Dating griswold cast iron skillet
Sometimes foundry workers also added a small raised number, letter or group of letters on the base to identify who made the pan.Due to high demand, certain vintage cast-iron cookware brands carry inflated prices and greater incidence of forgery.
Look for pieces with crisp, well-defined edges and clear markings that are easy to read.
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.
Based in Erie, Pennsylvania, Griswold made its first...
Hey, here're a couple of questions for the CI cognoscenti: I was in an antique market the other day that I don't get to a lot, and there seemed to be a large number of Griswold skillets, chicken fryers and miscellany, in a wide range of sizes.