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I recently came into possession of this ole anvil, and was looking for some other opinions on manufacturer, age, etc. It's in pretty rough shape, and I could not decipher any markings on it. Weighed in at 116 lbs. Based on this thread, it looks like it might be a colonial Alsop.  I'm only starting to get into this field so I don't have the knowledge base to know for sure. Any input would be great!





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I think Anvil Fire has it right. Definitely prior to 1830 because of the lack of a pritchel  hole. If you are thinking of restoring the hardened face, I suggest reading this. If you clean the sides with a wire wheel, some remnants of the name may appear. Early Mouse Hole anvils look a lot like that one and there were many other forges in England making copies of the Mouse Hole, some with no name on them.

Robb Gunther and Karl Schuler's Anvil Repair Process - Anvils, Swage Blocks, and Mandrels - I Forge Iron

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