Very early example of flatiron for ironing clothes. 4.5 Pounds. Cast iron with metal and wood handle.
Age: 19th Century
Use & Functions: Iron, Flatiron, Sadiron, Clothes Iron, Book End, Door Stop, Paper Weight
Build Materials: Iron, Wood
Historic Relevance: Very early example of tool used to remove creases from fabric. Flat side would be placed on a heating element such as in a fire or on a stove top and once hot, the iron would be applied and pressed to the fabric to smooth the surface.
Asking price is $145 or best offer. All reasonable offers are welcome.