Author Topic: Could this be an old Lodge  (Read 155 times)

Offline Todd Kress

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Could this be an old Lodge
« on: June 27, 2021, 12:13:51 AM »
I picked up this one for $17.50 knowing from the style it was old, but it was very crusty. Does anyone have an idea what it is?

Offline Duke Gilleland

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Re: Could this be an old Lodge
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2021, 05:11:32 AM »
Some years back, there were thoughts that these might be pre Lodge Blacklock. :scratchchin:
Do not know if it was ever for sure a proven fact though.
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Re: Could this be an old Lodge
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2021, 10:22:11 PM »
As Duke said, there's a lot of speculation that it could possibly might be a Blacklock, but as far as I know there is no definitive evidence out there of what the Blacklock's looked like-- from what I've read it was one person making a guess and then it spread like wildfire. I've seen these commonly referred to as Initial Skillets, due to the the 2 large raised letters on the back. Either way, I'd pick that up for $17.50 no questions, as they are interesting, distinctive, have a certain mystique around them, and of course seem to be well made.