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I got this anvil yesterday and I have been working on cleaning it up. it measures 30 3/4" tip of horn to heel the face is 4 1/8" wide and it is 12 1/8" high. I have not found any weight markings yet but I am guessing it is well over 200 pounds.








the Trenton logo is just above this stamp which reads Solid Wrought.

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My guess is between 200 and 220 pounds. I have a 280# that I just got and it is 2 inches taller, 1 inch longer, and 1 inch wider. That's alot more mass when you add it up so I think yours is 200 or just a little over.

The edges look pretty good as do the hardy and prichet holes! I use an 86 pound trenton for all my demo work and I like it. I think you got a good anvil there!

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Was that the remains of a farriers clip up near the horn? The double pritchel I usually associate with a farriers model and I thought that they was a trace of a stub on the left when looking at the horn.

Lovely anvil and in nice shape as well!

The numbers under the horn on the foot should be a serial number that can be dated to a year and a weight IIRC...but that size should fit on a bathroom scale...

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It might be a farrier's pattern with the stub of a removed clip horn showing. If there is evidence of a rectangular cutting table, it could be a blacksmith's pattern. Farrier's anvils had no cutting table.

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Looks a lot like my farrier pattern Trenton with a clip horn.


Links have some pictures.

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