Dating revere ware pots

Two years spent evaluating alternatives and developing new production techniques produced a copper clad, stainless steel cooking surface; an easy-to-clean, rivet-free design; tight fitting “vapor seal” rims; and comfortable, easy to hold Bakelite handles – radical changes to the conservative cookware industry.

One issue had not been settled – a final decision had not been reached on the trademark design so the “Riding Revere” mark (later used exclusively by the Mill Products Division) was applied to the earliest production.

Revere had applied for patent protection on it’s copper cladding process in 1938 (the patent was officialy granted in 1942). Pend.” (Patent Pending) in the hallmark used on cladded products produced between 19.

Finally, the trend towards “waterless cooking” required steam condensing lids to retain moisture and nutrients.

While research continued on the new cookware, the Manufactured Products Division continued to produce their existing line of cookware at the Rome NY factory, developing additional expertise in high-quality metal forming techniques.

It produced a wide variety of household products (by the 1920’s it claimed to have made over 10,000), including kettles, washtubs, stills, bed-warmers, sauce pans, skillets, tea kettles and coffee pots.

The Rome plant was updated in the mid 1920’s and boasted the latest equipment and most modern laboratories in the industry.

(A complete copy of the Patent & illustrations is available free of charge – e-mail [email protected] and request file Revere Patent.zip) In 1946, the Revere Ware name was registered as a trademark, and the familiar circular logo started to appear on product.

The “1801” notation on the mark referred to the year Paul Revere produced his first sheets of copper cladding in his original facility (not to the stainless alloy used (304) or the cookware model # (1400) ).

Revere began producing cookware in 1892, when little thought was given to design, other than to make it functional.

Stove-top and oven-ware were typically heavy (made from cast iron, copper, or bronze), while lighter tinware (made from several pieces of pressed copper which were then soldered together and tin plated) was used for kettles, cups, and tableware.

The designs and tooling were sold soon afterwards and continued in production under other names (National Silver Co. Several of the designs (including the Fred Farr “Scroll Bookends”, the “Five O’clock Trays” of Norman Bel Geddes, and the William A.

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