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Category: G. F. Filley

Two Quirky Filley Stories

Two Quirky Filley Stories

I couldn’t figure out how to work these two odd stories about G.F. Filley waffle irons into my post about G.F. Filley and Excelsior, but wanted to share them with you regardless. Enjoy! THE SUNKEN STEAMBOAT BERTRAND AND ITS TREASURES Treasure hunters discovered a sunken […]

G. F. Filley, Excelsior Manufacturing Company, Charter Oak Stove and Range

G. F. Filley, Excelsior Manufacturing Company, Charter Oak Stove and Range

Giles F. Filley – commonly known as G.F. Filley – was the founder of the Excelsior Manufacturing Company and of the Charter Oak Stove and Range. In addition to the wildly popular Charter Oak stove, Filley and Excelsior produced hollow ware which is highly sought-after […]


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