Vintage Copper Pans - How Can I Tell if It's Lined with Tin?
Posted 30 August 2012 - 11:49 AM
Posted 30 August 2012 - 11:59 AM
The SS lined ones are much shinier.
Posted 30 August 2012 - 12:08 PM
Posted 30 August 2012 - 01:30 PM
tin is never as smooth as nickel or SS
look near the handles on the outside: there might be a stamp on who made them probably in France.
sorry missed that its a pic and not something you can actually see. maybe the owner will tell you?
Edited by rotuts, 30 August 2012 - 01:32 PM.
Posted 06 September 2012 - 01:39 PM
Posted 06 September 2012 - 02:38 PM
Posted 06 September 2012 - 04:27 PM
Many varieties of 'stainless' are not magnetic. For example, the lining steel used in Falk copper cookware is not magnetic.
Stainless steel is magnetic, nickel and tin are not.... just a thought...
Yes. Google is probably your friend there. For example. http://www.retinning.com/
I came across a set of tin lined copper cookware at a jumble sale last weekend. I did not buy because it looked as if the tin had worn down to the copper in a few places. Can you still find shops that will re-tin the cookware for you?
Hard to tell from the picture ['though they look tinned to me]. They may also be aluminum with a thin copper outer layer; I've seen 'faux copper' cookware made that way, too.
Title says it all, really. I'm looking at a set of pots on my local CL and wondering if they are tin-lined or SS. Attached is a picture of them.
Posted 07 September 2012 - 05:18 AM
There are a few places that do retinning:
East Coast Retinning
Metal Man Restoration
Rocky Mountain Retinning
and so on.
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Posted 07 September 2012 - 06:31 PM