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Where can you find enameled vintage coffee makers?

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Vintage enameled coffee makers can be found on eBay and Etsy. Among the vast array of U.S. enamelware makers were the St. Louis Stamping Company, Lalance and Grosjean, the Bellaire Stamping Company and Vollrat.

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Vintage enamelware became popular in the 19th century. Benefits to using enamelware were the low cost, ease of cleaning and lightweight design. The standard color for coffeepots, plates and mugs was white. Enameled cast iron, however, used for the stovetop and oven, was usually white on the inside but colored on the exterior, most traditionally in orange. A way of dating enamelware is by the weight of the piece. Heavier pieces are generally dated near the beginning of the 20th century, while lighter ones are dated post-WWII.

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