Griswold question

Brian Allen

New member
Good evening. I’m new to the cast iron community, so please forgive my ignorance. I was given this Griswold Dutch oven and have a question. I see that the top is clearly marked. However, the bottom portion is not. I know that this piece is in very bad condition but all I can make out is 5 QT on the bottom. Is this the original bottom or just a replacement? Thank you.


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Doug D.

Staff member
The pot is a later unmarked Wagner, ca. early-1960s. That the lid, ca. 1920s-30s, happens to fit is just coincidence.

Brian Allen

New member
Thank you for this information. What was the giveaway for the bottom being an unmarked Wagner. Like I said, I am brand new to this.