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Old 04-25-2010, 06:04 PM
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During the War of Northern Aggression many anvils were destroyed by Union troops in that very manner. Many had the horn and tail broken off. This was done to prevent any further use of the anvil. Not worth the money in my opinion.

The prices on ANYTHING having to do with smithin' have gone crazy.
There is alot of debate going on wether or not that is true. I can see why anvils would have been damaged by the union troops but personally I have a hard time believing that troops would have taken the time to break anvils.
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Old 04-26-2010, 06:34 AM
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There is alot of debate going on wether or not that is true. I can see why anvils would have been damaged by the union troops but personally I have a hard time believing that troops would have taken the time to break anvils.
I am inclined to think this is just another legend also. The reading I have done, and discussions on other sites indicates no evidence of this.
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I suppose y'all would stone this Yankee if I wanted it for yard art.
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Old 04-26-2010, 12:47 PM
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If you own it do what you want to but I would hang my head in shame for you.
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Old 04-26-2010, 03:18 PM
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I suppose y'all would stone this Yankee if I wanted it for yard art.
Go for it Madam X! Now that you know your way around a chainsaw, with a little help from Allessence you might be swinging a hammer at that ol' anvil before we know it!

I think I'd take the group's advice and go for one that has both ends intact tho.

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