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Archive | December, 2020
A reader requested our help in identifying a Revere Ware item – a set of pans that had no handle.
My wife just found a set of three skillets that have no handles. Might you know what this product was used for and when was it in use?
This isn’t the first time someone has asked this question. I would have assumed these were pans that lost their handles, but they don’t show any signs that a handle was ever attached.
We drove a few hours away from our house to a attend a town wide sale which had several estate sales that day also. This was near Rome New York. I asked about these Revere ware pans because they were different from others I have seen. I was told that Rome, NY had a Revere Ware factory and pans that had any factory defects were often taken home by a worker and given to family and friends. Flaws many times were very minor, sometimes the stamp on the bottom of the pan was missing (These pans have no stamp on bottom). There are no handles either and there is not a place for one. Many times these pans were used in the oven, so they didn’t care if it had a handle. So these Revere Ware pans are a rare find, normally found in the towns and surrounding areas that had a Revere ware factory.
This month seems likely to be, like most of this year, a record setting one for us. People appear to have really hunkered down and gotten in to home cooking if our sales of our Revere Ware replacement parts are any indication.
Just a reminder that if you are shopping with us for a present for a loved one, and hope to have it under the tree by Christmas, place your order ASAP, as Christmas is getting close and the USPS isn’t getting any faster.
With 4 days to go, this auction for a new Revere Ware percolator seems to be already setting some records
It’s a very nice example of pristine Revere Ware, but personally, I’d be happy with a used one nicely polished with Bar Keepers Friend.