The original item from My Grandmother Had One is now SOLD.
Vintage Keen Kutter Waffle Iron
Vintage Keen Kutter waffle iron with high base manufactured and distributed by E.C. Simmons Hardware of St. Louis, Missouri. E.C. Simmons first used the Keen Kutter trademark name in 1866 and was one of two families to change forever the United States hardware business with their extensive line of products for the business and home. Producing, marketing and selling pocket knives, saddlery, axes and tools to hardware products for the home and farm. The slogan for E.C. Simmons hardware read, “The Recollection of Quality Remains Long After The Price is Forgotten.” This waffle iron is made of old cast iron with spiral turned handles to displace the heat and a high base designed for cooking on a gas stove or a direct flame heat. The Keen Kutter logo is crafted into the inside surface of the waffle iron. Cast iron cookware is revered for its excellent heat retention compared to other metals. If well- cared for, cast iron cookware can last a lifetime or longer. So highly valued in past generations, it was often handed down from generation to generation. The condition is excellent with no chips or cracks and a nice aged patina. The waffle iron diameter measures 7 ½” and the base measures 10 5/8” in diameter. The base height is 4”.