Antique Sad Iron Removable Handle Folk Art Painted Chalfant Mfg. Co. Atglen, PA

Antique Sad Iron Removable Handle Folk Art Painted Chalfant Mfg. Co. Atglen, PA

Regular price $42.00


Product Description:  Many years ago, woman heated up sad irons over an open fire or stove to iron clothing. This tole painted sad iron No. 3 features two pointed sides with a detachable wooden handle. An early Americana cast iron collectible that is now useful as a decorative door stop.

Note:  Refer to “Condition” for additional information  

Circa:  Late 1800s - Early 1900s.

Patent Date: 1896

Length: 6 ¾ inches
Width: 3 ¾ inches
Height: 4 ¾ inches  

Weight: 5 pounds 9 ounces

Colors:  Sad Iron: Black, Paint Red, Blue, Green

Material:  Cast Iron

Origin:  Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Maker: Chalfant Mfg. Co.

Makers Marks: Patent 1896 (incised under handle), Chalfant Mfg. Co., Atglen, P.A. No. 3 (embossed on sad iron).

Condition:  Previously owned - used. Condition is consistent with age and normal use. Good condition. Handle is removable and works properly. Light patina, rusting in areas.. Bottom shows normal wear from use (as shown).

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