SAD Iron

Scott J.

What is the appropriate finish for an iron? This has been in the family for at least 60 years and has been painted red as long as I can remember. We used it as a door-stop.


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Japanning, bronze, or nickel plating were popular options Doubtful that paint, other than on handles perhaps, would have been original.
I got this iron today at an Estate Sale. I don't know much (if anything) about SAD Irons. Anyone have an idea of manufacturer or dates? Logo looks like a 7 inside a shield a bit like an interstate road sign.


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