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Forum: Show & Tell 07-13-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By CDLaine
Re: Chicago HDWE FDRY Co. , #5

Wow Mike..... that looks like N.O.S. !
Might have been pretty hard to let
that beauty go. Nice job on the rehab.

Sean, photo exaggerates the side wall
depth...only two inches...but,...
Forum: Show & Tell 07-11-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By CDLaine
Re: Chicago HDWE FDRY Co. , #5

Sean,
I wasn't aware of any other "Favorite" then
Piqua. The quality of this piece , and depth
of the sidewalls sealed the deal. They wanted
$50 negotiated to $37. Now that I've found this ...
Forum: Show & Tell 07-09-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By CDLaine
Chicago HDWE FDRY Co. , #5

As found today at a local thrift .... my first of this
brand of "Favorite" (not Piqua). As such don't know
much about it. Gave more than I like to, but bride
liked the size and depth (empty...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-20-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,002
Posted By CDLaine
Heavy Sad Iron.... 7 Lb.'er...

Picked today at a local thrift. Decorative handle, someone in the past must have taken preservation action as it is really "clean" . Easily visible "C" (without the usual shield surround) followed by...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-02-2021, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,479
Posted By CDLaine
Re: “Faith, Grace, Mercy, Truth.” Waterman Waffle Iron, 1853

Pure historical awesomeness. A keystone in any collection.
I really like that ! Well done.:icon_thumbsup:
Forum: Show & Tell 02-12-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,533
Posted By CDLaine
Re: Thrift Pick.... Missed It by That Much !

Thanks Sean... sure do like finding lids in the wild...
but rare out here in the desert Southwest.

The hunt continues !

Charles
Forum: Show & Tell 02-11-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,533
Posted By CDLaine
Re: Thrift Pick.... Missed It by That Much !

BTW.... best guess 50's era Lodge ???:???:

Charles
Forum: Show & Tell 02-11-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,533
Posted By CDLaine
Thrift Pick.... Missed It by That Much !

Dropped in to a local thrift ... found a nice cast iron lid stamped
10 1/4 " , number 8. It was displayed as 1 of 2 pieces. Somebody
bought the fryer but must of had no need for the lid ? I...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-13-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,769
Posted By CDLaine
Re: Wagner Ware Pie Shaped Logo....

Thank you Doug. If it is nickel it will be a first for me. I need to research
this a bit as my knowledge base is lacking regarding nickel plated cast iron.

Charles

Doug.. just found your...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-13-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,769
Posted By CDLaine
Re: Wagner Ware Pie Shaped Logo....

Mike,

I lack the metallurgic skills to differentiate. It feels as though
it weighs the same as my other Wagner Ware Sidney -O- #3
skillet (later logo). I do not see anything that would lead me...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-12-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,769
Posted By CDLaine
Wagner Ware Pie Shaped Logo....

Dropped in to the local Thrift store today . Picking anything but Asian
cast iron has been few and far between for months. Fortunately, I located a
pie shaped logo Wagner Ware Sidney -O- #3...
Forum: Show & Tell 12-01-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,597
Posted By CDLaine
Bride's Choice....

This past weekend at the Swap meet my bride found
some cast iron she really wanted. She gave $15 for
this shallow skillet. Looks to have had years of use.
Cook surface is 8 1/2 " . The skillet...
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-04-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,917
Posted By CDLaine
Re: Neighbor Requests Help with I.D.....

Sorry I'm late in getting back... just want to thank you for
the identification. Have shared with my neighbor and she
also is grateful. Also, she placed the cast iron into heavy
use rotation...
Forum: General Cast Iron 09-27-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,917
Posted By CDLaine
Neighbor Requests Help with I.D.....

Friend across the street went picking today and she found
these two cast iron skillets ...she gave $12.50 . She says
both sit flat with no wobble and no visible cracks. These
are all the photos...
Forum: Show & Tell 08-31-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,909
Posted By CDLaine
Wink Re: Griswold Waffle Iron...

D Madden .... I normally dicker but when the
seller said "$30"...I couldn't even get the wallet
out fast enough. I did not know enough to know
that this "set" represents 2 different eras....
Forum: Show & Tell 08-30-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,909
Posted By CDLaine
Re: Griswold Waffle Iron...

thanks ..... great addition to my cast iron. Glad
to find another survivor and put it back in play.
A keeper.

Charles
Forum: Show & Tell 08-30-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,909
Posted By CDLaine
Griswold Waffle Iron...

I found this at a swap meet yesterday for $30. I
thought it deserved to be put back into use.... 24
hrs. later with a lil' butter and maple syrup we are
good to go. Nice crispy outside (I'll...
Forum: Show & Tell 11-30-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,328
Posted By CDLaine
Re: Made In Holland

...and mine.... unfortunately doesn't get as much use
as it deserves....but very nice looking piece.

Charles
https://imgur.com/a/Hd1qO
Forum: Show & Tell 11-19-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,196
Posted By CDLaine
Re: As Found... Griswold Handle Griddle #9....

GTurner...

Step one... get the brides permission to skip the lye bath.
(until after use to see if worth the effort). So, scrub with
enthusiasm and green pad and soap. Amazed at how smooth
the...
Forum: Show & Tell 11-19-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,196
Posted By CDLaine
Re: As Found... Griswold Handle Griddle #9....

After action report.... a keeper. Has rapidly become the go to
cast iron for bagels, toast, grill cheese, scrambled eggs, hash
browns, etc. . If you come across one with a mirror like cook ...
Forum: Show & Tell 11-18-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,647
Posted By CDLaine
Re: Thrift Store Wagner Ware Cornbread Skillet....

Sean...agree.

Favorite is the Z Tejas restaurant cornbread recipe.... good stuff ! :glutton: great skillet.

Charles
Forum: Show & Tell 11-12-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,647
Posted By CDLaine
Thrift Store Wagner Ware Cornbread Skillet....

Seemed a good buy at $4.50... probably mostly for display...
(after a test drive). :glutton: :grin:

Charles
https://imgur.com/a/5kKP989
Forum: Show & Tell 11-10-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,196
Posted By CDLaine
Re: As Found... Griswold Handle Griddle #9....

GT... Thanks, I thought so also....

Doesn't seem the small logo Griswold get the fan base
or financial appreciation associated with most of the other
Griswold logo cast iron. This handle...
Forum: Show & Tell 11-10-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,196
Posted By CDLaine
As Found... Griswold Handle Griddle #9....

Today at the Thrift.... thought it was worth the $10
asking. Should be an easy clean up. No obvious flaws.
A nice find. :cool:

Charles
https://imgur.com/a/KNI1bnc
Forum: Show & Tell 09-08-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,203
Posted By CDLaine
Re: Blame It on the Rain.....

Thanks for the info Doug. I know this find was pure luck. Seems to have been really well taken care of ...as will I. The wife loves the functionality and size...but I think she just wants it for...
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