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Past Sales Archive

This is just a sample of the many antiques & collectibles we have sold.
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Special Note Concerning Iron Prices: Sad Irons / Pressing Irons Prices are evolving:
After  20 years of steady increases in values, which culminated in a bubble burst, iron prices have now settled back to levels of the past.

Prices seen reflect actual recent sale results from this website or a general price that is more in line w/ today's market.
Irons pictured without prices represent earlier sales whose sale results are outdated and do not accurately reflect current market values. 
Ebay results closely reflect current market values for many sad irons.  Check eBay completed / SOLD results to see current values for many antique irons.

For further info on consigning / selling your antiques with us please see our FAQ page, the Appraisal / Selling Page and the Selling Your Collection Pages.

Our current offering of Antiques for sale are at our sister Website Patented-Antiques.com.


Meeker's Patented-Antiques.com Antique Sad Iron Sales14" Tall Cast Iron & Brass Goffer Iron   This bi-metal English goffering iron is in excellent condition, and has a great form.  The base is heavily decorated ornate cast iron.  The riser is turned brass with a pleasing design.  The barrel is a bullet like design.  No slug.  At 14" tall and with a base diameter of 6 1/2" it has great presence!

Very Good . . . . . .  $175.00           SOLD!!





Meeker's Patented-Antiques.com Antique Sad Iron SalesMiniature Brass Goffer Iron w/ Poker  Diminutive size goffering iron with Queen Ann style legs, turned post and original poker.  A great display piece!!

Very Good . . . . . .  $95.00     SALE PRICE . . . . . . $75.00    SOLD!








Goffering Iron19th Century Goffering Iron With Queen Anne Legs   Goffering irons are rarely seen anymore except in long-time collections or in reference books on the subject.  This fine example features a perfectly proportioned Queen Anne-tripod footed brass base and a decorative iron standard with numerous embellishments and a finely formed stepped iron barrel.  Remarkably, it has survived the years complete with the poker/slug used to heat its barrel.  The brass base has not been polished and retains the mellow patina that testifies to its age. This early piece, which stands 9 1/2" tall, is in excellent condition and is sure to add a touch of elegance to any iron collection.

Good . . . . .  SOLD


19th Century Double Goffering Iron w/ Cast Iron Base19th Century Double Goffering Iron w/ Cast Iron Base   Goffering irons are rarely seen anymore except in long-time collections or in reference books on the subject.  This fine example features  double iron barrels, and a high relief decorated cast iron base.  Very nice!!

Good . . . . .  SOLD






19th Century Double Goffering Iron w/ Cast Iron Base19th Century Double Goffering Iron w/ Cast Iron Base   Goffering irons are rarely seen anymore except in long-time collections or in reference books on the subject.  This fine example features double brass barrels on a nicely turned brass standard mounted to a square cast iron base.  Very unusual. 

Good . . . . .  SOLD







Meeker's Patented-Antiques.com Antique Sad Iron Sales - List 32Little Bi-Metal Goffer Iron    This small English goffering iron has a brass barrel and cast iron decorated base.  Very diminutive in size it stands just 4" tall.  The diameter of the base is about 2".  It's complete with its poker / heating slug.   Very cute!!

Very Good . . . . . .  $65.00         SOLD!!






19th Century Double Goffering Iron w/ Cast Iron Base   Goffering irons are rarely seen anymore except in long-time collections or in reference books on the subject.  This fine example features

Good . . . . .  SOLD



Brass Goffer IronMiniature Brass Goffer Iron   This is a very unusual miniature brass Queen Anne leg English goffering iron.  Typically when little goffers are found they are of the round cast base S-standard style rather than this configuration.  The photo makes it look a bit distorted, but believe me it's a great looking piece!

Good . . . . .  SOLD





Double Barrel Goffer Irons3 Cast Iron Base Double Barrel Goffer / Goffering Irons   These are an interesting group of three double barrel goffer irons.  Each of these have very nicely detailed cast iron bases and turned posts with either cast or turned barrels.  The variations seen here give just a small sampling of the many combinations of this style goffering iron that can be found. 

From left to right:


1.  Octagon Cast Iron Base w/ Double Top . . . . Very Good . . . . . SOLD!    

2.  Round Base Double . . . . Good . . . . . SOLD!    

3. Pentagon 5 Point Cast Iron Base Double Goffer . . . . .  Very Good . . . . .  SOLD!     




Double Barrel Goffer / Goffering Irons3 Cast Iron Paw Foot Goffering Irons   These are an interesting group of three paw foot base goffer irons.  Each of these have very nicely detailed cast iron bases and turned posts with either cast or turned barrels.  The variations seen here give just a small sampling of the many combinations of this style iron that can be found. 

From left to right:


1.  . . . . Very Good . . . . . SOLD!    

2.  Good . . . . . SOLD!    

3. Very Good . . . . . SOLD!     



3 Cast Iron & Brass  Double Barrel Goffering Irons 3 Cast Iron & Brass  Double Barrel Goffering Irons   These are an interesting group cast iron base goffer irons with mixed metal goffer barrels above.  Each of these have very nicely detailed cast iron bases and turned posts with either cast or turned barrels in brass and steel.  The variations seen here give just a small sampling of the many combinations of this style iron that can be found. 

From left to right:


1.  . . . . Very Good . . . . .  SOLD!    

2.  Good . . . . .SOLD!    

3. Very Good . . . . . SOLD!     



Goffering Irons3 Early Steel Clamp on Goffering Irons   These are an interesting group of steel goffer irons with built in clamps and one that folds down .  Each of these have very nice detail and characteristics of being blacksmith made as opposed to mass produced.. Two have their pokers / heat sticks.   The variations seen here give just a small sampling of the many combinations of this style iron that can be found. 

From left to right / top to bottom:


1.  . . . . Very Good . . . . .  SOLD!    

2.  Good . . . . . SOLD!    

3. Very Good . . . . . SOLD!     



Steel Goffering Irons3 Steel Goffering Irons w/ Pokers   These are an interesting group of steel goffer irons.  They are English, and some are marked others not.  The back one is referred to as a beehive and is much harder to find than simpler bases.  These came in graduated sizes to handle any ruffle you might have need to smooth out.   

From left to right / top to bottom:


1.  . . . . Very Good . . . . . SOLD!    

2.  Good . . . . . SOLD!    

3. Very Good . . . . .  SOLD!     



Goffering Iron w/ Twist Handle PokerGoffering Iron   This goffer has great form with its twist handle poker. Handsome!

Good + . . . . . .  SOLD!








Goffering Iron w/ Loop Handle PokerGoffering Iron   Another nice looking goffer, this one with a loop handle poker.

Good + . . . . . .  SOLD!









2 Spider Leg Goffering Irons2 Spider Leg Goffering Irons    These are an interesting group of steel goffer irons.  They are English.    

From left to right / top to bottom:


1.  . . . . Very Good . . . . .  SOLD!    

2.  Good . . . . . SOLD!    



Miniature Bi - Metal Brass 7 Cast Iron Goffering IronMiniature Bi-Metal Brass & Cast Iron Goffering Iron    The barrel is brass and the base is a nicely decorated cast iron.  Very nice!

Good + . . . . . .  SOLD!







Miniature Goffering IronsSelection of Miniature Goffering Irons    Goffer irons came in many different sizes shapes and forms.  Here is a selction of miniature ones from around the world..

From left to right / top to bottom:


1.  . . . . Very Good . . . . . SOLD!    
2.  Good . . . . .SOLD!    
3.  Good . . . . . SOLD!    
4.  Good . . . . .SOLD!    
5.  Good . . . . .SOLD!    
6.  Good . . . . . SOLD!    
7.  Good . . . . . SOLD!    




Goffering IronsSelection of Goffering Irons    Goffer irons came in different materials.  Some were iron and very utilitarian, some were brass, and some were mixed metals.  .  They are English.    

From left to right / top to bottom:


1.  . . . . Very Good . . . . . SOLD!    
2.  Good . . . . . SOLD!    
3.  Good . . . . .  SOLD!    
4.  Good . . . . . SOLD!    
5.  Good . . . . . SOLD!    
6.  Good . . . . .  SOLD!    
7.  Good . . . . .  SOLD!    



Patented-Antiques Antique Pressing Iron SalesEarly Double Barrel Cast Iron Goffer Iron   This is a stately piece. 

Good  + . . . . . .  SOLD!





Patented-Antiques Antique Pressing Iron SalesMiniature A. Kenrick & Sons Goffer Iron   Be sure to look at the mark on the underside of the base.  It is different than the norm and much bolder in the casting.

Fine. . . . . . SOLD!



Goffer IronRose Brass / Bronze Goffering Iron   This is a very nice form single barrel brass / bronze goffer iron that has a reddish tint to it, unlike the yellow that you typically see, with a really pleasing mellow patina.  Very nice!!

Fine. . . . . . SOLD!






www.Patented-Antiques.com Antique Sad & Pressing Iron SalesCast Iron Base / Barrels with Brass Uprights Double Goffer Iron   This is a beautiful bi-metal fancy base goffering iron!

Good + . . . . . .  SOLD!







Primitive Clamp on Goffering Irons3 Primitive Iron Goffer / Goffering Irons   These are an interesting group of three early clamp-on goffer irons.  This style goffering iron is much earlier than those typically found and for the most part are smithy-made. Note the bottom one is a folding model which is very unusual and seldom found.   The variations seen here give just a small sampling of the many comb nations this style goffering iron can be found.  From top to bottom:

1.  Large in Back . . . . Very Good . . . . .  SOLD!    

2.  Left . . . . Good . . . . .SOLD!    

3. Unusual Folding Model . . . . .  Very Good . . . . . .SOLD! 



Meeker's Patented-Antiques.com Sells Antique Sad IronsMiniature Goffer Iron   This is the smallest goffer iron I have ever had or seen.  It stands under 2" tall, and the base is just 1" square.  It's extremely well-made. I've never seen anything like it.  Highly recommend!

Very Good . . . . . .  SOLD!



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This is just a sample of the many antiques & collectibles we have sold.
Click link to see other Sales Archive Pages on this Site.

We can help you sell quality Antiques  Contact Us.

For further info on consigning / selling your antiques with us please see our FAQ page, the Appraisal / Selling Page and the Selling Your Collection Pages.

Our current offering of Antiques for sale are at our sister Website Patented-Antiques.com.


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