Joe Zawadowski is a vintage cast iron pup collector. He is also a turtle champion, wood carver, bog hunter, dog judge, and skull seeker. I had wanted to see, learn, and write about Joe’s vintage cast iron pup collection for quite some time. The visit that Linda and I made to Joe and Nancy Zawadowski’s…
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My Buys at Dinky’s December 2022 Indiana Auction
Dinky’s Auction Center in Montgomery, Indiana, had a large two-day auction for vintage cast iron pieces on December 2-3, 2022. The auction was for “extras” from the collection of Louisiana cast iron collector Eric McAllister. Eric is a huge Griswold collector – he even has a “Griswold” tattoo on his upper arm. I knew that…
Auction Prices from February 16-18, 2023 Auction in Mount Hope, Ohio
Highest prices realized for vintage and cast iron cookware (and more!) at February 2023 Ohio auction.
My, How Vintage Cast Iron Cookware Prices Have Changed!
Prices of vintage cast iron have skyrocketed in the past ten years. Here’s what I paid in 2012!
Top Prices at Dinky’s December 2-3, 2022 Vintage Cast Iron Cookware Auction
I enjoyed following Dinky’s December 2-3, 2022 auction of vintage and antique cast iron cookware. The auction took place in Montgomery Indiana. Bidding was live in-person, and live online. I followed day two of the auction online. I know people are always hungry to check out selling prices, so here’s a sampling of some of…
Top Prices at July 2019 Cast Iron Auction
There were fourteen lots that sold for $500 or more at a July 2019 vintage and antique cast iron cookware auction. Simmons and Co. Auctioneers held a two-day cast iron auction in Richmond Missouri on July 26 and 27, 2019. 726 pieces of vintage and cast iron and aluminum were sold. The pieces were from…
Griswold Cast Iron Quaker Ware Dealer Ads
One handy way to learn about the pieces in a particular line of vintage or antique cast iron cookware is to get your hands on an old catalog or old advertisements for the product. Larry and Marg O’Neil have a tremendous amount of cast iron and aluminum ephemera, which I have had the opportunity to…
How To: Find “Sold” Prices for Vintage and Antique Cast Iron Cookware
How to find “sold” prices for vintage and antique cast iron cookware.