Patented antique Dover Asbestos sad iron. c:1900. Awesome antique sad iron with hardwood handle that comes off when you pull the lever up, to reveal a sad iron that reads: Asbestos 72-B; Sad Iron. Top reads: Guaranteed By The Dover Mfg. Dover USA, Pat'd May 22nd 1900. It is in antique condition; a bit of rust/corrosion, but still cool! Great to use as a doorstop or in your new, made to look vintage laundry room, or display on a shelf!