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Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 04-07-2021, 08:40 AM
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Views: 5,807
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Lamb Mold

I have 4 or 5 lamb molds.
the leg forward one is obviously different from the rest in design and size.

of the others, at least two have the raised '866' front and center on the base of the front...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-30-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Help Identifying This Chicken Fryer

looks like Blankenship.
https://imgur.com/gallery/5rz7s73
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-24-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Dating an Early Victor?

victors were made very early... and the characteristics seem to mirror the early erie series.
there are 3 or 4 different victor markings.
the more writing on the bottom, the 'newer' it is.
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-24-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Wagner Cost?

the other rookie mistakes to try to avoid are buying everything you see at first... watch for the hairline cracks, learn to tell when a rusted piece will be pitted when its cleaned up and when it...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-24-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Single Notch Lodge Hammered #7 Restore

I've said many times... the arc lodge, no notch and single notch were the same or better quality as anyone else at the time... griswold, wagner, favorite, martin... well cast, well finished, just...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-24-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Hammered Griswold Vs Hammered Lodge

the lodge bottom is just a little bit smaller diameter than the griswold... and there are some different variations of the lodge, one with hammering on top of the top handle, most are not. just...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-17-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By D_Madden
Hammered Griswold Vs Hammered Lodge

I've always thought one of these two companies must have copied from the other on these pans. the griswold small logo hinged hammered chicken fryer and the lodge 4in1. It just seems odd to me that...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-17-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By D_Madden
Single Notch Lodge Hammered #7 Restore

I kind of knew what I had when I bought it, despite the layers of crud... so I took before and during different stages of restore and after pics and put them together in this imgur album. mainly to...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 03-08-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Identifying This Old Beauty (probably 1860's)

Mr Law must have exported a lot of iron because I've seen a few of these pop up in postings on different sites over the past couple of years.
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-08-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Martin Camp Oven

I would still assume Martin just based on the handle... but I agree it seems unusual for the placement of the size... the red book doesn't really show any camp oven bottoms and I'm not sure I've ever...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-08-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Biggest Haul Yet - Lots of Work Ahead

slick erie, arc lodge, I've seen griswold's erie ghosts before but those are pretty clear for ghost marks. awesome stuff.

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Forum: General Cast Iron 03-04-2021, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Curiosity Question..( WAPAK )

in researching some of the history of labor strife and prison labor in relation to foundries sometimes there were some really odd things that happened when one foundry was shut down because of a...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 03-04-2021, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Identifying This Old Beauty (probably 1860's)

I've seen that diamond L identified as John Law from Glasgow scotland.
I think I saw the details in the facebook group (the iron works! collectors of early iron!'
...
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-04-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By D_Madden
Re: New Restorations

that hammered waffle iron... wow... that's a special one.
Forum: General Cast Iron 02-23-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Holy Cow! Was Anyone at or Watching the Prices at the Ohio 'airworks' Auction To

there were prices I've never seen before for what I would consider more 'common' pieces... . some of the lids were just crazy high prices. I sorted the proxibid listing by price high to low and I...
Forum: General Cast Iron 02-19-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By D_Madden
Holy Cow! Was Anyone at or Watching the Prices at the Ohio 'airworks' Auction Today?

I think you can still see the prices on their proxibid link... some really high prices for things... based on the prices they were selling stuff for today I need to just run multiply all of my...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-23-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Ok, Not Cast Iron.. .but How About Some Bottom Gated Griswold Aluminum?

there's a lot more history to this kettle if you're interested... alcoa was called the pittsburgh reduction company prior to being named alcoa... these kettles figure rather prominently in their...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-17-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By D_Madden
Ok, Not Cast Iron.. .but How About Some Bottom Gated Griswold Aluminum?

I think I'll make up a new category of collecting specifically for bottom gated cast aluminum... I doubt if there are too many pieces out there.

got this at a local auction a week or so ago... I...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-15-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Biggest Haul Yet - Lots of Work Ahead

something like this one? https://imgur.com/gallery/hJoUtph

post more pics... I'd love to see what all is in the pile.
Forum: Show & Tell 12-30-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By D_Madden
A Little Late for Christmas but Santa Needed a Bath and a Tan.

I got this one off of ebay before christmas, but he didn't arrive until after (he was probably really busy for a few days there before he arrived at my house)... anyway... he got a bath and some...
Forum: Show & Tell 12-30-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By D_Madden
Dolly's Favorite Child's Stove

I thought I had posted this here, but I didn't see it... I just got this about 3 weeks ago from a local online only auction... the pics were not good and they didn't show the left side (where most of...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-30-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Warnick & Leibrandt Waffle Iron Question

I had a relative that used to heat his workshop with a big old coal burning stove (not a cook stove, one of the big tall ones).. .so I'm familiar with that coal burning scent. He used to smoke...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-29-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Warnick & Leibrandt Waffle Iron Question

the only problem with all of the older style waffle irons that flip on those middle pins... is that you either need an open stove eye to flip them or you need to fabricate some sort of high base...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-29-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Warnick & Leibrandt Waffle Iron Question

I've seen a scan of a sales flyer for them from 1851... I'm pretty sure the partnership changed over time... that would probably give you an upper and lower range for dates of manufacture.

info...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-25-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Griswold #10 835 Dutch Oven

good luck on that trivet... you're not the only one looking for one. I got one at an auction earlier this year for less than $100... I've seen several others sell for more than that.
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