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General Woodworking Lathe

Found in New Zealand but of Canadian origin, the first General woodworking shown below is one of the Company's simpler models. Like other lathes by General it bears a passing resemblance to that produced by Walker Turner, while -  with the exception of the first shown that has just a 4-speed V-belt countershaft - also having infinitely variable-speed drive.
Heavily built, and fitted with its original bowl-turning bracket on a home-made stand, the lathe appears to have a centre height of around 6 inches and take perhaps 48 inches between centres.
If an owner can add more information about these General lathes - or offer copies of sales catalogs -  the writer would be pleased to hear from you.

General Model 260-1 with variable-speed drive