Dating old cast iron

27-Jul-2017 22:54

One thing we get asked a lot is "How can I figure out the age of my farm sink? While it's not an exact science, and there are always exceptions, there are a few ways to help zone in on the correct era.Below we've put together a timeline showing the history of the farm sink in the US.The two pieces to the right (which I found on ebay), are most likely from the period from 1925 – 1959. Amazing that it never had any food on it until I bought it.

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What is widely considered to be the Classic Farm Sink Profile began in the early part of the twentieth century.Antique cast iron skillet identification guide will help a collector to find their perfect collector’s items.Lack of information may plunge you because you may be paying a fortune for a fake antique iron skillet.At this point the sink is focused only on functionality: the high back prevents water from soaking the walls, the drainboard offers a place for dishes to be dried, the apron provides stability as well as a place to rest the lower body.The aesthetics of the sink were not important because the kitchen was only seen by the lady of the house and (more so) her staff.

What is widely considered to be the Classic Farm Sink Profile began in the early part of the twentieth century.Antique cast iron skillet identification guide will help a collector to find their perfect collector’s items.Lack of information may plunge you because you may be paying a fortune for a fake antique iron skillet.At this point the sink is focused only on functionality: the high back prevents water from soaking the walls, the drainboard offers a place for dishes to be dried, the apron provides stability as well as a place to rest the lower body.The aesthetics of the sink were not important because the kitchen was only seen by the lady of the house and (more so) her staff. We've all heard tales of antique cast iron's supremacy in the kitchen. The response in email, Twitter, Facebook, and our Boing Boing BBS was interesting.