It is a 3mm pan with a 2mm rim. Battle brand, g w pearce & sons ltd. Birmingham 6, from c1900 to c1995, makers of good copper cookware for home, commercial and industrial uses. Bbbb battle brand british birmingham.
This has no finesse or fineness of design, this is a bullet proof lump that will work all day long in your professional kitchen without a murmur. Good brummy manufacture from the middle of the last century - this thing will repel boarders - it's solid and totally fit for purpose. A real thug with lid that fits but is a much later addition. There are three copper rivets on the handle which are securely fixed.
This old pan is a true brit - not one that was imported and marked from europe, this is a pan that would have adorned working kitchens in factories and warehouses. It weighs 3 kilos 6lbs 12 ozs and is 20 cm across around 8 inches, this will fit on a domestic stove with no problem - it is a smashing'go to' pan.
It is 2mm copper on the rim running to 3mm copper on the body. This is an exceptional piece as it could be used for cooking and for decoration. There are surface scratches, the tin has darkened - it is all there, there are many small and superficial indentations on the side and base through use. On the underside base and many scratches and small indentations.
It sits flat and balances when empty. The lid has steel rivets and is a later addition. These birmingham pans were incredibly expensive when they were made and remain difficult to find even in the midlands. All the items we sell have been refurbished or restored to the best of our ability, they are all vintage or antique copper pans from france that have usually seen one culinary life - our aim is to ensure they are fit for another. We refurbish all our pans and kitchen accessories.They are polished, they are cleaned thoroughly, the handles are checked, the interiors are checked for completeness - we renovate old tin and retin as necessary. You are getting a good vintage pan in a nearly new condition that can be used immediately - or an antique pan that is ready for another session in your kitchen. Be assured - all our pans are good old fashioned vintage or antique pans - made in the old fashioned, beautiful, robust and proper way, made to last a lifetime. See our websites and blogs. This item is made of tin and copper.