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Colleen G

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And if you don't do Facebook, Peter Wright was active under that name from around 1850 to around 1920.  It was made in England, near Dudley, a sort of suburb of Birmingham.  It's wrought iron with a thin steel face.  The weight stamp (the 1 1 11 at the waist) show that it weighed 151 pounds when new.  Peter Wright is a good brand, and one of the more common English anvils found in the USA.  That one looks to be in excellent condition, too!

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It's worth what someone will pay, and that depnds greatly on where you are and how badly you want to sell.  If you're in the USA, check your local and regional Craigslist for anvils.  Be aware some people think they're made of gold and ignore the high outliers.  Even better, contact your local blacksmith guild and ask for offers!  Where are you located, in general?  We're everywhere, but keep a low profile...

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Your local guild is https://www.paaba.net/. You're also in the land of plentiful anvils, so prices will be lower than if you were in, say, California.  151 pounds is a nice size, big enough to do serious work, small enough to be moved around as needed. The stand is nice, but the tongs and ladle aren't worth much compared to the anvil.  

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