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Old 08-27-2018, 10:46 AM
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I picked up a new anvil this weekend. Can any of you anvil experts give me info on it such as manufacturer, age, your thought on condition etc.
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Old 08-27-2018, 10:48 AM
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Sorry for the sideways pictures. Maybe someone can rotate them for me.
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Old 08-27-2018, 10:51 AM
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Old 08-27-2018, 11:10 AM
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That anvil is big. Jennifer (Allessence) would love to have that one! How heavy is it?


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Old 08-27-2018, 11:23 AM
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If that's the weight code stamped on there of 324, it should weigh 396 pounds! That's a whopper! Looks to be a German patterned anvil.

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Old 08-27-2018, 11:25 AM
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I'm not sure how much it weighs, It has 3 2 4 stamped on the side. So I think its either 324lbs or if they are stone markings it would be 396lbs. I don't have a good scale to weigh it.
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If that's the weight code stamped on there of 324, it should weigh 396 pounds! That's a whopper! Looks to be a German patterned anvil.
My thoughts exactly--the long tail is a giveaway. I'd put the weight closer to 360 lbs. Either way a very nice find. What did it cost?
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My thoughts exactly--the long tail is a giveaway. I'd put the weight closer to 360 lbs. Either way a very nice find. What did it cost?
I traded a gun for it. I figure I have about 1300 in it.
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My goodness. fatfrank.
How you been doing , Jay?

Allessence, aka Jennifer, is probably your best bet to identify that anvil.
She is our resident expert & undisputed historian of all things related to the trade.
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Old 08-27-2018, 04:12 PM
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Hey Rod, its me. I haven't checked in in a while. Lots have been going on over the last 5-10 years. Been busy, bought a house, built a new shop, bought farm/ranch, cows, tractors, raising kids, etc.
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