After that One of the best ways to tell is by the font, location, and styling of the logo and trademarks on the bottom of the cookware. Wagner Manufacturing was able to produce world-class cookware, rivaling and later surpassing the other powerhouse in the cast iron cookware arena, Griswold. It has Wagner it is arched ware is underneath Sidney — O — is under that and the number 4255-M on the bottom. Sadly, after such a short time for cast iron we are now seeing a visible crack in it. The number on the top of the handle appears to be a 6.
The company won many awards, and at one point had a 60% market share in cookware. Companies are bought and sold, consolidated and dismantled, and the cast iron cookware business is no different. When brand-new, these pans were sold in boxed sets: These photos were posted by Stephen Robinson to the group on June 21, 2014. It is now back in its 4th edition with even more pictures, updated values for cast iron cookware and kitchen collecting enthusiasts, and expanded charts. They look like they have like a black shiny finish and it is worn off in the center of the inside and around the edges. Thank you in advance for any information you may provide. Bernard and Milton Wagner are credited as the first to cast iron for cookware in Sidney, Ohio.
Wagner Ware Cast Iron: 1053 3 and 1056 6 I hear the question all the time: How old is my Wagner cast iron skillet? Do I use the same method as used for the other cast iron skillets? These items are not very desirable in the eyes of collectors because they are not Wagner or Griswold products. Find information on collecting cast iron and aluminum cookware, at. Would you have any idea of the age of this pan and worth? Cheers, Kim, and thanks for the tip. However, the end result is still wonderful. Notice the lack of a heat ring that was seen on the older pieces. I am not as familiar with the Magnalite line but I know they were produced starting in the 1930s and the production ended in the early 1970s. I would like to know how old my dutch oven with lid are.
There is a huge range of prices and quality. Any idea as to what these are worth? Discover other collectors and collecting cast iron cookware at. The lid with patent dates pictured is designed to allow juices to drip on the cooking contents below. I had a small set of Lodge cookware that I assembled over the last few years and they were just so rough. What are the markings on the bottom? Only the modern designed Wagner skillets have this ridge; the original iron pans did not.
WagnerWare Cast Iron Skillets — the best sharpener for kitchen use. The W is used for both word with Wagner in an arc. This causes the reproduction piece to be slightly smaller and thinner than the original. Thanks for stopping by here again. The acid of the vinegar helps to remove the rust. From , to , to.
My brother, sister, and I own a bungalow on the Jersey shore. It made products for domestic use such as frying pans, casseroles, kettles and baking trays, and also made metal products other than cookware. It also has a heat ring. Can these pans be flattened? There is a solid ring all around the bottom. Smith — The Panman David G. However when trying to clean it up and put in the oven to season it the sheen turned to a thick glue like substance. WagnerWare Cookware was awarded in several nationwide as well as some international expositions, including but not limited to expositions in Chicago, Nashville, Paris, Buffalo, and St.
Check out some of my other posts, full of info on every part of your kitchen. How old might it be? I worked at a place that had a shot peening machine. I have a cast iron skillet with the number 8 incised on the handle. I like the ease of two hand pick up with the loop. Once it is dry, lightly coat it in oil and wipe away all excess oil. Was told by someone the lid may be lodge but have not been able to verify it.
Hello, I need some help with a Wagner logo that I purchased. There are no other markings. Wagner Manufacturing Company why you should cook with cast iron… This is the start of the Wagner cast iron dynasty as we are familiar with it. The two pieces I found turned out to be vintage, one Wagner Ware and one Griswold! I use our pieces nearly every day. Griswold Dutch Oven at the New Mexico History Museum in the Cowboy Exhibit Companies are bought and sold, consolidated and dismantled, and the cast iron cookware business is no different.