Slant logo sizes range from 1-14. They got into collecting cast iron because of Larry, but they also like the camaraderie, a big reason why people become collectors. I read Facebook chatter in several different cast iron groups about the listing. Ardent collectors don't favor them as much as the older pieces though, and the price they are willing to pay piece by piece reflects this judgment. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper.
Simply soak the parts in a good paint stripper for a day or two and clean off to prepare for this process. They are less valuable than the earlier pieces, but still highly sought after. Add garlic and jalapenos and cook, stirring, for 1 minute more. Vintage Cast Iron Brand Names Not all cast iron brands are the same. All together, this skillet is old, has and, due to the decline of wood stoves at the time, was not manufactured all that often. Collecting Cast Iron cookware is shared by many. You can see photos of it in the at page 180 5th ed.
I have learned that it is important for these antique pans to be flat and unwarped by the burdens of cooking over high heat. Cast-iron skillets are absolutely, unequivocably not durable. Griswold used this logo between 1880-1907. Not only is the book dated, but it does not reflect current selling values. When the cornmeal mix came to the market, I gradually changed my corn bread recipe to use it.
Some people might have tossed it—but not her! A simple wipe-down after every use should suffice. This is one way for you to learn more about your piece. Claudia is from Fellsmere Florida. It was just the beginning. There seem to be a million more cooking shows than there were years ago. I try to answer every question asked, but cannot guarantee an answer if you ask the day the listing ends. Ben is now 9 years old.
I was excited to see that a grooved handle no. However if the skillet was used on coal or wood ranges it may have pitting on the base. Shane was most gracious and helped as I took many photographs and measurements. Dates vary between sources please keep this in mind and use this resource as a general guide. To remove from skillet, run a sharp knife around the edge to release the sides. Continue to wash until the soap runs clear, with no discoloration from carbon or rust.
Dating Griswold cast iron is fairly simple, thanks to the detail found in many Griswold cast iron price guide booklets. At the , we pride ourselves in making information about reproductions in several ways. Because cast iron is so durable, it will last forever. The font and markings on the logo identify this piece as one created in either the 1920s or 1930s. You can expect to pick up a skillet with the Griswold small block logo at lower price than more collectable skillets. You have to clean and put it away after every use.
Be sure that the person who is chiming in knows the answer, however, as opposed to making guesses. I have marked the metadata of the photos with my copyright. Facebook comments suggested that the handle of the pan might have been machined; i. Shane said that he was willing to either fly out to see Larry with the pan or send the pan to Larry so that Larry could examine it. What Was Done: Complete Dismantle, Wire Wheeled Every Piece, Cleaned and Painted with Rustoleum Black Satin.
Add scallions, and mix just enough to incorporate. It was harder to find pieces most of them, anyway than it is now. Remove and wipe it almost dry to eliminate any pooled grease. Erie cast iron skillets are very thin and lighter Griswold cast iron skillets. After the electrolysis, 4 I would clean it, and 5 then season it, and then boom! Over the next three years, Shane built two houses on land purchased by Shane and his wife Rachel Herrera and her family. It transitions from previously used Erie logos to Griswold logos. Here are some of the biggest myths: It takes a lot of time and elbow grease to clean and restore vintage cast iron! Then make some corn bread.