Cast iron handle is riveted very tight, and not at all loose. It is stamped "946" on the underside. Total weight of this heavy item is 3 pounds and 13 ounces. No need to message with offers or inquiries about lowering the price. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Cookware\Other Collectible Cookware".The seller is "allkindagoods" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.