We can come pretty close to a range of dates once we understand a little bit about the manufacturing of the cookware. How to Date Slingerland Drums. Note that the thickness of the wall of the more recent vintage Lodge on the left is almost twice that of the antique ERIE spider skillet on the right. Here are tips to help you with your research as you venture into the world of vintage cast iron skillet identification. Use the Google timeline to see different marks used and patent dates on the bottoms of some of the items. They are also heavier in weight. Even though it traveled cross country it arrived before Christmas so I could have it out on display.
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Dating Wagner Cast Iron
Hey Mia — Congratulations on finding that ! Hi Maureen — I think that skillet will be in the — range based on the curved logo. Since the other notations are months. Near the top or the center? If you have a gate marked piece, you have an old and valuable piece of history; you just might not know the maker. Lodge cast iron skillet circa s —