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Forum: New Collector's Corner 02-24-2021, 12:17 PM
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Views: 10,517
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Wood & Bishop - Bangor, ME? Any information would be appreciated.

very nice pan. I have a similar #8 W&B skillet , and a French roll pan that I use almost daily on my Wood and Bishop cook stove in Maine. They are a quite uncommon brand to find. Yours has led a...
Forum: General Cast Iron 07-18-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,685
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: 1950 Vollrath Catalog

Apologies to you, .I talked with a fellow yesterday who called me in response to a local Craigslist ad that I ran looking for iron. He had a Vollrath catalog he was telling me about and he had...
Forum: General Cast Iron 07-17-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,685
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: 1950 Vollrath Catalog

This catalog is great. Thanks for posting. I didn't realize in our telephone discussion yesterday that you had uploaded the catalog you spoke about. I am still anxious to hear if you have a fully...
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-21-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,969
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Why Do You Like Vollrath?

I have limited my Vollrath obsession to the numbered marked skillets as I already had a couple of lodge Dutch ovens in # 5 and a #8. Plenty for my use as I have to constantly remind myself. I...
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-12-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,969
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Why Do You Like Vollrath?

I think they are a balanced pan with enough heft to be users but still light enough to be easy to handle. I am working on a complete set ,still looking for an " affordable " 4, 6 and 11 with full...
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-03-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,314
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Your 2020 Wish List for the Coming Year

I need to finish my Vollrath run ,so a #4 marked skillet and my wish list is any Wood and Bishop pieces I don't have.( #8 skillet and French roll pan is all I have to use on my Wood and Bishop...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-12-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,501
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Vollrath Skillet Sizes

Can anyone tell me with any certainty the size skillets that Vollrath produced that were fully marked? I have or have seen 3 through 12. Are there more? Thanks
Forum: New Collector's Corner 05-12-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,553
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Any Easy Way to Fix This?

Your bacon sticks because it has a lot of sugar in it. The sugars are what are making discoloration.
Forum: General Cast Iron 02-11-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,913
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Single Notch Lodge #5

the #5 looks very much like your photo
Forum: General Cast Iron 02-11-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,913
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Single Notch Lodge #5

I have searched eBay for matches and found no results. How common/uncommon is the #5 single notch skillet? Sorry I don't have either RB or BB I also have a lid with #5 incised in the underside...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 01-19-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,841
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Please Help Identify This Cast Iron Pot

Jeff i don't want to steal this thread but I have a lid that appears identical to this #5, and was wondering if it is era appropriate for your pan, my #5 one notch or a later period? Thanks
Forum: New Collector's Corner 01-17-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,211
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Help Identify #12 Griddles

Thanks the Griswold did have a pm but I forgot to note it. Any guesses on the Sidney??
Forum: New Collector's Corner 01-17-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,211
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Help Identify #12 Griddles

Yesterday I found a Griswold large logo #12 handled griddle in ok as found condition for sale. The seller also had a bailed #12 griddle which is part of the deal. The back is quite rusty and I tried...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-03-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,220
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Vollrath and Hanks Skillet Help

No worries .I have a #3 and all I have ever seen is a #5. I appreciate that there are a few in my sights towards a set. I am just not sure what a set consists of yet. Any help would be much apprer.
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-03-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,220
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Vollrath and Hanks Skillet Help

Thanks for the additional sizes. I was hoping that they had produced #2- # 14 and it sounds like it will be close to that. I have set my sights on completing a set whatever that entails.
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Forum: General Cast Iron 12-03-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,220
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Vollrath and Hanks Skillet Help

Thanks for that information. I have and have only seen smoke rings , no smooth bottoms.I have , or have seen #3 , #5 , #7 , #9 , #10 and #12. Does anyone know of any other sizes produced by...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-03-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,220
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Vollrath and Hanks Skillet Help

I have referenced that entry and it allowed me to purchase a very nice #12 Vollrath at a reasonable price. My question is , does any one know the timeline of when they went from full markings of...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-03-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,220
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Vollrath and Hanks Skillet Help

I have been a cast iron skillet accumulator for a number of years. I have quite an assortment of sizes and makers . I have decided to try to gather a couple of " sets " of skillets. I have not...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 09-23-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,221
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
#5 Lodge Dutch Oven

I will tell you upfront i am not able to post a picture so please bear with me. I am quite certain this is a #5 lodge oven. It has the pointy drip knobs under the lid, an incised #5 on inside of...
Forum: Show & Tell 08-18-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,857
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Von Roll Colectable?

Who can tell me about this pan (see photos)?

5780 5781
Forum: General Cast Iron 05-18-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,727
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: R&E Gem Pan

Couldn't see any numbers as it was quite grungy.sorry I didn't have my phone to snap a picture either.
Forum: General Cast Iron 05-18-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,727
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
R&E Gem Pan

Found an R &E gem pan in a shop today. I. Have no interest in gem pans but was wondering if I should buy it for trading stock.It is pricey $100 but seems rare. That in itself doesn't make it...
Forum: General Cast Iron 04-07-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,503
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: Rome, GA CI

I have some Hanks pans, that are marked with Rome, Ga. They look very much like later Griswold. Hanks is very lightly insizesd in the center of the bottom. It looks as if it was done with a number...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 04-02-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,988
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
Re: 16 Gal? Pot

Thanks for the link, it's almost the exact marking on my pot.My pot is badly eroded and almost illegible,but that's the one. I will try to get someone to help post a picture here.
Forum: New Collector's Corner 04-02-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,988
Posted By C.R. Jacobson
16 Gal? Pot

A friend recently gave me a large bail handle pot. It is pretty rough inside and out. Heavy rust and lots of pitting. It does hold water however. I wire wheeled the bottom because I could see a...
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