29 pound (forged) John Brooks
Here is a 29 pound forged John Brooks anvil. Many are familiar with Brooks for their high quality cast anvils, their forged anvils were the predecessor to those. This one is stamped "John Brook - Stourbridge JB". It also carries the military broad arrow above that. The profile and style is circe 1860/1870's. It has a clean flat face with great rebound, only very light markings and pitting. The edges are clean.