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Price for Authentic Griswold Pup

Price for Authentic Griswold Pup

What is a fair price for an authentic Griswold pup? These sweet little vintage cast iron beauties are highly collectible.  As I mentioned in an earlier post, I paid $275 for a beautiful black iron satin-smooth Griswold pup with a 30 on the back of […]

Top Prices at Cast Iron Auction

Top Prices at Cast Iron Auction

Pricing Vintage Cast Iron: Actual Cost at Auction vs. High Bid  It is interesting to realize the difference between the high bid and actual cost when pricing vintage cast iron. I followed along online with a fast-paced large in-person cast iron auction in Indiana on […]

Some Good Buys at October 6, 2018 Indiana Cast Iron Auction!

Some Good Buys at October 6, 2018 Indiana Cast Iron Auction!

I always hesitate to talk about cast iron prices, since opinions vary so much. Pricing is really what the market will bear – what people are willing to pay for a piece. Scarcity and condition play a big part, of course, as well. At an October […]

Simmons and Company Auctioneers, July 2018 Cast Iron Auction, Richmond Missouri

Simmons and Company Auctioneers, July 2018 Cast Iron Auction, Richmond Missouri

Simmons and Company Auctioneers, based in Richmond Missouri, has been in business since 1980. It is a family business.  Owners Bob and Rilla Simmons, along with their team, work together to organize and run large auctions. Bob and Rilla have been married since 1967. Their […]

Top Prices Realized at July 19 – 20, 2018 Vintage and Antique Cast Iron Auction in Richmond, Missouri

Top Prices Realized at July 19 – 20, 2018 Vintage and Antique Cast Iron Auction in Richmond, Missouri

These are the top prices realized at the Simmons and Company Auctioneers cast iron auction on July 20 – 21, 2018 in Richmond, Missouri. I got photos of most of the pieces, but unfortunately not all of them. $1875: Griswold large block logo no. 13 […]


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