Get a professional appraisal to find out the value of vintage WearEver cookware. Self-appraising such items is a difficult and complex process. More research is required to appraise this type of vintage cookware accurately.
Find a professional appraiser that specializes in home goods and cookware. Ask him beforehand about his experience with WearEver cookware specifically in order to get the most accurate value. Find an appraiser who provides a full description of the item in a written report and an estimated value of the product. Appraisers can be found through the American Society of Appraisers, Appraisers Association of America or the International Society of Appraisers.
Another option for getting WearEver cookware items appraised is by visiting a local antiques dealer. These dealers often know the value of many different types of items. As with the appraiser, be sure it is someone who knows the history of antique WearEver cookware items. If he has any in his antique store, that is a good indication that he knows what he's talking about.
WearEver cookware began in 1903 when it was one of the first collections of cookware made from aluminium. This allows resistance to rusting and a long shelf-life of the cookware, not to mention being lighter in weight than cast iron.