jmccustomknives
A gentleman I know brought me this, actually saved it from the scrap yard.  I'm not familiar with the name.  It's about 120lbs and has close to 80% rebound and nice ring to boot.  I got to get it cleaned up and put it to work.  
My guess is it's English from the 1890's but we'll find out.  Anyone heard of this brand?
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Anthony San Miguel
Great score! I wish somebody would bring me an anvil, lol. I haven't heard of that brand, but your guess about it being English and late 1800's sounds right to me.
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Hank Rearden
Resembles a mouse hole.
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NorrinRadd
Dang dude, that's pretty freaking awesome. Looks like an anchor on it, that's pretty cool.
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jmccustomknives
Did a little research on this dude.  There in an entry with one of these in the Anvils book, it is incomplete.  The author had 2 of these examples sent to him, as you can see from the stampings, they aren't good.  But the anchor is on all of them.  From my looking around the net, I've run across 2 more besides the ones in the anvil book.  After a little research I think I've figured it out a little.  Thomas Eves & Son was a foundry in Stourbrigde, England that made everything from chains to anchors (could be why there's an anchor) from the 1830's through 1875 were I found an entry of the company going bankrupt (failing).  My best guess going on that knowledge is this one would probably date from 1860-75.

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Greg A
That's a good score. It's crazy that a 150 year old piece of equipment is still operational. There aren't too many things that have that kind of life span. I'm a big fan of metal.
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jmccustomknives
Correction, it was Thomas Eveson & Sons foundry.

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