The Book of Griswold & Wagner: Favorite * Wapak * Sidney Hollow Ware

David G. Smith& Charles Wafford

Revised 3rd Edition with Price Guide

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This bible book is back in a new edition, with updated values for cast iron cookware and kitchen collecting enthusiasts. This definitive, encyclopedic guide details durable cast-iron antiques, including cornstick pans, griddles, Dutch ovens, gem pans, coffee grinders and roasters, trivets, molds, broilers, teapots, and much more. Nearly 1,000 photographs document variations of shape, size, dates, moldings, finishes, hardware types, catalog numbers, and markings. There are comprehensive histories of the manufacturers Griswold, Wagner, Sidney Hollow Ware, Favorite, and Wapak, as well as patent lists for meticulous researchers. This is an essential reference for anyone wishing to invest in these timeless treasures.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 900 | 320 pp
ISBN13: 9780764317309

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'The Pan Man' David G. Smith is both a collector and dealer of cast iron cookware. He has been collecting for over twenty years, during which time he has assembled one of the finest collections of iron muffin pans in the nation. He resides in the Buffalo region of New York. Chuck Wafford--or 'Cast Iron Charlie', as he has been known for years--is a former flea market owner, nationally known Griswold collector, consultant, and appraiser. He lives in Oregon.