Dating wagner ware
Reproductions abound when people collect anything of rarity and value.
There are always people out there ready to take your money, even fraudulently.
Any good collector’s organization tries to educate its members so costly mistakes don’t happen to them.
At the Griswold & Cast Iron Cookware Association, we pride ourselves in making information about reproductions in several ways.
ERIE iron remains among the finest of Griswold’s foundry products.
One Griswold item especially difficult to locate is the Erie No.
Unfortunately, as of 2019, American Culinary's website, though still able to be accessed online, does not let you buy any of their items and continued attempts to contact them online do not ever result in a response.
The company employed the industrial designer John Gordon Rideout to overhaul the design of Wagner's products in an effort to counter falling sales during the Great Depression.Wagner was active between 18, and at one time dominated the cookware market, selling in Europe and the US.The purchasers of the company in 1952 continued the brand, and Wagner products are still manufactured today. The architect Joseph Altenbach started construction of the Wagner manufacturing complex in 1890. By 1913 Wagner was distributing its products globally.The Wagner Manufacturing Company was a family-owned manufacturer of cast iron and aluminum products based in Sidney, Ohio, US.It made products for domestic use such as frying pans, casseroles, kettles and baking trays, and also made metal products other than cookware.