For your bidding consideration is this large Dutch oven made by Griswold Manufacturing. The company was founded in 1865 by Matthew Griswold in Erie, Pennsylvania. Initially the company produced light hardware for stoves and other stove accessories. In time, Griswold expanded their line to make cast iron cookware; by the turn of the Century, Griswold cast iron was recognised world wide for being top quality. This dutch oven dates to circa. 1920. It features raised lettering on the lid which reads, "Griswold No. 12 Tite-Top Dutch Oven. On the inside of the lid, in the center, is stamped the Griswold cross logo with "Griswold" in block lettering. Surrounding the logo is stamped, "Patented Feb. 10, 1920", on top. "Erie PA., U.S.A." is stamped on the bottom along with a product number 2626. The bottom of the pot is marked "The Griswold MFG. CO. Cast 12 Iron/ Tight-Top Dutch Oven/ Erie PA., U.S.A./ PAT'D Mar. 16, 20/ 2634". The Griswold logo appears in the center. This pot is in very good aesthetic condition, showing very little to no rust; after proper cleaning and seasoning, this pot could provide many more years of service. The pot measures 10" tall with the lid and is 16.25" wide at the handles.