Thursday, January 1, 2015

CHICAGO HARDWARE FOUNDRY - CHF Cast Iron

Chicago Hardware Foundry (CHF)

North Chicago, Lake County, Illinos
Founders: John Sherwin, E.P. Sedwick
1900-

North Chicago was originally called Waukegan when incorporated in 1895.  That name was changed to North Chicago in 1901.
 

1900 Two Chicago Hardware Manufacturing Co employees start Chicago Hardware Foundry

1934 Buys/Acquires Patterns & Tooling from the old/not producing  Favorite Stove and Range Co
         (Favorites marked as "Sani-Ware", "Favorite Cookware", "Ni-Resist", "Favorite")





Above Photo's courtesy Paul Dicianno - Las Vegas, NV
Chicago Hardware Foundry #89 Hammered Chicken Fryer
2015 Value Good to Excellent $75 - $110







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