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Antique Molds

Antique molds come in an endless variety of sizes and shapes and lend themselves to many purposes.  As useful in food preparation today as they were in years gone by they also can be utilized as beautiful accent pieces for the modern or the period kitchen.  Vintage Chef offers all types of molds including; pudding, jelly, bread, candy, madeline molds and more.


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Mold - Pudding Pudding Mold
M67
Here is a very nice, small fluted mold in Very Good + condition. This mold is just the right size for an individual steamed pudding or a dessert jelly. The mold stands 2 ½”high and has a diameter of 3”.
Pan - Tin Bread Loaf Pan - Tin
VU304
This is a very interesting long bread or baking pan in Very Good + condition. This is the first pan I have seen with these dimensions and it would make a wonderful centerpiece for a dining room table or and a gathering pan on a kitchen counter. The pan has an overall length of 21 1/8”, a width of 7 1/2” and a depth of 2”. With its aggressively slanted sides and folded over corners this pan is quite striking in its appearance and would hold its own in any collection of antique tinware. It would also yield a very large loaf of bread or form an interesting shaped cake.
Tin Cake Pan - Vented SOLD
Here is a nice vented cake pan in Very Good + condition. This pan is the smaller, plain version of the Swans Down flour that is so popular. The little panels on the side of the pan can be lifted to help remove the finished cake from the pan. With its darkened tin finish, this pan presents very well and the interior still retains quite a bit of its bright tin finish. The pan has a height of 3” and a diameter of 7”. This is the perfect sized pan to use in a Dutch oven.
Border Mold - Fries #11 Border Mold - Fries # 11
M62

This is a Fries #11 border mold in Excellent condition. This is a large sized border mold with a diameter of 11”, a depth of 2 3/4” and a width for the finished product of 2 3/8”. This mold even has the little hoop to hang the mold on the wall. This mold is made of heavy steel that still retains nearly all of its bright tin finish and it presents very well.
Tin Mold - Star Shape SOLD
This is an attractive mold in the shape of a six pointed star – in Good condition. This nice little mold stands 1” high and has a width of 4” from point to point. The bottom of the mold is stamped “Pat'd Dec 11, 1900”.
Mold - Trottier Dariole SOLD
This is a Trottier dariole mold in Good condition. This nice little four sided mold made of heavy darkened tin has the Trottier imprint on its bottom and is beautifully finished with rolled over edges. This mold stands 1 ¾” high with a diameter of 1 ¾” at the top and a base diameter of 1 ¼”.
Jelly Mold - Tin SOLD
A nice late Victorian jelly mold in Good condition. This attractive spouted mold of darkened tin sports 13 pillars around its perimeter and has a nice ring for hanging the mold on a wall. The jelly mold has nice patina and the interior still retains a good amount of its bright tin finish. The mold stands 3 ½” high with a diameter of 6”.
Spouted Mold - Tin Spouted Mold - Tin
M57
A nice late Victorian spouted mold in Good condition. This attractive spouted mold of darkened tin features a tiered design that tapers from a base width of 8 ¼“ to a top width of 5“. The mold has nice patina and would make a very nice addition to any kitchen mold collection. The mold stands 3” high with a diameter of 6”.
Cake Pan - Swans Down Flour SOLD
A very collectable Swans Down Cake Flour cake pan with double release doors. This specimen has a small sliding door on opposite sides of the pan to aid in the release of the finished cake. This is a very clean example that still has a nice bright tin finish. Both of the doors open and close freely and there are no dents or dings. A great addition to any collection and real fun to cook with.
Waterman Gem Pan SOLD
Here is a very nice example of an early Waterman #4 gem pan in excellent condition. This example has 8 compartments. The Waterman patent was issued on April 5,1859 and was for an "egg pan and cake baker" and was for a pan with eleven cups with flat bottoms. The patent stated, 'The open spaces between the cups allowed for the currents of heat to pass upwards between them so as to equalize the heat against their surfaces. The metallic connections of the cups serve as conveyers of heat from cup to cup.' Waterman's patent number for the egg and cake baker is 23,517. A previous patent for another cast iron pan was issued in 1858, but after the 4/5/1859 patent date, all of his cookware was dated with this date, rather than an earlier date. Waterman established a kitchen furnishing business in September, 1827. His 1858 patent was for a pan for 'baking bread in small rolls.
Antique Gem Pan SOLD
Here is a beautiful example of an early cast iron gem pan. This pan is in excellent condition and ready to put to use. The pan is un-marked with the exception of the number 7 on one of the handles. Please note the gate marks on the bottom of the pan. This would make a very nice addition to any early cookware collection.
Jelly Mold Jelly Mold
M53
An attractive jelly mold with pillared sides and a sandtorten style top. This aluminum mold is in Very Good + condition and presents very well. The mold has a height of 3 1/4" with a width of 4 1/4".
Spouted Cake Mold - Tin Spouted Cake Mold - Tin
M52
A large, vintage spouted cake pan in Very Good + condition. This pan is free of and dents or dings and still retains nearly all of its bright tin finish. This specimen even has the small legs that can be twisted above the rim of the pan to facilitate turn out and aid in keeping your cake from sinking. The sides of the pan have a gentle taper to create an elegantly style cake. With a depth of 4 1/4" and a diameter of 10" this pan will make a large cake.
Pudding Mold - Tin SOLD
Steamer mold for steaming pudding or brown bread. This mold has a Sandtorten style design on the top of the mold. This mold is of German manufacture and still retains much of its bright finish, especially on its interior. Overall height is 6" with the lid installed and a bottom diameter of 7 1/4" with a top diameter of 5½".
Antique Cake Mold Antique Cake Mold
M49
Here is a very interesting cake mold in darkened tin and it truly exemplifies the workmanship of an expert tinsmith. The seams and solder work on this pan are amazingly tight and clean and the bottom of the pan has a nicely rolled over edge. The embossed design around the perimeter of the pan is very detailed and its components were individually stamped into the tin. Considering its age, this mold still retains a good percentage of its bright tin finish , especially on the molds interior. The mold has a height of 4 ½” with a diameter of 8 ¼”. This mold would make a beautiful wall hanger or it would be a great accent piece in any room.
Antique Cake Mold SOLD
Here is a very interesting cake mold in darkened tin and it truly exemplifies the workmanship of an expert tinsmith. The seams and solder work on this pan are amazingly tight and clean and the bottom of the pan has a nicely rolled over edge. The embossed design around the perimeter of the pan is very detailed and its components were individually stamped into the tin. Considering its age, this mold still retains a good percentage of its bright tin finish , especially on the molds interior. The mold has a height of 4 ½” with a diameter of 8 ¼”. This mold would make a beautiful wall hanger or it would be a great accent piece in any room.
Jelly Mold - Rose Pattern SOLD
Here is a Victorian jelly mold with a rose motif and repousse work sides in a gothic arch pattern. These circa 1890 jelly molds are getting to be increasingly difficult to find and are a true collectible. This specimen is in very good condition and presents very well. The exterior of the mold has a pleasing, rust free patina with the base of the mold having a dark pewter coloration. The rose at the top of the mold still retains all of its bright tin finish. This specimen has a height of 5 ¼” with dimensions for the oval shaped body being 7” x 5 ½”.
Jelly Mold - Squash Pattern SOLD
Here is a Victorian jelly mold with a squash or vegetable motif and repousse work sides in a gothic arch pattern. These circa 1890 jelly molds are getting to be increasingly difficult to find and are a true collectible. This specimen is in very good condition and presents very well. The exterior of the mold has a pleasing, rust free patina with the base of the mold having a dark pewter coloration. The squash at the top of the mold still retains all of its bright tin finish. This specimen has a height of 5 ¼” with dimensions for the oval shaped body being 7” x 5 ½”.
Jelly Mold - Squash Pattern Jelly Mold - Squash Pattern
M48
Here is a Victorian jelly mold with a squash or vegetable motif and repousse work sides in a gothic arch pattern. These circa 1890 jelly molds are getting to be increasingly difficult to find and are a true collectible. This specimen is in very good condition and presents very well. The exterior of the mold has a pleasing, rust free patina with the base of the mold having a dark pewter coloration. The squash at the top of the mold still retains all of its bright tin finish. This specimen has a height of 5 ¼” with dimensions for the oval shaped body being 7” x 5 ½”.
Spouted Cake Pan - Brass Spouted Cake Pan - Brass
M45
Here is a beautiful example of a large, heavy, brass spouted cake mold. This specimen includes a lid to completely enclose the contents while baking. This specimen is in very good condition with only a few small dents to the bottom of the pan. The pan has a height of 5 ¼” with a diameter of 10 ½”. A pan like this displays very well in a kitchen setting and makes a great conversation piece.
Antique Mold - Kreamer #47 Antique Mold - Kreamer #47
M44
A Kreamer #47 Jelly Mold in Very Good + condition. This oval shaped specimen features a fruit and leaves motif. This tin mold still retains much of its bright tin finish and has crisp details. A great accent piece for any room.
Muffin Tin - Set of 4 SOLD
A nice set of 4 vintage tin muffin pans in very good condition. Each of these heavy tin muffin pans has six cups with a diameter of 2" and a cup depth of 1". The tins measure 5 1/2" by 8". these are unmarked as to a manufacturer but are of the Ovenex style.
Griswold Griddle - Block Logo #9 - 609A SOLD
Here is an nice griddle in great condition. #9 Large Block Logo Griswold, pattern #609A cast iron griddle made by Griswold in 1925-1940. A nice solid piece for any collector or user. You seldom find these griddles in as nice a shape as this one. This griddle is in Very Good + condition it is NOT warped, pitted, cracked, or chipped. It does not rock or wobble when sitting on a flat surface. This is in great condition and would make an awesome addition to anyones collection.
Cake Pan - Vintage Crisco SOLD
An 8" X 8" tin Crisco cake pan in good condition. This pan has "Crisco - For Frying For Shortening For Cake Making" embossed on its bottom. This pan is constructed of good heavy tin that still retains much of its bright finish and has nice rolled over edges and folded corners. Great as an accent piece or for every day use.
Tart Pan - Set of 5 Tart Pan - Set of 5
M41
A nice set of five tin tart pans. Each of these pans is in very good condition and have nice rolled over edges. These pans have a height of 1" and a diameter of 3 1/4". Great for every day use or for primitive candles.
Bread Pan - Merit US Bread Pan - Merit US
M36
A medium sized bread or loaf pan in darkened tin. This pan is in good condition and has moderately tapered sides. The bottom of the pan is embossed with “MeritUS”. The pan has a nice rolled over edge as well as folded over corner seams. Nice dark tin patina with a large percentage of its bright tin finish still intact.
Bread Pan - Arbogast and Bastion Company SOLD
A larger bread or loaf pan in darkened tin. This pan is in good condition and has aggressively tapered sides. The bottom of the pan is embossed with “Arbogast & Bastion Company”. The pan has a nice rolled over edge as well as folded over corner seams. Nice dark tin patina but some light rust to the interior.
Mold  - Baba Cake SOLD
A fine example of an early Baba Cake mold in very good condition. This spouted mold retains much of its bright tin finish and is free of any dents or dings. This specimen has a very nice pewter like patina and displays very well.
Tart Pan - Set of 8 SOLD
A nice set of eight tin tart pans. Each of these pans is in very good condition and have nice rolled over flat edges just like their large pie tin counterparts. These pans have a height of 1" and a diameter of 4 1/4". Great for every day use or for primitive candles.
Jelly Mold - Kreamer 275 SOLD
A Kreamer #275 Jelly Mold in very good condition. This specimen features pillared sides and a geometric and floral motif on its top. This tin mold still retains much of its bright tin finish to its interior and has crisp details. A great accent piece for any room.
Jelly Mold - Kreamer 47 SOLD
A Kreamer #47 Jelly Mold in very good condition. This oval shaped specimen features a fruit and leaves motif. This tin mold still retains much of its bright tin finish and has crisp details. A great accent piece for any room.
Jelly Mold - Kreamer 59 SOLD
A Kreamer #59 Ice Cream or Steamed Pudding mold in very good condition. This oval shaped specimen features a fruit and leaves motif. This tin mold still retains much of its bright tin finish and has crisp details. There is a little, cleanable, light rust around the rim of this specimen, which is typical for vintage steamer molds. A great accent piece for any room.
Cake Pan - Swans Down Cake Flour SOLD
A six sided Swans Down Cake Flour pan in very good condition. This pan has the words Swans Down Cake Flour embossed on its bottom. The sides of the pan are slightly tapered and would create a very interesting little cake. This vintage cake pan is nice and clean with the exception of two small, cleanable spots of light rust. A great kitchen or advertising collectible.
Bread Pan - Old English SOLD
A very nice example of a vintage bread or loaf pan emblazoned with an embossed "Old English". The pan is in very good condition and retains a high percentage of its original bright tin finish. With slightly tapered sides, this pan makes a nice sized 3" high by 9 3/4" long by 4 1/2" wide loaf.
Cake Pan - L. E. Brown - Centennial Cake Pan - L. E. Brown - Centennial
M32
A beautiful example of an early spouted cake mold. This specimen is the “Centennial Cake Pan” and it is very interesting in its design with its removable spout. This allows the pan to serve a dual purpose as either a spouted or un-spouted cake mold. Note the hasp assembly used to close the pan - this pre dates spring hasps on the more modern pans. The attractive brass tag on the bottom of the pan states “Centennial Cake Pan - Patented By L.E. Brown - May 30’ 1876”. The tag functions as a little flap to seal the bottom of the pan when the spout is removed. This specimen has a beautiful darkened tin patina and just the lightest spots of cleanable rust. The "Centennial Cake Pan" would hold its own in any vintage cookware collection or museum and displays very well.
Jelly Mold - Kreamer 46 SOLD
A Kreamer #46 Jelly Mold in very good condition. This specimen features pillared sides and a fruit motif on its top. This tin mold still retains much of its bright tin finish and has crisp details - even including the little seeds on the strawberries. A great accent piece for any room.
Mold - Border or Savarin Mold - Border or Savarin - Kreamer 60
M26
A Kreamer #60 Border or Savarin mold in very good condition. This mold is free of dents and the interior still retains much of its bright tin finish. The older Kreamer tins have a good bit of substance to them and this specimen has a good heft to it. A nice darkened tin patina lets this mold display very well.
Tin Mold - Cutlet Style Tin Mold - Cutlet Style
M24
An early Lewis and Conger mold in a cutlet shape. These were generally used to shape a mixture of minced meat and other ingredients but not used to bake the cutlet in. This mold is in very good condition with a nice pewter like, darkened tin patina. The interior retains much of its original bright tin finish. These are scarce and truly collectible.
Tin Mold - Cutlet Style Tin Mold - Cutlet Style
M25
An early Lewis and Conger mold in a cutlet shape. These were generally used to shape a mixture of minced meat and other ingredients but not used to bake the cutlet in. This mold is in very good condition with a nice pewter like, darkened tin patina. The interior retains much of its original bright tin finish. These are scarce and truly collectible.
French Roll Pan - W & B Company SOLD
A beautiful example of a French Roll Pan manufactured by the W & B Company. This specimen is free of any cracks or chips and has that wonderful aged cast iron patina. The bottom of this pan shows clear gate marks and sits level. All twelve of the cups are smooth and free of defects. This pan is ready to go back to work or to proudly be displayed in your kitchen.
Antique Pudding Mold SOLD
A nice 6 1/4" square pudding mold in Very Good condition. This mold is complete with its cover and still retains much of its brilliant tin finish. This vintage mold displays very well and would make a great addition to any collection.
SOLD
Antique melon mold for pudding or ice cream.  With handles on top and bottom segments.  These are difficult to find in a condition this pristine.
 SOLD
Antique steamer mold for pudding or bread.  With spouted interior and of a one quart capacity.
 SOLD
Antique Border mold in a very attractive design.  These make an especially attractive presentation in the way that a different colored food could be pressed into the knobs on the top of the mold.
Antique Mold
M4
Antique spouted mold with fluted sides similar to the "Hall of Kings" pattern.  This particular mold is a Kreamer 228.
SOLD
Steamer mold for steaming pudding or brown bread.  This mold has a Sandtorten style design on  the top of the mold.
SOLD
Oval bread pan constructed of heavy tin.  This is an interesting specimen of a large size bread pan with slanted sides.
Antique Mold
M7
Spouted cake pan or oval boarder mold.  This specimen still retains much of it's bright tin finish and has slanted sides.
Antique Mold
M8
Spouted cake - Turks head mold with heavy tin and still retaining much of it's bright finish.
Antique Mold
M9
Spouted cake mold with fluted sides Sandtorten style top and a nice bright finish.  This mold displays beautifully and can still be used for an uncommon cake presentation.
 SOLD
Madeline Mold - Deutsches Reich Gebrauchsmuster.  An attractive mold made of heavy tin with the typical dark pewter like patina.
SOLD
A large vintage tin pudding or jelly mold in excellent condition. This specimen still has a nice bright finish and has a very clean and rust free interior. This mold has a top diameter of 7 1/2" and a bottom diameter of 5 1/2" and a height of 6 3/4" to the top of the handle.
Antique Mold
M12
A vintage, tin pudding or jelly mold in excellent condition. This specimen still has a nice bright finish and has a very clean and rust free interior. This mold has a top diameter of 5 1/4" and a bottom diameter of 4 1/8" and a height of 6" to the top of its offset handle.
SOLD
A vintage, tin pudding or jelly mold in excellent condition. This specimen still has a nice bright finish and has a very clean and rust free interior. This mold has a top diameter of 4 1/8" and a bottom diameter of 2 5/8" and a height of 7 1/4" to the top of the handle.
Vintage Mold SOLD
A very attractive darkened tin mold. This little gem has a detailed flower on it's top and still retains a large percentage of it's bright tin finish to the interior. Even the tiny hang ring is intact.
Hershey Chocolate Mold SOLD
Make your own Hershey bars!! Here is a mold from the Hershey factory. The exterior shows a little corrosion but the interior is good and clean. This mold has no dents, chips, or cracks. A fun collectable and a real conversation piece.
Cake Pan - Swans Down Flour SOLD
A very collectable Swans Down Cake Flour cake pan with double release doors. This specimen has a small sliding door on opposite sides of the pan to aid in the release of the finished cake. This is a very clean example that still has a nice bright tin finish. Both of the doors open and close freely and there are no dents or dings. A great addition to any collection and real fun to cook with.
Heart Mold SOLD
An interesting small heart mold made of tin. This mold would also work well as a cookie cutter. This is a clean specimen with a nice rolled over edge and tight solder work.
Heart Mold SOLD
An interesting small heart mold made of tin. This mold would also work well as a cookie cutter. This is a clean specimen with a nice rolled over edge and tight solder work.
Heart Mold Heart Mold
HM03
An interesting, primitive, small heart mold made of tin. This mold would also work well as a cookie cutter. This is a clean specimen that still retains much of it's bright tin finish.
Griswold Popover Pan SOLD
A Griswold #10 popover pan - 948A. In very good condition, this pan is free of cracks or chips and has that nice "Old Iron" patina. Displays nicely and is ready for every day service too. exact measurements are 7 5/8" by 11 1/8" with a depth of 1 3/4".
Griswold - Corn Bread Pan SOLD
Griswold #22 pattern #954 in very good condition. This is a very clean specimen with no cracks, chips or rough areas. The back of the pan states " No. 22 Griswold Corn Bread Pan Erie PA., USA 954".
Cast Iron Muffin Pan SOLD
A beautiful example of a cast iron muffin pan in very good condition. This pan consists of 8 different molds. The individual molds are well defined and show crisp details. The mold displays wonderfully. The dimensions of this pan is are 14 ¾ ” by 7 ¼” and a depth of 11/2”.
Cast Iron Muffin Pan SOLD
A beautiful example of a cast iron muffin pan in very good condition. This pan consists of 7 molds with two hearts, two rounds, two fluted rounds, and a central six pointed star.. The individual molds are well defined and show crisp details. The mold has a beautiful patina and displays wonderfully. The dimensions of this pan is are 9 ½” by 9 ¼” and a depth of 1/2”.
Cast Iron Cornstick Mold Cast Iron Cornstick Mold
CIM02
A beautiful example of an early Cornstick Mold in very good condition. This pan consists of 7 ears of corn facing opposite directions. The individual molds are well defined and show crisp details. The bottom of the mold has a beautiful patina and is worn to the point that any markings are too faint to be legible other than a “ -0-” mark. The length of this pan is 12 7/8” with a width of 5 7/8” and a depth of ¾” and a weight of 2 lbs. 4 oz.
Tin Cake Pan Tin Cake Pan
M14
A cake pan in heavy darkened tin. This pan has some heft to it and is solidly constructed. A nice clean specimen with no dings or dents and it still retains some of it's bright tin finish. It's nice dark pewter colored finish allows it to display very well. A great addition to your kitchen collection.
Tin Mold - Miniature SOLD
A small oval shaped loaf pan in heavy darkened tin. This little pan stands 1 3/4" tall with a width of 4" X 2 1/4. It even has slightly tapered sides. A attractive little pan.
Tin Mold - Border Tin Mold - Fries #6 Border Mold
M15
A darkened tin Fries #6 border mold in very good condition. Very pleasing dark brown patina and still very sound. The interior tube has a with of 3 1/4". This specimen displays very as a wall ornament or is perfectly functional for every day usage.
Mold - Ice Cream or Pudding SOLD
A tin melon or pudding mold in a larger size. This specimen has two intact handles with good tight solders. The exterior finish has a pleasant patina but does show a few little scratches and scuffs - but no dents or dings. The interior still retains a brilliant tin finish. A great piece for any collection of kitchenalia.
Antique Bread Mold SOLD
An antique tin bread mold in very good condition. This mold is made of heavy tin and is very sound in it's construction. All seams are tight and the hasp assembly functions perfectly. This specimen displays wonderfully and is as functional today as it was 100 years ago. Great for any kitchen collection.
Bread Or Baking Pan SOLD
Antique tin bread or baking pan with a segmented body. This two piece pan has bail snap enclosures that also act as the pans feet. This creates a unique appearance to your finished bread and the pan makes a wonderful display piece. The pan has stamped patent dates of March 3, 1885 and July 7, 1896. The pan has an overall length of 11 1/2" and a diameter of 5 1/2".
Antique Mold - Kreamer Melon SOLD
A Kreamer, oval melon shaped mold for steamed puddings or ice cream. This specimen retains much of its bright tin finish and still has a brilliant tin interior. Rust free with the exception of a small amount on the rim of the piece. This mold displays very well and has a height of 4 1/2" and a 8" by 6" foot print. A great kitchen collectible.

 

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