Dating wagner ware cast iron
From 1865 until the late 1950s, the Griswold Manufacturing Company of Erie, Pa.made various cast iron implements for home use, including many types of hardware.One of Germany's most popular cities to visit, Munich is also famous for its many fine churches, including Peterskirche, the oldest inner city church built during the Romanesque period; the Cathedral of our Lady (Frauenkirche), the city's most famous building; and Michaelskirche, the largest Renaissance church north of the Alps.Munich is also noted for its numerous parks, in particular the lovely English Garden (Englischer Garten), the world's largest urban public park.The first mark used by Griswold was simply "Erie." Later pieces can be identified by a cross shaped mark within a circle similar to those shown in the illustration here.There were several variations of that mark used through 1957 when the company was sold.
The later use of the Griswold logo was legal, however, so newer pieces aren't technically considered to be reproductions.
They are good quality but far less expensive than the large logo items like skillets...good condition, great They bear BOTH the name Griswold and Wagner, after Wagner Mfg. of Ohio ended up with the defunct Griswold Manufacturing Company.
Usually the logo without the city of manufacture, ERIE, is a signal that it was not made by Griswold Manufacturing Company and should give you pause for thought.
Laid out around seven large courts, the vast Residenz complex comprises three main sections: the Königsbau, fronting onto Max-Joseph-Platz; the Alte Residenz, facing Residenzstrasse; and the Festsaalbau (Banqueting Hall) overlooking the Hofgarten.
The first section of this huge complex to be built was the magnificent Antiquarium, built in 1579 and now part of the excellent Residenz Museum.