Dating cast iron cornbread stick pans

07-Mar-2020 19:22

The handles are loop handles with an elongated hole on each side and a vaguely “M” like shape.

Note that the BSR (as well as the Wagner and Martin) has no foot, or circle to balance it. Part of the reason it’s balanced is that the corn sticks alternate in direction.

This was the next evolutionary step of the corn stick design which while it started in iron, turned later to oven safe baking glass similar to Pyrex, and of course aluminum gem pans.

Trademarks & Logos Listed here are the trademarks or logos of the major U. cast iron hollow ware-producing foundries of the late 19th and early to mid-20th centuries. (Sears Roebuck) (1920s) Puritan (Sears Roebuck) (1920s-1930s) Merit (Sears Roebuck) (1920s-1940s) The large block logo is seen shrunken to accommodate size restrictions such as on small skillets or the undersides of lids.

These circles act as feet to balance the pan, as the Lodge pan rests directly on the surface it lays on, and the smaller edge of the pan is higher than the lower end.

BSR BSR corn stick pans are often marked with numbers that read something like “27B” or “27S”.

(Note I use marked pans in many of the photos to illustrate the article) Here are some pictures to help you ID the corn stick pans.

Note several differences, first the shape of the handle – a slightly rounded elongated handle that runs the width of the corn stick pan.

These handles are typically marked with numbers and or letter (Often 0 2, or 2, plus a mold letter).

Wagner Block (1890s) Wagner Arc (1891-1910) Wagner Sidney O.

Arc/Arc (1895-1915) Sidney Arc Logo (1897-1903)⁷ Sidney Block, Centered (1897-1903)⁷ Wagner Sidney O. Arc/Straight, High (1915-1920) Wagner Ware Sidney O.

(Note I use marked pans in many of the photos to illustrate the article) Here are some pictures to help you ID the corn stick pans.Note several differences, first the shape of the handle – a slightly rounded elongated handle that runs the width of the corn stick pan.These handles are typically marked with numbers and or letter (Often 0 2, or 2, plus a mold letter).Wagner Block (1890s) Wagner Arc (1891-1910) Wagner Sidney O.Arc/Arc (1895-1915) Sidney Arc Logo (1897-1903)⁷ Sidney Block, Centered (1897-1903)⁷ Wagner Sidney O. Arc/Straight, High (1915-1920) Wagner Ware Sidney O.This is a very quick and dirty tutorial on the identification of unmarked corn stick pans and while the key to ID is easy enough to understand – it’s a rule of thumb, not a hard and fast rule.