Most of the major manufacturers of cast-iron cookware began production in the late 1800s or .... Range foundry produced a line of cast-iron pans that are described as "unmarked:" they had no manufacturer logo or other identifying mark.
For example, if you have a cast iron skillet that has only markings on the ... me identify and date vintage and antique cast iron cookware that I came across.
The Cast Iron Collector: Information for the Vintage Cookware Enthusiast. ... carving small, unique figures ("maker's marks") into their work to identify themselves.
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Serious collectors know that many people have old cast iron pots inherited from a relative sitting in the back of the cabinet waiting to be brought out for a yard ...
Dec 18, 2010 ... Even if it is not collectible it is a very good pan that will serve you very ... the age of your cast iron pan if the only mark is the 8 on the handle. ... lawhound05 Sep 24, 2011 02:07 PM Unmarked pans can be very hard to identify.
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