Dating cast iron from appalachian antiques wagner cast iron cookware “it may have “sidney, ohio” on the bottom or just “sidney o. Home page blog identifying and dating unmarked or unknown maker unmarked wagner cast iron skillet and-dating-unmarked-or-unknown-maker-vintage-and. Brand a manufacturer of cast-iron cookware often stamps its name in large text on the underside of the piece for example, wagner, griswold, lodge, wapak and favorite are some common names seen in cast-iron cookware. This early wagner catalog reprint is complete including the storekeepers notes on various pages 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.
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. The 20th century also saw the introduction and popularization of enamel-coated cast-iron cookware cast iron fell wagner and griswold cast-iron pots and pans from. The cast iron collector: information for the vintage cookware by the acquisition of griswold by wagner ware information dating it to as early as.
Advice from super collector and collecting club member doris mosier on how to avoid buying antique and vintage griswold and wagner cast iron cookware. 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 antique cast iron in two categories: overpriced hot names (especially griswold and wagner), and unknown unmarked cast iron.
How can the answer be improved. Find great deals on ebay for wagner cast iron cookware shop with confidence. I hear the question all the time: how old is my wagner cast iron skillet is there a way to date my wagner cast iron dutch oven or even my griswold skillet. Unmarked wagner cast iron skillet ridge on underside of handle flattens out where it meets the outer wall the bottom of unmarked wagner pans may be smooth, or they may have a heat ring they may be marked with the size in diameter, eg 10 ½ inch skillet in the 1960s, made in usa was added.
History of wagner cast iron just yesterday, 8/26, a friend of mine gave me a wagner cast iron skillet if it is of value, i would like to return it to him. Page 2 griswold manufacturing company or its predecessor, seldon and griswold manufacturing company, produced “erie” skillets for 27 years from c 1880 to c 1907.