Arm And Hammer Anvil

I'm looking at a Arm & Hammer 180 lb anvil .Name and logo stamped into side of visible cracks or chips,just does't ring much but good rebound.
weld where body and foot join has visible weld.any input?

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arm and hammer anvil

You've already said it all. It's a subjective decision made with subjective judgments and if YOU don't like the way it rings, go to the next one. The most you can do is give it a couple days and go listen again and see if you're ears are telling you the same thing.