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Anvil by B.B. Bassaud, Limoges, France

Classic French Anvil by B.B. Bissaud, Limoges, France

Photos provided by Thierry Renout, Germany.

Theirry found this anvil while shopping at a flea market or "marche aux puces" in Limoges, France. He says,

"I found a hammer and asked the owner if he has any other blacksmith stuff at home. Yes, he answered, he has a huge anvil and gave me his adress. The next day, we visited him an bought the anvil.

4636    1911    123 K Anvil by B.B. Bassaud, Limoges, France

I've called this a bataeu (French for "small boat") anvil since the other French anvil looks like a "pig". This is a member of what I call the Mediterranean anvils (Catalan, French double horn and Italian) which all have short legs or no legs and are double horned.

Anvil by B.B. Bassaud, Limoges, France Dimensions:
Hardie Hole:
Weight: 123 Kg (271 lbs.)

French "Pig" Anvil
The other traditional French anvil and inspiration for one of our cartoons.

While this is a different style anvil the markings are very similar and hints at the same manufacturer.

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