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