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appx 250 lb anvil for sale

Discussion in 'For Sale: Knifemaking Supplies & Tools' started by Daniel Prentice, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. Daniel Prentice

    Daniel Prentice

    913
    Apr 13, 2005
    hello, This anvil is 95% perfect, flat and very usauble. over 100 yrs old. weight between 225 and 250 will try and get exact weight soon. this thing is everything you need...... cutting surface is perfect, has a small cut in back side, flat surface and sharp edges, best old anvil I ran across in years.

    besides the 350 lber I just picked up and I paid TOP dollar for it.

    Pics to follow.

    I want 600 for this anvil and pickup a must. think the hardy hole is 1 1/8"

    pics tomorrow. Fisher anvil think date is 1901

    Daniel
     
  2. jbizarre

    jbizarre KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    249
    Nov 18, 2007
    PM sent
     
  3. Daniel Prentice

    Daniel Prentice

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    Apr 13, 2005
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  4. Daniel Prentice

    Daniel Prentice

    913
    Apr 13, 2005
    this face is perfectly flat with no deviation. one pic shows the cut in the back near the pritchel
     
  5. ranchmanben

    ranchmanben Gold Member Gold Member

    704
    Jan 18, 2011
    That's a great looking anvil. Do you know who the maker is? Does it have any numbers on the side that has the maker?
     
  6. Daniel Prentice

    Daniel Prentice

    913
    Apr 13, 2005
    the side looks like a fisher. I have used fishers and they dont seem as hard as this one does. no numbers. I would not sell this if I didnt just get a 350 lbs replacement. actually this is a better surface than the larger one. if you take steel wool to it it will gleem on the top when I kept it inside.
     
  7. Daniel Prentice

    Daniel Prentice

    913
    Apr 13, 2005
    if anyone want to call me tonight.... 615-428-4141 i work wed thru frid
     
  8. Daniel Prentice

    Daniel Prentice

    913
    Apr 13, 2005
    I am outside nashville tn just off of I-40 exit 182
     
  9. Daniel Prentice

    Daniel Prentice

    913
    Apr 13, 2005
    face 5" wide 17" long, not including the soft cut area... total length with horn is28" long
     
  10. Kentucky

    Kentucky

    Dec 13, 2008
    Thats a fisher. That two digit number on the right front foot is the weight. Times it by 10 to get the weight..(example: "25" x10= 250 pounds)
     
  11. Daniel Prentice

    Daniel Prentice

    913
    Apr 13, 2005
    there is a 20 on the foot... so it must be 200 lbs.....
     
  12. Daniel Prentice

    Daniel Prentice

    913
    Apr 13, 2005
    thanks kentucky.....
     
  13. Kentucky

    Kentucky

    Dec 13, 2008
    No problem, one of the finest anvils out there to work on. No ring and great rebound. Yours is in fantastic shape!
     
  14. jbizarre

    jbizarre KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    249
    Nov 18, 2007
    OK, Dan,
    Consider it sold! Will send you payment this evening.

    Thanks

    Jack
     
  15. Kentucky

    Kentucky

    Dec 13, 2008
    You wont be disappointed! We have the same anvil and its great to work on, very quiet. We also have a Trenton a forged Arm&Hammer and a smaller Hay Budden. We use the Fisher 90% of the time :thumbup:
     
  16. jbizarre

    jbizarre KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    249
    Nov 18, 2007
    Thanks, Kentucky.
     
  17. Stacy E. Apelt - Bladesmith

    Stacy E. Apelt - Bladesmith ilmarinen - MODERATOR Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 20, 2004
    That is a 200 pound Fisher. If you look close, I think you will see "200" on the foot. The foot area under the hardy should have "FISHER" on it, right above the bolt hole.
     
  18. sbreefer

    sbreefer

    1
    Feb 22, 2011
    Did you get this sold or is it still available?
     
  19. jbizarre

    jbizarre KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    249
    Nov 18, 2007
    Hey Dan,
    The anvil arrived today-what a great piece of steel! Great transaction, look forward to doing business with you again.
    Thanks.
    Jack
     
  20. Daniel Prentice

    Daniel Prentice

    913
    Apr 13, 2005
    thanks and glad you like it..... hope you use it well.....

    i have a contact on others.... will sell them later this year....
     

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