Since they were usually made with black iron, collectors easily recognize them now.
The distinctive mark on the back of each piece frequently confirms a Griswold cast iron find, but this firm actually used a number of different marks during the life of the company.
Lodge Manufacturing At our 2005 Annual Convention, WAGS members were treated to a tour of the LODGE foundry, as it operated.
We promise we won't bite and we'd like to say HELLO back at ya!! If you want to see pictures of real and reproduction cast iron and other items, make sure you look at the Ebay Items and Other Sites We all know about Ebay and it has been a great place to find interesting iron/aluminum. We need as much description and all the markings that you can supply.
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.
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.