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Jan 6, 2014 04:40 PM

Can anyone tell me how old these are? Le Creuset

Hi, quick question... I have these Le Creuset pans... Does anyone know what color and how old these are? (what is the color called?) Thanks.

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  1. Kiwi, I bought a piece in 2010

    1. Avocado green cookware was popular from the late 1960's through the early 1980's.

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      1. One pan has a chip on the enamel - is it covered by the warranty? Also, how do I clean them? The skillet also has a rougher finish... Is that under warranty? Thank you.

        1. i'd give them all a good wipe down with barkeepers friend, and also take a green scrubby to the skillet interior (w/JUST water - no soap or cleanser) since it's hard to tell from the photo if that is black finished enamel or raw cast iron.

          it chips over time. i have LC from the 50's.. still going strong, with slight chips on the edges. i doubt if you need to invoke some sort of warranty brouhaha... they look like they are in great shape! how did you inherit them?

          1. I was given them (passed down to me..) There is a chip in the small sauce pan in the center of the pan itself.. Is it still able to be used that way?

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            1. re: cookingnovice

              i probably wouldn't use it with a chip on the cooking surface, but not because of something toxic - just wouldn't want to chew enamel accidentally if some more somehow chipped off!

              you're lucky - what a nice and useful gift!