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Offline John Amato

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What series Erie 11 is this?
« on: October 26, 2020, 08:51:27 PM »
I picked up this Erie skillet tonight without knowing anything about them. After doing some quick research it looks like this is an older piece than I thought I was getting.

I'm curious if anyone can confirm the series. My guess is series 1, but I know nothing about this.

Also, I read the cleaning and seasoning info. This doesn't look like it's in too bad of shape, but I want to make sure that best practice is to give this a nice clean before use.

Thanks!

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Re: What series Erie 11 is this?
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2020, 08:55:29 PM »
Second photo that didn't make the original post is attached here.

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Re: What series Erie 11 is this?
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2020, 12:38:00 AM »
Hello and welcome to the Forum.

That's a nice skillet (not the easiest to find) and it is indeed a First Series ERIE.  The scooped handle is a dead giveaway.

You can find more info on Roy Meadows' ERIE research by clicking on the links on this page:

http://www.wag-society.org/guest/Erie_Skillet_Article.htm

Hope this info helps.
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Re: What series Erie 11 is this?
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2020, 11:03:52 AM »
I'd clean it, remove any rust and re-season. Should be smooth as a baby's butt when you're done and it will cook beautifully. Love the old Erie's.

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Re: What series Erie 11 is this?
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2020, 12:54:23 PM »
Thanks for this info, Sandy and Frank! I'm excited about having a cool vintage skillet.

It should be an adventure cleaning a skillet for the first time.

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Re: What series Erie 11 is this?
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2020, 12:34:51 PM »
Cleaned and seasoned. How'd I do?

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Re: What series Erie 11 is this?
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2020, 12:48:19 AM »
Lookin' good!!

You did a great job!  You'll love using it.  Those old ERIE's are just a joy to cook with.
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Re: What series Erie 11 is this?
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2020, 09:28:47 PM »
Looks  :yikes: GREAT! Will look even better with bacon & eggs frying in it!  :thumbsup:   :TFRFA1045:
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Re: What series Erie 11 is this?
« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2020, 12:06:19 AM »
Looking great
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