Early antique cast iron gas iron in good condition. No breaks or repairs, bottom is smooth and shows normal usage wear. Wooden handle in good condition. Marked "Pat Appld For" on top. A nice early antique cast iron natural gas iron that would display nicely with your sad irons, flat irons, gas irons or antique laundry decor. We have sold many pressing irons for world record prices and can help you sell yours. Over the last 20 years we have handled and sold well over 10,000 irons. We are primarily interested in rare and unusual examples of antique pressing irons, and especially irons with unusual or patented features.
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Pressing Irons - Faked and Reproduced. Fig. 1 An original antique "monster" pressing iron, left, sells for over $1,000. The fake, right, was purchased through the mail for under $400. Record breaking prices are bringing faked and forged irons into the antiques market. First seen in Paris flea markets and London street fairs, these irons are now. Check out the tabs under Irons to learn more about pressing irons and related collectibles.
Even at that it’s a top shelf antique for anybody’s collection! Good..... SOLD. Ornate Scottish Box Iron The Scottish box iron is one of the most desirable forms of early sad or pressing irons made. These irons are almost all unique and one of a kind works of art and craftsmanship. Sad irons, also called flat irons or smoothing irons, are shaped pieces of metal that are flat and polished on one side and have a handle attached to the other, created for the purpose of de-wrinkling fabric.