 1870-1957. You can probably see why the Griswold Small Logo is less collectible than other logos. Should only improve with use. Maecenas odio arcu, feugiat vel congue feugiat, laoreet vitae diam.
That skillet was probably made between 1952 and 1969. So, either way you have a vintage piece there. The biggest thing we bought it for was a pork chop recipe that calls for frying and then finishing in the oven. Do you have any idea of the vintage of the 1386B? Large block logo without heat ring smooth bottom Griswold also made the large block cast iron skillet with a smooth bottom rather than the familiar heat ring. Please see return policy In stock Add to cart Product Description Item 2005 Please note all pictures on our site are of the actual piece you will receive, not a stock photo of a similar piece. But how can you tell if your cast iron skillet is an antique or one of many modern reproductions? Mauris risus felis, adipiscing eu consequat ac, aliquam vel urna. Warping is the result of thermal shock improper rapid heating or cooling.
Also the O for ohio just has a. Have you been able to replace it yet? But if you can tell me where on the bottom of the cookware the writing is located, it would help. If you're looking at cast iron cooking implements or other items at an antique sale, you can avoid overpaying for that Excelsior skillet if you can tell the time period when it was really manufactured. Even after modern stoves were used they kept using the same size designations. The first of the famous Griswold skillet logos. They continued manufacturing for another 3 years before closing their doors in Sidney in 1999. I still have the lid from my old one, but if one is available with lid — I could always use an extra lid.
I finally got brave and set it in our woodstove on a glowing bed of hot coals. Simply use your own type of oil and apply a thin layer to the surface wiping off any excess making sure there will not be any runs in the finish when completed. However I hope you find this guide useful and informative. However sizes were more limited. Know where I could find one. If there is a heat ring it could be another 10 years older.
Wagner is arched and sidney is straight with an 8 at the bottom. Check out our other article to learn about the. I have pictures but nowhere to post them. Even though the owner s of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. I just saw a video where it looked like the guy used 40 amps. It is so slight that it escaped detection by me until I was taking these photos and the lighting was perfect for examining the piece. Without their wood burning stoves, the camp Dutch oven provided a way for the travelers to cook their meals over an open fire.
The acid of the vinegar helps to remove the rust. Very thin and primitive looking. My understanding is that heat rings were used back when stoves were flat and they were meant to elevate the pan from the heat source. The bottom, inside and out cleaned up great but there is just no way to get a line of sight angle on those inside sides, so I am going to bolt an anode to a piece of wood so it hangs inside the kettle without touching or dropping. This is a vintage, unmarked No. The word Wagner is curved and the rest of the wording is straight.
In my experience, these seem to be limited to the numbers 1 through 4. However the word is out Griswold to the name to have and some sellers are asking some hefty prices. However slant logos on skillets without a heat ring is not as common as skillets with a heat ring. It can also be revealed by placing the pan on a hard, known-level surface, and pressing downward on the rim of the pan at various points. You also may find a size marking a number on the bottom or the handle that can help pinpoint your skillet's age. Rather the small block logo is simply not as collectible, so you may pick a good skillet at at bargain prices.