It seems be quite rare. Unmarked Wagner. In addition, the stove is relatively sturdy and can safely heat large pots or skillets in addition to providing the option to cook raw meat directly on the metal […]. How much should I pay for an Griswold skillet? My wife and I are not cast iron collectors honest, really. Nevertheless I'll try to make the site useful for those new to cast iron and enthusiasts alike. Often times unmarked Wagner pans are mistaken for BSR pans.
It sounds intimidating, and if you have seen some of the scary skillets that I have found at flea markets, you probably would not have bought them.
Identifying and Dating Unmarked or Unknown Maker Vintage and Antique Cast Iron Skillets
You can expect to pick up a skillet with the Griswold small block logo at lower price than more collectable skillets. Ask your parents if they have any that was passed down through the family. Then take it to a sink and turn your water to as hot as you can stand it with your rubber gloves still on. The Internet has opened up a myriad of ways to identify cast iron. These sizes have lots of room so food is not cramped and also with a bigger size you can get away with just one pan. Griswold Manufacturing Company made Erie cast iron cookware.