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Old 03-20-2018, 07:47 PM
JeffreyL JeffreyL is offline
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Default #3 Pan ID Questions

After digging around and finding I had quite a stack of 3's, I decided since they're relatively cheap and easy to store I would try and see how many different 3's I can pick up. So here's two I picked up that I'm not quite sure about...

First one is hammered, no markings on bottom except 3 dots on backside of handle. Hammering looks CHF? Or just one of the "ugly hammered"?
https://imgur.com/a/eIqLQ

Second one appears to be a BSR, Backside handle ridge that meets pan wall, inset heat ring, however the markings of the 3_S, don't look consistent with the 3S pans I see from the BSR "S" series. And my understanding is the S series is smaller per size than regular pans, and this one seems normal size
https://imgur.com/a/n3w2M
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Old 03-21-2018, 06:02 PM
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I thought Chicago had 2 numbers on the bottoms. If I'm mistaken please correct me.

The other one this resemble BS&R, but I'm not sure if they made their 3-S pans that way. It looks like it might be a recast using the BS&R as a mold.
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Old 03-21-2018, 07:48 PM
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I know the Chicago had the two numbers, but I wasn't sure if maybe they made an unmarked version??

I agree I'm very suspect it's actually BSR but the characteristics match, just not the markings, I always thought recasts were generally rougher, this is a very nice casting. The measurement diameter of the top rim is almost a perfect 6"
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Old 03-21-2018, 07:52 PM
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Default Re: #3 Pan ID Questions

The hammered finish pan is one of the "ugly unknowns". CHF's hammered finish is much nicer.
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Old 03-22-2018, 08:14 AM
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any ideas on the 3_S?
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Old 03-22-2018, 09:31 AM
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The difference between the BSR 3 and the 3S is nominal. What is the top outside diameter of yours, not including pour spouts?
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