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Forum: Show & Tell Yesterday, 07:42 AM
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Posted By D_Madden
Early Griswold Dutch Oven Lid

Does anyone know exactly when these were made and what kind of markings the correct bottom would have? I've seen these paired with slant/erie bottoms did they also go with an 'erie' marked bottom?
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Forum: General Cast Iron Yesterday, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Tecumseh Hollow Ware #8

kind of hard to find these days... I have two 8's, a cracked 9 a kettle and scotch bowl.. but would love to find other pieces.
Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron Yesterday, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Sacrificial Lamb Mold

did you put any 'supports' in the neck and ears or was the cake dense enough to stay all together?
we did a pound cake recipe and used like a tongue depressor type thing in the neck to add support...
Forum: General Cast Iron 04-21-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By D_Madden
Re: 10 1/2" Skillet

I have the size 3... not a hint of any coating on the cooking surface.

https://imgur.com/gallery/FGXGICo
Forum: Show & Tell 04-19-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By D_Madden
Favorite Waffle Irons

just recently found a high base for a set of #8 paddles that I had lying around (I already had the low base for one set of #8 paddles)... now to find anything for that set of #7 paddles.
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Forum: New Collector's Corner 04-13-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Need Help Identifying Skillet with Gate Mark

that appears to be an official 'Southern Mystery Skillet'... often known by the initials: SMS.
the inset heat ring, small pour spouts, handle with triangle attachment pad, raised size on top of the...
Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 04-07-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,300
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Lamb Mold

I have 4 or 5 lamb molds.
the leg forward one is obviously different from the rest in design and size.

of the others, at least two have the raised '866' front and center on the base of the front...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-30-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Help Identifying This Chicken Fryer

looks like Blankenship.
https://imgur.com/gallery/5rz7s73
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-24-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Dating an Early Victor?

victors were made very early... and the characteristics seem to mirror the early erie series.
there are 3 or 4 different victor markings.
the more writing on the bottom, the 'newer' it is.
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-24-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Wagner Cost?

the other rookie mistakes to try to avoid are buying everything you see at first... watch for the hairline cracks, learn to tell when a rusted piece will be pitted when its cleaned up and when it...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-24-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Single Notch Lodge Hammered #7 Restore

I've said many times... the arc lodge, no notch and single notch were the same or better quality as anyone else at the time... griswold, wagner, favorite, martin... well cast, well finished, just...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-24-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Hammered Griswold Vs Hammered Lodge

the lodge bottom is just a little bit smaller diameter than the griswold... and there are some different variations of the lodge, one with hammering on top of the top handle, most are not. just...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-17-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By D_Madden
Hammered Griswold Vs Hammered Lodge

I've always thought one of these two companies must have copied from the other on these pans. the griswold small logo hinged hammered chicken fryer and the lodge 4in1. It just seems odd to me that...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-17-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By D_Madden
Single Notch Lodge Hammered #7 Restore

I kind of knew what I had when I bought it, despite the layers of crud... so I took before and during different stages of restore and after pics and put them together in this imgur album. mainly to...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 03-08-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Identifying This Old Beauty (probably 1860's)

Mr Law must have exported a lot of iron because I've seen a few of these pop up in postings on different sites over the past couple of years.
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-08-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Martin Camp Oven

I would still assume Martin just based on the handle... but I agree it seems unusual for the placement of the size... the red book doesn't really show any camp oven bottoms and I'm not sure I've ever...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-08-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,742
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Biggest Haul Yet - Lots of Work Ahead

slick erie, arc lodge, I've seen griswold's erie ghosts before but those are pretty clear for ghost marks. awesome stuff.

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Forum: General Cast Iron 03-04-2021, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,508
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Curiosity Question..( WAPAK )

in researching some of the history of labor strife and prison labor in relation to foundries sometimes there were some really odd things that happened when one foundry was shut down because of a...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 03-04-2021, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Identifying This Old Beauty (probably 1860's)

I've seen that diamond L identified as John Law from Glasgow scotland.
I think I saw the details in the facebook group (the iron works! collectors of early iron!'
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Forum: General Cast Iron 03-04-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,491
Posted By D_Madden
Re: New Restorations

that hammered waffle iron... wow... that's a special one.
Forum: General Cast Iron 02-23-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Holy Cow! Was Anyone at or Watching the Prices at the Ohio 'airworks' Auction To

there were prices I've never seen before for what I would consider more 'common' pieces... . some of the lids were just crazy high prices. I sorted the proxibid listing by price high to low and I...
Forum: General Cast Iron 02-19-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By D_Madden
Holy Cow! Was Anyone at or Watching the Prices at the Ohio 'airworks' Auction Today?

I think you can still see the prices on their proxibid link... some really high prices for things... based on the prices they were selling stuff for today I need to just run multiply all of my...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-23-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Ok, Not Cast Iron.. .but How About Some Bottom Gated Griswold Aluminum?

there's a lot more history to this kettle if you're interested... alcoa was called the pittsburgh reduction company prior to being named alcoa... these kettles figure rather prominently in their...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-17-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By D_Madden
Ok, Not Cast Iron.. .but How About Some Bottom Gated Griswold Aluminum?

I think I'll make up a new category of collecting specifically for bottom gated cast aluminum... I doubt if there are too many pieces out there.

got this at a local auction a week or so ago... I...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-15-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,742
Posted By D_Madden
Re: Biggest Haul Yet - Lots of Work Ahead

something like this one? https://imgur.com/gallery/hJoUtph

post more pics... I'd love to see what all is in the pile.
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