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Old 10-13-2018, 01:49 PM
Linnette Gallagher Linnette Gallagher is offline
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Default Hi

Hi all, my name is Linnette Gallagher and I live on the beautiful Oregon Coast. I came to this site to get some questions answered. I bought a box of stuff at an auction and at the bottom was a Griswold, New American waffle iron. It has a number 977 and a B on the handle. I was told this was a reproduction. Is it? I have not been able to verify it. Thanks in advance.
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Old 10-13-2018, 02:25 PM
Doug D. Doug D. is offline
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Default Re: Hi

977 is a legitimate pattern number for an earlier Griswold #8 waffle iron pan, and would be mated with a p/n 976. The low style base would be p/n 975. As improvements in design were made (primarily the hinge or handles), p/ns changed to differentiate. Newer 885/886 pans also fit the 975 base. No reason to think yours is a repro unless there are characteristics inconsistent with a genuine example. Can't say further without photos.
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