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Old 03-19-2017, 01:18 PM
Ken Knight Ken Knight is offline
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Default Cast Iron Pan Identification Help

Hi, wondering if any here can help identify this unmarked pan. Solid inset heat ring, a number 9 marking at 6 o'clock with a couple of dots above and a couple of dots inside the number. Looks like a crested style handle in use in the early 1900's. Number font looks similar to a #9 Victor that appears in the Economy section of CIC. Thanks.

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Old 03-19-2017, 02:39 PM
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Default Re: Cast Iron Pan Identification Help

Need a picture of the whole bottom and top. Your picture is too close to tell anything.
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Old 03-19-2017, 03:42 PM
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Thanks Kevin skillet is sitting in lye now, I'll post a couple more photos later.
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Old 03-19-2017, 08:01 PM
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interesting that you should mention #9 Victor... I just finished cleaning one up and seasoning it this morning. And yes it looks similar... although mine has a casting flaw right next to the number.

https://imgur.com/a/7tNiF
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Old 03-20-2017, 08:19 PM
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Thanks D Madden, when I get this out of the caustic bath I like to compare skillet measurements and weight with you.

Found this study about Erie skillets which explains some of the features I'm seeing on this one such as handle rib length, handle attachment pad and rim lip reinforcement and wondering if any know of a similar study of Victor skillet features.

http://www.wag-society.org/guest/ERIESkilletArticle.pdf
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Old 03-20-2017, 08:24 PM
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Default Re: Cast Iron Pan Identification Help

If it's an Erie or a Victor, it will be so- marked. There are some unmarked Griswolds made from Victor patterns that only have a pattern number.
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