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Old 05-19-2021, 03:16 PM
Ken Wilson Ken Wilson is offline
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Question Very Old and Gate Marked Cast

I`m fairly new to collecting cast iron. I have several pieces with gate marks, and I wonder if cleaning them in an electrolysis tank and seasoning them would devalue their prices. Any one have any thoughts?
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Old 05-19-2021, 06:23 PM
Jody M Jody M is offline
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Default Re: Very Old and Gate Marked Cast

Unlike many other collectibles, old cast iron cookware increases in value when restored properly. Old bottom gate marked pieces are no exception.
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