For your consideration is this large No. 7 Wagner Ware "Drip Drop" oval roaster. Wagner Ware was a cookware company founded in 1891 in Sidney, Ohio by Milton M. and Bernard P. Wagner. By 1913 Wagner was distributing its products overseas also. At one point the company had a 60% share in the cookware market. The company also was the first to manufacture aluminum cookware. Wagner went defunct in 1953, having been acquired by Randall Company. The Wagner name has been bought and sold many times and still appears on items made by American Culinary. This oval roaster is marked "Wagner Ware Drip Drop Roaster No. 7" on the lid. The inside of the lid has the trademarked zig-zag line drip rings. It is also marked with a series of trademark dates. The bottom of the roaster is marked "Wagner Ware/ Sidney -O- Oval Roaster/ 1287. This roaster dates to between 1922 and 1959 and is showing its age with some rust and a crack running down one side and extending along the bottom about 2/3 of the way. The lid is solid, just showing some rust. The roaster measures 9.5" tall with the lid and 17.5" wide at each side handle.