Covers primarily Griswold, with a 52 page section on Wagner and smaller sections on other foundries. Recently revised and expanded. If looking to purchase only one book, or the book to start your cast iron collectibles library, this is the one to consider.
Covers primarily Wagner, with a 76 page section on Griswold and smaller sections on other foundries. Although not recently updated, still a prime resource for Wagner information. There is some crossover of Wagner and Griswold information contained in the "blue book", but there is also info on both not found in that other volume.
Concentrates on Griswold muffin, gem, and stick pans, and the myriad variations thereof. Also covers pieces Griswold made for retailers like Sears and for other manufacturers. A must-have for those seriously delving into the gem and muffin segment of cast iron cookware collectibles.
"An invaluable information source about cast iron holloware of the pre-Griswold and Wagner era for collectors, museum curators, reenactors, and hearth cooking aficionados. It is the first book to document cast iron pots, skillets, spiders, pans, kettles, teakettles, Dutch ovens, and mortars, plus several items in brass, from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries, spanning the years 1645 to 1900. Over 350 photos..."
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Griswold regular skillets size #12 and larger have heat rings.