Vintage Stone Iron, Heavy Cast Metal European Press Iron, Late 1860's Antique Iron, Coal or Charcoal Iron, Primitive Kitchen,
Antique iron, a heavy stone cast metal press iron. Impressive and attractive stone heavy cast metal european press iron emanating from the late 1860's. Hinge bolt opener works great. This is extremely heavy piece weighing 7.5 pounds without stone or charcoal in it. The stone and charcoal iron's are a precursor to the modern electric steam iron. It was an iron roughly shaped like its modern counterpart, but with a hollow interior that could hold hot stones or smoldering charcoal, which would keep the iron hot.
2 inch height on iron. 1 inch opening for hot stone, embers or coal. This item is made of cast iron antique stone iron and cast metal european press iron.