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3-Notch Lodge #4 w/lid
« on: June 02, 2017, 09:57:19 AM »
Just picked up this #4 3-notch Lodge with matching lid at an estate sale.  Through research i know the lid is a match and apparently quite rare.  Any ideas on value?
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Re: 3-Notch Lodge #4 w/lid
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2017, 09:50:35 AM »
nobody has an idea?

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Re: 3-Notch Lodge #4 w/lid
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2017, 11:29:19 AM »
Hard to put a value without seeing how it cleans up, There appears to be some pitting in the bottom cooking surface of the pan, That will affect value, Some of the basting drippers also appear to show some deterioration which again will affect the value.

What does the writing in the basting drippers say, It looks like a number 4 and the word PATENTED.

Clean that bad boy up and repost some pics to this site so they will be permanent


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Re: 3-Notch Lodge #4 w/lid
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2017, 02:56:50 PM »
everything on the pan appears to be surface, but ill clean it up and see for sure.  inside the drippers it says 4 and under that it says "2 QT", must be the lid was the same for a #4 skillet or 2 qt sauce pot?

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Re: 3-Notch Lodge #4 w/lid
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2017, 03:26:07 PM »
Yes that would be 'dual' purpose lid to fit more than one piece. 
This is a 3 notch #4. Neither the skillet nor the lid is rare IMO.  I have seen stacks of them out in Internet land. 

As Valerie says, values are totally dependent on restored condition.

Another wrinkle to be aware of, is that the 3 notch #4 Lodges were 'reproduced' in the past with Korea markings, and some unmarked (no Korea) are suspiciously similar to those that are.... :)


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Re: 3-Notch Lodge #4 w/lid
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2017, 08:07:20 PM »
So are you saying this is possible fake?  I was pretty sure it was legit when I bought it due to the feel and condition of it, plus where I bought it, an estate sale from an old couple that passed away, this and some other cast was in the basement on an old wood cook stove, also scored a wapak 2 bowl at same sale

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Re: 3-Notch Lodge #4 w/lid
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2017, 11:44:19 AM »
I raise the possiblility,

but with the lid coming with the skillet, most likely it is real... but... Once it is cleaned and restored, it will be easier to evaluate.



I have resized some of the pics, but we encourage all posters to resize their photos and directly attach them to their posts, as this is a time intensive task for Admins.

Assistance can be found here: http://www.griswoldandwagner.com/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.pl?num=1383802487/0#0
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Re: 3-Notch Lodge #4 w/lid
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2017, 02:42:49 PM »
A while back a # 4 Lodge(no lid) came up on ebay. I watched as I wondered what it would bring being a 4. Seems like it was somewhere around $30. :-/
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Re: 3-Notch Lodge #4 w/lid
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2017, 09:42:41 PM »
Ok, sorry about the pics, it is in the lye bath now, I will post after cleanup and restore