Just Bought LeCreuset 8 quart oval oven in Cobalt-hard to find!
I've been wanting an oval oven in a bigger size, but the 9.5 quart seemed too big for my needs. Searching on Amazon, i came across an 8 quart oval for $295. I searched other venues to find a cheaper price, but turns out, that nobody carries the 8 quart oval! Someone had posted here on a 2007 thread about the 8 quart oval and how it wasn't widely available.
anyone have any ideas? I just hope it isn't a fake b/c i bought it already. BTW, irawoodsinc.com carries the 8 quart oval, and it's the only retailer outside amazon.com to do so.
It's possible it's just not in production anymore.. however, you could contact the company and see if you can get a direct response from them.
Maybe someone else here will actually have one as well and be able to ease your mind.
In the meantime.. I hope you enjoy it when it arrives!
I have an 8 qt oval in blue(possibly cobalt, i can't keep track of all the color names). It was a gift from my mom a few years ago. She got it from Costco. She also got my sister on in red at the time. I assumed it was a special run for Costco at the time. Is yours direct from Amazon or through the marketplace? Might be some overstock that the company has recently let go to market.
Bloomingdales has this often on sale. This piece as well as their 4.5 or maybe less. Keep watching their sales and you will find it there.
For what it's worth the 33cm (7.5L/8Q) is still available in europe, I doubt it will be fake - probably a discontinued line or direct import...
Arupiper, JFYI but there is another retailer carries it.
As blondelle mentioned, I have also seen the 8 qt oval at Bloomies. I personally don't believe Amazon sells a fake, but if any concern, call up LC customer service and ask. Congratulation on your new LC! I have a 6.75 oval and love it! I think 8 qt oval is a good find as I algree that 9.5 qt oval is a monter to lift.