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Old 06-25-2017, 01:16 PM
J Davis J Davis is offline
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I just acquired a lovely antique skillet at a yardsale. I normally restore them to give as gifts, but this one caught my eye as very old. There were three that I purchased from a granny who said she had them for decades and that they were her grandparents.

The pictures tell more than I can, but there is an 8 on the handle, an x on the bottom, and gate marks (at least that is what I read online.)

Please let me know if you have any leads. I love learning the history!

https://flic.kr/s/aHskZ9Y1id

I hope this works. Sorry. First time.
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Old 06-25-2017, 03:49 PM
Doug D. Doug D. is offline
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Looks like a recast made from what's come to be called a Southern mystery skillet. No maker determined for the original (nor the recaster).
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Old 06-25-2017, 05:05 PM
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Ha! That explains why it has too much metal in the middle of the pan on the bottom!
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