This is a gorgeous National skillet with the center Wagner Ware logo with outset heat ring, and ribbed handle. Initial seasoning is all important and an excellent start to years of seasoning to come. I have only seen this trademark used on a few Griswold cast iron skillets. The Wagner cast iron company was purchased by the Randall Corporation in 1952. Why is all this is important? Other popular companies include Favorite, Columbus, Dixie, Excelsior, Piqua and Sidney.
Just a hint of wobble when tested on a sheet of glass. These are called pattern-maker marks and identify the pattern or maker. How are you going to sell it? I think you could have a nice piece on your hands! Wagner slightly arced while Sidney O. Thanks for the comment and let me know if you have any other questions. An excellent skillet, perfect for anyone with a non-glass top range. If need be, soak another day.
Has tiny amount around rim with remainder of sides and cooking surface free of plating - almost like it was not there. Various combinations of straight and curved lettering were seen, as well as the moving of the trademark from the 12 o'clock position to the center, and back again. Additionally all our pieces unless marked otherwise are fully restored and seasoned. Although Magnalite was introduced to stop falling sales at Wagner Manufacturing it was not due to their product range. A shiny surface may indicate that the skillet is nickel-plated, a process that came into use around 1890. One Griswold item especially difficult to locate is the Erie No. Please see return policy Item 1959 Please note all pictures on our site are of the actual piece you will receive, not a stock photo of a similar piece.
The new skillet also tends to weigh more. Erie cast iron skillets are very thin and lighter Griswold cast iron skillets. Hi, just wondering the age of an 8 inch cast iron pan that I found in my back yard in the ground. Reproductions abound when people collect anything of rarity and value. Modern Era In 1996, a group of investors, which included a former employee of Wagner, purchased the Wagner and Griswold cookware lines. Matthew Griswold and John Selden produced hardware items. Hello, I need some help with a Wagner logo that I purchased.
To comply with copyright they have been heavily modified from the original. Well, the logos and markings on the bottom and handles of cookware would change over time. Just wash them and start cooking. It appears to be in good shape. One of Griswold's most prolific pieces is the No.
Not sure who made this, it has some very Wagner-ish qualities, but the heat ring is not just quite right for a Wagner heat ring skillet it is not squared enough. Anything you could tell me I would appreciate it. The pretty, colorful stuff — read this blog entry for some of the finer points of. Good amount of wobble when tested on a sheet of glass. Please see return policy Item 1807 Please note all pictures on our site are of the actual piece you will receive, not a stock photo of a similar piece.
Thanks for a great site. Pretty little pan that will be both pretty and a great user. Where do you go to find your cast iron? At some point in the stylized logo's history, shortly after the introduction of the smooth bottom skillet, it would appear, an interesting variation occured. Two other brothers, William and Louis, were added to the mix in 1891 which triggered the beginning of WagnerWare cast iron cookware. Can you tell me the labeling and lettering? Much of handle is nice and shiny.
Check out our other article to learn about the. I am new to buying antiques and primitives but I just love the stories behind them! The Magnalite line is a special blend of aluminum alloy that Wagner produced. It is hard to pin point the age sometimes. In fact Wagner had huge market-share of the cookware market back in its hay-day and there are plenty of fantastic Wagner skillets and Dutch ovens available in great condition. Rather the small block logo is simply not as collectible, so you may pick a good skillet at at bargain prices. Just as with pattern letters, the small but unique number let quality control know if there was a problem pattern. Item 2254 Please note all pictures on our site are of the actual piece you will receive, not a stock photo of a similar piece.