In this way, we can assume within a range when a piece of cookware was actually made. Wagner cast iron Logos and marking. Overall, a very nice skillet, still very serviceable and usable. This is especially important if your cooking on a flat surface such as induction or glass. And one of them, the 3 was apparently never used.
They have a wide range quality and a huge selection. The pattern on it is very distinct. Was told by someone the lid may be lodge but have not been able to verify it. The Griswold company sold to Wagner in the 1950s and all the production of those pieces moved to the Sidney location. Some companies made reproduction pieces, with the Wagner name on the bottom, even though the company never made that particular piece.
If not this will be last Wagner we buy. When I found a single digit 7, I was puzzled. So, either way you have a vintage piece there. Mind you at the time the possible side affects of aluminum cookware were therefore unknown. The cooking surface is very smooth but does have slight utensil scratches and a few pin head size pit marks that should fill in nicely and become unnoticeable once the seasoning builds up. However you may want to to consider a Wagner Dutch oven. Which was better Griswold vs.
I shared the pic at if it helps. The Wagner Manufacturing Company were quite aggressive for the time. How can you support the site? There are often plenty of 8 skillets around. In 1959 Randall was itself acquired by. I like the idea of cast iron and I have a few things from Lodge…But it is like cooking on cement! I found wagner ware arch cursive like w sidney -O- 1056 M 6. My bother got one and my father broke the Cardal Rule of Cast Iron and submerged a hot pan in cold water and it cracked in half. Me neither, however Wagner made those too.
The two pieces to the right which I found on ebay , are most likely from the period from 1925 — 1959. The architect Joseph Altenbach started construction of the Wagner manufacturing complex in 1890. It has a silver color finish on the outside and handle nickel plated? Like most of the old vintage iron, Wagner Ware has super smooth cooking surfaces and is lighter than modern cast iron. In 1903 Sidney Hollow Ware was sold back to Smith. The lid has a thin handle on it with a inset grove in the middle of the handle. The older older Wager Ware Skillets will have a heat ring while the later made pans have a smooth flat base.
Then, also on the bottom, but at the opposite side from the other writing it has 1056 and below that, an O. I think the swirled pattern may be some sanding or grinding probably from the original workings. The area with the most rust is inside starting where the sides start to get straight and up 3 to 4 inches from there. Final thoughts on collecting vintage Wagner Ware cast iron What makes Wagner Cast iron so collectible? Sadly, after such a short time for cast iron we are now seeing a visible crack in it. So how smooth are those pans compared to the modern Lodge Cast Iron you can get nowadays? A third brother, William H. I used the photos there to review the font and location of the logo on the bottom of the skillet. It was not an antique or particularly valuable.
After a couple of sessions in the electrolysis tank, the outside cleaned up great. Yes the pots and pans sat in crap salt water for two weeks, but come on stainless steel and cast iron?! If you need more time, please contact us to make arrangements and we can work with you on this. That will give you some room to bargain if needed. There is no other marking at the top, though, no sidney O like most of the others have. I think you have a nice piece from the early 1920s to the mid 1930s, roughly. Believe it or not, I have one of a set of two-father has other of a set of Cast Iron End Tables made by Wagner also. You can only see this level of detail in high end cast iron cookware such as and.
After being allowed to fall into receivership, the Wagner factory and Wagner and Griswold trademarks were bought by the American Culinary Corporation of Willoughby, Ohio. Compare the type of cast iron piece against known pieces made by the company. I got creative with bailing wire and hung it on its side straight up and down. There were 2 other larger sizes in the set. Brand names included Wagner Ware, National, Long Life, Wardway and Ward's Cast Iron. Let me know if you need help locating a suitable lid. Any idea on when this was manufactured? Unbelievably the Randall Company was a car parts manufacturer.
Circa 1891-1910 Double Arc Wagner Sidney O 1895-1915. Removed a lot of rust. Do not make comments designed solely to alienate, disrespect or insult other users. Wagner Manufacturing Company sales truck. Shipping: Buyer to pay U. Also, this time of year around the holidays tends to make prices higher.