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Old 05-11-2019, 03:19 PM
SteveB SteveB is offline
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Default Griswold 885/886 Waffle Iron

I couldnít find these in the BB, are they in the RB? Mine hasnít arrived yet. I know the base is incorrect but did these ever come with handles like this?





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Old 05-11-2019, 04:06 PM
Doug D. Doug D. is offline
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Default Re: Griswold 885/886 Waffle Iron

RB pg. 159. The handles are not original. Somewhere along the line the paddles parted ways with their coil handles.
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Old 05-11-2019, 05:13 PM
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Thanks Doug . Thats what I suspected.
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Old 05-11-2019, 11:28 PM
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Default Re: Griswold 885/886 Waffle Iron

Those are some pretty handles. I would think that they would get cumbersome to use though.
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Old 05-12-2019, 12:52 AM
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Default Re: Griswold 885/886 Waffle Iron

Thatís kind of what had me confused on it. The handles are pretty nice and have been on it awhile, but they are extremely long.

Itís definitely a patched together set, I have no idea who made the base but It certainly doesnít go with that waffle Iron.
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Old 05-12-2019, 11:41 AM
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Default Re: Griswold 885/886 Waffle Iron

https://imgur.com/gallery/cwp5L

mine has short little black wooden handles (which I didn't seem to take any pics of)... but they are only about 4 inches long and have a shape to them.. .not just straight pieces of wood... and my base is the 975 base.
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Old 05-12-2019, 01:00 PM
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Catalogs from the early 1910s show them all with the stubby, unturned, black painted wood dowel handles. The turned ones likely fall between them and the coiled. By the mid-1920s, they're all shown with the coil handles.
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Old 05-13-2019, 02:19 AM
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Default Re: Griswold 885/886 Waffle Iron

Those handles look suspiciously like they're from a chair.
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Old 05-13-2019, 10:11 PM
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Those handles look suspiciously like they're from a chair.
That's exactly what I was thinking. Look at the wear on the ends of the "handles". Now that's some fine redneck engineering!
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