This is a nice example of a 120+ year old pre-Griswold No 10 cast iron skillet in fully restored condition. Of a pattern number indicates this is a third series skillet and was produced between 1892 to 1905. The cooking surface has light utensil scores and light to moderate etching from corrosion. They are almost undetectable as you glide your fingers over a nice smooth surface.
There is light sulfur erosion on the bottom surface of the pan. Two sheets of printer paper slipped under one edge stops movement on a granite surface. No chips, cracks or repairs and does not spin. Test for flatness of Pan.With the pan resting on a polished granite surface, press down all along the top rim of the pan searching for movement. If movement is found, slip pieces of printer paper under one edge of the pan until pan stops moving. Item was stripped down to bare metal using collector approved lye bath and electrolysis treatments. This process ensures the removal all residue from previous use making it safe to use once more. Item is lightly seasoned with one round of Crisco at 450 for 1 hours. This item was photographed in very bright light to highlight fine details.
Under these lighting conditions, item may take on a brown color. Items are much darker under normal light.
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