Identify cast iron cookware marks look for a maker's name and location griswold and wagner are the two most sought-after brands of antique cast iron cookware, but many more companies made cast iron cookware, too. Where a wagner:inch and description skillet is spelled out completely typewriter style font so i am not expert just love cast iron i would say you have your self a griswold because of the angled handle and the 8 is in the looks of the italic font for size and it doesn't say made in usa so that is before 1960. Wagner ware sidney 0 skillet with heat ring find this pin and more on wagner ware magnalite cookware by yvonne cline wagner ware sidney 0 #8h skillet with heat ring wagner ware magnalite cookware saucepan 2 qt by lauraslastditch, $3499 find this pin and more on wagner ware magnalite cookware by yvonne cline.
However, if you compare a modern day, made in china, cast iron skillet to a 1970, made in the usa wagnerware cast iron skillet, to a 1920 griswold or wagner cast iron skillet, the difference will be clear. Evolution of the wagner manufacturing co 059f skillet with heat 1059f skillet click this mark bends around a rim or heat 1059f skillet 059f skillet with heat ring and seasoned in cast iron lid production date number of the wagner ware sidney hollow ware identification and seasoned. Vintage griswold or wagner cast iron skillets, find this pin and more on griswold cast iron by james berry there’s little you can’t make (or bake) with a cast iron skillet, and if you look after it properly (season it regularly), cast iron cookware will cast-iron cooking pots are extremely durable. In 1991, general housewares produced a line of wagner's 1891 cast iron pans especially to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the wagner cast iron company in 1891 the 1891 original indicates the original year when wagner began producing cookware.
Magnalite, wagner ware, national, long life, wardway and ward's cast iron the wagner manufacturing company was a family-owned manufacturer of cast iron and aluminum products based in sidney, ohio , us. How to identify wagner ware by jennifer eblin updated april 12, 2017 certain types of cast iron cookery is worth quite a bit on the secondary and collector’s markets, wagner being one of them. Wagner ware sidney-o- 1056t cast iron skillet #6 od 9 in rare 1056t 2 pour spout see more like this new listing vtg-clean, wagner ware sidney-o- 9,cast iron pan/skillet #6 marked-1056-o-vgc pre-owned.
Wagner cast iron skillet - dedicated to cast iron find this pin and more on cast iron - types of and care by linda gleason dudley history of wagner cast iron - the use of cast iron for cookware is centuries old and many of the vintage pieces can still be used today cast iron dutch ovens were used by the settlers of the us. Unmarked wagner ware cast iron skillet marked only with b on the bottom of the skillet and on the underside of the handle unmarked wagner note the times new roman type face. Wagner manufacturing was the original company, and it used “wagner ware” in some markings by 1902 it also had wagner hollow ware and had purchased the sidney hollow ware foundry in 1897 it sold the sidney foundry in 1903, according to history by griswold & cast iron cookware association (gcica. I have a 105 inch unmarked wagner skillet, but all i can find about it is that it was made before 1960 because it lacks the made in usa text is there any way to determine a more precise date does anyone know any good online resources for dating these. 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.
The guide at castironcollectorcom has photos for a whole bunch of manufacturers: favorite stove & range, griswold manufacturing, lodge manufacturing, martin stove & range, sidney hollow ware, vollrath manufacturing, wapak hollow ware, and, of course, wagner cast iron manufacturing. It also had wagner hollow ware and had purchased the sidney hollow ware foundry in 1897 many items have patent dates in the mold, and this helps identify wagner markings it may have sidney, ohio on the bottom or just sidney o this indicates that the piece was made by wagner ware before 1922. Radiocarbon dating to identify cast iron cookware which was the wagner cast iron cookware and early as early nineteenth-century, and manufacturing of old is fun, and the smooth finishes on the.
Site for information about cast iron skillets, pans and other collectibles by griswold, wagner ware, wapak and gf filley. Wagner ware cast iron: 1053 (#3) and 1056 (#6) the iron foundries would have moulds for the various pieces of cookware and over time the moulds would need to be replaced or through expansion the foundries would get more moulds to increase production or to make another piece of cookware. You can find wagner cookware at garage and estate sales, thrift stores, antique stores and from online dealers dating wagner cast iron can be tricky, but several clues can help you arrive at the approximate date your cookware was manufactured.
Wagner manufacturing was the original company, and it used wagner ware in some markings by 1902 it also had wagner hollow ware and had purchased the sidney hollow ware foundry in 1897 many items have patent dates in the mold, and this helps identify wagner markings. Pretty wagner ware 9” chef skillet with tapered walls for easy flipping c 1950 (p/n# 1386) please note all our pieces unless marked otherwise are fully restored and seasoned just wash them and start cooking not perfect, but this is an awfully pretty wagner ware chef skillet with mill marks and thumb rest grip will be a great user. The company was then known as “wagner hallow ware” and changed the name to “wagner ware” ten years later so while one could say that wagner ware was born in 1891, it was conceived a number of years before.