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Old 08-13-2021, 01:33 PM
John Ziebart John Ziebart is offline
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I've been Looking for a #8 to cook with and I Picked this up at the flea market today
Any ideas on the make or year?
* No Marking on the bottom except for what looks like a 1 and a fraction?
* Big #8 and what seems like a smallish handle,nothing fancy
* No "Made in USA" anywhere on the bottom
Sits absolutely flat on glass and has a crisp ring to it when tapped,figured you Gurus could come up with your expertise on maker and year
Thanks
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Old 08-13-2021, 01:42 PM
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More pics of handle and number 1 with something after it
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Old 08-13-2021, 05:35 PM
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Under the magnifying glass it looks like #1 with a small upside down question mark beside it
I guess this is some kind of makers mark?
Any educated guess??
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Old 08-13-2021, 06:19 PM
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Unusual looking 8, Loops not completed and resembles a large letter S
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Old 08-14-2021, 12:31 PM
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Ones like these can almost be lumped in with unmarked bottom-gated pans. Even though it appears to be early to mid-20th century in design, there were more than a few foundries we'll never be able to identify making pans in that era, most by using pans from other makers as patterns, obscuring the markings and then adding their own.
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Old 08-14-2021, 01:30 PM
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The only thing we know for sure is that it's 1960 or earlier? (No "Made in U.S.A." on bottom) correct?
Does the strange #8 ( loops not completed) but more like a large "S" when magnified tell us anything ?
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