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Matchlessantiques offers collectors and smiths this NEAR MINT 100 lb. Fisher & Norris Blacksmith Anvil. This anvil has a super clean face and near perfect edges.There is a castingflaw on the Eagle on the sideof the anvil, butthat won't hurtanything. The anvil is marked with the number 100 on the foot and the name FISHER on the front foot. The date 1903 is on the back of the anvil. Fisher anvils are very popular among blacksmiths and some smiths prefer Fishers over any other brand. Don't miss this chance to own a nice one.
NOTE: This sale is for the 100 lb. FISHER anvil ONLY.
Fisher and Norris was the first successful anvil manufacturer to exist in this country, as well as the last of the major anvil manufacturers to stop producing anvils in America. The company was founded in 1843 and produced anvils for 136 years. They produced more anvils than any other American anvil maker. Fisher became famous for perfecting the process of welding cast steel on high grade cast iron. According to Richard Postman's book, Anvils In America, Fisher claimed that "One blow on a "Fisher" anvil is worth two on any other anvil made". They went on to say that, "The Face Consists of a Single Piece of the Very Best Cast Steel Perfectly Welded of the Hardest Temper. The horn is made of Tough Untempered Steel and will neither Break or Bend. All "Eagle" Anvils made with the Latest Fisher Patent Double Thick Steel on Both Edges of the Face." There anvils recieved the nickname "Old Reliable" because of their reliability.
This anvil's face is very hard and has a terrific rebound. The anvil's measurements will be added later. Don't miss this chance to own this anvil, it's a beautiful piece of American Anvil history. Lower 48 states s/h/i is only 60.00 I do not charge any packaging fees or any other extra charges.