The Griswold “Victor” vintage cast iron skillet: pricing, markings, damage and more.
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Ask Mary: Was this griddle made by Griswold?
Scott M. of Medford, Maryland wrote to me via the contact form on the site and asked: Hi,I recently purchased a Erie 1786 No 8 Griddle and I am being told it is a reproduction since Griswold never used numbered tags. It was suggested that an original was used as a mold. I did see…
The “Griswold” Silver Pup Scandal
How a small silver pup caused an uproar in the Griswold cast iron collecting community.
Where can I find online cast iron auctions?
Leigh Ann W. of Greensboro North Carolina asked: Are there [cast iron] auctions -other than eBay- that you can participate in online? (Without actually being there). I never seem to see any of these in my area. Yes, there are. I know that there are cast iron auction sale groups on Facebook, but I am…
Ask Mary: How “Rare” is this Cast Aluminum Griswold Slant Logo ERIE Skillet?
Jody M. of Whittier, North Carolina wrote to me and asked: Can you tell me how rare a Griswold 2011 Cast Aluminum Skillet Slant Erie with wooden handle is? I responded to Jody and asked her to please send me photos of the pan. Here are the two she sent (lightened and converted to black…