Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! Scarce Griswold Cast Iron French Waffle Iron No. 8 circa 1885 almost 130 years old!This is the first Griswold cast iron French waffle iron that I have ever laid my hands upon. I want to call it "rare, " but think that "very very very very very very scarce" is probably more accurate. This French waffle iron was manufactured by the Griswold Mfg. The base measures 20" x 11".
There are three paddles with button hinges. I believe the wood handles to be original.
There is some chipping of the paint on the handles, as you can see. Some of the handles wiggle; this could be taken care of with some glue, but I will leave that to the new owner.
There is some pitting on the base that holds the irons, and the paddles have some imperfections in casting. The paddles are marked on one side with a raised star and GRISWOLD MFG. On the other side, they are marked FRENCH WAFFLE IRON and PAT'D JUNE 29, 1880. I took a lot of photos so that you can carefully examine this set. The set has been cleaned to bare iron and heat-seasoned with a mixture of Crisco vegetable shortening and Pam.It is ready for use and display! Please carefully review the photos and description.
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We are always happy to help. The item "Scarce Griswold Cast Iron French Waffle Iron No. 8 circa 1885" is in sale since Monday, August 29, 2016.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Cookware\Cast Iron". The seller is "thepan-handler" and is located in Saint Paul, Minnesota.This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, to China, to Mexico, to Germany, to Japan, to France, to Australia, RU, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, GR, PT, CY, SI, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, TH, to Belgium, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Austria, IL, to New Zealand, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CL, CO, CR, DO, PA, TT, GT, SV, HN, JM, AG, AW, BZ, DM, GD, KN, LC, MS, TC, BB, BD, BM, BN, BO, EC, EG, GF, GG, GI, GP, IS, JE, JO, KH, KY, LI, LK, LU, MC, MO, MQ, MV, NI, OM, PE, PK, PY, RE.