While cast iron can fracture with extreme force, it performs well under compression.
The first "Griswold" trademark to be used across virtually all production, and perhaps the most iconic, is known as the "slant logo".
One Griswold item especially difficult to locate is the Erie No.
5 skillet, made only in 1907, and with very low production.
Griswold bought out his relatives' interest in 1884.
The name Griswold alone on a trademark would then first appear on a handful of pieces in the form of Griswold's first stylized logo, known as the "Griswold's Erie Diamond", and next when the sixth series "ERIE" skillets were changed to read "GRISWOLD'S ERIE", around 1906.