Dating old cast iron

" And some people I know and respect pointed out, incredulously, my use of current era Lodge cast iron.In the late 19th century through early 20th century, there were many manufacturers of high quality cast iron cookware.For example, Griswold cookware made between 18 is marked “Erie,” for the city in which it was made, without displaying the company’s name.Compare the logo and writing style to an identification guide book on vintage cast iron to provide further clues to your cookware’s age.Her work has appeared in informative guides on student housing cooperatives and sustainable building alternatives.Other areas of specialty include technology, health, gardening and cooking.Sometimes foundry workers also added a small raised number, letter or group of letters on the base to identify who made the pan.

Today's stuff is thick and the cooking surfaces are pebbly.Fakes often have rough, irregular surfaces, casting flaws and faint markings.


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    It is also famous for the acclaimed underwater documentary “The Silent World”, filmed by Jacques Cousteau.

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