I am not so good with this quoting so I am uingthe old Windows method,
"Here is a raw cast iron pan which has been oil coated but not seasoned:"
That looks pretty good, and not black. I am willing to go to the extra trouble to season it bare. Not that I could find one...
"Lodge, and other bare cast iron makers offer unseasoned pans"
I went to their site and couldn't find any.
Well, lodge used to offer unseasoned iron. I don't like lodge because it is too rough. But, they did offer it seasoned or unseasoned.