I believe my skillet was a early one that is nickel plated. If you will google the article I read, you'll see that the plated versions are much rarer than the un-plated counter parts. It is in great condition. No cracks, breaks, chips, repairs, etc. Just a tiny bit of plating off of the top of rim.The following was taken from "cast iron collector". Manufacturers early on realized there was a segment of the market that desired the features of cast iron cookware, but perhaps did not care its rustic appearance or the maintenance it required. One of the first ways makers addressed this issue was to offer plated versions, first in nickel finish, and later in chromium.
Nickel-plated pieces are known from as early as the 1890's, with manufacturers seen moving to chromium in the 1930's. Plated pieces varied in finish from a dull, silvery gray to a low luster to a bright mirror polish. Griswold's "Du Chro", said to mean "dull chrome", was a combination, the bottoms and insides being satin, the sides, tops of handles, and other highlights being highly polished.
This finish may have been a bit of marketing spin on leaving unpolished those parts that would be impossible or far too labor-intensive to polish or would otherwise soon become marred by usage anyway. The item "GRISWOLD CAST IRON SKILLET NO. 2 LARGE LOGO BLOCK LETTERS 6 DU CHRO" is in sale since Monday, July 24, 2017.
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