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Old 08-27-2018, 08:14 PM
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Rub some soap stone over the area where the weight is stamped. I can see other writing but I can't read it.
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Old 08-28-2018, 01:22 PM
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Wow Fatfrank.. That is a wonderful anvil..

I cant read the side of it either.. I can't throw out a guess since there is no way to read it..

That is a catch for sure.. 1.5" hardie hole?


it's got the weight, and the serial number but without better pictures.. It would all be a guess..

And sadly I can't turn the pictures around.. hint, hint..

you guys are to kind with the compliments..
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Old 08-28-2018, 03:51 PM
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I brushed it with a wire brush this morning and went over it with a soap stone. It did t seem to reveal much additional. I can see “RRAN”to the left and “HO” in the middle.
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Old 08-31-2018, 08:10 PM
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I posted it up over at iforgeiron and they seemed pretty confident that it is a Mousehole anvil. I got a scale and weight it at 389.2 lbs
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Jay, did you ever take any pictures of both sides, straight on?
We've only seen slanted pictures, partial pictures and acute angles.
I thought that's what Jennifer was asking about.
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Mousehole anvils, every one I've seen, have been traditional London pattern anvils. Not peddinghouse look alikes like yours.
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Mouse hole would be a good guess.. The warranted was on a lot of anvil makers anvils. especially ones from uk.
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