The Wapak Hollow Ware Company was formed in 1903 by a group of five men in Wapakoneta, Ohio. The Company was in business until 1926, when it declared bankruptcy.
Once upon a time in a land far, far away, I had a pretty pan that had some interesting features. It was marked “Odorless” on the bottom, and carried a patent date of October 17, 1893. It looked similar to a skillet, with pour spouts at […]
In my quest to find out who had manufactured a pretty antique Odorless skillet I used to own, I uncovered a huge amount of information. So much so that I’ve written two blog posts about the topic! To understand the Odorless skillet and other kettles/pans […]
UNDERSTANDING LOGOS AND OTHER CAST IRON COOKWARE TERMS FREQUENTLY USED By Doris Mosier Hopefully, this will take the mystery out of the confusion of Griswold’s many logos frequently referred to by collectors of Griswold. It is not as refined or detailed as a historian would […]