I think the surface could be improved, with a proper cleaning. I have only scrubbed the pan with Palmolive dish soap and a scouring pad. I then coated it with butter.
Feel free to ask any other questions. Number One #1 Griswold ERIE 411 Childs Skillet" is in sale since Sunday, December 04, 2016.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Cookware\Cast Iron". The seller is "brimsos_antiques" and is located in Wabash, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States.