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Blacksmith's cast iron cone?

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Old 10-31-2007, 06:41:41 AM
darrelld darrelld is offline
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Default Blacksmith's cast iron cone?

I have a 4' tall cast iron cone that i bought out of a yard painted green used a Christmas tree decoration that i was told later it was a blacksmith tool. Does it have any value? thanks, darrell
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Old 10-31-2007, 07:52:46 AM
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Default Re: cone???

You have a pretty sought after blacksmith tool there. I'd wanted one for several years before I found one. I've watched them sell on eBay anywhere from $300 to $700. Some might even bring more if it has a tong groove down one side, or any other special features to make it unique.

Great Find!!!

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Old 12-24-2007, 10:42:15 AM
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Default Re: Blacksmith's cast iron cone?

You have what is know as a horn madrel, used in making rings and ect.They came in several different sizes.I am sure that you have a Blacksmithing group in your area.Get on the computer and look them up, and you will have a ready market.
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