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Anvil Identification


Ethan Powell
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Hello all! 

 

I hope this is the right place to ask a question such as this, but I was just curious as to how old an anvil I've recently acquired is.

 

I don't have any photos at the moment, but it's a Trenton anvil, weighs 125 pounds (and is inscribed with such), and has a serial number (or at least, what I'm assuming is the serial number) of 127313. 

 

Does anyone have any idea when an anvil with such a serial number was made?

 

Thank you so much!

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According to the book, it was made around 1914.  It's a three-piece anvil: Cast mild steel base, forged mild steel body and horn, and high carbon steel face, all forge-welded together.  

 

Trentons are generally very good anvils.

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