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Favorite Piqua Ware: Favorite Stove and Range Co. vintage cast iron.

Learn about Favorite Piqua Ware, Miami, and Puritan antique cast iron Do you have a piece of antique cast iron with the brand name Favorite Piqua Ware, Miami, or Puritan? This cast iron hollowware was...
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The Reasons Why Griswold Cast Iron Is So Expensive

Are you looking to purchase your first piece of vintage cast iron? Then in your research, two brand names will likely appear over and over again. The two names are Wagner and Griswold, and...
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Griswold cast iron skillet. Simple identification guide using logos.

Learn to date and identify your Griswold cast iron.  If you have a Griswold cast iron skillet that has been hiding in the back of your kitchen cupboard. Then it is time to bring it...
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Simple Guide to your Wapak Indian Head Ironware

One of the most sought-after pieces of antique cast-iron cookware is the Indian Head logo. And they were manufactured by the Wapak Hollow Ware Company from the early 1900s to the mid-1920s. It's a...
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Wagner cast iron | Wagner Ware history, dates and logos.

Identify and date your Wagner cast iron cookware using logos. Also, learn the fascinating history of Wagner Manufacturing. Wagner cast iron cookware is regarded by many as some of the finest examples of 19th and...
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Should I buy a Griswold Skillet? Essential Advice Before Purchasing.

If you are looking for an antique skillet, you will come across one name time after time. And that name is Griswold. Griswold is a preferred name among cast-iron collectors and vintage cast iron...
Marion cast iron skillet made by Marion Stove Company

Marion cast iron: Learn about your antique ironware

Do you have a piece of ironware with a single word on the base which reads Marion? Then you have an antique piece of cast iron cookware from the Marion Stove Company. Unfortunately, there is...
Where can you buy Griswold Cast Iron

Where can you buy Griswold cast iron? Simple advice for noncollectors.

If you want a vintage cast iron skillet, you may have your heart set on one from the Griswold Manufacturing Company. As you may be aware, the company is no longer in operation, so...
Antique cast iron skillet called The Favorite by Columbus Hollow Ware Company

The Favorite, vintage cast iron by The Columbus Hollow Ware Co.

Does your skillet have the words "THE FAVORITE" on the back? Then you have a piece of antique cast iron from the Columbus Hollow Ware Co. Unfortunately, there is little historical information on the...
How to inspect a Griswold cast iron skillet?

How to inspect a Griswold cast iron skillet?

After deciding to buy your first Griswold skillet, it starts to get exciting. You can walk around flea markets and garage sales looking for those hidden treasures. But before you purchase the skillet or...

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