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For Sale: a classic Geo. Taylor vertical milling machine. Rigid, all cast-iron construction yet still an ideal size for the home workshop. Table 17.75” x 5” with 3 rates of power-feed; longitudinal travel 9.5”, cross travel 3.5”, vertical travel 8.25”. Included is a recently fitted 3-phase motor controlled by a 1-phase to 3-phase variable-speed inverter, a collet chuck with a set of collets and a light unit. All set up and ready to use. £475 Phone: 01932-841763 (Surrey)  Pictures of the Geo. Taylor milling machine for sale here and details of Geo. Taylor millers here

 

For Sale: a Superb Bergeon Watchmakers’ Lathe Type 1766 in the maker’s fitted and fully complete size B case with a vast range of accessories. Also included is the original motor, countershaft unit and “overhead”; another fitted box, also by Bergeon, with milling, polishing and grinding accessories and a Bergeon tap and die set from 0.3 to 1.2 mm  Euro 11,000 Phone: 0032-4875-54753 for more details or email: Michelarmani at ahoo.com (replace the “at” with @ of course…)   Pictures of the Bergeon watchmakers' lathe for sale here and details of Bergeon lathes here

 

For Sale: Myford Super 7B lathe with screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed, spindle clutch and mounted on the maker’s stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. One owner from new and in immaculate, little-used condition. Complete with: swivelling milling slide (late model with 2-bolts-per-axis clamps), Pratt-Burnerd Super-precision Grip-tru 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body Burnerd 6-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, 5-inch Burnerd 4-jaw independent chuck, fixed steady, travelling steady, spindle nose cap with 3 collets, Dickson quick-set toolpost, standard tool clamp, Jacobs tailstock chuck, adjustable carriage stop, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, catchplate, tin of Myford Touch-up paint, Myford dust cover, a scribing block, the correct spanners and headstock bearing adjustment tools, the maker’s Instruction & Parts Manual and a copy of Ian Bradley’s “Myford Series 7 lathe manual” 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch and the  factory-installed armoured wiring. £2750 
Phone: 07826-852566 (Loughton, Essex)  Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

For Sale: Myford Dividing attachment for ML7 and Super 7 lathes. Little used, in perfect condition with 2 plates. £375 Phone: Phone: 07826-852566 (Loughton, Essex) Pictures of the Myford Dividing Attachment here

 

For Sale: Myford ML10 3.25” x 13” backgeared and screwcutting. I have owned this lathe for 25 years and only employed it for the lightest of work. Complete with: late-type Myford twin-bolt vertical milling slide with the maker’s vice, Burnerd Super precision “Grip-tru” chuck, three other 3-jaw chucks, 4-jaw chucks, faceplate, set of screwcutting changewheels, dog-clutch on the leadscrew, 4-way toolpost, tailstock rotating chuck, tailstock chuck, parting-tool holder. Also include is a collection of turning and boring tools and lots of small parts. The lathe is currently set-up with out the guards or countershaft in place - but all these are included. 1=-phase motor. £750  Phone: 01326-280863  Pictures of the Myford ML10 for sale here and details of Myford ML10 lathes here

 

For Sale: CVA toolroom lathe Mk. 1A Series 3  6.25” x 22” in excellent condition and with a known history. Everything works as it should including the famously smooth and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Well equipped and ready for use. Extras include: a range of 5C collets and a collet chuck, a new Pratt Burnerd 3-jaw chuck with hard and many sets of soft jaws, 8-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, three spare D1-3” backplates, fixed steady, a brand new Swiss-made Multi-fix toolpost with 9 tool holders, dial indicator to measure carriage travel, a tailstock revolving centre, a German-made high-quality 5/8” capacity drill chuck, rear tool post, extra changewheels to extend the threading range of the screwcutting gearbox, metric conversion changewheels, coolant equipment, chuck guard, light unit, spare belts and the original maker’s manuals. This is an opportunity to acquire a really first class machine.  £1850 
For more details phone Adrian on 01922-418425 or 07814-303928  Pictures of the CVA toolroom lathe for sale here and details of CVA lathes here

 

For Sale: Emco FB-2 coordinate milling and drilling machine with one owner from new and mounted on the maker’s stand with chip tray.  Table 630 mm x 150 mm fitted with rarely-found power-feed attachment.  The all-geared, 6-speed head runs from 120 to 2000 r.p.m., has a No. 2 Morse taper spindle and both fine and quick-action quill feeds. Complete with: a genuine Emco machine vice, a Schaublin ER series collet chuck and collets, precision boring head, slitting saw adaptors and the necessary spanners. 1-phase electrics.  £1,750. Buyer to arrange collection. Can be loaded onto suitable transport. Contact Malcolm 01993 882102. Located in Oxfordshire, Can be viewed by appointment. (Ref:4/14) Pictures of the Emco FB2 Milling machine for sale here and details of Emco FB2 milling machines here

 

For Sale: Raglan Little John Mk. 2 lathe 5” x 24” with hardened bed, backgeared, screwcutting, power cross-feed and variable-speed drive. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with storage cupboards, chip tray and splash back. This is an especially well-set-up Raglan with drip-feed oilers to the spindle bearings, coolant equipment and a good range of accessories including: an adapted Myford vertical milling slide and a Myford T-slotted slide both to mount on the Raglan top slide. 5-inch 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, Pratt 6-inch independent 4-jaw chuck, a small 4-jaw chuck for faceplate mounting, bed-mounted carriage stop, thread-dial indicator, single-way toolpost, 3-way toolpost and an adjustable single-way toolpost, wood-turning rest, tailstock rotating centre, various tailstock chucks including a Jacobs 0.5-inch, light unit, 8.5-inch faceplate, a set of screwcutting changewheels (30, 32, 36, 44, 45, 48, 52 and 60t), Morse centres and Morse adapters, and around 50 turning and boring tools. In excellent working order and ready to use. 1-phase motor with MEM push-button starter with a Stanton reversing switch and an emergency stop button. £650 Phone: 01886-830227  Pictures of the Raglan Little John lathe here and details of Raglan lathes here

 

For Sale: Drummond Shaper - hand-operated type beautifully converted to power operation and with a number of other (reversible) modifications including a heavy base incorporating a front box support bar. Ram stroke 6”, box table 6” x 4” topped with a 12” x 8” machined plate with a 3” Drummond machine vice. 1/3 h.p. Delco-Remy 1-phase motor driving through a reduction gearbox with adjustable crank throw. Auto-reversible feed, a tool box with a graduated micrometer dial and an assortment of shaper cutting tools.  A compact, handy machine in superb condition and full working order. £350  Phone: 01886-830227  Pictures of the Drummond Shaper for sale here and details of  Drummond shapers here

 

For Sale: Myford Super 7B 3.5” x 30”  long bed lathe, serial No. SKL128456. One owner from new, little used and in superb condition. Screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed, spindle clutch and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Well equipped with: Burnerd Super-precision “Grip-tru” 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, travelling steady, rear tool post, 4-way toolpost, standard toolpost, six-position rotating carriage stop, faceplate, tailstock rotating centre, revolving centre, tailstock drill chuck, thread-dial indicator, handle to rotate spindle, a selection of turning tools and a number of full and half fixed Morse centres and Myford dust cover. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. The brown stains on some of the accessories are tobacco staining. Buyer to arrange collection but can be loaded onto suitable transport. £2950 Contact Malcolm 01993 882102. Located in Oxfordshire, Can be viewed by appointment. (Ref:3/14)
Pictures of the long-bed Super 7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B 3.5” x 19” screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed, gap-bed, backgeared, spindle clutch and mounted on the maker’s stand with deep chip[ tray and levelling blocks. In superb original condition, lightly used and complete with a comprehensive range of accessories including: coolant equipment, Myford lever-operated collet chuck and 11 dead-length collets in their box, Myford swivelling vertical slide, a second swivelling vertical slide with a modified table, 1.75” machine vice to fit the vertical slide, a 2.25” machine vice for the vertical slide, 3” Myford machine vice, fixed steady, KEATS angle plate complete for faceplate mounting, fixed steady, Pratt 5-inch 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, an unused Bison (Toolmex) 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, a third 4-inch 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 3-inch Pratt 3-jaw chuck (no backplate), a new 6.25” half-depth body 6-inch independent 4-jaw chuck by Toolmex, 4-way toolpost, rear toolpost, Rohm tailstock chuck, Myford spindle nose on a No. 2 Morse shank, two Reliance drill chucks, faceplate, catchplate, handwheel to turn spindle, a collection of No. 2 and No. 1 standard and “half” Morse centres, a selection of Morse taper adapter sleeves, set of faceplate dogs, sets of long and short T-bolts, a number of mandrels, tailstock die holders and a number of drill chuck arbors. Also included is a full set of Myford quick-set turning, boring and parting tools in a wooden case, a set of 12 TC tipped tools, a genuine Jones & Shipman parting tool holder and blade and a good collection of other turning, boring and knurling tools. Etc.— every item needed to accomplish every conceivable job. 1-phase 3/4 h.p. Brook-Crompton motor with Dewhurst reversing switch and push-button no-volt release starter. £3750  Pictures of the Myford Super 7 for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

For Sale: Myford Super 7B 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting and feeds gearbox, spindle clutch, dual inch/metric micrometer dials and mounted on the maker’s stand with an extended chip tray. Used for clockmaking it comes complete with: Myford swivel-base milling slide complete with the maker’s vive and T-bolt set, 3-jaw chuck with standard inside, outside and a set of soft jaws, 4-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator, two tailstock chucks, tailstock rotating centre, graduated handle to leadscrew end, tailstock sliding die holder with three end sections, swivel base tilting machine vice, Myford angle plate, trepanning tool, set of cross-slide T-bolts, standard Morse centres and centre adapters, knurling tool, a set of numbered drills and a quantity of turning and boring tools. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. £1550  Phone: 07785-257906  Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

For Sale: Boley “Bevelled-bed” watchmakers’ lathe. Well equipped with: two beds, one straight the other with a gap, screw-feed compound slide rest with micrometer dials and a toolpost with provision to take two tools at once, faceplate with clamps, 3-jaw ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck with face-reversible jaws and 17 wire collets. The lathe may be a UK-made copy sold as the “Telco” and made by Bannister Bros. In Birmingham during WW1. £450 Please phone: 07866-224069  Pictures of the Boley "Bevelled-bed" watchmakers' lathe here and details of the type here

 

For Sale: Wolf Jahn “Geneva” Type watchmakers’ lathe. In the maker’s box with 26 wire collets, 5 stepped collets, wax chucks, box chucks, flip-up tool rest, etc.  £450  Please phone: 07866-224069 Pictures of the Wolf Jahn lathe for sale here and details of Wolf Jahn watchmakers' lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7BT Tri-Leva lathe 3.5” x 20” gap bed, backgeared with screwcutting gearbox and the Tri-Leva instant spindle-speed-selector-cum-clutch. Fitted with: 5" 3-jaw chuck with inside and outside jaws, 4" 4-jaw independent four jaw chuck, fixed steady, 7" faceplate, catchplate, tailstock drill chuck, thread-dial indicator, graduated leadscrew handwheel, 4-way indexing toolpost, rear toolpost, standard toolpost, headstock drip-feed oilers/ 1-phase Brook Crompton motor and Dewhurst reversing switch.  £850. Pictures of the Myford ML7 Tri-Leva lathe for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

For Sale: Centec 2A Universal Vertical & Horizontal Milling Machine mounted on the maker’s with drip-tray.  Includes all the desirable features for this model: Mk. 3 vertical head with both fine and quick-action feeds’ and a boxed, as-new Clarkson Autolock chuck with metric and imperial collets. Equipped with the rare swing-table with powered feed (the full set of pick-off gears is in place) together with hand feed by both a fine-feedscrew and a quick-action rack-and-pinion lever. Full horizontal equipment is included: overarm, drop bracket and cutter arbor with spacers. Two 1-phase to 3-phase variable-speed inverters are included, one driving the main motor the other the table feed - this arrangement allows for the precise, combined control of the cutting tool r.p.m. and the rate of feed to give the perfect surface finish. Single phase suds pump. £1250 Phone: 01983-854239 (Isle of Wight). Insured transport on a pallet can be arranged for the buyer at cost. Pictures of the Centec 2A milling machine for sale here and details of Centec millers here.

 

For Sale: Two late-model Meddings Pillar Drills 13mm capacity with rack-and-pinion rise & fall T-slotted tables. Complete with drill chucks, spindle guards and foot stops, 1-phase electrics. Both ex-school machines so lightly used and in excellent condition.

Also: a superb Metzner Pedestal Drill with rise & fall head that rotates on the pillar (the machine can also be removed from base). Drilling capacity approximately 1" with the quill having both a quick-action rack feed and a fine feed through worm-and-wheel gearing. This is a machine from an R & D department. More information on request. Phone Tenga on: 01425-622567  Pictures of the Meddings and Metzner drills for sale here

 

For Sale: Set of 17 Myford 2MT metric collets in the original Myford polished wooden box complete with the closing ring and collet extractor. They are 13, 12, 11.5, 11, 10.5, 9, 9.5, 8.5, 8, 7.5, 6.5, 5.5, 4.5, 4, 3, 2.5, 2mm. Only the 13 and 12.5 have been used - the rest still have their original protective grease. £360 the set. Also: a brand-new and unused Myford vertical slide, metric, plain type (Ref: MA 67/1 in it's original packaging and grease. £135. Phone Ian on: 01347-868571 or 07989-912186  Pictures of the Myford Milling slide and collets for sale here

 

For Sale: a superb EXE lathe type “Super” 33/8”  x 18” circa 1929-1935 period. Mounted on the maker’s treadle stand that has been carefully adapted to include a motorised drive from a ¼ HP Hoover industrial motor with push-button starter (the treadle drive can still be used of course). Drive system has 6 speeds all by V-belt. Fitted with micrometer dials on the cross-slide, leadscrew and tailstock barrel. Well equipped with: T-slotted cross slide, vertical milling slide, quick-set toolpost, rear toolpost, set of screwcutting changewheels, large and small faceplates, 4-jaw self-centring chuck, 4-jaw independent chuck, home made fixed steady, rotating tailstock centre, ¼” and 3/8” capacity drill chucks and a light unit. Other accessories include HSS and carbide lathe tools, selection of centres, three lathe carriers, headstock spindle handle, , precision ground 1MT/parallel test bar, spring-loaded centre finder and adaptors to enable half pitch and 100 divisions to be accurately achieved in conjunction with the 60 hole headstock pulley - everything you need to start turning all to hand. All this for £495  Phone: 01243-783387 (Chichester)  Pictures of the EXE lathe for sale here and details of EXE lathe here

 

For Sale: Hobbymat Milling Machine BFE65 with swivelling geared head with both super-fine and quick action quill feeds and a 2 Morse taper spindle. Table 160 mm x 450 mm. Complete with an Arrand boring head, a large and two small milling vices, clamping set with T-blots and levelling blocks, tool and cutter holders, a large selection of cutters and slitting saws, 1/4” and 1/2” drill chucks,  flycutter, slitting-saw holder, large angle plate, toolmakers’ clamps,. The 2 Morse items are fitted with adaptors to accept the standard 6 mm drawbar. £595 (The Miller is currently mounted on a Clarke work bench which can be sold as well by arrangement). Phone: 01243-783387 (Chichester) Pictures of the Hobbymat milling machine and details of Hobbymat machine tool here

 

For Sale: a rare vintage Drummond radial-arm drilling machine with backgear speed reduction. Of compact dimensions this is an ideal machine for the smaller workshop. Dismantles in 4 parts - so easily transported, £550  Phone: 07973-673562 (Salisbury)  Pictures of the Drummond radial-arm drill for sale here

 

For Sale: an unusual Potts-like milling and dividing attachment designed to fit a small lathe. Consisting of a vertical column with, on one side a machine vice and on the other a swivelling spindle with a threaded nose to which can be mounted an indexing plate. A very handy unit similar in function to that made for the Boxford lathe. £275 Phone: 0757-0801996 or 01142 690653 (South Yorks.) Pictures of the milling and dividing accessory here

 

SOLD: Myford M-Type lathe 3.5” x 16” gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting and with automatic disengage to the carriage drive. Mounted on the original maker’s all-cast-iron stand with built on all-V-belt drive countershaft. Complete with the rare tumble-reverse assembly, a 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch half-depth body independent 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, graduated handle to leadscrew end, large faceplate, catchplate, a set of screwcutting changewheels and a light unit. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. There is some play in the cross-feed screw and nut but other wise this is a lathe in good original condition and ready for some t.l.c. £195  Pictures of the Myford M-Type here and details of Myford M-Type lathes here

 

SOLD: Tom Senior E-Type vertical milling machine on the maker’s stand. In immaculate condition—having been completely rebuilt. Fitted with the S-Type No. 2 Morse taper head with both fine and quick-action feeds. Table 5” x 25” with 15” of longitudinal travel, 6” in traverse and 14.5”vertically. Both the main movement of the head on the column and the quill feed are equipped with digital read-out vernier scales. Finished in correct shade of Tom Senior green enamel with all metal fastenings re-blacked. No appreciable backlash to the screw no wear on the slideways, and excellent table and a smooth-running head. Converted to infinitely-variable speed drive using a 0.55kW motor controlled by an ABB ACS350 1-phase to 3-phase inverter drive that gives speeds from 50 to 5500 rpm. As can be seen in the pictures there are some well designed improvements including slideway and column guards, digital scales, a remote digital control panel with spindle speed display, emergency stop button, etc. Kept in a heated workshop and used for model engineering only. This is a rare & sought after British-made machine in exceptional condition. £2550  Pictures of the Tom Senior E-Type milling machine for sale here and details of Tom Senior E-Type millers here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7B lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck and several sets of jaws, the correct half-depth body 6-inc Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, thread-dial indicator, tailstock rotating centre, precision keyless tailstock chuck, faceplate, catchplate. a spare unused chuck backplate and Morse centres. 1-phase motor (there is also a spare 3-phase motor included should the buyer like it). £1350  Pictures of the ML7B for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Lorch LAS Super-precision backgeared and screwcutting centre lathe, serial number 28610-26, dated 1964. Little used and so in very good condition. Equipped with the maker’s countershaft unit and a 1/8th h.p. 1-phase Parvalux motor. A brand-new topslide is included, fitted with a single tool clamp and a metal degree dial - the original top slide is also included, together with an indexing 4 way indexing tool post, though the dial on this is slightly damaged. Other accessories include: the rare fine-feed carriage drive unit Accessory No. 87) that just need the a belt; photocopy of instruction manual; an unused travelling steady; unused support for a hand turning rest, unused hand turning rests, feed stop block, Jacobs tailstock chuck; collet closer, 6 hard collets; 1 soft collet; slitting saw arbor, male tailstock centre; female tailstock centre; Burnerd Model 28, 2 ¾”o/d 3 jaw SC chuck, with 2 sets of soft jaws; and the following set of unused changewheels: 12, 18, 20, 22, 25, 26, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 80, 90, 100 as well as 2 spare change gear spindles and 1 spare change gear hub. £1550   Pictures of the Lorch LAS lathe for sale here and details of Lorch LAS lathes here

 

For Sale: late-model (black finish) BCA MK 111 Universal Jig Boring & Milling Machine. Mounted on the correct maker’s stand (with halogen light) and equipped with a newly fitted 2-axis Inch/Metric DRO system to the X and Y travels. Built-in 8-inch rotary indexing table and a rise-and-fall swivelling head equipped with super-fine down-feed. Also included is an extensive range of accessories. This is one of the best BCAs we have had and it’s available for inspection under power by appointment  (other BCA Options are available). Phone: 01425 622567 or email  (www.tengamachinetools.com)  Picture of the BCA for sale here and details of BCA jib borers/millers here        

 

For Sale: Agathon 102 mm x 600 mm Swiss-made Precision Bench Lathe, Made in limited numbers this is a machine similar in size and design to the Schaublin 102. Complete on the maker’s stand with factory-fitted and wired underdrive motor and rear-mounted countershaft. Equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, compound screw-feed slide rest with quick-set toolpost, hand T-rest assembly, catchplate, collet-mounted centre for the headstock complete with drawbar, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre together with various other Morse centres. £1750 + VAT  Delivery can be arranged. Phone:  01422-885766 or email: myfordinfo@aol.com  Pictures of the Agathon Precision Bench Lathe here and details of Agathon lathes here

 

SOLD: Engineers Cabinet: 36” high, 28” wide and 10” deep. Two drawers have double layers to hold drills and reamers - most other having single partitions. A total of 22 drawers makes this a most useful unit for the safe storage of measuring and inspection equipment and tooling. £120 Near Stoke-on-Trent.   Pictures of the engineers' cabinet here.

 

For Sale: Slotting Head for a Deckel FP1 milling machine. Complete, ready to fit and work.  Stroke rates: 45,  75, 120, 190, 300 & 475 per minute. £750
Phone: 0161-4451459 or 07711-376678 Pictures of the Deckel FP1 slotting head here and details of Deckel FP1 milling machines here

 

SOLD: Adept No.2 Hand-operated Shaper. Good original condition, even to the maker's paint finish. Includes a small machine vice. £95 Collection for near Stoke on Trent - or can meet up at a nearby motorway junction subject to mutual arrangement. Pictures of the Adept shaper for sale here and details of Adept shapers here.

 

For Sale: Colchester Mascot 1600 8.5” x 60” gap-bed lathe No. 07/0010/10998 . In full working order and very well equipped: Dual metric/inch screwcutting and feeds gearbox, DRO system, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, Ainsjest quick-threader unit, fixed steady, large 17-inch faceplate, Dickson quick-set tool post with a 5 tool holders, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, coolant equipment, full-length splash back and a light unit. £6950  Pictures of the Colchester Mascot 1600 lathe for sale here and details of Mascot 1600 lathes here
This is part of a complete machine-shop clearance that includes a large quantity of measuring and inspection equipment, cutting and milling tools, overhead hoist with running gear and steel beam and other very useful engineering items. Offers are invited for the whole shop as one package. Phone for full details: 07723-922899

 

For Sale: Colchester Triumph 2000 7.5” x 50” gap-bed lathe. In full working order and well equipped: Dual metric/inch screwcutting and feeds gearbox, DRO system, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, Ainsjest quick-threader attachment, longitudinal position indicator, fixed steady, travelling steady, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, faceplate, Dickson quick-set tool post with 12 tool holders, coolant equipment, full-length splash back and a light unit. Also included is a mass of tipped and standard turning and boring tools. £4950  Pictures of the Triumph 2000 for sale here and details of Triumph 2000 lathes here
This is part of a complete machine-shop clearance that includes a large quantity of measuring and inspection equipment, cutting and milling tools and other very useful engineering items. Offers are invited for the whole shop as one package. Phone for full details: 07723-922899

 

For Sale: Phoebus Bridgeport-type ram-head vertical milling machine with variable-speed drive. Table approximately 48” x 10” with both longitudinal and traverse power feeds. This machine is extremely well equipped including: centralised lubrication system, almost new 3-axis Newhall DRO system, rotary table, indexing fixture with 3-jaw chuck, machine vice for round stock, machine vice for rectangular stock, twp tilting angle plates, three standard angle plates, V-blocks, boring head with a number of cutter bars, several Clarkson Autolock chucks, shell-mill holders, and a lot cutter tooling and a halogen light unit. £2950  Pictures of the Phoebus milling machine for sale here. 
This is part of a complete machine-shop clearance that includes a large quantity of measuring and inspection equipment, cutting and milling tools, overhead hoist with running gear and steel beam and other very useful engineering items. Offers are invited for the whole shop as one package. Phone for full details: 07723-922899

 

For Sale:

Ajax No. 4 Morse taper  spindle, geared-head drill. A powerful machine with lever-lift compound table running on ball races that, when lowered, locks into position making the positioning of work easy and accurate. Complete with a large rack of Morse taper drills (some new) reamers in a variety of sizes together with Morse adapters, etc. £1950

Meba horizontal metal-cutting bandsaw. £550

Astra slotter with 16” x 16” table and a 8” stroke £850

“Eurochain”-electric chain hoist and beam. Complete and ready to install. £550  Pictures of the equipment for sale here

This is part of a complete machine-shop clearance that includes a large quantity of measuring and inspection equipment, cutting and milling tools, overhead hoist with running gear and steel beam and other very useful engineering items. Offers are invited for the whole shop as one package. Phone for full details: 07723-922899

 

For Sale: Complete engraving system in mint, barely-used condition and ideal for starting a new hobby or business. Perfect not only for engraving letters, figures and designs, etc. but also for light profile milling and the making of small dies. The package includes:

1994 Newing Hall Model D engraver, little used, with Pantograph reduction from 1:1 to 30:1. 1-phase motor, push-button starter and a halogen light unit.

Newing Hall G Tool & Cutter Grinder for cutter edge, clearance angle and cutting shapes: in as new condition.

Newing Hall Cutter Microscope with graticule for truncation down to 0.001" and with degree protractor.

Selection of new cutters.

Unused 3/4" “C Style” type with upper and lower case numerals etc., clamps and a copy holder.

Unused 1.5” “Berling light caps” with numerals and lower case, copy strip, clamps and a copy colder

Complete set of tooling and Instruction booklets supplied by factory together with an Operator’s Manual for Machine Engravers by Harwood-Matthews.

I bought the equipment new in 1994 at a cost of around £4,800 (all the receipts available) Offered at £3500  Phone: 01789-750192  Pictures of the Newing Hall pantograph engraver for sale here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B ( 3 1/2" x 19" ) imperial lathe with screwcutting gearbox (with metric screwcutting conversion set), power cross-feed and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. In very good condition and complete with a wide range of accessories including: Myford swivelling vertical slide (with imperial graduations), the correct 6-inch, half-depth body Burnerd 4 jaw independent chuck, 4-inch Burnerd GripTru 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws. thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to leadscrew end and to aid visibility a vernier micrometer dial has been fitted to the carriage-traverse handwheel. Myford indexing 4-way toolpost, fixed steady, rear toolpost, hand T-rest assembly, set of six 8 mm slide-rest tools, two 2 Morse taper tailstock die holders, 2 Morse taper revolving centre, Jacobs No. 34 1/2" drill chuck, thread dial indicator,  6.75” faceplate, driver-plate, Swiss-made oil gun, hard centre. Self-contained electric coolant pump and tank with all the required fittings, . Single phase Dewhurst style forward and reverse switch, “Book of the Myford Series 7 Manual” and the maker’s Installation Booklets  £1795 Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Boxford Model C lathe 4.5 “ x 22” backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker’s stand, in full working order and complete with: Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw independent chuck, 4-way toolpost, travelling steady, 127/110t and other changewheel to cut metric threads, thread-dial indicator, tailstock rotating centre, three tailstock chucks, tailstock sliding die holder, faceplate, two catchplates and a magnetic base with d.t.i., a good set of Morse-taper drills, chuck guard, assorted turning and boring tools, Morse centres and centre adapters. 1-phase motor with full control comprising a safety “Instant stop button” and a reversing switch. Full working order. £595  Pictures of the Boxford lathe for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here

 

For Sale: Vintage Archdale lathe circa 1880—1900. 6” x 36” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. This now very rare English-made lathe is in excellent original condition and full working order. An assorted collection of chucks, steadies, gears, etc is included. 1-phase motor. £350 Phone: 07834-281217  Pictures of the Archdale lathe for sale here and details of Archdale lathes here

 

For Sale: Myford taper-turning attachment for the Super 7 and ML7 lathe Very little used and complete, ready to fit. £250

ML7 T-slotted cross slide - unmarked and complete with feed screw and gib strip £60. ML7 T-slotted cross slide - without screw or gib strip £40.  Elliott 6-inch rotary table in excellent condition. Only 23/8” tall so ideal for the smaller milling machine £135  

Phone: Phone: 0191-9085901 Pictures of the parts for sale here

 

For Sale: Myford ML7B Tri-Leva lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray and levelling blocks. In superb condition and still with the maker’s excellent paint finish. Equipped with the Tri-Leva instant-change spindle-speed selector (that also doubles as a clutch) and an “ME” home-built gearbox that works perfectly and gives pitches from 7 to 27 t.p.i. Also fitted with a neatly engineered, infinitely-variable 12v power feed to the leadscrew drive allowing both the spindle speed and rate of carriage feed to be independently adjusted to suit perfectly any diameter of job or particular material. Equipped with a Burnerd Super-precision Griptru adjustable 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, catchplate, quick-change toolpost and tool holders, 4 way toolpost, thread-dial indicator, a handle to rotate the spindle by hand, extended tailstock handwheel grip, graduated handle to leadscrew end, a quick carriage lock, Morse centres. Almost unmarked bedways and always used with a chip tray. Single-phase motor with push-button starter. Everything is there to start work immediately. £1250 Phone: 07762016378  Details of the Myford Tr-Leva lathe for sale here, details of Tri-Leva lathes here and of Myford Series 7 lathes here

 

For Sale: Myford M-Type 3.5” x 24” long-bed lathe. One owner from new in 1948. Equipped with: automatic disengage to the carriage drive, V-belt pulleys, backgear, screwcutting, gap bed, 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch half-depth body 4-jaw independent chuck, faceplate, catchplate set of screwcutting changewheels (with the maker’s stud to mount an extra gear for left-hand pitches), three tailstock chucks, Norman-patent quick-set toolholder, thread-dial indicator, set of drive dogs, set of faceplate clamps, large collection of turning and boring tools, Morse centres, wood-drive centre, knurling tool, etc. and a light unit. 1-phase motor with a Dewhurst reversing switch. Unused for many years. £475   Phone: 07730-665551 
Pictures of the Myford M-Type lathe for sale here and details of Myford M-type lathes here

 

For Sale: ARBOGA U2508 Vertical Milling/drilling Machine fitted with a 2-axis DRO and power-feed to the 22” x 10” table. This is the late-type, improved model manufactured in Sweden during 1970s and 1980s.  In comparison with earlier versions it’s of a heavier built with a greater capacity and more modern lines. A most useful range of spindle speeds: 100, 206, 248, 440, 695, 965, 1450 & 2950 r.p.m. Fitted with both a quick action, lever-operated drilling feed and handwheel operated fine feed to the quill through worm-and-wheel gearing. Rack-and-pinion rise and fall to the tilting head. Complete with a Newall Digipac 2-axis digital read-out, 6-speed power drive on the table’s longitudinal feed and also fitted with a good, swivel-base toolmaker’s machine vice. It has the all-important spindle nose collar and washer too! This is a very well made, compact, yet versatile miller in lightly-used condition that takes up very little room. 3-phase 2-speed motor (so ideal for conversion to inverter drive) with built-in switchgear. May be able to assist with delivery and offloading. £1850.  Please phone Rob on: 0121-7114117 or 07973-758289  Pictures of the Arboga Milling Machine for sale here and details of Arboga millers here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B ( 3 1/2" x 19" ) lathe with screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. In mint condition having had only 4 hours use. Complete with a good range of accessories including: Myford large-capacity swivelling vertical slide (with imperial graduations), threaded body Toolmex half-depth body 6.25” 4 jaw independent chuck, Metric screwcutting conversion set. Myford 4-inch 3-jaw G.S. chuck. Myford indexing 4-way toolpost, fixed steady, hand rest base assembly for hand metal turning, Rear toolpost, 3/4" lathe carrier, set of eight 8 mm slide-rest tools, 2 Morse taper tailstock die holder, 2 Morse taper revolving centre, Jacobs No 34 1/2" drill chuck, thread dial indicator, self-contained electric coolant pump and tank with all the required fittings, Tee-bolts and nuts, “Book of the Myford Series 7 Manual” and complete with all the original standard equipment comprising: Installation booklets, spare motor pulley, 6.75” faceplate, spare chuck backplate,  driver-plate with peg, Swiss-made oil gun, soft and hard centres, Allen keys, 2 D.E. spanners, "C" spanner. I have the original receipts for all items. Fitted with factory-installed electrical equipment comprising:  3/4" h.p. 1425 r.p.m. 220/240v AC single phase capacitor-start Crompton Parkinson motor. Push button on/off starter with mushroom head emergency stop button, reversing switch, overload and no-volt release. £4500  Pictures of the Myford Super &B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Mystro 5.5” x 20” Woodturning Lathe mounted on a rigid, powder-coasted steel stand. One careful owner from new with both the lathe and accessories in superb condition. Sturdy cast-iron headstock swivels for large-diameter work using the bowl-turning attachment No. 2 Morse taper hollow spindle runs on 2 large taper roller bearings and has a 11/8” x 12 t.p.i. nose and carries a ring of 24 indexing holes. Comprehensively equipped to tackle a wide variety of work with the following accessories: Myford compound slide, calibrated in metric, for metal turning with a 4-jaw self-centering engineering chuck. Sorby “Patriot” woodturning chuck with standard jaws; ER 20 collet chuck; six hand T-rests from 2” to 12” long; drilling jig; 4 inch faceplate; 2 Morse taper drive & tailstock centres; wood screw chuck and the maker’s instruction book. Reversible variable-speed drive using a 1-phase to 3-phase inverter with a 1 h.p. 3-phase Brook Compton motor (i.e. just plug into the domestic supply and it all works). The lathe made to my specification by Myford in Nottingham in 1999 Reason for sale: downsizing £500  Pictures of the Myford Mystro wood lathe for sale here and details of the Mystro lathe here

 

SOLD: Ormerod hand-operated shaper (this is the actual Ormerod shaper shown here)
Since building the planing machine my Ormerod hand operated shaper has been little used - and is now for sale. It has an excellent capacity for a hand shaper, with 11 inches of ram travel, 9 inches of cross feed and takes work 6 inches deep beneath the cutting tool. The box table has 3 Tee slots in the top face and ratchet-driven automatic cross feed. So that keyways can be cut in long shafts the shaper has a hole through the main body in line with the ram. The box clapper takes up to 9/16" tooling and the operating lever has a number of different positions for optimum operation, and is easily removed for transport. Weight around 120 lb - but  with the ram removed it can be lifted by one strong man and will fit comfortably into the boot of most cars. It can be collected from just south of Birmingham, or by arrangement, I could deliver within a 50 mile radius. £350 Details of the Ormerod hand shaper here

 

For Sale: BCA Mk. 111 universal jig boring & milling machine equipped with new 2-axis inch/metric D.R.O. system. Built in rotary table mounted on compound slides with X and Y travels. Rise & fall swivelling vertical head with super-fine down-feed. 10 spindle speeds from 300 to 3250 r.p.m.  Mounted on a bespoke stand with a halogen light unit and extensively equipped. This machine is in pristine condition and probably one of the best used BCAs we have had. (Other used BCA options available). Tenga Engineering Co. Ltd. Phone: 01425-622567 tengamachinetools.com    Pictures of the BCA for sale here and details BCA machines here

 

SOLD: Harrison M250 lathe. 145 mm (5.7”) centre height by 500 mm (20”) between centres. An ex-college, all-metric machine in splendid original condition with hardened bed. Fitted a full screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds and spindle speeds from 40 to 1500 r.p.m. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with splash-back and light unit. Well equipped with: two 3-jaw chucks, the correct half-depth body (Burnerd/Colchester) 8-inch 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, Dickson quick-set toolpost, thread-dial indicator, tailstock rotating centres and a chuck guard. 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to drive by a 1-phase to 3-phase variable-speed inverter £2250  Pictures of the Harrison M250 for sale here and details of Harrison M250 lathes here

 

For Sale: Harrison “Universal” Milling Machine - in superb original condition with swing table 8” x 30”. Travels: 15” longitudinal movement, 6.5 across and 14” vertically.

Makers Operating and Parts manual included. £750 Phone: 01252-850546 or mobile: 0796-8006716  Pictures of the Harrison Milling Machine for sale here and details of Harrison Milling machine here

 

For Sale: Self-contained Raybrook Honing Machine - in fine original condition. Comes complete with all accessories, many mandrels and stones and a copy of a catalogue showing the various fittings. Full working order and ready to use. £695 
Phone: 01252-850546 or mobile: 0796-8006716  Pictures of the Raybrook Honing Machine for sale here

 

SOLD: Takang Turret Milling Machine One owner from new, in carefully used condition and full working order with backgeared variable-speed head and power-feed table. Fitted Fagor 199 position programmable digital readout (an excellent system with a single push button to move to next machining stage and complete with maker’s manual), a good set of R8 collets, a halogen light unit and the maker’s operating manual (no vice). £1995  Pictures of the Takang Milling Machine for sale here

 

For Sale: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared, fitted with a screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Equipped with: internally threaded 3-jaw chuck, the correct 6-inch, half-depth body Burnerd 4 jaw chuck, drill chuck and centre. Buyer to arrange collection—but can be loaded onto suitable transport. £1800  Contact Malcolm 01993 882102  Located in North Berkshire, near the M4, and can be viewed by appointment. (Ref: 2/14)  Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: a rare “Servo” top-of-the-range super-precision co-ordinate drilling machine running on single-phase. Superbly constructed the machine has a compound table driven by fine-feed screws with large zeroing (metric scale) micrometer dials locked by non-upsetting face screws. The swivelling head is carried on a vertical way with a screw-driven feed, vertical travel being measured by a large micrometer dial. Quill travel is driven by both a quick-feed handle and a micro-feed dial - depth measurement being by a front-facing, built-in dial indicator. The machine has a built-in light unit and  is equipped The spindle takes readily-available 8 mm watchmaker collets - two new Bergeon ones are included, together with a brand new Swiss-made  (A*F) carbide drill set and an as-new toolmaker’s vice. .£1500  Pictures of the Servo drill for sale here and details of Servo Drills and their constructional details can be found here

 

SOLD: Boxford ME10 Model. A late model, top-of-the range Type A with screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds and fitted with the very rare SPINDLE CLUTCH. Variable-speed inverter driven from a 3-phase Newton Tesla motor giving 60 to 2100 r.p.m. - the Inverter allows it to be simply plugged into a domestic power supply and switched on. Mounted on the maker’s stand with splash-back, the lathe is in superb, little-used condition with no marks on the beds, original paintwork - and there are no modifications. Included is a wide range of extras: T-slotted cross slide, 3-jaw chuck; an independent 4-jaw chuck, a self-centering 4-jaw chuck; two faceplates; 6 spare chuck backplates; a collet chuck with a full set of collets; travelling steady, an original Boxford/Dickson Quick Change Toolpost and over a dozen toolholders including boring bar holders and indexing parting tools; 4-way toolpost; tailstock rotating centre; two boxes of changewheels and a collection of turning & boring tools.  £1850  Pictures of the Boxford ME10 lathe for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here and specific details of the ME10 lathe here

For Sale: Pultra 1590 precision bench lathe 3.5” x  15”. This is the rare, larger Pultra lathe that takes 20 mm collets with a maximum through-bore of 14 mm.

Mounted on a good stand and in full working order and complete with a genuine Pultra milling slide (hardly used), a collets set from 1/8” upwards including both imperial and metric sizes with draw bar, tailstock rotating centre and a precision keyless tailstock chuck. 1-phase motor with push-button control, and emergency stop button and driving through the original multi-speed Mardrive countershaft system. £1250. Phone: 07792-039652  Pictures of the Pultra 1590 for sale here and details of Pultra 1590 lathes here

 

For Sale: Cardiff Major Lathe 7.5” x 30” with detachable gap bed, an 18-speed, all-geared head and sliding and surfacing feeds from a full screwcutting gearbox. Equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, 10-inch 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, 4-way toolpost, fixed steady, travelling steady, thread-dial indicator, tailstock chuck, coolant, light unit, turning tools, micrometers, drive dogs, and the special headstock spindle spanner, etc. A very strongly-built lathe in full working order - ex-property of the chief engineer of Bristow Helicopters. Running on 1-phase electrics. I need the space so just £550  Phone: 01386-710716  Pictures of the Cardiff lathe for sale here and details of Cardiff lathes here

 

For Sale: an Unused Flamefast Crucible Furnace Model CM350PB on 1-phase electrics. £1500. The current Flamefast model is the slightly modified CM450PB and retails at £4231 + VAT). Located Bristol. Phone: 0787-9348800  Pictures of the Flamefast furnace here

 

SOLD:  Boxford “Union” heavy-duty No. 2 Morse taper pillar drill with a “backgear” arrangement giving low speeds with amplified torque of: 82, 152, 260 and 400 r.p.m. and a high speed range by direct V-belt drive of 550, 000, 1700 and 2900 r.p.m. Fitted with the optional 12-inch round, tilting and rotating table with rack-and-pinion rise and fall. A very strong, high-quality machine. 1-phase electrics. £650  Pictures of the Boxford drill for sale here

 

SOLD: Hobbymat MD65 lathe 65 mm x 300 mm (2.6” x 12”). 1-phase motor with reversing switchgear. Complete with 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck and a collection of taps, drills, centres and tools, etc. Stored unused for some time and in need of cosmetic refurbishment. £295  Pictures of the Hobbymat lathe for sale here and details of Hobbymat lathes here

 

For Sale: Viceroy “Royal” 250 mm stroke (10-inch) shaper. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand and fitted clutched drive and power cross feed. £450
Phone: 0787-9348800  Located Plymouth. Pictures of the Viceroy shaper for sale here and details of Viceroy “Royal” Shapers here

 

SOLD: South Bend 9-inch Workshop lathe 4.5” centre height and 20” between centres. Mounted on a strong metal  stand with the original maker’s countershaft and 1-phase motor. 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, tailstock chuck and a number of other items. Stored unused for some time and in need of a thorough clean - but sound and complete. £375 Pictures of the South Bend lathe for sale here and details of South Bend “9-inch” Workshop lathes here

 

For Sale (all open to reasonable offers)

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2) Small Adcock & Shipley milling machine: dismantled into large components. £125 Sold

3) Seeley Horizontal bandsaw: £125

4) Hand cropping machine: £75 Sold

5) Rapidor hacksaw - dismantled: Sold

6) Smart & Brown H3 Toggle Press £125

7) Edwards treadle-operated guillotine: £175 Sold

8) Swaging block £125 Sold

9) Transwave 1.5 kW 1-phase to 3-phase converter. Sold

10) Two 0.5 ton chain hoists £45 each

Phone: 0787-9348800  Located Bristol  Pictures of the items for sale here

 

SOLD: Cromwell 3.5" x 19" Super-Precision Model S.800 lathe backgeared and screwcutting  with power cross feed. This is a particularly fine and original example in excellent mechanical and cosmetic condition with its accessories stored in the maker’s slide-out-and tilt-tool tray. Complete with; 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, travelling steady, collet set, collet draw tube, 4-way toolpost, a full set of screwcutting changewheels including a 127t metric transposing gear,  carriage stop for bed, tailstock  chuck, tailstock rotating centre, filing rests,  indexing fixture with indexing plate, T-slotted faceplate, catchplate, Morse centres, spanners etc. Inverter-controlled variable-speed drive. Collector’s item. £1500 Pictures of the Cromwell lathe for sale here and details of Cromwell precision lathes here

 

SOLD: Late-model Leinen 50 mm centre height WW-83 watchmakers’ lathe on an integral bench mount with built-on single-phase motor, switchgear and light unit. In full working order and very well equipped -  the maker’s very well-stocked storage box appearing to have no missing parts Accessories include: compound slide rest, a large number of standard wire collets, stepped collets, cone collets, Crown (button) collets, lantern chucks; a set of collets for the tailstock, pump-centre faceplate, 3-jaw chuck, 6-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, brass chucks, a set of sinking tools, two Jacot drums, two drilling plates, flip-up tool rest, centres,  tailstock runners, arbors, cutters, etc. etc. £2950  Pictures of the Leinen Watchmakers' lathe for sale here and details of late-model Leinen lathes here

 

For Sale: an UNUSED Manix (Toyo) ML360 screwcutting lathe 4” x 16” with the maker’s powered vertical milling and drilling attachment. Comprehensively equipped with a wide range of maker’s accessories, all in their original packaging:

Maker’s powered vertical milling and drilling attachment. Fine down-feed attachment for milling head. 3-Jaw self-centering chuck. 4-Jaw independent chuck. Quick-change toolpost with 4 holders. Auto-feed and thread-cutting attachment. Dividing attachment rotary table with 4 division plates. 18-piece ER32 collet chuck with collets set from 3 to 20 mm in fitted wooden box. ER25 collet chuck on a No. 2 Morse taper (no collets). 150 mm diameter faceplate with clamps. Milling table with clamps. Milling Machine Vice

Milling collets: 6 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm and 12 mm. Tailstock and milling attachment drill chucks. 2 rotating centres and 2 Morse dead centres. Chuck mounting adapter. Precision drill chuck 0 to 6 mm. Precision drill chuck 0 to 8 mm. Two Headstock Drill chucks with arbors on 2 Morse shanks. Precision tool vice 50 mm capacity. All accessories are brand new and have never been used.  Also included are several  CNC produced attachments designed by myself including a radius turning attachment, main spindle adaptor for crank handle and attaching headstock division plates, division plates undrilled, small angle plate with clamps and various Morse taper arbors. Current list price over £3500 and offered at £1975. Phone: 0114-2360249 (Sheffield) or mobile: 07979-598135  Pictures of the Toyo/Manix ML360 lathe for sale here and details of  Toyo/Manix lathes here

 

For Sale: Andre Bechler cam-slotting machine - Swiss made. In excellent condition with original operating instruction manual and cam-design making equipment with a precision micrometer installed inspection table.The machine has been very little used and is for making both plate and becc type cams. We employed the machine for making plate cams for Brown & Sharp Automatic lathes that have since been replaced with CNC machines. The machine is located in Stockport, Cheshire. The whole set up is available for £3,000 o.n.o. Buyer to arrange collection. Phone: 0161-456-8209 or fax: 0161-483-9738  Pictures of the Bechler cam machine here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7BT Tri-Lever Lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox. This is a top-of-the-range ML7 with just two  owners from new (1966-69), with current owner for 30 years - in its original maker’s paint finish and in perfect working order. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet with levelling blocks and a deep chip tray and fitted with the Tri-Lever instant-speed change attachment (that doubles as a clutch) and the rare single-phase 2-Speed forward and reverse motor controlled by the proper (late-type, factory-installed) switchgear that gives 12 forward and 12 reverse speeds. Extras include: late-type 2-bolt per-axis Myford milling slide, 3-Jaw Burnerd chuck with both sets of jaws, the correct 6-inch half-depth body 4-Jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, standard toolpost, fixed steady, faceplate, thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to leadscrew end, Collet closer and two collets and the maker’s instruction and maintenance manual. £1550  Pictures of the Myford ML7BT Tri-Leva lathe for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here and more on the Tri-Leva Type here

 

For Sale: antique Henry Hind & Son lathe. About 6” x 26” , backgeared and screwcutting with a detachable gap bed. This is the only know survivor of the Hind range and was built in Nottingham circa 1875.

Presently set up with drive from a Triumph motorcycle gearbox and clutch unit and with some easily reversed modifications including a full-circle handwheel driving through a train of reduction gears to give a steady and much slower rate of feed to the carriage and a cross feed with a full cycle handwheel and a large micrometer dial. The original crank handles for the cross and carriage feeds are present and allow the lathe to be returned to original specification.

The lathe is complete with: the original top slide, 4-way toolpost, two sets of screwcutting changewheels, two 3-jaw chucks 4-jaw chuck, a hand rest with three Ts, two sizes of faceplates, drive dogs, tailstock rotating centre and a box of turning tools, taps, dies and reamers, etc. Also included is a rather fine antique metal vice. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. £350 Phone: 01277-372885  Pictures of the Henry Hind lathe for sale here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Has been standing unused for same time and so in need of cosmetic refurbishment, this lathe is in unspoilt, original condition with all the small fittings intact and complete with: Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, Burnerd ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, set of screwcutting changewheels, thread-dial indicator, several tailstock chucks, a very large collection of turning, boring and knurling tools, Morse taper drills, Morse taper centres, centre adapters. Single-phase motor (a spare motor is also included) £450  Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Raglan Little John lathe 5” x 24” with 1-phase variable-speed drive, backgear, screwcutting and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray. two cupboards, locking drawer and a splash-black. Included with the lathe are: a set of 11 collets 1/16 to 1/2”  with draw tube and reducing taper for spindle nose, 5-inch 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, travelling steady, 8.5-inch faceplate, 6-inch catchplate, 4-way toolpost, single toolpost, thread-dial indicator, tailstock chuck, light unit (not mounted) and a copy of the special Raglan data pack sold by lathes.co.uk with maker’s Instruction Books & Parts Lists and catalogue set. The lathe has just had a complete rewire with a new rotary forward and reverse switch, a large junction box with isolation switch and ample outlets for the light unit, a suds pump, etc.  Having been stored unused for many years the lathe has been completely stripped, extensively refurbished and refinished in the maker’s colours. There is very little signs of wear and it is now ready, once again, for productive use.. £750 Pictures of the Raglan for sale here and details of Raglan lathes here

 

For Sale: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and mounted on the maker’s Industrial Cabinet stand with levelling blocks and deep chip tray. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck (with both sets of jaws), the correct 6-inch half-depth body 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, faceplate, catchplate, thread-dial indicator, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, lathe dogs, the proper maker’s grease gun, Morse centres, a handle to turn the spindle by hand, and a Lo-Vo light unit. 1-phase electrics. Buyer to arrange collection but can be loaded onto suitable transport. £1250, Contact Malcolm 01993-882102. Located in Oxfordshire, Can be viewed by appointment. (Ref:1/14)  Pictures of the Myford Super 7B lathe for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7BC lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared with a screwcutting gearbox, spindle clutch and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with levelling blocks and a deep chip tray. A late-model machine with just 2 owners from new. The lathe had a £430 service from ex-Myford fitter 18 months ago and has done less than 5 hours since - the carriage moves along the bed smoothly with no tight spots. New motor and no-volt safety-release reversing switch fitted after the service. Lathe is in its original paint - only the cabinet has been re painted. To aid usability a vernier micrometer dial has been fitted to the carriage-traverse handwheel and new zeroing micrometer dials on the cross and top slides.

Equipped with: the maker’s longer cross-slide, a Swiss-made Tripan toolpost and additional holders, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, rear toolpost, faceplate and thread-dial indicator. Only for sale due to space being at a premium and being used as a second lathe. £1500
Pictures of the Myford ML7BC for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

 

For Sale: a small, hand-operated, bench-mount antique planing machine. No cast-in maker’s name but carrying a screw-on plate saying “Franklin Machine Tool Co. Marish Works, Langley, Bucks  Table 6” x 12.5” and standing 22-inches high to the top of the down-feed handle. Fitted automatic cross-feed to the cross beam. A remarkably useful and beautifully constructed machine tool.  £575 Phone: 01388-608132 or mobile 07891-325631  Pictures of the hand-operated planer for sale here and details of similar hand-operated planers here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared with screwcutting gearbox. Mounted on the maker’s stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks.
Very well equipped and complete with: Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, Myford swivelling milling slide, quick-set toolholder,  rear toolpost, standard toolpost, fixed steady, travelling steady,  thread-dial indicator, handle to turn spindle by hand, two tailstock chucks, tailstock rotating centre, compression knurling tool,  parting-off tool holder, faceplate, catchplate, sliding tailstock die holder, between-centres boring bar, Myford angle plate, bearing oil, and a copy of the “£Book of the Series 7 Myford Lathe”. In excellent working order with 1-phase motor, push-button starter and reversing switch.  £1500, can be viewed near Woodbridge Suffolk - and I can help load ! Pictures of the Myford Super 7B lathe for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

For Sale: Astoba (a.k.a. Meyer & Burger) UW1 Precision Model S/200 Combination Machine. Swiss built, this remarkable machine is capable of being used as a (110 mm centre height by 425 mm between centres) backgeared and screwcutting centre lathe, facing lathe, horizontal miller, vertical miller, drill, horizontal borer, surface grinder and a slotter. In short: this is what a Unimat wants to be when it grows up!

The machine is complete with almost all the original standard equipment and some extras, including:

Tailstock (Morse 1), vertical milling table, drilling accessory, overarm for horizontal milling, full set of change wheels for screwcutting (for imperial threads one 127-tooth  gear needs 2 studs fitted), drawbar, milling arbour 16 mm for horizontal milling, dead centre for headstock. Morse Taper 2 headstock adaptor (allows for an aftermarket ER32 collet chuck), Forkardt f100 3 jaw chuck, with original fitted backplate, Compound slide - non-original: from a Schaublin 102, requires fitting up, 2 drill chucks, one Rohm high-quality Supra 0-6.5 mm (brand new) plus a Russian 0-10 mm chuck (used), tilt/swivel vice, high quality made by TOS (cz); needs fitting up, Algra/Rapidue quick-change toolpost/ 1 holder (extra holders are around 25 EUR), swarf tray, Coolant installation built into pedestal - and new spindle bearings. While the machine shows obvious signs of use, meticulous disassembly and cleaning of the working parts by the current owner revealed wear, but no serious issues.

£2500 Machine in the Netherlands, on pallet ready for transport by carrier worldwide. Dutch, English and German spoken. For more details please phone: 0031-63416-2884 or email: astoba@xs4all.nl

Pictures of the Astoba multi-function machine for sale here and details of Astoba/Meyer Burger machines here

 

For Sale: Boxford “Little Giant” toolpost grinder. This rare accessory is complete in the maker’s fitted metal box with all the original attachments: internal grinding spindle, arbor, spanners and oil gun. In full working order.  £375  Phone: 07753-126276
Pictures of the Little Giant toolpost grinder for sale here

 

For Sale: PITTLER B2 lathe for sale. Equipment with this ancient Leipzig-made lathe includes a number of very useful items: 16 worm wheels, three worms, geared dividing head, direct indexing spindle and a lantern drilling plate attachment. The lathe has the original cast iron stand but no foot-wheel. There are no chucks. Buyer to inspect and collect. £575. For more information please telephone 01243 527543. (West Sussex). Pictures of the Pittler lathe for sale here and details of Pittler lathes here

 

SOLD: South Boxford 125 Training Computer Lathe and a Boxford 260 Vertical Machining Centre.
Both require new speed controllers as the Gemini systems have failed - I guess that an update to Mach 3 CNC would be the way forward. Prior  to this both machines had worked fine, both manually and under computer control with the original BBC control system - which I still have and which is included.

125 TCL Lathe: this has an auto turret tool changer, a pneumatic chuck, a standard chuck and some tooling.

260 VMC: This is in standard configuration with all the Boxford quick-change tooling and a carousel tool holder plus its original base unit (the base unit is not shown in the photo )

Would like to sell both together if possible - but it’s best to ring me to discuss the machines and to arrange viewing. All offers are welcome - and no offence will be taken…..
£1000 would buy both machines. Pictures of the Boxford 125-TCL lathe and Boxford 260-VMC for sale here

 

For Sale: Metba MB-0 Universal Precision Milling Machine in immaculate condition with a known history from the 1970s. Identical in layout to the Deckel FP1, the Metba is a truly useful machine with a universal swivelling and tilting table, a swivelling vertical head together with a separate horizontal spindle. Table 600 x 250 mm with power longitudinal feed. The high speed vertical head is driven by 0.75 hp 3-phase motor, the horizontal spindle by a 2-speed 0.75/1.4 h.p. three phase (there is no horizontal cutter arbor) Included with the machine is a Clarkson Autolock chuck together with 20 collets, several milling cutters, a drill chuck and a light unit. Reasonably priced at £2750 To arrange a viewing and see it running (or for more information) please call Andrew Hart on 01707 -663300 during office hours (machine in Hertfordshire). Pictures of the Metba milling machine for sale here and details of Metba millers here

 

For Sale: Pratt 15-inch independent 4-jaw chuck on a D1-8” Camlock fitting. This is an all-steel chuck of the highest quality and is unused. The D1-6" fits the Colchester: Triumph 2000, Triumph VS 2500, Hydropower, Harrison Alpha 400s, M350, M390, etc. The six Camlock pins are on a 171.4 mm (6.75") diameter centres. £375 (current list price of an equivalent unit is over £900) Phone: 01395-514529 (Exeter)  Pictures of the Pratt 15-inch 4-jaw chuck for sale here

For Sale:

1) Leinen Precision Bench Lathe: Centre height 95 mm, 300 mm between centres and 750 mm long overall. Fitted with changewheel screwcutting to the top slide, faceplate and 4-way toolpost.

2) Delisle & Ziegele automatic reverse precision tapping machine: Complete with a collet set. Single-phase 220V motor.

3) Wolf Jahn Bench Precision Bench Lathe: Centre height 65 mm, between centres 200 mm, overall length 540 mm

Offered together as one package for  €980  Machines located in the south of the Netherlands Phone: 0031-6242-01290 (English spoken) or email:  jarnobolders@gmail.com    Pictures of the machines for sale here

 

SOLD: Myford/Rodney milling attachment to fit an ML7 or Super 7 lathe. In good solid working order this is the larger of the two versions with both fine down-feed and a quick-action drilling facility Complete with the flexible coupling and mounting adaptor (No 2 M.T.), drawbar for headstock spindle, spanner for the spindle and an instruction manual. Given that the attachment weighs almost 26 Kg, I would much prefer that it be collected, or perhaps, depending on your location, delivered. I would however be prepared to package it securely if you want to arrange a courier. £395  Pictures of the Myford/Rodney attachment for sale here and details of Rodney milling attachments here

 

SOLD: Super-Precision Lorch KD 50 bench lathe with extras for the watchmaker. With its 50 mm centre height this is smallest (and most sought-after) Lorch precision bench lathes and takes 8 mm collets. In excellent condition complete with the maker’s countershaft and motor unit and a  good range of accessories including: two tailstocks - lever-operated and screw-feed; compound slide rest; a set of 43 standard (0.3 - 7.0 mm) collets, 5 stepped collets, 5 ring-step (fir-tree collets); collet drawbar; ring-scroll 3-jaw self-centring chuck with face-reversible jaws; pin chucks, centres, hand T-rest of the tip-over type with 2 T-rests; small and larger precision tailstock drill chucks; precision machine vice, the maker’s accessory storage case and numerous other items as illustrated. The lathe is in the Netherlands but can be delivered worldwide. €5500   Pictures of the Lorch KD50 for sale here and details of Lorch KD50 lathes here

 

Sold: a Kennett tool and cutter grinder - ideal for the exact sharpening of lathe turning tools and other cutters. Includes a 1-phase Parvalux motor with a Dewhurst switch and a number of grinding wheels. £350 Pictures of the Kennett tool & cutter grinder and Elliott rotary table for sale here

 
For Sale: Elliott 6-inch rotary table in excellent condition. Only 23/8” tall so ideal for the smaller milling machine £135 Phone: 0191-9085901  Pictures of the Elliott 6-inch rotary table for sale here

 

SOLD:  Centec 2B Universal vertical & Horizontal Milling Machine mounted on the makers full cabinet stand with chip tray. The swivelling vertical head has a No. 2 Morse spindle and both fine feed and rapid-action drilling feeds—both along the spindle line. Power-feed table 25” x 5” with 12.5” of longitudinal travel, 5” in traverse and 11.25” vertically. 3-phase electrics with the makers switchgear intact. This is the top-of-the-range Centec and a most useful and versatile machine. Stored unused for some time but in working order when removed from their University workshop 10 years ago £1250  Pictures of the Centec 2B milling machine for sale here and details of Centec millers here

 

SOLD: Emco Maximat V10-P lathe 5” x 25” with screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed  and the maker’s powered verticals milling and drilling attachment. Complete on the maker’s stand, the Emco milling vice and adapter plate to fit the cross slide (the lathe top slide is also included), Emco 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body Emco 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, carriage stop and a thread-dial indicator. Unused for sometime but in full working order when removed from its university workshop 10 years ago. Needs only cosmetic improvement. 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to inverter-driven variable-speed drive. £1250  Pictures of the Emco Maximat V10P for sale here and details of Emco V10P lathes here

 

For Sale: Emco Compact 8 lathe. A genuine Austrian-built model in excellent working order. Included is a 3-jaw chuck, fixed steady, 4-way toolpost, a full set of changewheels, live centre, tailstock chuck, Morse centres, spanners and the original manual (in German). Please study the pictures for more details. Euro 610 euro.  The lathe is in the Netherlands (post code 7157AX ) and can be collected from the present owner or - against refund of 25 eurocent / kilometre -  delivered to the buyer's home by the present owner (also, no postage in order to avoid damage). For more information please contact: dinniehoekstra@hotmail.com   Pictures of the Emco Compact 8 lathe for sale here and details of Emco Compact 8 lathes here

 

For Sale: Colchester Student lathe 6.5” x 24” gap-bed with dual inch/metric screwcutting gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, 4-way toolpost, faceplate, catchplate, thread-dial indicator, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, the proper spanner for releasing spindle fittings, etc. 2 h.p. 1 phase motor controlled by the original stop/start lever on the headstock. Present owner for a number of years, in regular use and can be seen working, genuine reason for sale. Facilities available to load on to a trailer. £925 Phone  01469-532455 (North Lincolnshire) after 9 pm or mobile: 07790342643  Pictures of the Colchester Student lathe for sale here and details of Colchester Student lathes here

 

For Sale: Boley & Leinen WW “Reform” watchmakers’ lathe and a complete "Rudolf Flume Meisterklasse" Jacot tool - both in fine condition. The lathe is complete with 18 metric collets from 0.3 to 5.0 mm, a full set of 5 disc chucks, a wax chuck with  9 inserts, 2 tailstocks & tooling for dead-centre turning ( ncluding 4 small driving dogs), 2 sizes of T-rest, filing rest, saw table, 23 rose cutters, 12 sinkers, saw arbor and a hand-driven countershaft assembly for bench mounting. All together about 150 pieces as accessories all held in the maker’s fitted box. Price for the lathe, accessories and the Jacot tool 680 euro. Can be safely packed and shipped world-wide. email and the seller will pay 50% of the cost within Europe (no PayPal, please):  dinniehoekstra@hotmail.com    Pictures of the Leinen WW Reform lathe for sale here and details of Leinen watchmakers' lathes here

 

SOLD: Centec 2A horizontal milling machine with the “Universal” swing table and both screw and quick-action rack feeds. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch and No-volt safety push-button starter. £550 Pictures of the Centec milling machine for sale here a details of Centec milling machines here

 

SOLD: Britan Repetition lathe. Well looked after, lightly used only and in good working order - little used for the last four years. 3/4" spindle model with an assortment of collets and a 3-phase motor. This is a high-quality machine and capable of excellent results. Parts and service are still available from the makers. £850  Pictures of the Britan lathe for sale here and details of Britan lathes here

 

SOLD: Warco 1330 lathe - a very well specified, ex-laboratory machine. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with splash back and slide-out chip tray. 165 mm centre height, hardened bed, detachable gap bed to swing 476 mm, all-geared headstock, full screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds from a separate powershaft, 38 mm spindle bore, dual metric/inch micrometer dials (with a micrometer dial on tailstock handwheel), spindle control by a third-rod system with control handle on the carriage and a full-length safety foot brake. Spindle speeds from 70 to 2000 r.p.m., and complete with 3-jaw chuck, quick-set toolpost, carriage stop, thread-dial indicator, tailstock chuck, light unit and some tooling. £1250 ex-works plus VAT. Pictures of the Warco 1330 lathe for sale here and full technical specification of the Warco 1330 lathe here

 

For Sale: Myford dividing attachment to fit the ML7 and Super 7 lathes. 2 Myford plates included plus a third smaller plate. Long-term stored. £275 Pictures of the Myford dividing attachment here Phone: 07977-993543  

Also available - a range of workshop tools, planes, jig saws, drills, taps, dies, some clock-making equipment, etc. pictures and details here

 

SOLD: An Unused Emco Compact 5 Metal Lathe with the powered Vertical Milling & Drilling Attachment together with a vast collection of new accessories (the lathe has been sealed in its box since delivery; it was opened only to take the photographs). 1-phase motor and maker’s switchgear all built in Accessories include (first numbers are the Emco references): Vertical Milling attachment (Fräs und Bohrvorrichtung)

200 410 3-jaw chuck reversible jaws and key (3-Backen-Drehfutter umkehrbare Backen mit Schlüssel    200 420 4-jaw independent chuck Ø90 reversible jaws and key (4-Backenfutter Ø90 unabhängig umkehrbare Backen mit Schlüssel)

200 360 Faceplate ø90 complete (Aufspannscheibe ø90 komplett)   152 500 3-jaw drilling chuck 1-8 mm (3-Backen-Bohrfutter 1-8 mm)   200 280 1 Morse taper arbor with thread M14x1 (Einsteckzafpen MK1 mit Anschlußgewinde M14 x 1)

200 260 Revolving centre 1 Morse taper (Rollkörner Mk1)   703 080 Maker’s quick-change toolpost and 3 toolholders (Schnellwechselstahlhalter mit 3 Halter und Schlüssel)   200 240 Steady rest (Stehlünette)   200 230 Follower rest (Mitlauflünette)

200 500 Top slide (Oberschlitten)   200 300 Automatic feed attachment (Vorschubeinheit)   200 200 Set of screwcutting changewheels  0,25—2,5 mm and 48-10 G/Zoll (Rädersatz Steigungen 0,25—2,5 mm und 48—10 G/Zoll)

200 040 Collet attachment ESX-25 (Spannzangenvorrichtung ESX-25)   225 000 Collet set 14 pieces ESX25 1,5—14 mm in box (Satz 14 Spannzangen ESX25 Kassette, stufenlos 1,5—14 mm)   200 150 Splash guard and chip tray (Spritzwand mit Spanwanne)

200 250 Support flange (Supportflansch)   150 100 Fly cutter facing-boring head (Plan und Ausdrehkopf)   151 110 Vertical fine-feed attachment  (Vertical Feinzustellung)   200 050 Collet attachment ESX-25 (Spannzangenvorrichtung ESX-25)

151 070 Cutter arbor ø16 mm (Aufnahmedorn ø16 mm)   200 320 Dividing attachment (Teilapparat)   150 350 T-slotted milling table (Frästisch)   200 310 Machine vice (Maschinenschraubstock)

Turning tools (Werkzeuge): 111 500 6 turning tools pre-ground (6 Drehstähle gescliffen)   111 600 Threading tool (Innengewindestähl)   123 100 Circular saw blade (Kreissägeblatt) Magnetic base with dial test indicator and all the necessary spanners and tools.

Lathe is in The Netherlands but can be delivered worldwide. €2700  Pictures of the unused Compact 5 lathe for sale here and details of Emco Compact 5 lathes here

 

For Sale: Clearance of engineering equipment: capstan attachments for Harrison M300 lathes; M300 toolholders; collet chuck on a DD1-4 fitting; various 3-jaw chucks; drill chucks; unused 6-inch machine vices; bench grinders 6" and 8"; slip guage sets; record 3" bench vices; BCA jig-borer/driller Mk.3 parts; Rotaspray RS1210 System. Please ring for prices. 01425-622567

 

For Sale: Willson Slant-bed lathe 7.5” x 24” with inch/metric screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds and a spindle clutch. Has stood unused for some time but complete, sound and in working order on a 1-phase supply - even the full-depth safety covers over leadscrew and powershaft are still in place. Complete with 3-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost (fitted) a second “quick-lock” 4-way toolpost,  a huge faceplate, Lo-vo light unit, chuck guard and splash back. £550 Phone: 07736-453412 (Cambridge area)
Pictures of the Willson slant-bed lathe for sale here and details of Willson Slant-bed lathes here

 

SOLD: South Bend "9-inch Workshop" lathe. 4.5" x 24" backgeared and screwcutting. This is the rare underdrive version and complete with the maker's original countershaft unit and belt guarding. 3-jaw chuck, quick-set toolpost, 4-way toolpost, set of screwcutting changewheels, Morse centres, chuck keys, spare chuck backplate, tailstock chuck, a precision keyless tailstock chuck (less arbor) dial-thread indicator and a number of turning tools. 1-phase motor with a no-volt release safety  push-button starter. Many Boxford parts are interchangeable with these lathes. £375  Pictures of the South Bend lathe for sale here and details of South Bend 9-inch lathes here

 

SOLD: Harrison Jubilee Wood-turning Lathe. 5” x 30”. This is an unusually well-specified Jubilee complete with the rarely-found rack-and-pinion driven carriage and cross-slide assembly that allows both precision wood turning and light metal working to be undertaken; two tailstocks, one screw-feed the other lever operated; bowl-turning attachment; inboard and outboard faceplates; short T-rest; long T-rest and a special curved bowl-turning rest. Also included is a set of 16 turning tools and an Axminster-type wood collet chuck complete with all the fittings.  1-phase motor with push-button, no-volt release starter.  In good working order and ready to use. £650 The lathe dismantles easily into headstock plinth, bed and tailstock-end foot and can be moved in a hatchback. Pictures of the Jubilee wood lathe for sale here and details of Jubilee lathes here

 

For Sale: Heavy Duty Industrial bench drill manufactured by Walker Turner company inc. Plainfield NJ. USA. 1/2” Jacobs drill chuck. 1-phase motor. £50 or offers.

Set of depth micrometers  0 to 10 inches £25 or offer.  Micrometers: 50 to 75 mm £10 or offer    75 to 100 mm £10 or offer    2” to 3” Damage to sensitivity screw but still works £5 or offer   3” to 4” Damage to sensitivity screw but still works £5  or offer
10” Height Gauge £25  Pictures of the equipment for sale here.  Phone: 0759-7116052 or 01427-890867

 

For Sale: Emco Compact 8 Vari-speed lathe with spindle speeds from 45 to 2300 r.p.m. The lathe is in showroom condition, kept in a heated workshop and hardly used. It was manufactured in Austria using Wabeco electronics and gearing .This is not one of the ordinary built-in-China machines but a proper made-in-Austria example (using German Wabeco electronics and gearing) and one of the last built.  450 mm swing over the bed, over the cross slide 115 mm, headstock bore 20 mm with a No. 3 Morse taper socket, tailstock No. 2 Morse, 1.4 kW motor and a net weight of 68 kg. Very well equipped with: 125 mm 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws and key, 150 mm 4-jaw chuck and key, quick-set toolpost with 7 toolholders, vertical milling slide, 4-way toolpost, fixed steady, travelling steady, set of screwcutting changewheels, faceplate, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, thread-dial indicator, |Morse centres, chuck guard and a comprehensive instruction manual. £1450 Phone Michael on: 01225-722631 for more details (Bath) Pictures of the Emco Compact 8 Vari-speed lathe here

 

For Sale: Myford ML7RB 3.5” x 19” gap-bed lathe, backgeared with screwcutting gearbox (the “ML7R” is the Super 7 but with the ML7 carriage assembly—and in this case complete with the Super 7 spindle clutch and zeroing micrometer dials). Mounted on a good cabinet stand with storage cupboard and slide-out tool drawers. Very carefully used from new by a model engineer and comprehensively equipped with a range of quality accessories including: taper-turning unit, a\ full metric conversion set for the screwcutting gearbox, extra long T-slotted cross slide, 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, a 4-inch self-centring 4-jaw chuck, Swiss-made quick-set toolpost with 14 tool holders, fixed steady (in box) quick-set rear toolpost, boring bars, standard and precision miniature tailstock rotating centres, precision tailstock keyless drill chuck, standard key-operated drill chuck, two faceplates, catchplate, sliding tailstock die holder, magnetic base, DTI, thread-dial indicator, halogen light unit, graduated handle to the leadscrew end, several Morse centres and centre adapters, Morse centre with headstock spindle thread, Slocomb drills, 3 complete sets of drills mounted in their proper stands the maker’s oil gun and a quantity of high-quality tooling - in fact all the ancillary equipment and small parts as used by the owner. 1-phase Brook Crompton motor with no-volt safety release push-button starter and reversing switch..  An opportunity to acquire a thoroughly well-equipped Myford in superb condition. £2500 
Please phone: 0041-2279-13822 for further details (located Swiss/French border). Pictures of the Myford ML7RB for sale here and details of Myford ML7R lathes here

 

For Sale: George Alexander No. 1 pantograph engraving machine. A smaller, floor standing model with 1 phase motor and a good collection of type. In excellent, original condition. £550 Phone: 01603-702456  Pictures of the pantograph engraver for sale here

 

For Sale: IME Watchmakers’ Lathe. A superb English-made 8 mm machine with a bed made from tool steel,  80 mm centre height and capable of running at up to 14,000 rpm. This is a later model IME as shown by the detente pin fitted on a side-mounted arm. Only being sold as I’ve acquired a long bed IME. Included is a precision ring-scroll 3-jaw self centring chuck with reversible jaws, a flip-up T-rest, some tools and a number of  8 mm collets.  Complete in a fitted wooden box (can be used in or out of the box) and comes with a variable-speed Singer motor with a foot control. The mahogany (I think) box has the remains of the IME symbol on it - though I believe that this might be a copy as I cannot find a picture of such a box in the IME catalogue.  In nice condition having been used and cared for and upgraded with little touches like the brass oil reservoirs for the headstock bearings. £750. Phone 01225-460778 or 07702-884539  Pictures of the IME lathe for sale here and details of IME lathes here

 

SOLD: Elliott Milmor Super 10 Turret Miller. An ex-school machine with a 51” x 10.5” table, 40 INT spindle with 3 rates of power down feed and hand feeds by a fine-control handwheel and a quick-action lever. A wide range of 10 spindle speeds is available with “rapids” on the table feeds. Equipment includes:  a 3-axis digital readout, an optical vernier system, single-shot lubrication system, coolant, a number of Clarkson Autolock chucks and collets, a range of tooling, cutter guards, light unit and the maker’s Instruction, Maintenance and Parts Manual. Footprint 64" wide x 73" deep x 78" high.  Weight 1564 kg £950  Pictures of the Elliott Milmor Super 10 for sale here and details of Elliott Milmor milling machines here

 

For Sale: Colchester Student 1800 lathe 6.5” x 25”.  For sale in existing condition with inspection under power invited. Gap-bed model with 3-jaw chuck, collet attachment, 4-way toolpost, bed-mounted 5-position rotating carriage stop and coolant tank and pump. Only £2750 ex-works + VAT  Tenga Eng. Co. Ltd. Phone: 01425-622567 or email: tenga.eng@homeuser.net   Picture of the Colchester Student 1800 for sale here and details of Colchester Student 1800 lathes here

 

For Sale: Elliott 10M shaping machine 10-inch stroke. A compact, very well constructed machine this example is in excellent working order. Fitted with 1-phase to 3-phase inverter that gives variable speeds from the (clutch-equipped) drive. Complete with what appears to be the maker’s original machine vice and a very good set of cutting tools. £450 Phone: 01908-565023 Pictures of the Elliott 10M shaper for sale here and details of the Elliott 10M shaper here

In addition I have available a quantity of side and face cutters. There are around 50 in total ranging from 3" to 8" in diameter in various widths. Bores are 1" and 11/4". Prices from £3 to £6 each

 

For Sale: Schaublin high-speed vertical milling head Type 53-11-100 to fit the Schaublin 53 and Schaublin 53N Universal Milling Machines. The head gives a speed increase of four times that of the standard head. In perfect working order and has the delightful spring-return limiter on the downfeed—which can be by a quick-action lever or fine-feed handwheel. Included is a single collet which accepts a MT1 taper (the spindle takes E25 collets). Given that the head weighs almost 33 Kg, I would much prefer that it be collected, or perhaps, depending on your location, delivered. I would however be prepared to package it securely if you want to arrange a courier. £950 Phone: 07917-401007  Pictures of the Schaublin high-speed head for sale here and details of the head  in the 53N article here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7   3.5” x 20” gap-bed, back geared and screw cutting lathe In superb, lightly-used condition and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Complete with:  Burnerd Griptru’ 3-jaw high-precision adjustable chuck with both sets of jaws, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, catchplate, double-ended sliding tailstock die holder, fixed steady, rotating tailstock centre, Jacobs tailstock chuck, set of screwcutting changewheels and turning tools. 1-phase GEC motor with Dehurst reversing switch and the original factory-installed armoured cabling. Bought from new in 1973, used only for hobby work. Located in Bridgend, South Wales. £950 Buyer to collect.  Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here            

 

For Sale: Myford Super 7B 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared with screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Unused for 7 years and carefully stored in the dry. Well equipped with: Burnerd “Grip-tru” 3-jaw chuck, the correct 6-inch Burnerd internally threaded half-depth body 4 jaw chuck, swivelling vertical milling slide (latest 2-bolt-per-axis fitting), fixed steady, thread-dial indicator, “rigid” toolpost to replace top slide, precision-type hand T-rest, large faceplate, standard faceplate with a set of jaws to convert to large-diameter 4-jaw chuck, graduated handle to leadscrew end, Reliance drill-grinding jig, centres and the maker’s handbook. The correct 0.75 h.p. Brook Crompton motor is fitted together with a Dewhurst reversing switch.  In excellent order. £1995 Phone: 07887-958849 (Chesterfield area)  Pictures of the Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

For Sale: Elliott Omnimill 00 - fitted with a direct-drive and backgeared Bridgeport head. The robust and compact Omnimill 00 was the smallest of the Elliott vertical milling machines and could be had as a vertical or horizontal model. This example has the standard 28” x 7” table with dual English/metric dials and a swivel-base Elliott machine vice, an R8 collet chuck and a set of collets (R8 fittings are widely and cheaply available). Everything is there but the machine would benefit from some setting up and basic maintenance. £450  Phone: 07891-325631  Pictures of the Elliott miller for sale here and details of Elliott Omnimill 00 machines here

 

SOLD: Raglan Little John Mk. 1 lathe. 5” x 24” backgeared and screwcutting with variable-speed drive and power cross feed. Amazingly, this is a one-owner from new lathe - bought by my father in February, 1948. Complete with a range of equipment including two 5-inch 3-jaw chucks, a 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, a self-centring 4-jaw chuck, set of screwcutting changewheels,  thread-dial indicator, quick-set toolholder, 2-way “rocker” toolpost, angle plates, tailstock chucks, tailstock die holders, adjustable carriage stop, spare backplate, turning and boring tools  - and other miscellaneous items including bar stock, metal stock and the original purchase receipt. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. A remarkable find and in excellent, carefully used and unaltered condition. £750 Pictures of the Raglan Little John for sale here and details of Raglan lathes here

 

For Sale: Emco FB2 vertical milling machine. Mounted on the maker’s stand with chip tray. Well specified with power feed to the table and a 2-axis DRO. This is a genuine Emco machine - not a copy. Table 630 mm x 160 mm. The swivelling No. 2 Morse taper head has both fine down-feed and a quick-action drilling lever. Complete with: collet chuck and a set of collets, machine vice, a selection of cutters and a light unit. One owner from new and in superb condition. £2500 For further details please email:  gillian.ruddick@cantab.net   Pictures of the Emco FB2 for sale here and details of Emco FB2 milling machine here

 

For Sale: Emco Maximat V13 long-bed lathe 165 mm (6.5”) x 1000 mm (39,4”) with 16 speeds from 30 to 2500 r.p.m. Full screwcutting gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds. One owner from new, single-phase motor, little used and in superb condition. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with slide-out chip tray and splash-back. Complete with a full (and expensive) range of accessories including: 3-jaw chuck with face-reversible jaws, 4-jaw chuck, genuine Emco quick-set toolholder, fixed steady, travelling steady, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre, light unit and the maker’s Instruction, Maintenance and Parts Manuals. £5750 For further details please email:  gillian.ruddick@cantab.net

Pictures of the Emco V13 lathe for sale here and details of Emco V13 lathes here

 

SOLD: Kerry “Super 8” No. 2 Morse taper bench drill with backgear and a table that both rotates and can be swivelled 90° in each direction from horizontal. A strongly built drill on a small foot print yet offering 8 very useful speeds from 86 to 3360 r.p.m.  with the lowest 4 having vastly increased torque through the gear-driven reduction. 1-phase motor. Includes a heavy machine vice. £250  Details of Kerry Super 8 drills here  and of the Kerry drill for sale here.

Saw bench: heavily built. 1-phase £150    Polishing rig: 1-phase £55    Double-ended grinder: £25    3 electric motors: 1-phase all three for £35  Pictures of the items here

 

SOLD: Myford M-Type lathe 3.5” x 16” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting - manufactured 1949. An unusually complete and original example mounted on the maker’s stand with a built-on all-V-belt drive countershaft and fitted with the rare tumble-reverse drive to the leadscrew. Automatic, pre-set disengage to the carriage drive. Complete with 3-jaw chuck, a 6-inch half-depth body 4-jaw chuck, set of screwcutting changewheels, the maker’s 4-way toolpost and “Norman Patent” adjustable height toolpost, thread-dial indicator, faceplates, V-blocks, angle plates, 4 scribing blocks, centres, drive dogs and angle plates, etc. Stored unused for some time but complete and sound. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. £250

 Pictures of the Myford M-Type for sale here and details of Myford M-Type lathes here

 

For Sale: Myford ML2 lathe. 3.125” x 15” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Complete with the maker’s countershaft, screwcutting changewheels, 3-jaw chuck, tailstock chuck, catchplate, drive dogs, etc. The tailstock is missing. £150 or offers.
Phone: 01407-710536  Pictures of the Myford ML2 for sale here and details of Myford ML2 lathes here


For Sale: A Chadburns Type 1 electric machine-tool slideway scraper.
Now retired, I used this unit for over 30 years scraping and finishing machine-tool slideways. The machine can be set for the quick removal of material by the carbide tip or - by turning a screw - to give a gentle effect for cosmetic “frosting”. Powered by a 1-phase motor. £375 or offers Phone: 0161-7207190 (Manchester)  Pictures of the slideway scraper for sale here

 

For Sale: Compound milling table with T-slotted top. Of unknown make but heavily built, of excellent quality and in good condition. £95  Phone: 0208-6476311 pictures of the compound table for sale here

 

For Sale: Myford Capstan lathe 3.5” centre height - an unusual version of what may have been the ML5 - this example carrying the prefix “G” on its Serial Number plate (G1428) - about 1946. Equipped with a single, wide headstock pulley and a spindle with option of collet or chuck (or both?). The lathe has a “4-inch Precision” type headstock that uses an interesting (obviously factory) angular-thrust ball races carried in housings spigoted into the un-split bearing holes - the bearings have just been replaced. Fitted with what seems to be a Myford Type H capstan unit, a Burnerd 3-jaw chuck and some capstan tooling.  In a good state of health, clean with the usual scratches and wear and nothing broken.  With a little work to complete, spares permitting ,this machine has great potential.  £285 - or offers  Phone: 01285-831318  Pictures of the Myford capstan lathe for sale here and details of Myford capstan lathes here

 

South Bend Heavy 10 Lathe: Headstock Bearing Lamination Shims. 10 new laminated (peel-off) shims die-cut and manufactured in America. Made for the Heavy 10 lathe, these have one layer 0.001" thick and ten layers 0.002" thick. Total thickness is 0.021" +/- .001".  Better made than the originals, they take into account the misalignment of the factory hand-drilled screw hole and dowel-pin locator. Each set includes two front laminated shims and two rear laminated shims. Several sets already sold on the Practical Machinist web site. US$50 including shipping world-wide. Pictures of the South Bend Heavy10 headstock shims here   For further details Email: fsh.design@gmail.com 200814

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 Tri-Leva lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker’s stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. This is a well cared-for example, still in its original paint finish and in full working order. Complete with a Tri-Leva instant speed selector/clutch unit, a Burnerd Gri-Tru super-precision adjustable 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body Burned 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, the maker’s lever-action cut-off slide, Dixon quick-set toolpost (and the original clamp toolpost), fixed steady, set of screwcutting changewheels,  graduated handle to leadscrew end, thread-dial indicator, Jacobs tailstock chuck, faceplate and catchplate. Single-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. £850 

 Pictures of the Myford ML7 Tri-Leva lathe for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here and the Tri--Leva type here

  

SOLD: AEW Viceroy Vertical & Horizontal Milling Machine. Table 8" x 28" table with imperial micrometer dials. 8 spindle speeds from 80 to 3100 rpm. Tilting vertical head with a 30 INT spindle. This compact, strongly-built miller is on single phase and in sound working order - but could do with a thorough clean and polish. Complete with: Clarkson Autolock collet chuck and collet set, machine vice, overarm support and arbor, table clamp set, set of parallels, a precision keyless drill chuck, light unit, slitting saw arbors, fly cutter and a number of milling cutters, etc. £1150 Pictures of the Viceroy AEW milling machine for sale here and details of Viceroy AEW milling machines here

 

For Sale: A beautiful antique ornamental turning lathe by HAYWARD of London. Very early, probably pre-1830. 5” x 24” with bronze compound slide rest. Of an early pattern, the bed of this lathe is let into the front portion of the wooden stand with the treadle gear and flywheels (the flywheels are of the Holtzapffel pattern) in iron-point bearings. A number or original attachments are still with the lathe including the original set of metal-turning tools stamped W.H. The lathe has been in the hands of my family from new (in Ireland) and stored, unused, for the last 60 years. Offers over £3500 considered. The lathe is now in the UK and can be inspected there. For an appointment to view please phone Tony Griffiths on 01298-871633 evenings. The owner is Andy Miles in Ireland: phone 00353-8572-89047 (Dublin, Republic of Ireland) Pictures of the lathe for sale here

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I thought you might like to know that the last of my advertisements has been very successful, as were all the others. This was a "Wanted Advert" for a Thiel high-speed vertical head, It was only on your advice that it mentioned I would consider a “complete machine” and, as a result, the foreman of **** University workshop (who was viewing your site, looking for a woodturning lathe) spotted my ad and contacted me. His workshop capacity was being reduced and I am now the proud owner of a fully equipped Thiel 158 with the rare high-speed head, all the collets, universal table and special Thiel circular table - all resplendent in unmarked original paint. The university decided to keep the dividing head but I couldn't grumble as everything was offered for just £100. I didn't negotiate! There was even a handbook, spares catalogue and the original test certificates.

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WANTED : Schiessl multi-function machine as seen here.  Complete operational machine preferred. Please reply to Thane Cody dtrcody@gmail.com

 

WANTED : LARVIC treadle-operated wood lathe (details here) or something similar e.g. an older, small English lathe such as a Union, or Pfeil. Please phone: *********************

 

WANTED : South Bend Heavy 10 lathe. Anything considered if reasonably priced. Please phone: 0161-7732607 after 17:00

 

WANTED : Hepworth Hydraulic Copying Unit to suit a 6.5-inch centre height lathe - typically a Colchester Student, Master, Harrison L6 or any other make - anything considered but must be complete. Please phone: 01945-870051 or 07975-742547 anytime, day or evening.

 

WANTED : Small CNC lathe e.g. Emco, Denford, Boxford or anything similar - working or not. Please phone: 01298-85441 anytime.

 

WANTED: ORNAMENTAL TURNING LATHE. Any make or model considered, preferably well-equipped, Am prepared to consider a machine in any condition from mint to in need or restoration. Phone: 07599-340777

WANTED : Schaublin M-25 collets: 5/64", 11/16", 27/32", and 59/64" and also Schaublin M-120 parts and accessories. Please contact: John Kronfeld in the USA, jkronfeld@aol.com or phone: 001-303-756-9054

 

WANTED:  ACIERA F3 with tooling and accessories (would also consider an Aciera F2 or a Sixis - and any Aciera F3 accessories). Absolutely anything considered, any location. Phone: 07968-969795  

 

WANTED:  Table or knee and table assembly for an Elliott "Junior" Miller (see this page). - or a complete machine in need of restoration. Please phone: 07717-666785

 

WANTED:  Good Quality Machine Tools. Consideration given to most makes, single or multiple quantities on 1 or 3-phase. Modern, vintage, British.or European Only. Please contact Tenga on: 01425-622567, or email: tenga.eng@ homeuser.net  expires 6/12/13

 

WANTED:  South Bend "9-inch" or Boxford lathe tailstock (4.5" centre height). Prefer complete but anything considered. Please phone 0353-16285-357 or  email gabriel.martin@gmail.com

 

WANTED:  Bergeon 1776 lathe accessories, especially the drilling tailstock, vertical milling slide and the countershaft. Any condition and any area (including world-wide) considered. Please contact: fergus.riche@gmail.com

 

WANTED:  a Lorch KD50 Precision Bench lathe 50 mm x 185 mm. Must be in good working condition. I need one or possible two machines. Please email: to oes.corp@hotmail.com or eeljack@hotmail.com

 

WANTED:  A BRITAN Capstan lathe with 3/4-inch capacity. Any condition considered, any location. Please email: sripohl@rocketmail.com

 

WANTED:  A SIXIS S101 or ACIERA F1 universal milling machine with plain table, vice, dividing attachment and table lever-feed attachment. Condition is paramount. Would also consider attachments as separate items.
Please phone: 01706-227948 or 07769-511135  or email: drtommallard@yahoo.co.uk

 

WANTED:  A well-equipped Leinen (Boley & Leinen) "Reform" WW Watchmakers' lathe - and accessories for the same. Especially sought: compound slide test, toolpost, milling spindles, tailstocks and any other accessories e.g. Jacot and re-pivoting tools, etc. Please phone: (UK) 07722-011187

 

WANTED:  ORNAMENTAL TURNING LATHE. Any make or model considered, preferably well-equipped, Am prepared to consider a machine in any condition from mint to in need or restoration. Phone: 07599-340777


WANTED:  for CVA toolroom Mk 1A series III, in any condition: Collet chuck & collets, faceplate (both D1-3" Camlock fitting), fixed and travelling steady rests, rear toolpost, taper turning attachment, tailstock handwheel, changewheels, w.h.y.?
Please contact Jonathan Anderson: jonty57@gmail.com or phone: 0039-0583-1715522

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:  Pair of cast-iron legs to fit Atlas, Acorntools, Halifax or Sphere lathe. Phone: 01522-69-5514 (Lincoln)

 

WANTED:  GRADUATE short-bed wood turning lathe – preferable with the swan next extension. Phone: 01246-582625 or 07831-717773

 

WANTED:  Schaublin 70 Bench-mounted Lathe in sound order. Preferably with equipment and collets, but anything considered. Please phone: 01202-718344

 

WANTED: Metric Conversion set for a Myford Screwcutting gearbox. Absolutely anything considered. Please phone Nick on: 01629-534296 or mobile: 0743-2749374

 

WANTED: Holbrook Model 10B lathe. Please Phone: 01944-738205 (12/10/12)

WANTED: HOMMEL UWG1 or UWG2 multi-purpose machine tool (as shown here). Prefer a well-equipped example in good condition. I am in the USA and happy to pay for packing and transport, etc.
Please email: stonemonkey@roadrunner.com or phone: **1-805-531-5072

WANTED: for a  Rambaudi V2 milling machine: slotting head attachment and a right-angle adapter and drop bracket for horizontal milling.  Please email

WANTED: HARRISON JUBILLE WOOD LATHE single or 3-phase. Anything considered. Please phone: 01329-511512


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: a complete lathe setup for clock and watch work. A Schaublin 70 or 65, Cowells or any 8mm watchmaker lathe in very good condition. Needs to have full range of accessories and collets. I am happy to pay extra for careful packing, insurance and postal costs to Singapore. Please contact:  michael.slater@gmail.com or phone 0065-9620-2930

 

WANTED: SCHAUBLIN Sales literature – especially the full range catalogues but anything considered. Please phone: 01298-871633 or email: tony@lathes.co.uk


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LORCH LAS and LLK original accessories. Anything considered: an original Lorch 4-jaw chuck, steadies, 10 mm HR collets, etc. Please telephone Keith Meridith on: 001-916-624-5895

 

WANTED: Hauser 2BA Jig Borer – or a similar machine. Cared-for condition essential. Please telephone Lloyd Williams on: 01753-662285 or email:  lloydevanwilliams@hotmail.com

 

WANTED: complete and functional Kearns Type-S horizontal borer. I prefer one located in North America, but depends of the price, overseas is a possibility. Must have: a facing head; revolving table and a tailstock. Please E-mail Martin: Rallyteam@hotmail.com
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WANTED: Precision Bench lathe. Something like a Lorch Triumph 80 mm centre height and 800 mm between centres with a 10 mm collet capacity and mounted on a floor stand. Preferably with collets (wire, stepped and cone), a compound slide rest, hand T-rest, screwcutting attachment, plain and lever tailstocks, etc. Treadle driven preferably or electric. Anything considered. Please phone: 020-7535-5268 (office hours) or 0772-7670163 anytime.

 

WANTED: HOLBROOK “MINOR” lathe. Would prefer one in good, original condition with accessories.  Private buyer, with funds waiting. Please phone: 01944-738205 expires 15 10 12

 

WANTED: COLCHESTER TRIUMPH 2000 lathe. Please Phone: 01132-361367 ext 1000 (office hours) or Mobile 07802-324575 (or Fax: 01132-394207)

 

WANTED: EMCO Milling Machine Model FB-2 and Tooling & Accessories for EMCO Maximat Super 11 Lathe:
1) Complete stand alone EMCO Milling Machine model FB-2 with or without tooling package such as machine vice, collets, arbors, cutters, indexing head, support back plate, boring and facing head, set of conical collets, shell end mill arbor, set of spacing collars, angle plate, milling table , swivel base, stepped clamping shoe, dividing head, adaptor plate for mounting lathe chuck to dividing head, set of gear mills, drills, shell end mills, end mill, end mill cutter, dovetail mill, etc. Equipment preferred for 60-cycle use, but will accept 50-cycle with transformer. Please list with pictures in response
2) Vertical milling attachment for the EMCO Maximat Super 11 lathe with tooling package as above. Equipment preferred for 60-cycle use, but will accept 50-cycle with transformer. Please list with pictures in response.
Accessories for EMCO Maximat Super 11 lathe such as 3 jaw self centering chuck,4 jaw self centering chuck, 4 jaw independent chuck, face plate with clamps and driving dog, drill chuck with MT 2 Morse taper arbor, four way tool post, quick change tool post, standard tool holder, fixed steady, travelling steady, set of change gears, longitudinal stop, lateral stop, thread dial indicator, collet holder with set of collets, quick act collet chuck, tool post grinder (60 cycle preferred or 50 cycle with transformer), lathe leveling metal pads(4), lathe tools, coolant pump system, etc. Please list with pictures in response.

Any related tooling and accessories for the above equipment would be welcome. Original EMCO accessories preferred. Please list with pictures in response.

Please email nevkap45@gmail.com with offers or call +1 217-653-9662 (USA)  or, from outside the USA: 001-217-653-9662

 

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SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and spindle clutch. Very well equipped with: Myford spindle-nose collet set in the maker’s box with loading tool and spindle nose cap, Myford swivelling milling slide, two Burnerd 3-jaw chucks, a third 3-inch ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, metric conversion bracket with a large set of changewheels, quick-set toolholder, standard tool clamp, fixed steady, travelling steady,  a “Dore” adjustable boring head, Keats angle plate for faceplate mounting, large faceplate, standard faceplate, catchplate, home-made dividing attachment with three plates, 2 machine vices, two Myford angle plates, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, tailstock sliding die holders, thread-dial indicator, a box of Myford T-bolts,  bronze drive dogs, magnetic clamp with dial indicator. 0 to 2” micrometer and a number of turning tools, etc. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. £975
Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SALE: Myford ML7B Tri-Leva lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray and levelling blocks. In superb condition (still in the maker’s paint finish) and owned by me for 35 years. Equipped with the Tri-Leva instant-change spindle-speed selector (that also doubles as a clutch) and an “ME” home-built gearbox that works perfectly and gives pitches from 7 to 27 t.p.i. Also fitted with a neatly engineered, infinitely-variable 12v power feed to the leadscrew drive allowing both the spindle speed and rate of carriage feed to be independently adjusted to suit perfectly any diameter of job or particular material. Equipped with a Burnerd Super-precision Griptru adjustable 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, catchplate, quick-change toolpost and tool holders, 4 way toolpost, thread-dial indicator, a handle to rotate the spindle by hand, extended tailstock handwheel grip, graduated handle to leadscrew end, a quick carriage lock, Morse centres. Almost unmarked bedways and always used with a chip tray. Single-phase motor with push-button starter. Everything is there to start work immediately. £1250
Pictures of the Myford ML7B Tri-Leva for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here and the Tri-Leva version here

 

SOLD: Unknown make of antique lathe (likely to be of German origin). Backgeared and screwcutting with power feeds from a separate power shaft. Built-on countershaft, 3-jaw chuck, tailstock rotating centre, Morse centres, etc. Appears to be sound and complete, but I need the space - so the first £50 secures. Pictures of the lathe for sale here

 

SOLD: Boxford ME10 lathe Model B 4.5” x 20” backgeared and screwcutting with power cross feed. Well equipped with: T-slotted cross slide, 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, 4-inch 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, fixed steady, a very useful Keats angle plate (for faceplate mounting), micrometer boring head, three tailstock chucks, carriage stop for bed, surface plate and a magnetic base with dial-test indicator. Other small items, tooling, etc. also included. 1-phase motor with industrial switch.  In good working order and ready to use. £550 Pictures of the Boxford ME10 lathe for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here

 

SOLD: Boley F1 8 mm watchmakers lathe with a late-type, smooth-running very quiet 220 volt single-phase motor. Complete with a boxed set of accessories including a second tailstock and in perfect mechanical condition (there are a few paint chips). The lathe has seen very little use and many of the accessories are unused. I would be happy to provide more details and pictures if required. I would prefer collection or could possibly delivery or arrange to meet part way. £3850 (Chichester, West Sussex).  Pictures of the Boley F1 lathe for sale here and details of Boley F1 lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting and fitted with a spindle clutch. In excellent original condition - the maker’s paint and even the original belt-cover Myford transfer are intact. Equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, an unused 4-jaw chuck, a set of 10 Myford Spindle-nose collets; Myford swivelling vertical milling slide fitted with a Potts high-speed milling and grinding head and a genuine Myford swivel-jaw machine vice, fixed steady, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, 4-way toolpost (not fitted in the pictures), Myford milling-cutter arbor, full set of screwcutting changewheels, Eclipse magnetic base and DTI, standard toolpost, bed-mount wood-turning rest, two faceplates, catchplate, a spare new chuck backplate, a set of turning and boring tools and the original oil gun. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. £870  Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and  details of Myford ML7 lathes here   ASLO AVAILABLE—a range of workshop tools, planes, jig saws, drills, taps, dies, some clock-making equipment, etc. pictures and details here

 

SOLD: Winfield 4.25” x 20” gap-bed lathe. Backgeared, screwcutting, tumble reverse, T-slotted cross slide and a No./2 Morse taper tailstock lathe. Very well set up on a mahogany cabinet stand with ample storage and an enclosing splash-back surround. In excellent original condition and in full working order. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 4-jaw chuck, the maker’s vertical milling slide fitted with a Myford vice, Myford/Dickson quick-set toolpost with several tool holders, 4-way toolpost, the original single toolpost, faceplate, set of screwcutting changewheels, extra changewheel stud for left-hand threads, tailstock chuck, turning and boring tools (some unused) , knurling tools, milling cutters, Morse centres, etc. 1-phase motor with a modern DOL starter (the original starter is also included) £350 Pictures of the Winfield lathe for sale here and details of Winfield lathes here

SOLD: Coronet Major Combination wood lathe and multi-function woodworking machine. Serial No. 203 JN 69. Fitted with the correct Brooke Crompton ‘Gryphon’  1 h.p. 2800 r.p.m. motor with a push-button starter and the very rare speed-reduction countershaft system. All the guards for the main drive, planer drive and both over and under saw blade are in place. Mounted on the maker’s original cabinet stand with a new oak edged 18 mdf top. 7/8” x 16 t.p.i. spindle thread with a thread protector. Very well equipped for a wide variety of wood machining operations: Saw table with mitre gauge (with a micro-adjustment fence) and a new 10” TCT 40t blade just fitted.  4 ½” planer with the thicknesser  attachment. Morticing attachment with the correct collet chuck and chisel holder . Combination table with support roller (used for sawing large sheets of wood). 5/16” Long hole boring kit (no auger) 6” faceplate, 8” sanding disc, 2 x tool rest banjos, double-length tool rest, standard tool rest, 2 x 2-prong Morse taper wood-drive centres, 1-Morse taper centre, 1 Morse taper dead centre, 1 Morse taper rotating centre, New main drive belt, planer belt and reduction pulley belt. Rewired  using  15A rubber flex cable. The machine has been completely  stripped, cleaned, primed and painted with Tekaloid machinery enamel and both looks superb and performs faultlessly.  An opportunity to acquire a well-equipped and especially well-made wood machining centre. £650  Pictures of the Coronet universal Woodworker for sale here and  details of Coronet machines here

 

SOLD: Chester Super-Lux Vertical Milling Machine with swivel head and both fine and quick-action quill feeds (both along the spindle line making for the greatest versatility). Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray. R8 taper spindle takes inexpensive tooling - as used on a Bridgeport, Single phase, 1-h.p. motor with push-button control and a reversing switch. 6 speeds from 95 to 1600 r.p.m. Table 240 x 820mm table with longitudinal feed of 530 mm, and in traverse of 200 mm. The head has a total of 470 mm up and down travel (power driven) and a quill travel of 120 mm. Extras include: 3-axis table DRO together with a quill-travel DRO (120mm), coolant equipment, 1-13mm drill chuck and a clamping kit. This machine has been owned from new (2011) by myself and only used for light work involved in the manufacture of cycle frames. In very tidy condition and perfect mechanical order—only selling as I need to move to a CNC miller for current contracts.  I have fabricated a very sturdy steel foot stand under the cabinet; if you add castor wheels it allows the machine to be moved about with ease. Cost over £2700. Price £1650  Pictures of the Chester Super-Lux miller for sale here

 

SOLD: BOLEY F1 8 mm watchmakers’ lathe. This is the complete, boxed set in a very nice condition - on a scale 1 to 10, this one must be a 9. The lathe’s bed and other sliding surfaces are in superb condition and many of the accessories are unused. The machine was originally sold by the Swedish importer Schuchardt & Schütte in Stockholm. The 22V single-phase motor is of the late type with the outer shell rotating and it operates very silently and smoothly.  £4900 The lathe is in Stockholm and can be collected or sent by courier. If transported, the lathe will be securely packed in a wooden box.  Pictures of the Boley F1 for sale here and details of Boley F1 lathes here

 

SOLD: Colchester Bantam lathe 5.6” x 23” with screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with a full-length splash-back. Very well equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, a set of collets and a collet chuck, Dickson quick-set toolpost and six tool holders, 4-way toolpost, a set of changewheels to extend the threading range of the gearbox - including a 127t metric transposing wheel. Light unit. 3-phase electrics and so ideal for conversion to inverter variable-speed drive (a spare 3-phase motor is also included). Everything in sound working order. £750 or offers  Pictures of the Colchester Bantam lathe for sale here and details of Colchester Bantam lathes here

 

SOLD: a superb Bergeon Model A watchmakers’ lathe in the maker’s boxed set with accessories.  In excellent condition and complete with: Bergeon 220V, 1/8 h.p. 200-6000 rpm motor with variable-speed regulator completely enclosed in a cast frame and protected against dust; driving attachment for the Bergeon motor, a countershaft unit with pulleys; second extra-long 325 mm bed with a second lever-action drilling tailstock (in addition to the screw-feed tailstock); compound slide rest; a set of standard, stepped, ring-step (fir-tree) 8 mm collets (note: 3 of the original Bergeon collets are replaced by Schaublin collets); 6-jaw self-centring chuck; 3-jaw self-centring chuck 5 wax chucks; hand T-test; carrier chuck; roller filing rest; grinding-wheel holder; milling cutter holder; wooden cases and numerous other items as illustrated. Lathe is in The Netherlands but can be delivered, securely packed and insured worldwide. Euro 5500  Pictures of the Bergeon lathe for sale here and details of Bergeon lathes here

 

SOLD: Arboga U2508 Vertical Milling & Co-ordinated drilling machine with a No. 3 Morse taper spindle and mounted on the maker’s floor stand. Built 1974 and installed in a school workshop where it has remained for the last 20 years well greased up but unused. This miller is in fine original condition (even to the factory paint), has had only the lightest of use, runs very sweetly and can be inspected under power. This is the heavier, more robust machine introduced during the 1970s. Maximum table to spindle nose distance 20"; quill travel 5.5” with both a handle-driven fine feed and a quick action lever-operated drill feed. Table 22" x 10" with 6.5” of cross travel and longitudinal travel 15.5". Eight speeds from 100 to 2900 r.p.m. This Arboga has the all-important threaded nose retainer & tooling retaining washers as well as the correct Autolock chuck and a Jacobs drill chuck.  Also included is an Abwood milling vice, a full clamping set & guards.  3-phase electrics - so ideal for conversion to Inverter variable-speed drive. £1250 Pictures of the Arboga milling machine for sale here and details of Arboga milling machines here

 

SOLD: Warco 30 Mill/Drill. Bought new 1993/4 and used only for 6 to 7 hours by my father and myself. Mounted on al all-welded steel stand. Head is lifted by a rack-and-pinion and the No. 3 Morse taper spindle has both a fine down-feed by handwheel and a quick-action drilling feed by lever. Table 650 mm x 190 mm with a longitudinal travel of 485 mm and in traverse of 185 mm. Spindle travel 105 mm with a maximum height under the spindle nose of 400 mm. 1 h.p. single-phase motor (with push-button starter) gives 12 speeds. Equipped with an unused, boxed collet chuck with a collets set and a drill chuck. In perfect working order and a great saving on the current new price at £650   Pictures of the Warco Mill-drill for sale here

 

SOLD: Potts classic high-speed milling spindle. Mounted in a lathe’s toolpost this device provided a means of milling or grinding components held in the chuck. Complete with a 1-phase motor, the necessary drive pulleys and in perfect working order. Also included are 6 No. 1 Morse taper collets to fit in the spindle and hold cutters or grinding wheel shanks: these range in size from 2 to 7 mm in increments of 1 mm  £225  Pictures of the Potts spindle for sale here and details of Potts equipment here

 

SOLD: Perfect No. 4 hand-operated shaping machine. 5-inch stroke with automatic indexing feed. In superb original condition. £375  Pictures of the Perfecto hand-operated shaper here and details of Perfecto shapers here

 

SOLD: Drummond Round-bed lathe 4” x 15” Model A. In remarkably good original condition with undamaged slides and no modifications. Complete with: overhead countershaft unit, a correct period “slim faceplate-cum-4-jaw chuck”, standard faceplate, screwcutting changewheels, 3-jaw chuck, the original Drummond angle plate and toolpost. a second angle plate, wood screw centre, standard Morse centres, etc. This lathe would restore to a very high standard with little effort. £175
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SOLD: MYFORD ML8 - a one-owner-from-new woodturning lathe. Mounted on a 2-inch thick solid ash work top that is carried on a stout  2” x 2” x1/4” welded angle-iron stand—the legs being fitted with castors. 1-phase British Thomson Houston 1/3 h.p. 1425 r.p.m. motor mounted on the proper Myford underdrive countershaft unit. The lathe is complete with the outboard bowl-turning attachment, a large 10” faceplate/sanding disc, 6” inboard and outboard faceplates, 3 tool rests (one extra long,) wood drive and hollow Morse centres, a ball-race tailstock rotating centre , ½” tailstock drill chuck, a good set lathe tools and the original Myford assembly instructions. Also included is a Trend lightweight battery-powered respirator unit, one large plank of 2” thick beach, two planks of Mahogany and sundries blank pieces of turning wood to get you started. All in excellent original condition and perfect working order ready to use.  Spare (working) 1-phase 1/3 hp 1425 rpm motor included.  £350
Pictures of the Myford ML8 wood lathe for sale here and details of Myford ML8 wood lathes here

 

SOLD: Lorch LL-K precision instrument Lathe. 65 mm centre height by 280 mm between centres. Mounted on a stainless steel drip tray and driven by a 1-phase motor. Complete with 20 genuine Lorch 20 collets from 1/64” to 5/64” and 9 metric from 0.5 to 3.6 mm and the collet draw tube and spindle thread protector. Compound slide rest, Burnerd precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck with face-reversible jaws, chuck backplate, tailstock drill chuck, male and female centres and a 4-way toolpost - all in a fitted box. Also with the lathe is a tin of the original paint, the maker’s test chart, operating instructions, sales and accessories catalogue, lubrication schedule and half a can of the supplied Esso Somentor 33 oil. Very little used from new and stored for the last 30 years. £850
Pictures of the Lorch LL-K lathe for sale here and details of Lorch LL-K lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B long-bed lathe 3.5” x 31” gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Mounted on a late version of the maker’s industrial cabinet stand with raiser blocks and deep chip tray and a full coolant system with the late-type improved delivery pipe.. This 1982 lathe has been kept in a heated workshop and very well looked after. The milling marks on the front of the bed are still present and there is no play or backlash to the slideways, controls or headstock. 1-phase electrics with reversing switch. Very well equipped and complete with: the correct half-depth body 6-inch Pratt Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, Myford fixed steady, Myford travelling steady, “Dore” very large bore fixed steady, thread-dial indicator, 4 Jacobs tailstock chucks, lever-action fine drilling attachment with Jacobs chuck, chuck backplate machined for this machine, 2 rotating tailstock centres, tailstock drill pad, tailstock arbor with a replica of the spindle nose thread, tailstock taper turning set-over attachment with settings for Morse and Jacobs tapers, top slide blanking plate (steel) for when milling, 4 lathe drive dogs, solid top slide replacement, hand T-too rest, slitting saw arbour, 7" faceplate, 9" faceplate, catch plate, ball-turning attachment, two Myford oil guns and the proper headstock bearing adjustment spanners.  £3500  Pictures of the long-bed Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

All Sold: Coronet Record wood lathe. 6” x 30” . Single phase motor with push-button starter, wood collet chuck, centres and a good set of turning tools. £200

Tormex wood-tool sharpening system. Perfect working order. £250  

Horizontal & vertical metal-cutting bandsaw with spare blades. £125

No. 2 Morse taper NuTool bench drill. Heavy-duty version with rack-and-pinion rise-and-fall round table. £95
Rexon BD-46A Band sander with sanding disc and tilting table. The most popular and effective unit in its size. Perfect condition. 1-phase. £90
Small vertical bandsaw. Table 12” x 12”. Little used and in perfect working order. £85
Small Metal Hacksaw for bench mounting. £45    Phone: 01433-623146 (Hope valley, Derbyshire)  Pictures of the equipment for sale here

 

SOLD: Tom Senior E-Type vertical milling machine. Fitted with the S-Type head with fine and quick-action drilling feeds. Table 6” x 26”. In very good condition with no play or appreciable backlash to the slideways.  The table is in very good order without damage and the motorised 1-phase head runs very smoothly, again without play. It has been kept in a heated indoor workshop (part of my house, not a garage) and used for light-duty work only. Complete with: precision boring head, boxed Clarkson Autolock chuck with 6 imperial collets, spare nosepiece, spanner and draw-bar.  3 Jacobs chucks, fly cutter, shell-cutter holder and a very useful Wolf machine vice. £1950  Pictures of the Tom Senior E-Type miller for sale here and details of E-Type millers here

 

For Sale Genuine Myford Super 7 and ML7 Accessories

Sold: Myford Dividing attachment with all 4 plates £395

Sold: Myford raising block dividing attachment £75 = sold

Sold: Myford taper-turning attachment with bolts £375

Sold: Myford nose collets with 2 nose pieces,  2 bodies and 18 collets £275

Sold: 2 off 100 mm Pratt Burnerd Grip-Tru internally threaded chucks in excellent condition and with matched internal & external jaws. £185 each

Sold: 2 off Myford-supplied hexagon soft jaw sets for 100 mm Pratt Burnerd chucks £55

Sold: 125 mm Pratt Burnerd standard precision 3-jaw chuck with matched internal & external jaws £95

Sold: Myford-Dixon quick-set tool post with 22 tool holders including  parting holder and a Piddington extended holder. £325

Sold: Myford-Dixon quick-set rear tool post £85

Sold: Myford metric conversion gear set (boxed) with 2 additional studs and 15 additional gears ranging from 20t to 75t £275

Sold: Myford machine vice £45

Sold: Myford fixed vertical milling slide £175

Sold: Myford swivelling vertical milling slide—late-type twin-bolt fixing £200

Sold: Catch plate £25  Phone: 07972-308148  Pictures of the Myford accessories for sale here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe. 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Little used and in perfect condition. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray, levelling blocks and a coolant unit. Comprehensively equipped: 1-phase Newton-Tesla variable-speed drive controller; 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, the maker’s twin-bolt-per-axis swivelling vertical milling slide, a full set of EX collets with both spindle  nose-cap and No. 2 Morse taper holders,  fixed steady, Dickson quick set toolpost and 4 tool holders, faceplate, catchplate, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock No. Morse taper with a replica of the spindle nose thread, between-centres boring bar, thread-dial indicator, two magnetic bases with various DTIs, scribing block and DTI, clamp-type and J & S multi-head knurling tools, a good set of cutting tools, several calipers, large and small slitting saw holders, drive dogs, set of Myford T bolts, 8 faceplate clamps, centre height gauge for setting cutting tools, Morse centres, Morse centre converters, a number of thread chasers, pin vices, halogen light unit and a copy of: “Book of the Myford 7 Series”.  £2750  Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Capco Surface Grinder Model 3, British made with extra-large 25”x 7” table, 8” grinding wheel, single-phase motor and push-button starter This useful and compact hand-operated grinder is in full working order and unusually well equipped with accessories that include an expensive “Optidress” wheel dressing attachment (simple and complex shapes could generated in minutes), a high precision, microscope equipped “Baker-Pera” tool-radius grinding attachment, a “Universal double-swivel head”  for holding small parts and a magnetic table with a tilt intended for use as a “sine table” £650 Pictures of the Capco grinder for sale here and details of Capco grinders here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe. 3.5” x 19” Gap-bed, backgeared with screwcutting gearbox and spindle clutch. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray and levelling blocks. 1-phase motor and Dewhurst reversing switch. Bed just reground and new drive belts and rear-spindle ball races just fitted. Complete with: 4-inch Burnerd  adjustable 3-jaw chuck, a set of ER25 collets and a collet chuck, thread-dial indicator, set of Myford boat-type adjustable turning tools and a graduated handle to leadscrew end. In excellent working order. £1275  Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting with spindle clutch and speeds to 2150 r.p.m.. Mounted on the maker’s industrial cabinet stand with deep chip tray and raiser blocks, Very well equipped with: internally threaded Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, lever-action collet chuck complete with a set of collets, swivelling vertical milling slide, small high- precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck on a Morse-taper mount, 6-position “multi-stop” rotating adjustable carriage stop, fixed steady, Dickson quick-set tool post with 10 tool holders, 4-way toolpost, 3 standard single toolposts, two clog-heel toolposts, what appears to be two sets of screwcutting changewheels, two drive plates, faceplate, unused chuck backplate, 4 tailstock chucks, V-pad and plain pad on a Morse taper holder, a collection of Morse centres full and half, magnetic base with dial-test indicator, thread-dial indicator, three angle plates, a number of side and face and slitting saw cutters, drill sharpening jig, graduated handle to the leadscrew end and various other useful items. 1-phase electrics. In good working order. £1500  Pictures of the Myford Super 7 for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Emco Maximat V10P lathe (5" x 24") and the powered vertical milling head. One private owner from new and very little used. Mounted on the maker's stand educational "Mentor" stand with the improved “safety” switchgear. Very well specified and equipped: screwcutting and feeds' gearbox; power cross feed, 3-jaw Emco chuck; 6-inch Emco 4-jaw chuck; rotary table with a set of several indexing plates; fixed steady, travelling steady; quick-set toolpost; 4-way toolpost; around 35 Collets (Schaublin manufacture); faceplate and clamp set; top-quality Jones and Shipman scribing block; carriage stop on bed; two dial-test indicators and a magnetic support base; angle plate; tailstock chuck; tailstock rotating centre; V-block and clamp; raising block set to mount on the T-slotted cross slide for use when milling; set of turning tools (still with original tray) plus other tooling; end-mill set; graduated handle to leadscrew end; micrometers; saw arbor for use between centres; tap and die holders; light unit; chuck guard and a copy of the maker's instruction book.

In full working order and ready to use. £1750  Pictures of the Emco maximat V10P for sale here and details of Emco V10P lathes here    

 

SOLD: late-model Boxford 500VSL Lathe 5” x 24”. This top-of-the-range all-metric Boxford has a screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, variable-speed drive, the large spindle bore, a L00 safety spindle nose and single-lever engaged backgear. Well equipped with: T-slotted cross slide, quick-set toolholder, 3-jaw chuck, collet chuck with a selection of collets, a Pratt Burnerd Collet chuck (with a single collet), the correct metric thread-dial indicator, bed-mounted carriage stop, halogen light unit, chuck guard and a stand splash-back with tool tray. Also included are a spare cross-slide leadscrew assembly (there is some backlash on the one fitted), additional tool posts and some tooling. 3-phase electrics - so ideal for conversion to inverter driven variable-speed drive (I have an inverter that it suitable that can be included for an extra £100 if required. Reluctantly selling as we are moving out of our business unit and I do not have space to store it. £1400  Buyer must collect before the end of July. Located in Pewsey, Wiltshire
 Pictures of the Boxford VSL lathe for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7B Tri-Leva lathe. 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and with a screwcutting gearbox and the Tri-Leva combined instant spindle-speed selector and clutch unit. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet and with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, quick-set toolpost with two holders, tailstock rotating centre halogen light unit and a clamp-type knurling tool. 1-Phase electrics with reversing switch. £1350
Pictures of the Myford Ml7B tri-leva lathe for sale here and details of  Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Harrison M300 lathe 6.5” x 25”.  For sale in existing condition with inspection under power invited Fitted dual inch/metric feed-screw dials, and well equipped including 3-jaw chuck, 5-position carriage stop, coolant, quick-change toolpost and holders, Ainsjest quick threader, thread-dial indicator, etc.  £2500 ex-works + VAT. This machine just available - low price, be quick... Picture of the Harrison M300 lathe for sale here and details of Harrison M300 lathes here

 

SOLD: Lorch Capstan attachment to fit the Lorch LL-Series lathes. A few marks from over 30-years storage - but no sign of wear or use. £275 o.n.o. Pictures of the Lorch Capstan unit for sale here and details of Lorch LL-Series lathes here

 

For Sale: Bridgeport Series 1 Turret milling Machine. Unused for 15 years, in good working order and can be seen running.  Speeds from 67 to 4600 rpm from a 2-speed “Lo-Line” 3-phase motor. Table 42” long with metric micrometer dial graduations. Equipped with a one-shot lubrication system, coolant and a light unit. Phone: 07801-712819 (machine in Hampshire) £1500  Pictures of the Bridgeport milling machine for sale here and details of Bridgeport milling machines here

 

SOLD: Lorch KD50 Super-precision Bench lathe 50 mm x 185 mm.  This is smallest (and most sought-after) version of the Lorch precision bench lathes and takes 8 mm collets. Complete with a compound screw-feed slide rest, two tailstocks, one lever-feed, the other screw. Precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck, 34 Collets from 0.4 to 7.0 mm, 5 Collets with internal steps and 5 Collets with external steps, collet draw bar, arbor for cutters, Mandrel –type faceplate with clamps, carrier plate, drill chuck, hand T-rest of the tip-over type with 2 T-rest s, one narrow the other wide. Spring-loaded indexing arm and  pin to fit the circle of holes in the headstock pulley. Complete with the proper maker’s countershaft unit and motor. £5900

 

SOLD: Cowells 90 HS high-speed miniature precision lathe 1.75” x 8”. Intended for watch and clock making this version of the Cowells has the high-speed spindle with infinitely-variable speed drive from a thyristor-controlled motor that gives up to 4000 r.p.m. Complete with a set of collets and collet nosepiece, a ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, a spare chuck backplate, tailstock chuck, Morse centre and the Book of the Cowells 90 Lathe by A Smith. In sound original condition and full working order. £475
Pictures of the Cowells lathe for sale here and details of Cowells lathes here

 

SOLD: Vertical Milling machine with variable-speed drive (including high and low speed ranges) , No. 2 Morse taper spindle, 1-phase variable-speed table power feed, a 3-axis DRO and a digital spindle-speed reader. One private owner from new, little used and mounted on the maker’s stand. Comprehensively equipped with: 6-inch rotary table/dividing head with 3-jaw chuck and tailstock, 4.5-inch rotary table, boring head with a full set of boring tools, magnetic table, elevating table, swivel-base machine vice branded “Myford”, smaller machine vice with “wobble jaw”, collet chuck with collet set, 1/2” drill chuck, full clamping set, set of T-bolts to fit the table, set of dividing plates, Sine bar, three angle plates, two slitting saw holders on No. 2 Morse taper shanks, fly cutter, Morse adapters and a centring microscope. £875 Pictures of the vertical miller for sale here

 

SOLD: Tool & Cutter Grinder and Inspection and Measuring Equipment. Grinder has a double-angle table and sliding cutter holder, drill holder and lots of other useful accessories - as shown in the photographs. Also included are: a set of slip gauges, digital height gauge, digital and conventional micrometers, bore gauges, depth micrometer, multi-drawer units with BA, Whit and other threaded fasteners, another draw unit with BA, Whit,  BSF and metric taps and dies, set of toolmakers’ clamps, digital rev. counter, etc. £550 Pictures of the Tool & Cutter Grinder for sale here

 

SOLD: Mejix Wood-turning Copy Lathe. Ideal for amateur or professional use this is a robust machine that can accurately reproduce spindles, table and chair legs and faceing work to the highest standards. In very good condition and little used. 1-phase, 1-h.p. motor with 4-step V-belt drive, 150 mm faceplate and carrying centre, Fixed steady, set of three templates, 300 mm tool rest , silent block leg stand with stabilizers. Instruction manual.
Specification: Max over bed without copier 380 mm.  Max over bed with copier 85 mm.  Max between centres without copier 1000 mm.  Max between centres with copier 960 mm.  Spindles & Tail stock taper 2 Morse. Spindles thread 20 x 1 mm.  4 speeds 830-1150-1900 and 2700 r.p.m.  Overall length 1600 mm.  Overall width 700 mm.  Overall height 1200 mm.  Weight 100 kg  £270.00  Pictures of the Mejix wood-copy lathe for sale here

 

SOLD: Jones & Shipman floor standing pillar drill - a high quality, toolroom-class machine. The original geared drive from the motor has been replaced with a belt drive giving 10 speeds 2 Morse taper quill fitted with a dial indicator depth gauge. Table is 12” square with two ‘T’ slots. Maximum table to spindle clearance is 22”, throat 6”.  Complete with a compound table that incorporated a vice. A heavy unit but one that separates into 3 manageable parts.  Dimensions: height 75” width 22” depth 24”. 1-phase electrics. £150  Pictures of the Jones & Shipman drill for sale here

 

SOLD: Cowells 90ME miniature precision lathe badged as the Cowells “Training Lathe” - this being equipped with a cut-out micro switch on the belt cover.  Gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting with a long T-slotted cross slide and a dog-clutch on leadscrew. Mounted on the maker’s plinth with self-contained drive system and a single-phase motor with push-button starter. Well equipped with: two 3-jaw chucks, 4-jaw independent chuck, faceplate, 4-way toolpost, tailstock drill chuck, tailstock revolving centre, set of screwcutting changewheels, T-bolts to fit the T-slotted cross slide, Morse centre, turning tools, chuck guard, Allen keys, the maker’s user manual and the “Book of the Cowells 90” by A. Smith. The lathe has had light use, the drive belts have just been replaced, the whole machine in well adjusted and ready for immediate use and can be seen running Everything you need to start is included with spares and accessories are available from Cowells. Everything in the pictures below included. £750  Pictures of the Cowells lathe for sale here and details of Cowells lathes here

 

SOLD: BCA type jig boring and milling machine. Mounted on a good wooden cabinet stand - the base holding a transformer and control gear that gives variable-speed drive from a 1-phase motor. The machine has inch graduations and comes with a bulit-on 8-inch rotary table, machine vice, a range of collets, various cutters an arbor and a drill chuck. £450  Pictures of the B.C.A. Sigma-Jones Jig Borer here and details of B.C.A. machines here

 

SOLD: Raglan “Little John” 5” x 25” variable-speed, backgeared and screwcutting lathe with power sliding and surfacing feeds. Complete on the maker’s stand with chip tray and splash back, 3-jaw chuck, faceplate, catchplate, some screwcutting changewheels, tailstock chuck and a thread-dial indicator. Stored unused for many years and need of a cosmetic rebuilt - however, the lathe is complete and appears to be in sound mechanical order. £295 or any reasonable offer.

Photographs of the Raglan "Little John" lathe for sale here and details of Raglan lathes here

 

SOLD: Meyer & Burger Precision Long-bed Combination Machine. Swiss built, this remarkable machine is capable of  being used as a backgeared screwcutting centre lathe, facing lathe, horizontal borer, drill, horizontal miller, vertical miller, surface grinder and slotter. Complete with 3-jaw, 4-jaw chuck, indexing holder for tool grinding, cutter-holding arbors, Swiss-made quick-set toolholder, fixed steady, some collets, collet draw bars, etc. 3-phase motor (ideal for conversion to inverter variable-speed drive) and in full working order. £2750  Pictures of the Meyer & Burger Combination machine for sale here and details of Astoba/Meyer Burger machines here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. One owner from new, very well cared for - and in exceptionally fine original condition - this example is mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with levelling blocks and chip tray. Comprehensively equipped with: the maker’s swivelling vertical milling slide, 3-jaw chuck, a second 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body Burnerd 6-inch independent 4-jaw chuck, maker’s 4-way indexing toolpost, a new-in-the-box fixed steady, travelling steady, a full set of screwcutting changewheels, faceplate, catchplate, the original spare chuck backplate, two sizes of tailstock chuck - large and small, hand T-rest assembly, a sliding tailstock die holder, thread-dial indicator, Morse centres for headstock and tailstock, a Morse centre for the tailstock with the headstock spindle thread, graduated handle to the leadscrew end, sets of turning, boring and knurling tools, light unit and the maker’s oil gun. There may be other items as well. 1-phase motor with reversing switch. £950  Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here. Also available: an Adept No. 1 hand-shaping machine - all original. £195 (picture on the ML7 sales page)  Details of Adept shapers here

SOLD: Superb, privately owned Fritz Werner Universal Milling Machine, Model 5.160ws
. Made in, Berlin, Germany with imperial graduations and referred to as the Rolls Royce of German millers. Vertical and horizontal facility. Withdrawn from sale during hospital stay, now back on the market as the owner is downsizing equipment and space. Details :-3-phase 2 HP motor. Belt drive from motor to train of gears. Imperial micrometer-dial graduations. Collets Imperial and metric with a 30 INT collet holder. Horizontal arbour 1” dia.  Footprint approx. 42” wide x 33” deep x 63” high and weight between ½ to ¾ ton.  £1250 Palletline able to collect and deliver. Pictures of the Fritz Werner milling machine for sale here

 

SOLD: Colchester Bantam 1600 Mk II 5 ½” x 20” lathe. Excellent specification with power cross feed, metric screwcutting gearbox, extra changewheels to extend the threading rang, micrometer dial on the tailstock barrel and a 3-phase motor with “third-rod” apron-mounted control. Equipment includes: 18 collets with nose adaptor and drawbar, 5-inch 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 80-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, drill chuck, Jones & Shipman rotating centre, quick-change toolpost with 4 holders, coolant pump, chuck guard, splashback, Lo-Vo light unit, angle plate, headstock centre adapter, 2 Morse taper centres, lathe carriers and the original can of touch-up paint. Formerly used at the Printers' Training School AERE.  Photocopy instruction & spare parts manual also included.  In excellent working order. Located in Oxfordshire, can be palletised for collection, if required. £1800  Pictures of the Colchester Bantam Mk.2 here and details of Bantam lathes here

 

SOLD: early Colchester lathe - still on the maker’s tray and legs with the flywheel assembly intact. A 1-phase motor is arranged to drive to flywheel but a treadle plate would be easy to make up. In remarkable good original condition with backgear, screwcutting, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, a full set of changewheels,  faceplate-cum-catchplate, tailstock chucks, etc.£150 Phone: 01562-777686  Pictures of the early Colchester for sale here and details of early Colchester lathes here

 

SOLD: Britannia Lathe about 6” x 30” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Like numbers of Britannia lathes this example was supplied from new with an “overhead” drive to help with the employment of various ornamental-turning attachments. Items include: profile turning attachment, eccentric ornamental chuck, cutter frames, angel plates, adjustable off-set centre, two large fitted wooden boxes with faceplates, 3 and 4-jaw chucks, standard and cup backplates, a large number of cutters, sharpening holders, indexing adapters and a full set of changewheels for screwcutting. Neat, built-on countershaft with 1-phase motor and push-button starter. In good working order - save for some broken backgear teeth. £550 Pictures of the Britannia lathe for sale here and details of Britannia lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML8 4.5” x 36” woodturning lathe mounted on a well-built all-mahogany stand with the maker’s underdrive countershaft and a 1-phase Gryphon Brookes motor with push-button starter.

Complete with the outboard bowl-turning attachment, tilting sanding table attachment with large faceplate, the mortising attachment and inboard and outboard faceplates. Everything works as it should do and I have maintained/greased bearings where needed and protected unpainted metal surfaces from corrosion. All the mortise bits and chuck are with it, plus numerous washers nuts and bolts and spacers, none of which I have used.  Only used for perhaps 20 hours in the last 30 years, since I purchased from a wood turner’s widow. £450 or offers Pictures of the Myford ML8 for sale here and details of Myford ML8 lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared and with a screwcutting gearbox and spindle clutch. Mounted on a good metal stand with the maker’s deep chip tray and a pair of raiser blocks. Equipped with a Burnerd Super-precision “Grip-tru” 3-jaw chuck, Dixon quick-set type toolpost, standard toolpost, large faceplate, fixed steady, travelling steady, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, graduated handle to leadscrew end, thread-dial indicator, a virtually full bottle of the special Myford-supplied Nuto oil, Morse centres, a number of turning tools, the maker’s handbook and two books:  the “Amateur’s Lathe” and “The Myford Series 7” 1-phase motor with a Dewhurst reversing switch. £975  Phone: 01934-834717 or 07769-694122  Pictures of the Myford Super 7B lathe for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: South Bend Model C 4.5” x 20” backgeared and screwcutting lathe - for bench mounting. 3-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, 1/2 h.p. single-phase motor with built-in clutch unit.. £195  Pictures of the South Bend 9-inch lathe for sale here and details of South Bend 9-inch lathes here

 

SOLD: Cowells 90ME 1.75” x 8” Miniature  Precision Lathe, backgeared, screwcutting and with a gap bed. Complete on the maker’s self-contained underdrive bench stand with 3-jaw Burnerd chuck, 4-jaw Burnerd chuck, Jacobs tailstock chuck and a number of tools. In my ownership has had very little use and in very good condition. £750 Pictures of the Cowells lathe for sale here and details of Cowells lathes here

 

SOLD: Colchester Chipmaster Lathe 5.75” x 20”  with hardened bed, screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, spindle clutch, and spindle speeds variable infinitely from 30 to 3000 r.p.m.  Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand (with splash-back, not shown) and well specified with: taper-turning attachment, coolant equipment, 3-jaw chuck (both sets jaws) and the special 8-inch half-depth body 4-jaw chuck, 4-way tool post, faceplate, catchplate and a built-in thread-dial indicator. 3-phase electrics. In full working order and very well maintained by a training college. £1350  Pictures of the Colchester Chipmaster for sale here and details of Colchester Chipmaster lathes here

 

SOLD: Centec 2A Universal Vertical & Horizontal Milling machine S/N 1709.  Vertical head with both fine and quick-action feeds. The table has longitudinal feed by both a fine-feedscrew and a quick-action rack-and-pinion lever and is complete with its front-mounted stops. Parts include a 6-inch raising block, horizontal overarm, drop bracket, arbour with several cutters two vices, small tilting table and components for the X-axis power feed. Complete with a 1-phase to 3-phase inverter giving variable-speed. Machine painted in Myford green. £1350 Pictures of the Centec milling machine for sale here and details of Centec millers here

 

SOLD: Myford (Rishton) vertical milling head to fit a Myford 254 lathe (complete with its foot bracket it could also be adapted to a number of other lathes in the 4-inch to 6-inch centre height range). Fitted both fine down-feed and a quick-action drilling quill. Equipment includes a boxed collet chuck with collets and a number of milling cutters. 1-phase motor with push-button starter. Immaculate condition.  £995  Pictures of the Rishton vertical milling head here and some details of Rishton millers here

 

SOLD: Taylor Hobson Model K Pantograph Engraving Machine. 1-phase electrics. Complete with a large selection of brass type and many brand-new cutters.  Also included is Model G cutter grinder (with a spare diamond wheel), spare spindle unit and a light assembly.  £795.  Located in Oxfordshire, can be viewed and palletised for collection if required. Pictures of the Taylor Hobson pantograph engraver for sale here

 

SOLD: a superb, little-used Aciera 22VA Vertical Miller/Driller in its original maker’s finish. Speeds from 250-4000 RPM. Well equipped with a number of collet chucks, tapping attachment, toolholders, collets and four Albrecht high-precision drill chucks. The machine is in Denmark only 140 km from the German border and can be shipped worldwide. A copy of the maker’s operation & maintenance manual is included.  Pictures of the Aciera 22VA for sale here

 

SOLD: Home-shop machinery in CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA

Atlas 6-inch lathes: two available: 6" x 12" and 6" x 18" with chucks, steadies, milling attachment, and tooling.  Sears Companion and AA Products lathes as parts or project to rebuild.  2 x 8" Taiwan drill presses.  Delta(?) cross slide: turns the Delta wood lathe into metal lathe

Craftsman power hacksaw 4" capacity.  New Hermes tabletop diamond drag/power engraving machine for jewellery, nameplates, etc. Brass letter patterns included. Fascinating, lovely machine with great potential.  Excellent Enco copy of the $800 Baldor tilt-table carbide grinder

12" x 18" Grade A granite surface plate with indicator column; 12" Cadillac Gage height micrometer Most of an Alexander cutter grinder for pantograph engraver cutters - project.  Palmgren #83 4" travel XY and rotary table, complete with original vise.
Paragon 1500 watt electric furnace -- will melt aluminum, brass, do furnace-brazing, heat treatment, etc. - has a thermocouple pyrometer.  Large Variac variable transformer to control furnace temps. 
Small 1/2 H.P. diaphragm air compressor. 
Dental lab power "pattern trimmer" -- like a disc sander.
Beautiful 2-ton American-made arbor press complete with rotating plate -- cleaned and repainted. Invaluable.
Assorted metal stock - steel, brass, aluminum...and perhaps other surprises!

All Carefully owned by experienced HSM and technical writer.

 

SOLD: Italian- made Ceriani 'David 203' screwcutting lathe. A modern, lathe from a manufacturer still in businesses. Approximately 100 mm centre height, 800 mm between centres and with a gap bed. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray and splash back and complete with: extra gears to extend the range of the screwcutting gearbox,  3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, quick-set toolpost with two holders, tailstock rotating centre, two tailstock chucks, standard centres, light unit, chuck guard, service spanners, knurling tool, turning tools, operating and maintenance manual.  Factory fitted electrical system with 1-phase 3/4 h.p. motor and safety-type 24-volt controls with starting key, pilot light, and emergency STOP button. The chuck guard and motor access door are both protected by safety microswitches. Carefully used, in excellent condition and full working order. £875  Pictures of the Ceriani lathe for sale here

 

SOLD: 'Husky' Horizontal milling machine.   This is a compact but heavily-built horizontal milling machine constructed to a high standard in Taiwan  (Not China) in 1981. Features included all-geared speeds, centralised lubrication system and a 2-axis Sony DRO system with a separate Z-axis read-out.

I bought this miller new and since then it has had only very light use in my model engineering workshop.  This is a reluctant sale as old age and decrepitude prevent me from using my workshop.  The specifications are as follows:

Gearbox Head providing six speeds between 59 - 800 RPM. Speed selected using two levers.   An unmarked table 6” x 24” with a longitudinal travel of 14", across travel 8" with 12" vertically (fitted to the table is a very useful 'Limitless vice'). Spindle takes the common (Bridgeport-type) R8 taper (this is unusual in a horizontal machine, allowing the use of readily-available and inexpensive accessories.) A large selection of arbors, accessories and cutters, as illustrated., is also included meaning that the machine is ready for immediate use.   

Heavy cast-iron overarm, sliding on precision-machined dovetails.   Coolant equipment.  Single-phase motors, run from a domestic 13A Plug.  Weight 520 kg.  Dimensions approximately:  Base: 1' 6" x 2'.   Depth (front to back) 3' 1". Height 4' 2". Working width (i.e. X-axis table from full left to full right) 4' 6".Buyer to arrange collection from an easily-accessible garage in St Albans. £695 Phone: Pictures of the Husky milling machine for sale here

 

SOLD: Dixi precision miniature universal milling machine Type 103/163D. Rare Swiss made horizontal and vertical miller with 10 mm collets. This machine is in excellent condition having had only light use and still with its original paintwork. Built-on rotary table with clamping finger. Complete with all the necessary equipment for conversion to either vertical or horizontal modes together with 14 collets, cutter arbors with spacers, Jacobs chuck on a collets, T-nuts, travel stops and a brochure, etc.  No motor - though anything around 1/4 h.p. would suffice. £1800 Pictures of the Dixi milling machine for sale here and details of Dixi millers here

 

SOLD: Harrison 140 lathe 5.5” x 30” with a full screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, hardened bed, L00 taper spindle nose and a spindle clutch. Equipped with a 3-jaw chuck (well-used and in need of replacement), some extra changewheels to extend the threading range of the gearbox, faceplate, travelling steady, 4-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator, light unit, splash-back to the stand, tailstock rotating centre and a tailstock chuck. £750
Pictures of the Harrison 140 lathe for sale here and details of Harrison 140 (L5, L5A and "11-inch" lathes on this page

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray. 1-phase motor and push-button starter. Complete with a Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4 jaw chuck, graduated handle to leadscrew end and a tailstock chuck. £750 Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here


SOLD: Sealey Type SM5/RF Horizontal & Vertical Band Saw. A very handy machine suitable for both metal and wood. 1-phase motor giving 3 speeds. Used only twice from new (lacks table for use in vertical mode) Current price from Sealey is £503. Offered at £275  Pictures of the bandsaw for sale here

 

SOLD: South Bend Lathe. Approximately 7-inch centre height and 36 inches between centres - Catalogue No. 183 Type FKR. Fitted with a full screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Equipment includes: 1-phase motor, two 3-jaw chucks, two 4-jaw chucks, fixed steady, 4-way toolpost, tailstock rotating centre, a thread-dial indicator and a quantity of turning tools. £295  Pictures of the South Bend lathe for sale here and details of South Bend lathes here

 

SOLD: Rollo lathe 6.9” x 30” with an all-geared headstock with spindle clutch, screwcutting and feeds gearbox, large detachable gap section, power sliding and surfacing feeds and the saddle formed as a useful boring table. Unused for some time  but well oiled, complete and in working order. Well equipped and complete with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, two faceplates, one very large with T-slots, fixed steady, 4-way toolpost, tailstock chuck and a good collection of turning tools. A very strong, well-made lathe that was judged good enough to be used in REME mobile workshops. £550  Pictures of the Rollo lathe for sale here and details of Rollo lathes here

 

SOLD: “Superior” hand-operated Surface Grinder with single-phase motor. Included are four grinding wheels and an Eclipse magnetic chuck. A very handy machine for the smaller workshop. £600 Pictures of the Superior grinder for sale here and details of Superior grinders here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19”, gap-bed with screwcutting gearbox, spindle clutch with chip tray, splash back. Extensively equipped and complete with:: 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body, internally-screwed 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, boxed set of 18 ER collets and a collet nosepiece, quick-change toolpost, rear toolpost, standard toolpost, fixed steady, thread-dial indicator, precision key-less tailstock chuck, key-type tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre, chip tray and splash back, Jones & Shipman clamp-type knurling tool, graduated handle to leadscrew end, faceplate, catchplate, Morse centres - and all the tooling and small items as used by the previous owner.  £1750  Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Jones & Shipman 540 Surface Grinder in superb condition. Complete with three magnetic chucks and a de-magnetiser. In private ownership for many years. £2750 Pictures of the Jones & Shipman 540 grinder here and details of Jones & Shipman 540 grinders can be found here

 

SOLD: Smart & Brown Model-M Mk. 2 lathe 4” x 18” backgeared and screwcutting with power cross feed. Of very high quality with an enclosed, large-diameter leadscrew and a separate, front-mounted power shaft for the sliding and surfacing feeds. Spindle speeds from 66 to 1950 r.p.m. this well equipped this lathe is equipped with: 3-jaw chuck (both sets jaws), 4-jaw chuck, 47 imperial collets (some duplicates, and may not be a complete set) with drawbar, 4-way toolpost, catchplate, fixed steady, , carriage stop, cut off slide (not known if this is for this machine) , tailstock rotating centre, 3 Morse centres and a large selection of screwcutting changewheels. 1-phase electrics and in full working order. £650 Pictures of the Smart & Brown Model-M for sale here details of Smart & Brown Model-M lathes here

 

SOLD: Do-all “Metalmaster” bandsaw. A very high quality machine made in the USA. Table 24 inches square, throat 15.5 inches, cutting height 9 inches.  Overall height of machine 76 inches.  Complete with work-lamp and spare blades. 3-phase motor (with push-button starter and emergency stop button) driving a mechanical variable-speed with speed indicator, job selector and spare bandsaw guides.  £400  Pictures of the Doall bandsaw for sale here (2/13)

 

 SOLD: Harrison 140 lathe 5.5” x 24” with hardened gap bed, full screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, spindle clutch, L00 spindle nose and the maker’s stand fitted with a splash back. Built 1971 and an ex-school machine that has seen little use with no apparent signs of wear and no backlash on the cross-slide screw.

Equipped with: the maker’s (unused) T-slotted boring table, a number of changewheels to extend the threading range of the screwcutting gearbox, a 3-jaw chuck with inside & outside jaws, the correct maker’s 4-way toolpost, an  excellent  8" Pratt Burnerd 4-jaw of the right size (but with a D1-3 fitting for a Bantam or Chipmaster, etc. -  this valuable chuck is included for swapping purposes…), catchplate, chuck and bearing adjustment spanners, travelling steady, tailstock chuck, headstock centre bush with a Morse centre, chuck guard and a Low-Vo light unit. Also with the machine is part of a collet set with nose protector, collet holder and 2 collets and a coolant tank. 1.5 hp 3 phase motor—ideal for conversion to variable-speed inverter drive. £1600 Pictures of the Harrison 140 lathe for sale here and details of Harrison 140 lathes here

 

SOLD: English BTM watchmaker’s lathe. In the maker’s fitted wooden case and complete with all its original accessories: compound slide rest, wire and stepped collets, two beds, straight and cranked, Burnerd ring-scroll precision 3-jaw chuck with face-reversible jaws, two tailstocks, box chuck, carrier chuck (for between-centres work), hand T-rest, etc. Also included as a 1-phase electric motor with foot control for variable-speed drive. £675 Pictures of the BTM lathe for sale here and details of BTM lathes here

 

SOLD: Harrison 12 inch swing lathe (6 inch centre height) Model L6 Mk. 3 155 with hydraulic profiling equipment (copying attachment), a full screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and third-rod control of stop, start and reverse. This lathe has been mainly used for demonstrating the hydraulic profiling in a college of further education and, as such, has very little use - as a result it is in outstanding original condition. Complete with: the original 3 and 4-jaw chucks, metric/English screwcutting conversion changewheels, 4-way toolpost, travelling steady, faceplate, catchplate, rotating tailstock centre, tailstock chuck, main spindle sleeve-down Morse adapters, the special spindle bearing adjustment spanners, chuck guard, splash back and the maker’s Instruction and Spare Parts Manual. In outstanding original condition. £1450  Pictures of the Harrison 155 lathe for sale here and details of Harrison 155 lathes here and here

 

SOLD: Schaublin 13 Precision Universal Milling Machine, This is a top-specification example with table power feeds together with “rapids”, a vertical head with a No. 30 INT spindle nose complete with the very rare (and useful) lever-operated drilling attachment. Infinitely variable spindle speeds from 56 and 2100 r.p.m. and equipped with the standard (600 x 210 mm) table and full horizontal milling equipment. Included are four Clarkson Autolock chucks and cutter holders and a swivel-base machine vice. £1750


SOLD: Elliott/Victoria Model 01 “Omnimil” Ram-head Universal Turret-head milling machine. Full vertical and horizontal capacity. 3 -phase with Imperial graduations. The head has both fine and rapid-action drill feeds to the quill. Complete with: spindle draw bars, 1-inch diameter horizontal cutter-holding arbor, 6-inch universal swivel-base machine vice, T-nuts, bolts, clamps, adjustable packings and a number of side-and-face cutters, slot drills and end mills, etc The machine needs some TLC. It is sound except for the power down-feed on the head which does not work—though this is hardly a disadvantage. Vertical head fitting is 30 INT the horizontal 40 INT. I have run this machine on a 10 h.p. Transwave converter which is also available if required. This is a strong amazingly versatile and useful miller. £650
Pictures of the Elliott Omnimil for sale here and details of Omnimil millers here

 

SOLD: Harrison 190 lathe. 197 mm (7.75”) centre height by 760 mm (30”) between centres. Induction hardened bed and equipped with a totally enclosed screwcutting and feeds gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Swings 585 mm (23”) in the gap. Speeds 59 to 1250 r.p.m. with full-length foot brake, spindle bored to pass 50 mm (2”) and a tailstock with a No. 4 Morse taper, ruler graduations and a micrometer dial. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with splash back and well equipped: taper-turning unit, fixed steady, a nearly new Bison 10-inch 3-jaw chuck, an 8-inch 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, Dixon quick-set toolpost with 8 tool holders and the correct keys and spanners, standard toolpost, large diameter faceplate, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, rotating 3-position knurling tool, headstock centre reduction bush, Morse centres, Low-Vo light unit, chuck guard and spindle-bearing adjustment spanners. £1950 Pictures of the Harrison 190 lathe for sale here and details of Harrison 190 lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Well equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, 5-inch 4-jaw chuck, 4-inch 4-jaw chuck, Myford swivelling milling slide, travelling steady, rear toolpost, tailstock rotating centre, two tailstock chucks, large faceplate, catchplate and, also included, three types of vernier caliper. A little grubby from standing and a few marks on the bed but in full working order and ready to use. 1-phase motor. £650
Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Petermann No. “0” Swiss Auto lathe. Complete, but not motorised. The smallest of the Petermann auto lathes the No. “0” is especially rare. £750 Pictures of the Petermann No. 0 Auto lathe here and details of Petermann Auto lathes here

 

SOLD: Boley “Geneva” Type watchmakers’ lathe. In fine, original condition with 18 original Boley Collets and the maker’s fitted wooden storage box. £699 Pictures of the Boley Watchmakers' lathe for sale here and details of Boley watchmakers’ lathes here

 

SOLD: Acraturn Universal Tool and Cutter Grinder plus air bearing unit, manufactured 1997 and mounted on the maker’s stand with chip tray. Single phase electrics and in good condition with air bearing unit, full-length job-holding arbor and other accessories. This is a very high-quality, professional-class unit. £700  Pictures of the Acraturn tool & Cutter grinder here

 

SOLD: Quorn-like tool & Cutter Grinder. Superbly built by a professional engineer for his own use - finished and ready touse. 1-phase motor and complete with several fittings. £550  Pictures of the Tool & Cutter Grinder here

 

SOLD: Warco VMC vertical turret-type milling machine. Very well equipped and little used by one careful professional engineer owner from new. Fitted with a 2-axis Digital read-out system and power feed to the table. R-8 spindle fitting with both fine down-feed by handwheel and a lever-action quick-action drilling feed. Equipped with: inverter drive giving electronically-controlled variable speeds (in addition to the normal belt change on the head), coolant equipment, halogen light unit, swivel-base machine vice, tool holders and a quantity of tooling. £1550 Pictures of the Warco VMC turret milling machine for sale here

 

SOLD: Hembrug A1 Precision Toolroom Lathe 5.25” x 18” with power cross feed. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand and very well equipped: 10” Jacob’s Rubber-flex spindle nose collet chuck and 18 collets, 5-inch 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch 3-jaw chuck, 8-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, 10-inch faceplate, quick change toolpost with 2 holders, thread-dial indicator, carriage stop, Jacobs tailstock chuck. Driven by a variable-speed inverter from the domestic electricity supply. The superbly-built lathe is in lovely condition and in need of a home where it will see more use than I have been able to give it. £2750 Pictures of the Hembrug toolroom lathe for sale here and details of Hembrug A1 lathes here

 

SOLD: 3.5” x 30” Myford Super 7B long-bed lathe with power cross feed and spindle clutch. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Equipped with: Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, Myford vertical swivelling-base milling slide (not illustrated), 4-way toolpost, 2-position rear toolpost, tailstock rotating centres, faceplate, tailstock drill chuck, set of changewheels, thread-dial indicator, chuck guard, graduated handle to leadscrew end and a proper Myford dust cover. Also included are many unused indexible turning tools, a boring bar, an unused scriber, set of engineer’s clamps and many other useful bits and pieces. The maker’s Instruction and Parts Manual. A new push-button starter recently fitted. All in excellent working order. This is an honest, original Myford not one that has been “refurbished” and painted up to sell.  Kept in a heated workshop and the sale is only due to a house move. £1850  Pictures of the Myford Super 7 for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: 8 mm watchmakers lathe - by R.O.F.B. (Royal Ordnance Factory Birmingham) and copied from the German Geneva-type Wolf, Jahn design – parts from these lathes fit.  Lathe is marked: ROFB' No 585 Mk. 11. Complete in the maker’s fitted box with two tailstocks, 3-jaw ring-scroll chuck with reversible face jaws, and indexing/dividing headstock pulley, a useful range of 18 wire collets, 5 step chucks, 3 mounted emery wheels, 3 carrier chucks, 2 tool rests, 3 tailstock runners and  10 male/female centers. A very rare machine and in excellent condition. £550 Pictures of the R.O.F.B. watchmakers’ lathe for sale here  Additional details of the R.O.F.B. here

 

SOLD: Colchester Chipmaster Lathe 5.75” x 20”. Hardened bed, screwcutting gearbox, spindle clutch and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Infinitely variable speed drive from 30 to 3000 r.p.m. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with splash back (the latter not shown in the pictures). Complete with: 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, Low-Vo light unit, chuck guard and coolant system. In perfect working order. 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to inverter drive. £850 Pictures of the Colchester Chipmaster for sale here and details of Colchester Chipmaster lathes here

 

SOLD: Antique Colchester lathe circa 1909 and badged as an IXL. This appears to be a very early type with a central leadscrew. Mounted on a stand with cast-iron chip tray, tumble reverse drive to leadscrew, compound slide rest with T-slotted cross slide, 3-jaw chuck, faceplate and catchplate. Driven by a 1-phase motor and equipped with a proper countershaft unit. Must sell - moving house. Just £75 to the first caller! Pictures of the Colchester for sale here and details of early Colchester lathes here:

 

SOLD: Barnes 4.5” x 20” Barnes twin-leadscrew treadle metal-working lathe. Backgeared and screwcutting and dating from the late 19th century.This Barnes has been fully restored to museum display standard and a new leather drive belt fitted. Also included are a number of period accessories: a Cushman 5.5-inch 3-jaw jaw chuck, a small Cushman 2-jaw chuck, a Warden & Guylee drill chuck for the tailstock, a fixed steady and a set of 18 changewheels from 20 to 100t (the teeth on the larger wheels are incremented on every 10th or eight tooth.) The cross slide handwheel is of the early cranked type and the tailstock barrel is not scalloped out for drill depth measurement as on later models. £495 For further details please phone 01782 243907 evenings or 0975-4378995 any time.
Pictures of the Barnes lathe for sale and details of Barnes lathes here


SOLD: 7” x 54” Woodhouse & Mitchell “Junior” lathe. Fitted with a full screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, detachable gap bed, spindle clutch and a large T-slotted saddle. Equipment includes: 3-jaw chuck, large 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, large faceplate, thread-dial indicator, 4-way toolpost and a tailstock rotating centre. 1-phase motor and push-button starter. A very well-made, robust but compact lathe with an excellent capacity and still very accurate. £750 Pictures of the Woodhouse & Mitchell "Junior" lathe for sale here and details of Woodhouse & Mitchell “Junior” lathes here

 

 

SOLD: a classic “9-inch” South Bend Workshop lathe Model B, 4.5” centre height by 20” between centres, backgeared and screwcutting with power cross feed. Catalogue No. 477Z, Serial number 119034. Driven by the original maker’s countershaft and a 1-phase motor with push-button starter. Items included: a set of screwcutting changewheels, 6-inch Burnerd 3-jaw chuck with two sets of jaws. The lathe is well used but everything works and parts (many Boxford items fit) are still available. Does not include the bench or drill chuck in the pictures. £225  Pictures of the South Bend lathe for sale here,   a video of the lathe running can be seen here  and details of South Bend “9-inch” lathes here

 

SOLD: Kerry 5” x 24” lathe. Gap bed, full screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and spindle clutch. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with splash back and coolant equipment. Equipped with: Crawford “Trugrip” Collet chuck and what appears to be a full set of C5 collets and a set of smaller collets as well (but it is not known if these can be used in the chuck). Burnerd Precision “Grip-tru” 3-jaw chuck, Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, faceplate, parting blade holder, screwcutting tool holder, trepanning tool, turning tools, rotating tailstock centre, set of 6 drive dogs, Morse Centres and a copy of the maker’s Instruction and Parts manual, etc. 1-phase electrics with pushbutton starter and in full working order. £650 Pictures of Kerry lathe for sale here and details of Kerry lathes here

 

SOLD: Harrison L5 lathe. 4.5” x 24” with detachable gap bed, all-geared headstock with spindle clutch and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Mounted on the maker’s stand with splash back and equipped with: two 3-jaw chucks, quick-set and the standard toolpost, extra changewheels, thread-dial indicator, two precision keyless tailstock chucks, two standard Jacobs tailstock chucks, tailstock rotating centre and a light unit. There is a motor fault (it cuts out) and it may need replacing. However, as it’s mounted on a simple, multi-adjustable frame that allows almost any type to fit, this should be easy enough. A bargain at £395  Pictures of the Harrison L5 lathe for sale here and details of Harrison lathes here

 

SOLD: 7-inch stroke Perfecto miniature powered shaper. In remarkably fine, original condition having had hardly any use since new. Mounted on a neat, purpose-built, heavy-duty stand, fully guarded and driven by a 1-phase motor.  Ram speeds: 58, 76, & 94 strokes per minute.  Automatic table feed rate, in both directions: 0.003", 0.006" & 0.009" per stroke. £495.00 Pictures of the Perfecto shaper for sale here and details of perfecto shapers here

 

SOLD: an UNUSED Myford ML10 “Diamond” lathe 3.25” x 18” backgeared and screwcutting. 12 speeds from 58 to 2400 r.p.m. A very late-model example in pristine order and very well specified. Mounted on the maker’s proper cabinet stand with chip tray and raiser blocks accessories include: factory-supplied 1-phase motor and safety switchgear, dog-clutch to leadscrew, extra-long T-slotted cross slide, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, Myford milling slide, Dickson quick-set toolholder, graduated handle to leadscrew end, fixed steady, a genuine (and rare) Myford machine vice in its original case, faceplate, surface plate, chuck guard and the correct maker’s dust cover and oil. £1600
Pictures of the Myford ML10 for Sale here and details of Myford ML10 lathes here

 

SOLD: Fobco “Star” floor-mounted Pillar Drill. In exceptionally good order, very little used and with an unmarked larger table. 1-phase motor. £475. Located in Suffolk. Pictures of the Fobco drill for sale here and details of Fobco drills here

 

SOLD: Toyo ML210 lathe in pristine condition. Hardly used and complete with an excellent range of genuine maker's accessories including: powered vertical milling and drilling attachment, T-slotted milling table, milling collets, Indexing unit with plates for divisions of 30, 36, 40 and 48, Longitudinal power-feed attachment, drill chuck, machine vice, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, vertical milling slide (swivelling type), collet chuck for lathe spindle nose, set of collets, fixed steady, swivelling top slide, tailstock rotating centre, lathe drive dog and a number of the correct turning and parting-off tools. A very well made, compact and versatile lathe. A great saving on new at £850 Details of Toyo ML210 lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7 lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting with spindle clutch and power cross feed. This is an ex-college machine just fitted with a brand new Drives Direct inverter for variable-speed drives on single-phase. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray and levelling blocks and complete with: a nearly new internally threaded Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, thread-dial indicator, tailstock chuck, changewheels, faceplate, Morse centres, catchplate, graduated hand to leadscrew end, chuck guard and a Myford faceplate clamping set and oil gun. centres. £1,250 Pictures of the Super 7 for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: an UNUSED Myford ML10 “Diamond” lathe 3.25” x 18” backgeared and screwcutting. 12 speeds from 58 to 2400 r.p.m. A very late-model example in pristine order and very well specified. Mounted on the maker’s proper cabinet stand with chip tray and raiser blocks accessories include: factory-supplied 1-phase motor and safety switchgear, dog-clutch to leadscrew, extra-long T-slotted cross slide, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, Myford milling slide, Dickson quick-set toolholder, graduated handle to leadscrew end, fixed steady, a genuine (and rare) Myford machine vice in its original case, faceplate, surface plate, chuck guard and the correct maker’s dust cover and oil. £1600
Pictures of the unused Myford ML10 for sale here and details of Myford ML10 lathes here

 

SOLD: Classic 5-inch Holtzapffel Ornamental Turning Lathe - 1821. Engraved on the headstock is: Holtzapefel & Deyerlein 64 Charing Cross, London. Serial Number: 1216 - known to have been supplied new to Thos. Drane on 30th of July, 1821. Complete on the maker’s treadle stand and equipped with: compound slide rest, eccentric chuck and a range of other accessories. Pictures of the Holtzapefel for sale here  £2500

 

SOLD: Lorch Schmidt 6 mm “Triumph” lathes. A complete boxed set, with accessories mounted on a baseboard with 1-phase variable-speed motor with foot control and the maker’s countershaft unit - all ready to run. The following accessories are included: two beds: one with the collet headstock the other with a permanently-mounted, precision faceplate with clamps, a spare headstock and pulley wheel, 18 graduated steel collets, 9 miniature graduated brass collets, 6 stepped collets, 1 driving plate with 7 carrier dogs, 1 compound slide rest with micrometer dials, safety pulley set, hand t-rests, 2 tailstocks complete with a variety of runners. Also a variety of accessories included as shown in the photographs to make up a comprehensive watchmakers’ outfit. £795
Contact David on: 01225-859351  Pictures of the Lorch watchmaker’s lathe for sale here and details of Lorch lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford 254S Plus lathe 5.34” x 24” with screwcutting gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds from a separate power shaft. Fitted with the Myford (Rishton-made) powered vertical milling head (with both quick-action drilling and fine down feeds) and mounted on the maker’s full cabinet stand with splash back and chip tray. This imperial lathe is in superb condition having had only the lightest of use. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck, boxed collet chuck and collets, milling cutters, chuck guard, the correct maker’s oil, tailstock rotating centres, tailstock chuck, standard centres and oil gun. Single-phase electrics with the maker’s built-in switchgear. £4,550. Pictures of the Myford 254 lathe for sale here and details of Myford 254 lathes here

 

SOLD: Lorch WW-Type watchmakers lathe. The heavier WW version of the Lorch lathe is rare - and this example is in fine original condition and complete with: compound slide rest; full screwcutting attachment with changewheels, precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck; 4-jaw chuck, wire, cone and fir-tree collets, drive plate on collet, flip-up hand T-rest,. £1250 Pictures of the Lorch WW lathe for sale here and details of Lorch watchmaker's lathes here


SOLD: Lorch “Geneva” watchmaker’s lathe. Complete in full working order with 1-phase motor and a range of useful extras including
: a good set of wire and step collets in their original box; sixteen various tailstock runners; lever-action tailstock runner; two collet-mounted drive plates (carrier chucks), several wax chucks including an unusually large one, self-centring drilling plates; self-centring drilling attachment; two Jacot drums; eighteen brass split chucks; slitting saw arbor; sixteen bronze carriers (drive dogs); hand T-rest with several different T pieces; safety pulley set; spare toolpost and a pair of spring indexing arms. 1-phase motor. £650 Pictures of the Lorch watchmaker’s lathe for sale here and details of Lorch Watchmaker’s lathes here

 

SOLD: Eagle No. 1 Hand-operated Surface Grinder: table size 20” x 6.5” with a 5” x 10” magnetic chuck. This is a very useful machine of solid, cast-iron construction and ideal for the smaller workshop. Weight 3 to 4 cwt approximately. It requires some tiding of the wiring. 1-phase electrics. £375 Pictures of the Eagle surface grinder for sale here and details of Eagle surface grinders here

 

SOLD: an unused Myford Super 7 3½"x31" long-bed lathe with power cross-feed mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with levelling blocks and deep chip tray. Bought direct from Myford’s in Nottingham and delivered by them during 1998/99. It has never been used and has been carefully stored with occasional running to keep it free and lubricated. Purchased for a project that never got off the ground, it’s a reluctant sale and a rare chance to acquire a new long-bed Super 7.
Complete with the maker’s standard equipment and tools (as seen in the photos) plus a 3-jaw chuck, and a genuine Myford 4-way toolpost (second-hand and negotiated as part of the purchase). 1-phase motor (with chip guard) and a no-volt safety-release push-button starter with factory wiring. £3950 Pictures of the unused Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: a superb Bergeon lathe Model B plus extras for the watchmaker. In excellent condition and complete in the maker's fitted box with over 100 accessories amongst which are: Bergeon 220V, 1/8 h.p. 200-6000 rpm motor with variable speed regulator completely enclosed in a cast frame and protected against dust; driving attachment for Bergeon motor, a countershaft unit with fixed foot and pulleys; tension and driving attachment for countershaft and a fully adjustable driving system (an “overhead”) designed to power accessories such as high-speed grinding, milling and drilling spindles; second bed with gap; three tailstocks; compound slide rest; divided plate 160mm, to cut pinions and wheels; a large set of standard, stepped, ring-step (fir-tree) and step-up 8 mm collets; button chucks; wheel chucks; lantern chucks; wood-drive chuck; 3-jaw and 6-jaw self-centring chucks; box chuck; wax chucks; milling slide; two high-speed spindles; saw table attachment, self-centring drilling and pivoting attachment; pump-centre faceplate with clamps; hand T-test; carrier chuck; roller filing rest; 4-way and single toolposts; centres; turning tools; eye glass, tailstock chuck; lapping, grinding and polishing equipment; spare drive belts; the correct wooden cases and numerous other items as illustrated.
Lathe in The Netherlands but can be delivered worldwide. Euro 9,500 Pictures of the Bergeon lathe for sale here and details of Bergeon lathes here 

 

SOLD: Harrison 5.5" x 24" lathe. Detachable gap-bed, all-geared headstock with L00 spindle nose and spindle clutch. Full screwcutting gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds. An ex-college machine it was bought by me when the department was reduced in size and has been mothballed since. Lightly used with no visible wear or damage to the bed and in superb mechanical condition. Well equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, fixed steady, travelling steady, 4-way toolpost,  metric screwcutting conversion changewheel, thread-dial indicator, cross-slide threading stop, spindle-nose Morse centre reducer sleeve, spindle nose screw-on protective cover, collet draw tube, the correct spanners for adjusting the spindle bearings and the original maker's Instruction and Spares Parts Manual. 1-phase motor and the original 3-phase motor included. A Harrison 11-inch lathe in such sound, original condition is now hard to find. £1250 Pictures Harrison 11-inch lathe for sale here and details of Harrison 11-inch lathes here

 

SOLD: Harrison M250 lathe manufactured 1998 and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray and splash-back. 280 mm swing by 750 mm between centres. Fitted with 3-jaw chuck, chuck guard, toolpost, coolant equipment and shielded leadscrew. An ex-school machine in immaculate condition. No tailstock so a bargain at £2600 Pictures of the Harrison M250 for sale here and details of Harrison M250 lathes here

 

SOLD: Kitty Bandsaw - being sold for charity. A heavily built but compact machine of excellent quality. 1-phase electrics. £150 Pictures of the Kitty bandsaw for sale here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared with screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. In superb, lightly-used condition and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Complete with a Burnerd Super-precision Grip-tru 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, Dickson quick-set toolholder, thread-dial indicator, Jacobs tailstock chuck and a graduated handle to the leadscrew end. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. £2250 Phone: 07580-826887 Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Emco FB2 6-speed Vertical Milling Head as fitted to a number of Emco lathes including the Maximat 7, 8, V8, 8.4, 8.6, V10, V10P, Compact 10, Super 11 and V13, etc. In addition to the original Emco mount, the base has had a thick steel plate bolted to it with alignment screws installed; this assembly sits on another steel plate that allows it to be mounted on another make of lathe e.g. in its last installation bolted through the stand of a Myford Super 7. 3-phase motor so ideal for conversion to variable-speed inverter drive. £750 Phone: 0118-969-8791 Pictures of the Emco milling attachment here and details of Emco milling attachments here

 

SOLD: Wolf Jahn 8 mm collet watchmaker’s lathe of the heaver WW pattern. Complete with a compound slide rest, faceplate with dogs, precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck, flip-up T-rest, some collets and a proper countershaft unit.
Stored for over 40 years - everything turns well,. A very practical and useable watch lathe. £650 Pictures of the Wolf Jahn lathe for sale here and details of Wolf Jahn lathes here

 

SOLD: watchmaker’s rounding up tool (also called a topping tool) complete on its original wood base with storage box. Complete with tools, accessories and the original instructions. £375 Phone: 01590-673509 or 07518-895510
This machine is designed to "top" or “round” the teeth in small gears cut by a simple slitting saw or other crude method that leaves the teeth with a flat bottom and flat top. The tool rounds the tooth profile to ensure correct meshing  Pictures of the Rounding Up tool here

 

SOLD: Dore Westbury Mk. 2 Vertical Milling Machine 1989. This is the later type 12-speed machine with the oil-bath epicyclic gear box. A well built and tidy machine in excellent condition and full working order. Professionally inspected and wired . Homemade cast iron stand and purpose built suds tray .

Mounted on the end of a ram the head can be slide in and out and rotated. Quill feed is both by a quick-action drilling lever and a fine-feed by a handwheel fitted with a very large micrometer-dial. Fitted machine vice, a No. 2 Morse taper Modeloy milling chuck, Dore Westbury machine vice, Jacobs chuck and the owner’s manual.. 3-phase motor with MEM no-volt overload switchgear. A very versatile miller with a generous capacity for its size. £950

Pictures of the Dore Westbury milling machine for sale here and details of Dore Westbury millers here

 

SOLD: genuine maker’s T-slotted boring table to fit a Harrison L5, “11-inch” and 140 lathe. Size 12” x 9” and complete with bronze (inch) nut. £275 Pictures of the Harrison T-slotted boring table here

 

SOLD: Dore Westbury vertical milling machine. A well built and tidy machine in full working order and mounted on a stand with chip tray and cupboard storage. Table 16" x 5.5" with 11" of lengthwise movement and 5" crosswise.
Carried on the end of a horizontal ram,  the No. Morse taper head can be slide in and out and rotated. Quill feed is both by a quick-action drilling lever and a fine-feed by a handwheel fitted with a very large micrometer-dial - the spindle nose has a standard Myford thread. Very well equipped with everything necessary for the majority of jobs: Rotary table; Clarkson Autolock chuck and collet set; micrometer boring head; fly-cutter set, machine vice; 3-jaw chuck; Jacobs drill chuck on a No. 2 Morse taper shank; sets of end mills, slot drills and machine saws and arbors, etc. A very versatile miller with a generous capacity for its size. £650 Pictures of the Dore Westbury miller for sale here and details of Dore Westbury millers here

 

SOLD: Colchester Chipmaster lathe 5.75” x 22”. Hardened bed, screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, spindle clutch and speeds from 30 to 3000 r.p.m.

Converted to single-phase. Equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, the special 8-inch half-depth body Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, travelling steady, faceplate, 4-way tool post, tailstock rotating centre and a selection of tooling.  £550 Pictures of the Colchester Chipmaster lathe for sale here and details of Chipmaster lathes here

 

SOLD: Tom Senior "E" Type Vertical Milling Machine mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with anti-vibration feet. Table 26" x 6" (635 mm x 152 mm) table with a longitudinal travel of 15 inches (381 mm); 6 inches (152 mm) across and vertically of 14.5 inches (368 mm). Swivelling vertical head with both fine and quick-action quill feeds. 4-speed V-belt drive from a 1-phase  Brook-Crompton Parkinson motor. Also included is a 24-volt motor/transformer unit with a toothed-belt drive to power the table’s longitudinal feed. Finished in the maker’s green paint, the miller has had light use only and is in excellent, original condition with just a few very small pin-head marks on the table. £1550 Pictures of the Tom Senior E-Type miller for sale here and details of Tom Senior E-Type millers here

 

SOLD: One-owner-from-new Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Mounted on the desirable Industrial Cabinet Stand with sliding doors, rear splash guard, halogen light unit and factory built-in 1-phase electrical controls. Bought new from Myford in 1995 and delivered and installed by them. Complete with the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, two sizes of precision keyless tailstock chucks, chuck guard, faceplate and catchplate. In excellent condition. £2250 Pictures of the Super 7B lathe for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Feeler (Hardinge Type HC)  High-precision capstan lathe. Complete with tooling, extra toolholders, an excellent set of collets, an Acurite 2-axis digital readout and the maker’s instruction manual. In full working order. £2750   

 

SOLD: 1-phase Hydrovane “Silent” Compressor on its own tank.  50 litres per minute output. Makers specification catalogue. Full working order £375

 

SOLD: High-quality Hoffman Rotary Table: £275

SOLD: Tyler Spiral Blade bandsaw “Cuts in any direction” - an interesting all-aluminium machine. Fitted with a standard flat blade. £95  Pictures of the Hoffman and bandsaw for sale here

 

SOLD: Heavy-duty, Sawmach Pull-down saw. An excellent, accurate machine with rack-and-pinion rise and fall to the head assembly and a swivel base. In perfect working order and mounted on a floor stand with chip tray and two blades. £350
 

SOLD: Warco Vertical Turret milling machine Type KFVMC (identical to the version sold as the Myford VMC) with an R8 spindle nose and a 6” x 24” table with power feed. Mounted on the maker’s cast iron base stand with chip tray. Very well maintained, this miller is in little-used condition and comes complete with all the accessories required to get the best from it: precision micrometer boring head with a set of cutter bars; collet chuck and 4 collets; face-milling cutter; slitting-saw arbor; 2-Morse taper adaptor; a full table clamping set with T-bolts and packing pieces; an unused 4-inch machine vice and two halogen light units. 1-phase electrics with drive by a simple and reliable V-belt system. At just under 6 ft high this is an ideal small workshop machine with imperial micrometer dials. £1500. Pictures of the Warco Turret Milling Machine for sale here

 

SOLD: Myford ML8 woodturning lathe 4” x 30”. Mounted on a good wooden stand and complete with 1-phase motor, bowl-turning attachment, planer attachment thicknesser unit, tilting sanding table, 4 faceplates, wood-drive and hollow centres, tailstock chuck and a good selection of turning tools. All in perfect working order and ready to use. £275 Pictures of the Myford ML8 for sale here and details of Myford ML8 lathes here

 

SOLD: Sphere Lathe (Atlas clone) 5” x 24” backgeared and screwcutting. Complete with the 8-speed all-V-belt drive countershaft (gives 16 spindle speeds), the maker’s vertical milling slide with vice, fixed steady, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw independent chuck, tailstock rotating capstan unit, large faceplate, catchplate, screwcutting changewheels, 4-way and standard toolposts, etc. Stored unused for some time. A very large-capacity lathe on a very compact footprint. A Bargain at £275 Pictures of the Sphere/Atlas lathe for sale here and details of Sphere and Atlas lathes here

 

SOLD: a beautiful Bergeon “Model 50” high-precision watchmaker’s lathe. Taken from a now closed watchmaker school it has been unused for some years. Fitted to a superb wooden base with storage and complete with: the original Bergeon motor/countershaft unit, compound slide rest, 24 wire collets,  5 step-collets, 6-jaw chuck, 3-Jaw chuck, with reversible jaws (but possibly stuck), Bergeon lathe drilling runner, tailstock (sliding runner missing), T-rest with 2 different size inserts, carrier chuck, foot pedal and 6 wax chucks. Lathe in Sweden but can deliver world-wide. £2500 Pictures of the Bergeon precision lathe for sale here and details of Bergeon lathes here

 

SOLD: Aciera F1 miniature high-precision milling machine. Mounted on the maker’s stand with custom-fitted storage compartments. Complete with vertical head, horizontal milling conversion parts, tilting table, vice on rotary base, collets etc. In excellent condition. Machine in Denmark - but can ship worldwide. £4750  Pictures of the Aciera F1 for sale here and details of Aciera F1 milling machines here  

 

SOLD: Boxford G200 Tool & Cutter Grinder. A lightly used ex-college machine in excellent condition and can been seen running. Built in extraction equipment and complete with all the necessary centres & tooling for grinding reamers, milling cutters & end mills, etc. Also included is a magnetic chuck for surface grinding. spare grinding wheels, a diamond dressing block, various fixtures for holding lathe tool bits, planer knives, etc., and a copy of the maker’s instruction book. 3-phase motor so ideal for conversion to variable-speed inverter drive. £750 Pictures of the Boxford G200 Tool & Cutter grinder here

 

SOLD: Arundel K450 long-bed wood lathe. British made and mounted on a substantial, purpose-built bench and fitted with bowl turning (the headstock slides to the tailstock end of the bed). Swing over bed 9", Swing over bench 18”, between centres 37". Spindle speeds: 500, 850, 1350 and 2150 r.p.m. driven by a Poly-V belt from a 1-phase 0.5 h.p. motor. Included with the lathe is a Craft Precision Combination chuck with extra collets and 15 good-quality 15 turning tools. This is a beautifully-made British wood lathe that has had only very careful, private owner from new and been maintained in pristine condition. £375 or offers. Pictures of the Arundel wood lathe for sale here and details of Arundel lathes here

 

SOLD: ELU Combination Mitre Saw and Saw Bench ('flipover') TGS 273 (still in production by De Walt - their ref DW 743N). Unmarked condition: Saw blade 250 mm in diameter. Motor output 1199W. The machine is mounted on an HTC1000 Universal Mobile Base. Over £700 new, offered at £295 (see this link .http://www.careytools.com/docs/manual/M13801.pdf )  Pictures of the ELU Combination Mitre Saw and Saw Bench for sale here

 

SOLD: De Walt variable-speed bandsaw Model DW 3501. Unmarked condition. Sits on a home-made cupboard/bench which is itself mounted and HTC 1000 Universal Mobile Base. There are 4 spare blades. Depth of cut 150 mm, Throat 310 mm, Table height on stand 1160 mm.  £175 Pictures of the ELU Combination Mitre Saw and Saw Bench for sale here

 

SOLD: Kity Model 432 Wood  Planer-Thicknesser (Woodster 3) in immaculate, as-new condition having had one owner from new and hardly used. 1-phase 1000W motor with push-button starter. Set on purpose-built stand with a mobile base. The specification is: Surfacing width 149 mm, Thicknessing height 100 mm, Length of table 700 mm, Cutter speed 6000 r.p.m., Cutter block diameter 56 mm, Feed speed 7.5 m/min. L x W x H - 750 mm x 400 mm x 500 mm. Weight 31 kg. Table height on stand 940 mm. £225. Today’s equivalent machine is £500  Pictures of the Kity planer for sale here

 

SOLD: Tom “Light Vertical” Milling Machine on the maker’s stand with chip tray. Complete with tilting S-Type vertical head with a No. 2 Morse taper quill and both fine and quick-action drilling feeds. Fitted with electronic variable-speed drive on the table’s on longitude feed. Clarkson Autolock milling chuck, with 1/4”, 3/8”, 1/2” and 5/8” collets, a drill chuck, comprehensive table clamping kit, a good 4-inch machine vice, twin light units and manuals. Recently refurbished and repainted in Senior green. Some light marks on the table do not affect its accuracy.  1-phase electrics. £1550 or near offer. Pictures of the Tom Senior Miller for sale here and details of Senior millers here

 

SOLD: Record CORONET No. 3 wood-turning lathe. Top-of-the-range long-bed model able to take 48” between centres. A top-of-the-range model it has an all cast-iron and steel construction with chrome-plated bed rails, 5-speed Poly-V drive from powerful 1-phase motor with push-button starter, swivel headstock for bowl turning (30” capacity). Combination Wood Chuck, tailstock rotating centre, special bowl-turning rest, calipers and a large collection of wood-turning tools. £395  Pictures of the Record Coronet No.3 wood lathe for sale here.

 

SOLD: Harrison Union Jubilee Wood Lathe 5” x 30”. Fitted with bowl turning attachment and in outstanding original condition. Accessories included a special curved tool rest for turning deep bowls, four faceplates/backplates, several wood-drive centres, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre and a light unit. Fitted with a powerful cap-start, cap-run 1-phase Brook-Crompton motor and the correct push-button starter. Comes apart very easily for transport - will even fit in a hatchback with the seats down. £550
Pictures of the Jubilee wood lathe for sale here   Details of Jubilee wood lathes here

 

SOLD: Centec 2A Universal vertical & Horizontal Milling Machine with swing table (left and right through 45° from central) and mounted on the maker’s underdrive industrial stand with large chip tray. Complete with: 3-inch raiser block to lift the vertical head (the head can be left in place when converted to horizontal mode), upgraded to the later 5/8” table feed screws, Mk. 3 swivelling vertical head with worm-and-wheel fine feed and rack-and-pinion rapid drill feed, full horizontal equipment consisting of the overarm, drop bracket and cutter arbor. Two collets chucks with drawbars: one a Clarkson Type C Autolock collet with a set of  imperial collets the other a modern Vertex ER25 with a full set of metric collets with key; 4-inch swivel-base machine vice and various T-nuts, magnetic base with DTI, small drill chuck on a No. 2 Morse taper, end mills slot drills, a slitting cutter, a can of EP3 grease and a grease gun. This Centec is in excellent working order and maintained to a high standard with the backlash on all 3 axes DTI clocked as follows:-

Longitudinal (x axis) 0.002in.   Cross (y axis) 0.002in.   Vertical (z axis) 0.003in.
The miller has been completely rewired, fitted with a UK-made AES 1-phase, 1 h.p. motor and tested to PAT Class 1 Electrical Appliance and the machine rpm checked with a Smith’s machine r.p.m. gauge at 1500 r.p.m. Shipping available via Palletline

£1650  Pictures of the Centec milling machine for sale here and details of Centec milling machines here

 

SOLD: Emco Unimat 3 Lathe. This is a genuine and original built-in Austria version. In excellent, lightly-used condition and very well equipped with the following accessories: Vertical drilling/milling attachment, T-slotted Milling table, Machine vice, clamps, T-nuts & bolts, Drill chuck 8 mm cap. for use with lathe & drill attachment, swivelling top-slide assembly, Indexing & dividing attachment with one 24 hole division plate together with two extra steel plates (made on a CNC miller), faceplate, horizontal cutter-holding arbor; tool-grinding attachment, tailstock rotating centre, drive dog, centres and the maker’s original instruction manual and sales & specification catalogue. £475 Pictures of the Emco Unimat 3 lathe for sale here and details of Emco Unimat 3 lathes here

 

SOLD: Graduate Short-bed Woodturning Lathe with the maker’s swan-neck between-centres turning attachment. This is a rare example, built by the Graduate Lathe Co. of Northfleet, Kent in 1996 after Harrison ceased production. Called the Graduate GL, like the LRE “Variturn”, it incorporates built-in VFD inverter to control a 1.1 kW motor to give infinitely variable speed in addition to the usual 4-step Vee belt pulleys. This fine example has seen only light limited amateur use and is in excellent condition. Equipment includes: the excellent Axminster precision self-centering 4-jaw chuck with inside and outside hard jaws, 3-inch and 6-inch, driving and running centres, 7.5-inch and 14-inch T-rests, a pair of locking pins for indexing and locking the spindle,  3 sets of wood-turning jaws, long and standard chuck keys, etc.  Offered at a little over half the current new price at £1350 Pictures of the Graduate wood lathe for sale here and details of Graduate lathes here

 

SOLD: Mini-Max T124 Wood Copy Lathe with 210 mm centre height and 1150 mm between centres. Complete, in full working order with a reversing 1.5 h.p. 1-phase motor giving 4 speeds of 570, 1000, 1850 and 2500 r.p.m. £1250
(Still in production, this lathe is current listed at a retail price of £2500 +)  Pictures of the Mini-Max wood copy lathe for sale here and full details and specifications here

 

SOLD: Feeler High-precision lathe. A reproduction of the Hardinge HLV-H lathe this Taiwanese built replica has an equal reputation for absolute quality. Removed from the experimental department at St. George’s hospital in London it has had minimal - and then only light use. Infinitely variable speed drive from 135 to 2955 r.p.m.; dual English metric screwcutting gearbox,; dual metric and English micrometer dials; separate variable-speed power feed to the carriage (allowing any feed rate to be set against any spindle speed); automatic pre-set disengage to the carriage drive, quick-withdrawal lever to top slide for screwcutting, lever-action collet closer and fitted with a Sony 2-axis DRO. Mounted on the maker's stand with a Hardinge super-precision 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, set of 5C collets, an unused taper-turning attachment, fixed steady, quick-set toolpost and holders, slotted and tapped steel faceplate, precision keyless tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre. Maker’s Operation and Maintenance Handbook, other original documentation including the test certificate.

£7500 Pictures of the Feeler lathe for sale here and details of Feeler lathes here

 

SOLD: Miniature powered shaping machine - possibly by Gerald Clapham ex-lecturer in machine tools at Huddersfield polytechnic. Ram length  12", Stroke  2.75", Cross travel 5", Vertical travel  2", Table 5" x 6.75", Toolpost slide travel 1" and the footprint  just 13" x 15". A beautifully-made machine, strongly constructed and with fine detailing. Requires a pulley fitting to the drive shaft. £375

 

SOLD: a collection of precision measuring instruments by well-known makers including: Starret, Mitutoyo, Benson, Tesa (Swiss), Pitter, Verdict,

The set includes: engine cylinder measuring equipment, digital calipers, height gauge, slip gauges, external micrometers, internal micrometer, centre finder, dial indicators, dial-indicator support arms on a long base and an unused  “Centimim” dial bore gauge.. £225 for the complete set.  Pictures of the precision measuring instruments for sale here

 

SOLD: Astra 1/2" capacity bench drill with rack-and-pinion rise and fall to the tilting table. 1-phase motor. Little used and in excellent condition. £175.

For sale: Large, heavily-built pillar drill. No name but sold by E.H.Jones, a one-time purveyor of better-quality machine tools. T-slotted table, 12-speed head, 1-phase motor. Full working order. £225.  Collection from North London location.  Phone: 01865-373640 or 07917-025157 Pictures of the drills for sale here

 

SOLD: an UNUSED Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Serial number K110527. Manufactured 1973 and in dry storage since. As the paintwork had become dull over time it’s been resprayed in its original Myford grey.

Very well specified with: long T-slotted cross slide, a new Burnerd 3-jaw chuck (of the correct internally-threaded type) with both sets of jaws , a complete set of screwcutting changewheels, zeroing micrometer dials, thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to leadscrew end, catchplate, chuck backplate, deep chip tray and (used but mint) levelling blocks, Morse centres, the necessary spanners, Allen keys and maker’s oil gun. New single-phase 1400 rpm 0.75 hp motor (or, as a no-cost option) a new 3-phase 0.75 h.p. motor with a new variable-speed 1-phase to 3-phase inverter.  A rare opportunity to acquire a new ML7 at £2750  Also available a brand new Myford Gearbox, the guards and all parts necessary, valued at £1,500, with full instructions for you to fit, supplied in original packaging and never fitted  for only £525.00  Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Rodney Vertical milling attachment with base for Myford ML7 and Super 7 lathes. This is the larger of the two versions with both fine down-feed and a quick-action drilling facility Complete with Myford nose compression ring. £350 Picture of the Rodney/Myford Vertical Milling Attachment for sale here and details of Rodney attachments here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B Long-bed Lathe with power cross feed. 3.5” x 31” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. In superb, little-used condition and complete with: two 3-jaw chucks, the correct half-depth body Burnerd 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, Myford-Dickson quick-set tool post with 4 toolholders, fixed steady, travelling steady, Myford machine vice, two rotating tailstock centres, thread-dial indicator, rotary table, V-blocks, graduated handle to leadscrew end, centres, drive dogs and turning tools, etc. 1-phase motor. £2250 (Lathe in Glasgow)  Pictures of the long-bed Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Tom Senior Light Vertical Milling Machine. Fitted with the S-Type swivelling head with both fine and quick-action quill feeds along the axis of the No. 2 Morse taper spindle. Table 26” x 6.5”. Powered by a Brook Crompton motor driven by a high-quality (Eurotherm) variable-speed inverter drive running from an ordinary 1-phase supply (the drive assembly cost in excess of £600). The miller is in excellent condition with only a few very minor marks on the table.  Looks to have been overhauled at some stage in its life and only used by me for light hobby work. Complete with genuine Clarkson Autolock collet chuck and ½” keyless drill chuck.  Metric leadscrews and 2MT quill.  £1699
Pictures of the Tom Senior Light Vertical Miller here and details of Tom Senior Millers here

 

SOLD: Myford VMB 9-speed vertical milling machine on the maker’s cabinet stand. Spindle has both fine down-feed and a quick-action drilling quill and takes the common and inexpensive R8 fitting. Table 24" x 6". Equipped with a 3-axis Digital Readout. Speeds from 195 to 2340 r.p.m. Powerful 1-phase electrics with push-button starter. Little used from new, this is a suburb, sought-after machine with an excellent specification. Only selling because I need a larger miller for my next model and don’t want to over work this one. £1599 with DRO unit - or available for £1200 without the DRO  Pictures of the Myford VMB vertical milling machine for sale here

 

SOLD: Excel Major Mill Drill Model M30 mounted on the maker’s stand with chip tray. The traditional and useful mill/drill, this is the largest and most rugged version made. Table 8.25” x 28 .75”, spindle has an R8 taper (Bridgeport type) and 12 speeds from 100 to 2,080 rpm. Quill has 5 inches of travel by either fine-feed handwheel or a quick-action capstan lever for drilling. Metric calibrations. Complete with: tilting vice, drill chuck, face milling cutter, set of metric collets and chuck and a machine guard.  3-phase electrics (fitted a powerful 1.5 Kw (2 h.p.) motor so ideal for conversion to inverter-driven variable-speed drive.  The miller has had very little use and is in superb order. £895 Pictures of the Excel vertical Miller/Driller here

 

SOLD: Emco Maximat V10-P lathe 5” x 24” complete with the maker’s powered vertical milling attachment, 5” x 24”, screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the correct cabinet stand. This is a very useful, single-phase, 10-speed machine, with imperial dials. Fitted: Elliot 5-inch 3 jaw chuck, tailstock rotating centre, thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to leadscrew end and the maker’s original Instruction and Parts Manual. 
The 4-speed milling head has a No. 2 Morse taper spindle and both fine and quick action feeds to the quill. Although slightly scruffy (and the electric cables needs replacing) this is a lathe with an impressive specification that is compact yet with a useful capacity and wide speed range of 50 to 2500 r.p.m. Sold as seen. £79 Pictures of the Emco Maximat V10-P for sale here and details of Maximat V10P lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting and fitted with a spindle clutch. Mounted on a sturdy bench and complete with: Myford milling slide together with the correct machine vice, Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, Burnerd 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, graduated handle to leadscrew end, thread-dial indicator, chip tray, set of screwcutting changewheels and a catch plate. 1-phase electrics with Dewhurst reversing switch and a push-button starter. Owned by one family from new. £625 Pictures of the Myford ML7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford lathes here
Also still available - in nice, clean condition, a Drummond Sales Booklet from 1939/40: M-Type lathes £15  Phone: 01926-858012

 

SOLD: Myford “4-inch Precision” 4” x 24” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting and mounted on the maker’s legs with chip tray and original V-belt drive countershaft. Very well equipped with: Myford milling slide, full set of collets and collet holder, fixed steady, Burnerd “Grip-Tru” Super-precision 3-jaw chuck and four additional 3-jaw chucks including a miniature type; five 4-jaw chucks, three faceplates, 4-way toolpost, two rear toolposts, thread-dial indicator, rotating tailstock centre, extra-large cross-feed micrometer dial, a large set of screwcutting changewheels, four drawers full of turning and boring tools, a set of drive dogs. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. Also included is a rotary table, an indexing unit and a Compound T-slotted table by Atlas (ideal for co-ordinate drill on a bench drill, etc,) £450  Pictures of the Myford 4-inch Precision for sale here and details of Myford 4-inch Precision lathes here

 

SOLD: Centec 2 Universal milling machine. Complete with the Mk. 3 vertical head (with both fine and quick-action down-feeds along the quill axis) two horizontal overarms and drop brackets, horizontal arbor and screw and quick-action rack feed to the table. 1-phase motor and reversing switch. £875 or offers, Phone: 01773-826512 or  07538-603263  Pictures of the Centec Milling machine for sale here and details of Centec millers here

 

SOLD: Warco Major Vertical Milling Machine/Co-ordinate Driller. A very heavily built machine and the best of the three sizes available when purchased in 1994 by the sole owner. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand and equipped with rack-and-pinion rise and fall to the head and both a rapid-action and fine feed to the No. 3 Morse taper spindle. Fitted with a table power-feed attachment; digital read-out on the down feed. 12 spindle speeds from a 1-phase motor with push-button starter. Imperial graduations. £675 Pictures of the Warco Mill/Drill for sale here

 

SOLD: Schaublin 102 precision lathe with sliding-spindle chase-type screwcutting, a number of useful accessories and mounted the original substantial cast-iron stand with a  non-original but well engineered countershaft unit.
Extras include:
Standard (90 mm travel) compound slide assembly
A set of 12 thread masters and followers for the following pitches: Metric: 0.35 mm, 0.5 mm, 0.75 mm, 1 mm, 1.25 mm, 1.5 mm, 2 mm; Imperial: 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 t.p.i. all in excellent order
A simple lantern-style adjustable tool holder, the division detent arm and two shop-made work depth stops - one for collet working, and one for the chuck
A good set of W20 collets (including the longer draw-bar): 1 mm to 13 mm in 0.5 mm steps, and then 14 mm to 20 mm in 1 mm steps, including a male full centre.
No. 1 Morse taper mounted accessories including V-pad, 1/2 centre. female centre, 70 mm plain pad with a 1-Morse to 2-Morse adaptor
Burnerd 4-inch 3-jaw chuck with the spindle clamp collar, both original sets of jaws and two partially machined sets of soft jaws
180 mm faceplate and a solid spindle end cap fixture
The more useful 2 Morse taper tailstock, along with two chucks - one Jacobs "34" ( 1-13 mm) and a Schaublin "2A" (0-10 mm)
Hand graver rest.
The original service instructions.

The stand is currently fitted with a single-phase motor and has a slowest speed of around 400 rpm, so would benefit from a 3-phase conversion with inverter speed control in order to make use of the chase screwcutting feature.

In generally excellent condition (in particular the headstock bearings are in excellent order) with only minor use-related damage and some wear to the paintwork. The lathe can be seen under power in Walton-on-Thames. The whole machine including the stand comes apart very easily for transport. £1495 Phone 07748-766 446  Pictures of the Schaublin 102 for sale here and details of Schaublin 102 lathes here

 

SOLD: Amolco motorized milling attachment to fit either a Myford ML7 or Super 7 lathe. Complete with a collet chuck with a full set of inch and metric collets. Little used and in perfect working order. 1-phase electrics. £375 Phone: 01472-389533
Pictures of the Amolco Myford attachment for sale here and details of Amolco attachments here

 

SOLD: Elliott 10-inch stroke Shaper. The best of the small shapers, this example is in fine, original condition and has had little use. 3-phase motor run from a Mitsubishi 1-phase to 3-phase variable-speed inverter (can be used to run to other 3-phase equipment as well) with push-button starter and jog control, clutch and an original edition of the maker’s handbook and parts list. £575 Pictures of the Elliott Shaper for sale here and details of Elliott 10M shapers here

 

SOLD: Tom Senior Light Vertical milling machine, table 6” x 26”.  Fitted with the S-Type swivelling vertical head (with fine and quick-action drilling feeds) on an extendable ram. Complete on the maker’s stand and chip tray with 3-phase motor controlled by a 3-phase to 3-phase variable drive unit and push-button starter (easily changed to a 1-phase to 3-phase inverter). Included are: collet chuck with a full set of ER Collets, coolant, machine vice and a Lo-Vo light unit. This is a very accurate, high-quality machine, still its maker’s original paint having had only light use. £1650 Inspection welcome. Pictures of the Tom Senior Light Vertical miller for sale here and details of Senior Light Vertical Millers here

 

SOLD: Leinen L4Z 3.5” x 16” precision backgeared and screwcutting lathe with tumble-reverse, a single-lever operated helical-gear backgear drive and a most useful auto knock-off to the carriage feed. Mounted on a sturdy 5-drawer steel cabinet with a solid drip tray. The drive comes from the original flat belt countershaft driven by a 3-phase motor from a high-torque variable speed 1-phase to 3-phase inverter. With the lathe is a full set of screwcutting changewheels, a 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, a good selection 15 mm  shank collets. Since I had the bed reground and rebuilt it, the lathe is unused (I've bought a bigger machine and already have three other smaller lathes). This a very strong and beautifully made lathe. £695 Lathe in Exmouth, Devon.Details of Leinen L4Z Lathes here

 

SOLD: a genuine Taylor of Birmingham spinning lathe. A very heavy machine in good original order complete on the maker’s plinths with tool rests, motor-drive assembly, switchgear and faceplates, etc. £550 Pictures of the Taylor spinning lathe for sale here and details of Taylor spinning lathes here


SOLD: SENECA FALLS “STAR” 5” x 24” lathe backgeared and screwcutting with power cross feed mounted on the manufacturer’s stand. Comes with the original overhead countershaft with cone clutch and electric motor.
This lathe has been in one family since the 1930s and is in full working order in unmolested, original condition and ready to use. Complete with: fixed steady, lever-operated tailstock,  4-way toolpost, three 3-jaw chucks (one a Taylor conical scroll), 4-jaw independent chuck, Jacobs tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre, faceplate, backplate, set of screwcutting changewheels and a collection of turning tools. In addition, there is a chip tray and a box holding various other items a belting tool. The lathe can be viewed in Bournemouth.  £450 Pictures of the Seneca Falls lathe for sale here and details of Seneca Falls lathes here


SOLD: Lorch Triumph Watchmaker’s Lathe. A complete outfit in the maker’s fitted box. Accessories include: a compound screw-feed slide rest with micrometer dials; sets of headstock wire and step collets; set of tailstock runner collets; set of wax chucks; box chuck; wheel chucks; set of lantern chucks; roller filing rest; tailstock runners; set of drive dogs (carriers); carrier chuck; set of hand T-rests; self-centring drilling attachment; safety pulley; Jacot drum, etc. All in very fine, original condition. £650 Pictures of the Lorch watchmaker’s lathe for sale here and details of Lorch Triumph watchmaker’s lathes here

 

SOLD: STARTRITE 351E bandsaw. Manufactured 2000, hardly used from new and in pristine condition. 1-phase 1.1 kW motor (1.5 h.p.) table 18” x 18” tilting 0 to 45-degrees. Throat 14 inches. Complete with a 3/4 h.p. extraction unit and retrofitted with interlock safety switching. 4 spare blades included. An absolute bargain at just £350 Pictures of the Startrite bandsaw for sale here

 

SOLD: Coronet Major Wood Lathe - a late-model, one-owner from new machine and little-used. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand. Very well equipped with: circular saw attachment; planer thicknesser; large bowl-turning attachment; panel cutting support; double-length turning rest; faceplate; box combing attachment; variable groove width cutter (new). Maker’s Instructions. Single-phase motor. In full working order and ready to use. Located West Midlands.  £550 Pictures of the Coronet Major for sale here

 

SOLD: Rolls Royce 8 mm miniature precision lathe. Built in the Experimental Instrument Department in Derby by Mr. W.H.R. Clay (CJ)  (Head of Department) with the assistance of Mr. Gordon James Hudson (GJH), this beautiful and historic machine (in splendid original condition) is offered complete with the original Rolls Royce paperwork and mounted on a drive-equipped stand. Pictures of the Rolls Royce lathe for sale here and  details of the lathe and its history here. £3500

 

SOLD: Holbrook Model B No.8 Lathe. 4" x 20”, backgeared with screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, automatic micro-adjustable disengage of the power sliding feed and taper turning.

This is a magnificent, not to say museum quality example of these superb lathes and is in virtually pristine, original condition. Built to very exacting standards, more information can be found here (the lathe is actually featured in that section, the grey one). Since acquiring it a few years ago (at which time I was told it had been bought new around 1937 and used solely for clockmaking/instrument work), I have used it little—and then only for delicate work and that little showed what a lovely machine it is. On health grounds I now need to downsize and it sadly has to go. Apart from a headstock bearing oiler system I fitted it’s as originally supplied, complete on the maker’s stand with new switchgear; two-speed gearbox and powered by a single-phase motor driving the built-on overhead countershaft. As part of the original equipment there is a separately motorised overhead drive for precision grinding spindle and other accessories. Accessories include: 2 chuck backplates; 3 and 4 jaw chucks (not fitted – as it came like that with both  the previous user and myself preferring to use the range of collets included); drive plate/catch plate; T-slotted faceplate; taper-turning attachment; a lever-operated tailstock in addition to the standard screw variety; original collet and accessory stand (to which I added a second tier). I also fitted it with a quick-change toolpost. Although compact this is a heavy machine – the lathe alone is around 200 Kg  and the cast iron stand with motor, gearbox, overhead drive gear, etc., probably add another 600Kg. The top face of the stand is finished like a surface plate! Definitely not a lathe for the spare bedroom. £2500 
Pictures of the Holbrook B No. 8 for sale here and details of Holbrook B No. 8 lathes here

 

SOLD: Leinen L4Z 3.5” x 16” precision backgeared and screwcutting lathe with tumble-reverse, a single-lever operated helical-gear backgear drive and a most useful auto knock-off to the carriage feed. Mounted on a sturdy 5-drawer steel cabinet with a solid drip tray. The drive comes from the original flat belt countershaft driven by a 3-phase motor from a high-torque variable speed 1-phase to 3-phase  inverter. With the lathe is a full set of screwcutting changewheels, a 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, a good selection 15 mm  shank collets. Since I had the bed reground and rebuilt it, the lathe is unused (I've bought a bigger machine and already have three other smaller lathes). This a very strong and , beautifully made lathe. £695 Pictures of the Leinen lathe for sale here and details of Leinen L4Z Lathes here

 

SOLD: Holbrook “Edgar” 5 inch x 21 inch backgeared and screwcutting lathe with swing bed and a built-on overhead countershaft unit.

As part of my exercise in preparing to downsize for health reasons I have to let this go. It was designed by Edgar Holbrook, hence its name, and manufactured at the Holbrook works in London. Designed to incorporate most standard features of lathes of the period plus a variety of novel ideas it was launched in 1923. Its high cost limited sales which ceased in the early 1930s—hence it’s a reasonably rare machines compared with others of similar vintage. Full details at http://www.lathes.co.uk/edgar/  The most interesting feature is the separate swivelling front bed that carries the saddle and works as a built-in taper-turning attachment for long tapers ; the headstock and tailstock are mounted on the conventional fixed bed at the rear. The lathe has unusually large handwheels with easy-to-read micrometer graduations engraved on the edges. The graduated leadscrew handwheel is 8 inches diameter. Since acquiring it I have slightly modified the drive and fitted a new 3-jaw chuck but it’s otherwise as it came. All the cosmetic work had been done and the spindle bearings are in good order.  I have used it little, mainly for making 2-Morse taper tooling, but it performs well and is very rigid as might be judged from the heavy proportions of the topslide. There is some backlash on the feedscrews (but then so does my Myford and one learns to live with it!). This lathe is one of few to survive complete with its overhead countershaft supports - these are very substantial and need a headroom of 2.15 metres (7 ft) - but that could be reduced by around 12 inches by shortening the belt and the support columns. (it is shown temporarily standing on wooden blocks). All this ruggedness makes it rather heavy, possibly in the region of 350 Kg. It has a drawer built in which carries the change wheels, a brand new 3-jaw chuck, backplate for a 4-jaw and a second backplate or catchplate; tailstock chuck. 1-phase electrics. A thoroughly useable and very interesting lathe. £550 Pictures of the Edgar lathe for sale here and details of Edgar lathes here

 

SOLD: late-model Myford Super 7B 3.5” x 19” with screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Complete with Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, the correct 6-inch Burnerd half-depth body 4-jaw chuck, thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to leadscrew end, hand T-rest, tailstock chuck, faceplate, tailstock rotating centre and a good selection of turning and boring tools. 1-phase 3/4 h.p. motor with reversing switch, factory installed wiring and a chip guard. This Super 7 is hardly used from new and in pristine condition. A bargain at £2750  Pictures of the Super 7B for sale here and details of Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Emco Maximat V10P 5” x 24” with all-geared headstock (60 to 2500 r.p.m.) screwcutting gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds from a separate power shaft. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with slide-out chip tray and cupboard storage. One owner from new, used for modelling work only and equipped with: Emco powered swivelling vertical milling attachment with fine and quick-action quill feeds; genuine Emco 5-inch 3-jaw and 6-inch 4-jaw chucks; Myford Milling slide with vice; rotary table; “Norman” patent height-adjustable tool holder, standard toolholder and a rear tool post; graduated handle to leadscrew end; faceplate,  tailstock chuck, thread-dial indicator, drive dogs and the maker’s Instruction Manual and Parts List. 2-speed 1-phase motor. The only know fault is the electric switch. This is a most versatile yet compact outfit with an excellent specification. £1250 Pictures of the Emco Maximat V10P for sale here and details of Emco Maximat V10P lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7 lathe Serial No SK 9772. 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting and with a spindle clutch. This machine is in excellent condition; I have owned it for over 30 years and, as most of my jobs have been done on a larger machine, the Super 7 has seen little work - mainly turning the brass fittings for a 71/4" gauge locomotive.

In perfect working order and well equipped with: 4-inch 3-jaw Burnerd Model 30 Chuck with inner and outer jaws, 6-inch 4-jaw Pratt chuck, 4.5-inch and 3-inch diameter catchplates, 7-inch diameter faceplate, 3 driving dogs, Jacobs drill chuck No 34 1/2" capacity, 2 fixed centres, 1 revolving centre, 4 x tool holders, single toolpost. 4-way toolpost, rear toolpost, full set of screwcutting changewheels, tailstock die holder, angle plate, knurling tool, 1 to 2 Morse reduction sleeve, fly cutters, lathe tool steel, 5 litres of Cutmax cutting oil and a can of the special Myford lathe oil Esso NUTO H32. and the correct oil gun. 3/4 h.p. 1-phase motor with push-button starter and a light unit. Mounted on a good metal stand. £950  Pictures of the Myford Super 7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Smart & Brown 4” x 13” Model L Series 25 precision plain-turning toolroom lathe. In exceptionally good, original condition this lathe is mounted on the maker’s underdrive cast-iron stand and is particularly well equipped: lever-action collet closer, 38 collets including round, square and hexagon; 4 cone collets with headstock spindle adapter; 4 fir-tree collets with headstock spindle adapter; spindle-nose protector; 4-jaw chuck; faceplate; catchplate; compound slide rest with 4-way toolpost and the correct square-socket spanners for the nuts; screw-feed cut-off slide with toolpost; spare top-slide assembly; hand T-rest; recessing toolholder; box-turning toolholder (double Vee steady shank type); tap and die holders; tailstock rotating centre; the correct spanners to adjust the headstock bearings and an oil gun. £650 Pictures of the Smart & Brown Model L lathe for sale here and  details of Smart & Brown Model L lathes here

 

SOLD: Thiel 158S precision Universal milling machine. A very high-quality and versatile machine tool fitted with both a fully compound (tilting and angling) and a large plain table and quill-feed on the head. 12 speeds from 12 to 1200 r.p.m. Full vertical and horizontal capacity with drop bracket and horizontal milling arbor (No. 5 Morse taper sockets). Power feed to the table and head ram movements (with rapids on the table) and fitted with hardened and ground feed screws. Complete with a 3-axis DRO. A number of cutter-holding collets, a large collet-mounted drill chuck and a light unit. . Full working order with the exception of the table and head drive clutches, which need adjusting (the rapids work perfectly). 3-phase electrics. £850  Loading facilities available. Pictures of the Thiel 158S for Sale here

 

SOLD: Bridgeport J-Type vertical head, complete. When purchased the head was demonstrated to me running - but has not been used since. Only missing side plate (very easy to make) and new plastic knobs on some the operating levers. £450

Pictures of the Bridgeport head for sale here and details of Bridgeport milling machine heads here

 

SOLD: Boxford AUD lathe Mk. 2   5” x 24”. Screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, single-lever engagement of backgear, spindle lock and mounted on the maker’s underdrive stand. Very well equipped with: T-slotted cross slide (new), collet set, spindle nose adapter and draw tube (stored in the right-hand cabinet door), metric screwcutting conversion set, self-centring 4-jaw chuck, 6-inch independent 4-jaw chuck, 4-inch 3-jaw chuck, 5-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, Dickson quick-set tool toolpost and toolholders, thread-dial indicator, tailstock chuck, faceplate, catchplate. 1-phase motor with push-button starter and reversing switch. £950 Pictures of the Boxford AUD lathe for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here

 

SOLD: Very early Round-bed Drummond lathe 4” x 12” owned by one family since new.  Complete with the very rare “foot-motor” treadle drive (in which form it made a complete model railway outfit including the electric motors…). 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, the maker’s angle plate, screwcutting changewheels, tailstock chuck and boxes of original cutting tools and drills, etc. In excellent original condition. £175 Pictures of the Drummond lathe for sale here and details of Drummond Round bed lathes here

 

SOLD Myford ML7B Tri-Leva lathe. 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Fitted screwcutting gearbox and the 3-speed instant-change/clutch Tri-Leva drive unit. In excellent original condition and complete with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, tailstock chuck, a copy of the maker’s operation, maintenance and parts manual and an original sales catalogue (there may be other items as well). A bargain price for a quick sale: £650  Pictures of the lathe for sale here and details of Myford Tri-Leva lathes here

 

SOLD Portass Dreadnaught lathe 35/8” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. In excellent original condition on a good metal stand and complete with: motor-countershaft unit, 3-jaw chuck, 127T metric screwcutting changewheel, tailstock chuck and the maker’s original specification and price sheet (there may be other items as well). 1-phase motor with push-button starter. A bargain price for a quick sale: £250 Pictures of the Portass lathe for sale here and details of  Portass lathes here

 

SOLD: Late-model Deckel FP Universal Precision Milling Machine manufactured 1977. This exceptional example is little used, still in the maker’s original finish (never repainted) and in top mechanical condition with vertical head, all the horizontal milling equipment (with long and short arbors)  and all metric graduations. Table power feeds are fitted with a DC motor for stepless feed and complete with a 2-axis Digital read-out and central lubrication system. SK40 taper spindle with 60 mm travel. Swiss precision boring head. Also included are: Gerardi 125 mm vice, swivel plate and overarm for the horizontal spindle, 10 collets from 5 to 25 mm, light unit. Shipping worldwide at cost or £450 within the EU (insured). Can be seen under power in Sweden. 3-phase main motor. £8000 o.n.o.

Pictures of the Deckel FP1 for sale here and details of Deckel FP1 millers here

 

SOLD: an antique T.Taylor hand-operated planing machine circa 1880-1910. Only two other examples of this type have been discovered - and this is the only one in the UK. In superb, original condition and full working order. £950
Pictures of the T.Taylor hand-operated planer for sale here and details of T.Taylor machine tools here

 

SOLD: EXE 33/8" x 16" screwcutting lathe with detachable gap bed. An unusually fine-condition EXE with several interesting modifications and additions made by a skilled engineer together with a number of useful accessories. Well set up on a good cabinet stand with chip tray, splash back and a built-on 1-phase drive system with an "overhead" to power auxiliary fittings. Very large diameter cross-feed zeroing micrometer dial with face locking; large zeroing graduated micrometer dial on the leadscrew. Extras include: powered vertical milling slide, auxiliary headstock with precision Burnerd ring-scroll chuck with reversible face jaws and a collet set; 6-station capstan unit for tailstock; 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, catchplate, set of special front and rear toolholders, swivelling toolholder, spindle indexing pin, selection of centres, changewheels for screwcutting and a vertical milling slide with machine vice. Machine is 32" wide, 29" deep front to back and 72" tall.  £575 Pictures of the EXE lathe for sale here and full details of EXE lathes (and their ingenious operation) here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7 with power cross feed. 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. One private owner from new and little used. In exceptionally fine condition and extremely well equipped with everything the model or experimental engineer could require: maker’s cabinet stand with levelling blocks, chip tray and splash back; two leadscrews and clap nuts – one metric the other inch both with graduated handwheels; Myford dividing attachment; taper-turning attachment; maker’s boxed set of metric and inch collets with loading tool and nose piece; late-type 2-bolt-per-axis swivelling vertical slide with the correct machine vice; standard vertical slide; 3-jaw chuck; the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck; Dixon quick-set toolpost  with 9 toolholders; fixed steady; travelling steady; rear toolpost; Myford horizontal arbor to take milling cutters; hand-crank for spindle; faceplate; catchplate; thread-dial indicator; tailstock rotating centre; 2 Myford V-blocks; 2 Myford angle plates; 3 sets of Myford T-bolts; set of Myford faceplate clamps; bronze drive dogs; sliding die holder for tailstock; a second sliding die holder with interchangeable ends; tailstock drill chuck; 6 tipped indexible boring bars; Morse centres; V-pad on Morse taper; clamp-type knurling tool; a set of 12 turning, boring and threading tools and the correct spanners, oil gun and maker’s handbook. Also included: an indexing head (bored in-situ on the lathe and guaranteed to be dead on centre height); rotary table, micrometer boring head with a set of 9 boring tools; set of three fly cutters;; 3 sets of V-blocks; surface plate with large and small scriber blocks; height gauge; angle plate; set of boxed milling cutter; 2 vernier callipers with dial read-outs; boxed set of slip gauges; magnetic base with two DTIs; wobble centre finder; 5 micrometers; double-ended grinder; propane bottle and torch and 19 books on metal work including the Amateur’s Lathe, Book of the Myford 7 Series and a selection from the “Workshop” series publications. 1-phase Brook Crompton motor with Dewhurst reversing switch and factory wiring. Photographs of all the items here.  £3500

 

SOLD: an excellent UK-made Startrite “Mercury bench drill. Incorporated a speed-reduction gearbox giving a very wide range from 95 to 3830 r.p.m.  No. 2 Morse taper spindle with a No. 2 Morse drill chuck included. 1-phase motor. Still in its maker’s original paint finish. £275  Pictures of the Startrite drill for sale here

 

SOLD: a miniature milling machine that uses the bed, motor-headstock unit and the milling column from an Emco Unimat 3 lathe. Complete with the following maker’s accessories: rapid-feed drilling handle, the fine down-feed attachment, milling chuck, T-slotted boring table and machine vice. £195  Pictures of the Emco miller here and details of Emco Unimat 3 lathes here

 

SOLD: Aciera F1 miniature precision milling machine mounted on the maker’s stand with built-in storage. Complete with swivel mount, dividing head, indexing plates and lever-operated collet closer assembly. £5800  Pictures of the Aciera F1 for sale here and details of Aciera F1 milling machines here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. In very clean and tidy condition with slideways and feed and leadscrews in excellent order.

Well equipped with: taper-turning unit, extra-long T-slotted cross slide, 4-inch 3-jaw Burnerd Super-precision “Griptru” chuck with a new set of soft jaws and a set of external jaws, 3.25” Burnerd 3-jaw chuck with internal and external jaws, the correct 6-inch half-depth body 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, a new 4-way (non-indexible) toolpost, graduated handwheel to the leadscrew end, 13 screwcutting changewheels, rotating tailstock centre, faceplate, drive-plate, used spare chuck backplate. T-slot clamp, 0 -1/2”  Jacobs drill chuck on 1 Morse, 0 -5/16” drill chuck on 1 Morse, 1 – 2 Morse taper sleeve, 0 – 3/8” Precision Keyless drill chuck on No 2 Morse taper and a number of ¼” and 5/16” square tool  bits. 1/3 h.p. single-phase with new reversing switch. £885 Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with levelling blocks. Equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, catchplate, set of screwcutting changewheels, graduated handle to leadscrew end, thread-dial indicator, hand T-rest, oil gun and a good selection of turning tools. Refurbished to a very high standard. 1-phase motor with reversing switch. £750.00 Picture of the Myford ML7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford/Drummond con-rod boring jig to suit the M-type lathe. The rarest of all Myford/Drummond M-Type accessories this unit appears to be unused. £225 Pictures of the Myford/Drummond con-rod boring jig here and details of Myford/Drummond M-Type accessories here

 

SOLD: Hardinge HLV-H Model KL1 Super Precision tool room lathe. A late model in very good condition. Metric calibrations, the 'Hardinge Taper' spindle nose and lever-action collet closer. Very well equipped with: Newall C80 two-axis DRO,  an extensive set of 5C collets for round bar, square bar and centres; 3-jaw chuck, quick-change tool post. fixed steady, travelling steady, faceplate with T-slots and tapped holes, tailstock drill chuck, tool holder, light unit, keys, etc.  Also included are the original owner’s instruction manual, maintenance manual, parts manual and the manual for the DRO. The only known slight snags are a missing the bed clamp for the travelling steady and a damaged switch on the door of the electrical cabinet. This is a private sale and hence there is no VAT to be added.  £4500 Pictures of the Hardinge HLV-H lathe for sale here and details of Harding HLV-H lathes here

 

SOLD: Hommel UW1 Universal Machine Tool in beautiful condition (original old paint), perfect working order and hardly used.
Equipment include all the accessories shown in the photographs with two motors, one a normal type with reduction gearing and the other a high-speed unit for grinding (these include the hard-to-find micro magnetic set with a well-built condenser box with easy plug and play connection for both motors. Compound slide rest, tailstock, T-slotted tables, dividing head, indexing unit, original 2 to 12 mm collet set, 3 and 4-jaw chucks, machine vice, excellent wooden-top with iron frame and light unit and the original sales brochures and operating manual Everything comes in plastic and wooded boxes (not shown) and fitted on a standard pallet for shipping worldwide. Total weight about 250 kg.  Price: 2250 Euro Pictures of the Hommel UW1 for sale here and details of Hommel machines here

 

SOLD: Pultra 50 mm centre height Type P miniature precision lathe to take 10 mm collets. Complete with screw-feed compound slide rest, Super Precision Burnerd 3-jaw ring-scroll chuck, lever action tailstock, 2 toolposts, tailstock chuck and 12 collets with a collet-mounted centre. 1-phase motor and countershaft unit. £550 Pictures of the Pultra lathe for sale here and details of Pultra Type P lathes here

 

SOLD: HEIDENHAIN 2 axis D.R.O. recently removed from rebuilt Bridgeport Miller that has been upgraded to 4 axis. X-axis scale is suitable for a 42" table and complete with a coolant/swarf guard. The Y-axis scale is standard Bridgeport, and complete with the scale spar and bracket. Readout unit complete with mounting bracket and a complete set of the necessary screws.  Perfect working order.  Any reasonable offer considered.  Phone: 01535-656783 or 07976-733908  Pictures of the Heidenhain DRO for sale here

 

SOLD: Colchester Chipmaster lathe 5.75” x 20” backgeared with screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds and a spindle clutch. Fitted: 3-jaw chuck, rear T-slotted block on the cross slide to mount a rear tool post (or other accessories).  Thread-dial indicator and light unit. 3-phase electrics. In sound mechanical condition. £1250 Pictures of the Chipmaster for sale here and details of Chipmaster lathes here

 

SOLD: Raglan “5-inch” lathe 5” x 24” with variable-speed drive, screwcutting, power cross feed and pre-set knock-off to the carriage drive Mounted on the maker’s stand with splash-back. Complete with: Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, catchplate, thread-dial indicator, carriage stop, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre, set of screwcutting changewheels, boring tools and angle plate. 1.5 h.p. 1-phase motor. £650  Pictures of the Raglan lathe for sale here and details of Raglan lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19” with screwcutting gearbox, gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. In excellent original condition and was carefully serviced and adjusted to run smoothly and accurately by the former works manager of Myford. Complete with: Myford swivelling vertical milling slide, machine vice, 3-jaw chuck, quick-set toolpost with four holders, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock drill chuck, faceplate, spare unused chuck backplate, Morse centres, graduated handle to leadscrew end and a thread-dial indicator. 1-phase Brook Crompton 0.75 h.p. motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. £1550  Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7B lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7 lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Bought new by the works manager of Kearns borers and in original excellent condition (the bed machining marks are still visible at the headstock end). After it passed into my hands it has only been used three times only in the last 30 years. Mounted on a good wooden stand with deep chip tray and raiser blocks. Myford milling attachment, another milling slide, Two 3-jaw chuck, two 4-jaw chucks, 4-way toolpost, faceplate, full set of screwcutting changewheels, machine vice, tailstock drill chuck, tailstock die holder, thread-dial indicator, Morse centres, graduated handle to leadscrew end and the maker’s Instruction and parts manual. Many cutting tools, milling cutters, drills, etc. 1-phase motor and Dewhurst reversing switch. £950  Pictures of the Myford Super 7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Dore Westbury Milling Machine. Six Speeds (including gear-driven backgear) 34-1650 rpm   Set of Clarkson  unused Milling Cutters  1/8 “ to  ¾”. A most versatile machine with a head that can be moved in and out and inclined. Both fine-feed by worm-and-wheel gearing and a rack-and-pinion quick-action drilling feed are fitted. Very little used. 1-phase motor. £550  Pictures of the Dore Westbury for sale here and details of Dore Westbury millers here

 

SOLD: Deckel Model G1L Engraving Machine. Work table clamping area 500 x 200 mm (20” x 8”). Table working area: 390 x 275 mm (15” z 11”. Traverse ranges: longitudinal 300 mm (12”); traverse 160 mm (6”).  Copy holder table clamping area 560 x 324 mm (21” x 13”). Speeds from 160 to 20,000 r.p.m. Complete with a 12-drawer wooden cabinet full of the essential (and valuable) brass type. Also included are a number of engraving cutters, extra collets, clamps to hold work on the table, new spare drive belts and a very large box of material to make signs. 1-phase electrics. In excellent condition, fully equipped and ready to use.  £650  Pictures of the Deckel Engraver for sale here

 

SOLD: Aciera F1 Precision Universal Miniature Milling machine. This most desirable and elusive precision milling machine is mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with the correct door storage units and built electrical control gear. The sale includes all the accessories necessary to get the best from the machine including: 18 x W12 Schaublin collets plus two horizontal cutter-holding arbors. Tilting universal table, plain table, universal dividing head with three dividing plates (one of which is non-original replacement), two quick traverse arms, swivel vice (with non-original handle). Standard vertical support, swivel support, simple dividing head (with 60 division plate and tailstocks) , halogen light unit and coolant system. The machine is 3-phase, but included is a brand new 1-phase to 3-phase converter together with a separate inverter for the coolant system pump plus a remote speed-control unit for 1-phase. This is a beautiful machine and is in excellent mechanical condition. Also included is the original Aciera F1 manual. I am happy to pack onto a pallet for national or international shipping from the UK. Please ask for pricing with this option. Or it may be collected at a time most convenient to you. £6500  Pictures of the Aciera F1 for sale here and details of Aciera F1 milling machine here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting lathe. Mounted on manufacture’s cabinet stand with levelling blocks and deep chip tray. Imperial graduations and 1-phase resilient-mount motor and Dewhurst reversing switch. Complete with: Myford/Toolmex 4-inch 3-jaw self-centring chuck with internal thread (nearly new), Burnerd 6” 4-jaw independent chuck, Myford fixed steady, standard set of changewheels plus 21T wheel (for metric threading); fine-feed tumbler gear, late-type, zeroing and engraved micrometer dials, 9-inch faceplate (as new), Myford collet nose, closing tube and two collets, Jacobs drill chuck and the maker’s Instruction and Parts Manual.  The lathe has built just one model jet engine since being refurbished by the present professional-engineer owner. In very good condition and ready for immediate use. £850 Located in Bolton Lancashire, buyer collects. Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Chester DB 10-GVS 5” x 21.5” screwcutting lathe. Purchased new by me in September, 2009. This machine has had light use only, been carefully maintained, is in excellent condition and has been proven to be very accurate and totally reliable. Has an excellent speed range of 50 to 2500 r.p.m. driven by an infinitely variable-speed 1-phase motor with digital rev counter. Complete with all the standard accessories including 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, travelling steady, 4-way toolpost,  faceplate, chuck guard, chip tray and splash back, a box of tools as supplied by the makers for adjustments, etc.. - but no stand. Offered at £750 (cost £1149 including VAT) Pictures of the Chester lathe for sale here

 

SOLD: Polygon hand-operated Shaping machine. In excellent original condition and very rare. 10” x 9” table has indexing feed left to right and the ram a 6-inch stroke. Thought to be from circa 1910—1920. £195  Pictures of the Polygon shaper for sale here

 

SOLD: Aciera F1 Miniature Precision n milling machine mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with fitted accessories storage. Variable-speed inverter drive from 1-phase electrics. The machine is in excellent condition and complete with: universal table with swivel and tilt, rotary table, the sought-after universal swivelling vertical support, front swivel support bracket, rotating and swivelling vice, indexing dividing head, horizontal over-arm support, ten W12 collets, one W12 1 Morse adapter, rapid-feed lever and a halogen light unit. £6500
Pictures of the Aciera F1 for sale here and details of Aciera F1 milling machines here

 

SOLD: “Kitty” wood-lathe copy attachment. Can be adapted to a variety of machines—and is shown fitted to a Harrison Graduate. A heavily built unit (30 kg) it can also be used for taper turning and is ideal for small-scale production. Little used and in perfect working order £475 Pictures of the Kitty copy attachment for sale here

 

SOLD: compact Edwards Folder/Bender - ideal for the smaller workshop. Capacity 25 inches wide. Little used from new and in perfect working order. £365  Pictures of the Edwards bender/folder for sale here

 

SOLD: Rivett 608 Precision lathe 4” x 20” backgeared with screwcutting gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds with auto pre-set knock off. Fitted with the useful (and inexpensive to tool) 5C collet spindle. Mounted on the maker’s legs with chip tray and a 2-speed clutch/gearbox unit. Complete with: thread-dial indicator, carriage micrometer stop and the full Operation and Maintenance Manual. Just fitted new 1-phase motor and original reversing switch, The lathe and stand dismantle easily for moving. £850
Pictures of the Rivett 608 for sale here and details of Rivett 608 lathes here

 

SOLD:  Sharp bench-top universal milling machine with vertical and horizontal capacity. 16'' x 4.5'' table able to be swung 25° in either direction from central with 12'' of longitudinal travel, 4.5'' across and 10.5'' vertically.

New taper roller bearings and seals to both horizontal spindle and the swivelling vertical head and new drive gears to the horizontal drive. For horizontal work the drive passes through a lathe-like backgear system that multiplies the torque and reduces the speeds to ones more suited to horizontal milling.  One or two marks in the table ,but included in the sale is a brand new table including the feeds screws. Also included are spare new bevel gears for the knee rise and fall. Has Myford thread fitted to both spindles, and all equipment to convert to the horizontal mode. Fitted 1-phase cap-start, cap-run motor and push-button starter. Also included is a new dual-voltage 3-phase motor allowing the machine to be run from a variable-speed inverter. A very versatile but compact machine. £695  Pictures of the Sharp Universal miller for sale here and details of Sharp millers here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B 3.5” x 19” gap-bed with screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed mounted on the maker’s stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks.

An all-metric machine Serial Number SK151304M. The lathe has been stripped to bare metal and repainted in the correct shade of Myford Green. The following new maker’s parts have been fitted: Myford Quick-change toolpost with six new holders, T-slotted cross slide and chrome feed-screw handle, all oil nipples, cross and top-slide handles and micrometer dials, both belts, apron and tailstock handwheels, thread-dial indicator, gearbox threading charts, all carriage and slide-way gib-strip screws & nuts, saddle felt wipers and housings and cork mats in the stand. Also included are: the imperial banjo and changewheel set for inch threading, 3-jaw chuck with inside and outside jaws, the correct half-depth body Burnerd 6-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, tailstock drill chuck, faceplate and catchplate, the maker’s Instruction Manual and the special Gearbox Manual and a new lathe dust cover. New 1-phase 0.75 h.p. motor  with push-button starter and Dewhurst reversing switch. £4450 Pictures of the Myford Super 7 for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: BCA Jig Borer & Milling Machine mounted on an excellent metal cabinet with drawer storage and light unit. 8-inch T-slotted rotary table with precision toolmakers’ vice, micrometer boring head, collets and cutters. Standard and extra-fine feed to the head. Driven from the original 3-phase motor by a 1-phase to 3-phase inverter giving infinitely variable speed drive. This machine has been in the long-term ownership of a clock maker and is in superb working order. £1950 Pictures of the BCA jig borer/miller for sale here and details of BCA machines here   Also available a genuine BCA maker’s stand £250

 

SOLD: MYFORD Super 7B with screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on a good cabinet stand with levelling blocks and deep chip tray. This lathe is in superb, lightly-used condition having had just one very careful clockmaker owner from new. Very well equipped with a range of valuable accessories including: a complete overhead motorised drive system to power toolpost-mounted grinding and milling spindles, boxed collet set, nosepiece and loading tool, Burnerd 4-inch 3-jaw chuck, the correct Burnerd 6-inch half-depth-body 4-jaw chuck, 5-inch 4-jaw chuck, precision micrometer boring head, Dickson quick-set toolpost and many toolholders including boring and a clamp-type knurling tool, a very rare miniature Clarkson Autolock chuck on a No. 1 Morse taper, two high-speed milling spindles, pinion and wheel-cutting equipment including dividing plates, Myford swivelling vertical milling slide of the improved two-bolt type with the correct machine vice and special raiser block, angle plates, precision keyless tailstock drill chuck, two standard tailstock drill chucks, fixed steady, Myford saw bench assembly, hand T-rest, hand-crank for turning the spindle at slow speeds, bronze drive dogs, pin chuck, fusee grooving tool, roller filing rest, Morse centres, thread-dial indicator and a graduated handwheel to the leadscrew end. Also fitted is a large micrometer dial on the carriage traverse handwheel and a quick-release fitting on the top-slide screw. £3750  Pictures of the Myford Super 7 for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Beaver TC10 CNC Machining Centre. Only 30 hours turning from new - the lathe was used as an instructional device in Brunel University, Bristol. Works as a lathe and milling machine with 90-degree and straight milling heads, powered tailstock and lots of tooling. Having been unused for a couple of years, it will need recommissioning.  Includes all the operation manuals and full documented history. £2995 Pictures of the Beaver CNC machining centre here

 

SOLD: Myford 254 Plus lathe 5.34” x 24” with hardened bed, screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed, 2-axis digital readout and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with splash-back and tool rack.  Separate power shaft for the sliding and surfacing feeds, fully enclosed leadscrew, large micrometer dials and a fully integrated 1-phase electrical system. Imperial graduations and D1-3 spindle nose. Well equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, the correct 6-inch half-depth body 4-jaw chuck, quick-change tool post with 7 holders, rear toolpost on raiser block, T-slotted cross slide, thread-dial indicator, tailstock chuck, Morse centres, large faceplate, catchplate and Low-Vo light unit, etc. It also benefits from an Allendale Electronics digital readout on the tailstock barrel and all the original tools, spanners, maker’s Instruction and Parts manual and the hardened headstock spindle nose adaptor.  In superb condition having had just one model-engineer owner from new. A very accurate lathe that produces high quality surface finishes. £4250  Pictures of the Myford 254 for sale here and details of Myford 254 lathes here

 

SOLD: Haighton “Cadet” 2.5” x 8” miniature backgeared, screwcutting lathe, gap-bed lathe. Mounted on the makers cast-iron base and still in its original "craquellee" black-and-white finish. Complete with: 4-jaw chuck, 6-inch faceplate with dogs to convert to large diameter 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, tailstock chuck, a set of screwcutting changewheels and the original 1-phase motor. In splendid original condition £450 Pictures of the Haighton cadet for sale here and details of Haighton lathes here

 

SOLD: Boxford 4.5” x 20” CUD Mk. 2 lathe. Mounted on the maker’s underdrive stand with splash-back and tool tray. Single-lever engagement of backgear and push-button spindle lock. New powerful 1-phase motor and push-button starter, 5-inch 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, T-slotted cross slide, the rare metric thread-dial indicator (this is an all-metric machine) maker’s 4-way indexing toolpost, light unit, centres, knurling tool, chuck guard, etc.  Sound, but in need of a cosmetic tidy. £650  Phone: 01845-597507  Pictures of the Boxford lathe for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here

 

SOLD: Raglan Vertical Milling Machine in excellent original condition mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray. Table 21” x 5.5” Variable-speed drive from 380 to 2250 r.p.m. 1-phase motor with push-button starter. Timken taper roller bearing spindle with a No. 2 Morse taper. £750  Pictures of the Raglan miller for sale here and details of Raglan millers here

 

SOLD: Vintage Mellor Capstan Lathe. Set on maker’s heavy cast-iron “trumpet” stand with a heavy-duty countershaft and 3-phase motor. Equipped with power sliding and surfacing to the carriage. Also included (but not sown fitted) are belt guards. £375
Pictures of the Mellor lathe for sale here and details of Mellor lathes here

 

SOLD: Centec No. 2 Universal Milling machine with vertical and horizontal capacity. Refurbished by myself with many additions including: a vertical milling head (Bridgeport end section), 9-speed clutched V-belt drive, worm-and-wheel driven knee lift with DRO, stand and swarf tray. All the horizontal equipment: overarm, drop bracket and cutter arbor. Autolock collet chuck with a full set of unused ER32 collets included. Reversible 1-phase 240V motor, recently professionally rewound. A bargain at £450.
Collection from Girton, Cambridge. Pictures of the Centec milling machine for sale here and details of Centec milling machines here

 

SALE: Hobbymat MD65 lathe 65 mm (2.6") centre height by 300 mm (12") between centres. 1-phase motor with built-in switchgear including reverse. Appears to be very little used and complete with 3-jaw chuck and screwcutting changewheels. £425 (current new list price £999  Phone: 07914-605791  Pictures of the Hobbymat lathe for sale here and details of Hobbymat lathes here

 

SOLD: Harrison Union Graduate Bowl-turning lathe. Heavy, all cast-iron construction. Under-driven from a 1-phase motor with push-button starter. Fitted with the maker’s large bowl faceplate and a wood collet chuck. In full working order ready to use.  £575 Phone: 01768-776885 or 07714-707253  Pictures of the Graduate bowl-turning lathe for sale here and details of Graduate lathes here  Also available: a professional quality double-ended grinder on a floor stand. 3-phase motor. £45

 

For Sale: a version of the Patrick “Popular” lathe. Approximately 4.5” x 18”. Complete on a good metal stand with 1-phase motor and all-V-belt drive countershaft. Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, toolpost, etc. £275 or offers.
Phone: 01388-815363 or 07918-174913  Pictures of the Patrick lathe for sale here and details of Patrick lathes here

 

SOLD: Smart & Brown Model M toolroom lathe. 4” x 18” backgeared, screwcutting and with power cross feed. Mounted on the maker’s underdrive stand with 1-phase motor. Complete with: collets, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, Dixon Quick-set toolpost (not the one in the pictures), travelling steady, a set of screwcutting changewheels, precision keyless tailstock chuck, quick-set toolholder. £950 Pictures of the Smart & Brown Model M lathe for sale here and details of Smart & Brown Model M lathes here

 

SOLD: Late-model Schaublin 102N precision lathe. 102 mm centre height, plain-turning but with backgear. Driven from the maker’s countershaft with a 1-phase to 3-phase inverter giving variable-speed drive. A large set of collets including, wire, stepped, fir-tree large-diameter with holders and adaptors, 3-jaw chuck, Tripan quick-set toolholder, 9 expanding mandrels, T-slotted faceplate, two spindle-nose backplates. In superb condition. £5500
Pictures of the Schaublin 102N for sale here and details of Schaublin 102 lathes here

 

SOLD: Adept No. 1A hand-operated shaper - complete and original. Table 4.5” x 4”, with a 3.5-inch high vertical T-slotted backing face and a ram travel of 4” £275 (Can pack and post at cost) Pictures of the Adept hand-operated shaper here and details of Adept shapers here

 

SOLD: Barnes No. 41/2 “twin-leadscrew” lathe as made circa 1880-1920Barnes Lathe. Backgeared and screwcutting the lathe is complete and original except that it is without the treadle assembly as it was motorised with a flat belt drive. The lathe is in a semi-assembled state and needs only a light restoration. Included is a countershaft unit with 1-phase RS Central Electric Co. motor, 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 4-jaw chuck,  faceplate, changewheels, drive dogs, Morse centres and various cutting tools and spanners, etc. £275  Pictures of the Barnes lathe for sale here and details of Barnes lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML10 lathe 3.25” x 13” backgeared and screwcutting with one owner from new. A late-model machine with roller-bearing headstock and complete with all the correct and genuine makers’ equipment: 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, Myford swivelling vertical milling slide (appears unused), Myford machine vice and mounting T-bolts, faceplate, 4-way toolpost, standard toolpost and fittings, tailstock chuck, graduated handle to leadscrew end, selection of Myford long T-bolts, Myford angle plate, set of screwcutting changewheels, knurling tool with several knurl sets and a quantity of turning and boring tools. 1-phase Brook-Crompton motor and Dewhurst reversing switch. Also included are a number of useful measuring, inspection and workshop items: slip-gauge set, surface plate, scribing blocks, T-slot levelling block, pair of V-blocks, various dial-test indicators, taps and dies, etc. £950 Pictures of the Myford ML10 for sale here and details of Myford ML10 lathes here

 

SOLD: a job lot of Atlas 10-inch lathes with a comprehensive selection of spare parts and valuable accessories, etc.  Items include a late-model, post 1958 lathe with screwcutting gearbox on the maker’s underdrive stand; an earlier 10-inch with changewheel screwcutting and everything in the pictures: vertical milling slide and vice, complete carriage assemblies, headstock assemblies, spindles, chucks, 4-way toolposts, faceplates, steadies, the special and rare headstock spindle mounted drill chuck, documentation, receipts and handbooks, etc. Only for sale as one lot. £500 Pictures of the Atlas lathes and accessories for sale here and details of Atlas lathes here

 

SOLD: Harrison 140 lathe. 5.5” x 24” last of long-lived L5, L5A and 11-inch Models. Hardened bed with detachable gap, spindle clutch and snap-in-and-out power feeds Complete with: 3-jaw chuck, thread-dial indicator, Lo-Vo light unit, splash-back and chuck guard. An ex-school machine, lightly used and in full working order. £950 Pictures of the Harrison 140 lathe for sale here and details of Harrison lathes here

 

SOLD: Harrison 11-inch lathe. 5.5” x 24”. With detachable gap bed, spindle clutch and snap-in-and-out power feeds Complete with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, changewheels, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, 3 rotating centres, 2 tailstock chucks, Lo-Vo light unit, splash-back and chuck guard. An ex-school machine, lightly used and in full working order. £750 Pictures of the Harrison 11-inch for sale here and details of Harrison lathes here
Details of Harrison lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and spindle clutch. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Well equipped with: Myford vertical milling slide, Burnerd “grip-tru” 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, collet holder and collets,  Myford 4-way indexing toolpost, thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to leadscrew end, die holders, faceplate, tailstock drill chuck and Morse centres. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. Tenga Engineering. Pictures of the Myford Super7B for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Hauser high precision jig-borer-cum-milling machine. In unrestored condition but mechanically sound. £350 Pictures of the Hauser for sale here and details of these Swiss-made Hauser machines here

 

SOLD: Sphere 5” x 24” backgeared and screwcutting lathe with power cross feed. Based on the Atlas 10” this lathe has a lot of capacity on a small footprint. Built-n all-V-belt drive countershaft giving 16 speeds from a 1-phase motor. Fitted Taylor cone-scroll 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, set of screwcutting changewheels, fixed steady with roller-bearing tipped fingers, two tailstock chucks, standard “American” toolpost and a selection of turning, boring and parting tools. Mounted on a strong metal stand and in good working order. £450  Pictures of the Sphere lathe for sale here and details of Sphere lathes here

 

SOLD: Churchill Redman Cub Lathe. 6.5” x 24”. All-geared headstock with Timken taper roller bearings; power sliding and surfacing feeds from a separate power shaft. A very compact but robust lathe with lots of capacity on a very small footprint. 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, tailstock chuck. 1-phase motor with push-button starter. £275 Pictures of the Cub lathe for sale here and details of Churchill Redman Cub lathes here

 

SOLD: Mitsubishi  Freqrol FR-A Series 1-phase to 3-phase inverter. Bought for a project but never used. Complete with two 0.75 h. p. 3-phase motors, one new. £155 the set. Phone: 01204-495285 evenings/weekends  (Bolton area) Pictures of the inverter and motors here

 

SOLD: Myford Speed 10 Lathe 3.25” x 18” long-bed. Backgeared and screwcutting with roller-bearing headstock and twelve speeds from 48 to 2000 r.p.m. One model-engineer owner from new and complete with: dog clutch on leadscrew, two Burnerd 3-jaw chucks with both sets of jaws, 4-way toolpost, fixed steady, travelling steady, tailstock rotating centre, zeroing micrometer dials (and the original fixed dials) , tailstock chuck, a set of screwcutting changewheels, two drive dogs, faceplate, chip tray, magnetic base, set of turning tools and the makers spanners and oil gun. Unused for some time so needs a gentle clean. 1-phase motor. £850. Pictures of the Myford Speed 10 for sale here and details of Myford Speed 10 lathes here

 

SOLD: DRUMMOND  5”  x  24”  gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. 1920 model in exceptionally good original condition. Fitted with a large and very useful T-slotted boring table with a compound slide rest. 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, 4-way tool post, tailstock chuck, set of screwcutting changewheels and a light unit. Mounted on a strong stand with chip tray and an integral countershaft. Also included is a range of useful tooling and inspection equipment: micrometers, a full set of hand callipers, toolmaker’s clamps, V-blocks, dial-test indicator, steel rule, scribing blocks, micrometer, Morse taper adaptors and drills etc. 1-phase motor with push-button starter. £550  Pictures of the Drummond lathe for sale here and details of these classic Drummond lathes here

 

SOLD: Brierley ZB25 Drill Grinder with a 25 mm capacity on diameter. Spindle speed 2800 r.p.m. Fitted with a precision 6-jaw chuck and complete with the necessary cams, flanges, splitting unit, setting pillar, steady and dust extraction unit. Pictures of the Brierley drill grinder for sale here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7 Long-Bed lathe with power cross feed. 3.5” x 30” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with levelling blocks and deep chip tray. Complete with: Myford vertical milling slide. Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, , tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, graduated handle to leadscrew end, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, set of screwcutting changewheels, vernier calipers, unused indexing turning tools, tipped indexing boring bar, Rocol cutting fluid, some metal stock and a number of other items as shown in the photographs.  1-phase motor with push-button starter. In excellent working order. The sale due solely to advancing years. £1750 Pictures of the Myford Super 7 long-bed for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: a NEW Myford Dividing Attachment with two plates and the maker’s instruction sheets. £450 Pictures of the Myford Dividing attachment for sale here

 

SOLD: Lorch LAS 65 mm x 280 mm (2.5” x 11.25") backgeared and screwcutting precision lathe. Mounted on the maker’s stand with the original countershaft and a 1-phase motor. Complete with: Burnerd Grip-tru precision 3-jaw chuck, a Lorch 4-jaw chuck, travelling steady, a full set of screwcutting changewheels, cross slide screwcutting stop, Morse centres and turning tools etc. £1750  Pictures of the Lorch LAS for sale here and details of Lorch LAS lathes here

 

SOLD: Motorised vertical head with quill-feed to fit Tom Senior M1 milling machine. Fitted with the maker’s mounting bracket, 4-speed V-belt drive from 1-phase motor. In perfect working order but now surplus to requirements. £475
Delivery possible Kent, Sussex Hampshire area, or can pack and post at cost.  Pictures of the vertical head for sale here and details of Tom Senior M1 millers here

 

SOLD: Bridgeport Series 1 Turret Milling Machine. 2 H.P. 3-phase head and fitted with an Accurite 3-axis DRO complete with an expensive remote edge finder and the operation manual. This 1978 machine comes with the rare 30 INT quick change spindle instead of the ordinary and less-effective R8 fitting. No draw bar is required and fast and easy tool changing is possible. Extras include a head raising block to increase the working height, a collet chuck, two side-lock holders, a blank arbour, machine vice, suds system and a large splash tray.  £1500  Pictures of the Bridgeport milling machine for sale here and details of Bridgeport millers here

 

SOLD: Victoria Universal Milling Machine Model M1 with one-shot lubrication system. A proper “Universal” type with swing table. this machine comes complete with the maker’s vertical head with a Clarkson Autolock collet chuck and collets, a universal dividing head with tailstock, dividing plates and gears for differential dividing, a swivel-base machine vice 6 inches x 5 inches, milling arbors, the horizontal cutter-holding arbor, overarm, drop bracket and the arbor-supporting twin bracing bars. 3-phase.  £795.  Pictures of the Victoria milling machine for sale here and details of Victoria millers here

 

SOLD: Colchester Student 6.5” x 30” gap-bed lathe. Fitted with the Mk. 2 safety-overload apron and running from a 1-phase to 3-phase converter. Dual inch/metric screwcutting gearbox. Well equipped: 3-jaw chuck with standard & soft jaws, 4-jaw chuck, quick-change tool post with 3 holders, fixed steady, travelling steady, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, catchplate, drill chuck, rotating tailstock centre, coolant system, Lo-Vo light unit, C-spanner for the spindle and a splashguard.  In need of a really good clean. £695 Pictures of the Colchester Student for sale here and details of Colchester Student lathes here

 

SOLD: IME Watchmakers’ Lathe. A British-made 8 mm machine with a tool-steel bed, an 80 mm centre height and capable of running at up to 14,000 r.p.m.. This version of the lathe is the rare "Complete Workshop Outfit" model number CWO/8 - one of the first watchmakers' lathes to be offered on a self-contained base - in this case a 28 lb piece of cast-iron 13" x 15" with an adjustable mount holding a 1-phase motor with speed control, countershaft unit and collet tray. Complete with: compound slide rest, Burnerd micro-precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck with reversible face jaws, wire collets, stepped collets, centres with collet mounts and a tailstock chuck. Complete and ready to use. £750 Pictures of the IME for sale here and details of IME lathes here

 

SOLD: BCA Mark III bench-mount jig boring machine. Complete with the original Lorch “long” collet set, a Lushington precision boring head, drill chuck, slitting-saw arbors and the original operating and service manual. Fitted with the original 2-speed 3-phase motor so ideal for conversion to inverter-driven variable-speed drive. Pictures of the BCA jig borer for sale here and details of BCA jig borers here

 

SOLD: Alexander Master Toolmaker Universal Precision Milling Machine (a British copy of the Deckel FP1). Comes complete with the essential fully universal tilt and swivel table, a vertical head and all the horizontal equipment including two horizontal overarm supports and arbors. A single-phase to three-phase inverter with variable-speed speed control, swivel-base machine vice, the maker’s dividing head and a number of division plates, selection of collets, table-feed pick-off gears (the table has power feed horizontally and vertically), the maker’s Instruction Book and a comprehensive selection of cutters. In need of a very good clean.  £1300  Pictures of the Alexander Master Toolmaker for sale here and details of Alexander Master Toolmaker millers here

 

SOLD: Tom Senior M1 milling machine. Table 28" x 6" with the later oil-bath power feed unit. In addition to the direct V-belt drive, the M1 has internal backgearing to give a range of especially slow and powerful speeds for slab milling, etc. 3-Morse taper horizontal arbor, spacers and drawbar; 2-Morse taper vertical swivelling head complete with a boxed collet chuck with a set of 4 metric and 4 imperial collets for screwed end mills. 1 h.p. 3-phase motor with a solid-state 1-phase to 3-phase converter (allowing the machine to be run from a domestic 13-Amp supply) and fitted with an isolating switch and no-volt starter. Machine is calibrated in metric units. In full working order - and ready to use. £1200
Pictures of the Tom Senior M1 for Sale Here and details of Tom Senior M1 millers here

 

SOLD: Myford Dividing Attachment to fit either a Super 7 or ML7 lathe. All 4 available plates are included together with the maker’s operating  instructions and worm and wheel ratio chart. Hardly used and in perfect working order. £350 Pictures of the Myford dividing attachment for sale here

SOLD: Myford ML4 lathe 3.5” x 23” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting on the maker’s cast stand and chip tray. Well equipped with: Myford vertical slide with machine vice, 4.5’’ self centring chuck, 4 Jaw independent chuck with key, 4” chuck, Fixed steady, Dividing head, faceplate. Driving dogs (3/4’’, 7/8’’, ½’’, 5/8’’), Wood turning tool rests , Independent tool post with lateral traverse, Centre finding wobbler, Assorted thread chasers, Adjustable boring bar in square holder, Knurling tool,  Clock gauge and stand with clamp in presentation box, boring bar 12’’, Boring tool head, , 13’’ high surface gauge with scriber, 7’’ high surface gauge with circular base tachometer, Lathe tool grinding gig, V-blocks, Keyless chucks on No. 1 Morse taper, changewheels, 3” toolmaker’s clamp, horizontal milling cutters with 1’’ bore, Large 3’’ V block with clamp, Various pulleys, Various chuck keys assorted sizes, 5/16’’ left-hand threads toolmaker’ clamp 3’’, . 1 Morse tape with end disc, Tool chucks on stems,  ¼ steel tool bits, stamped HS (6 in red tin), Tin of various 3/8’’ square lathe tools + assorted tool blanks, Yellow tin of assorted specialist lathe tools including milling cutter and tail centre accessories + Slocomb’s drills, Yellow tin of various assorted tools and blanks, Blue tin of tools, Open tin of assorted tools + 2 Morse taper centres, Extended tool bit holder, Knurling tool hand tool, Centre for polish mop, Layshaft with pulley, Layshaft split pulley, Bearing blocks, Heavy top slide, V-blocks machining jig, Round tool bit holder 5/16’’. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch (and spare electric motors. £395 (South Wales)
Pictures of the Myford ML4 for sale here and details of Myford ML4 lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Still in the maker’s original paint finish this is a late model machine of the type fitted with a large diameter Super 7 leadscrew and apron. Complete with: 1-phase motor and Dewhurst reversing switch Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck of the correct half-depth body type, Myford vertical milling slide with machine vice, Myford indexing 4-way toolpost, flat-face engraved micrometer dials, graduated handle to leadscrew end, faceplate, catchplate, an unused spare chuck backplate, tailstock chuck, maker’s oil gun, and all the small parts as employed by the last owner. £850 Pictures of the Myford ML7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Heavy-duty Dominion wood lathe (pattern-makers’ type) fitted with a rack-feed carriage assembly and compound slide rest. 6.25” x 42” with a large detachable gap that allows work up to 24 inches in diameter. 1.75" x 6 t.p.i spindle nose thread with No 3 Morse taper in both headstock shaft and tailstock. Complete with a Super Nova De-lux Titan wood chuck (the largest made) with two sets of jaws, 3 faceplates, rotating tailstock centre, wood-drive centre and a new spare belt. 0.75 hp 3-phase motor operating through an inverter giving variable-speed drive in addition ton the 4-stepped pulley on the headstock, A most useful and versatile lathe in excellent working order. £650 Pictures of the Dominion wood lathe for sale here and details of Dominion lathes here

 

SOLD: Drummond “6-inch to 9-inch” lathe on its original treadle-drive stand and in full working order. The lathe is also motorised for ease of use. Backgeared and screwcutting. The treadle drive is a real treat to use being remarkably easy and smooth and the whole lathe is in good working order. Complete with 6'' and 4'' chucks, a full set of screwcutting changewheels, various faceplates, angle plates and fittings, turning tools and other useful items that have been used with the lathe. £425 Pictures of the Drummond lathe for sale here and details of Drummond “6-inch to 9-inch” lathes on this page

 

SOLD: Raglan “5-inch” lathe 5” x 24” with variable-speed drive, screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed and pre-set knock-off to the carriage drive Mounted on the maker’s stand with splash-back and tool shelf. Complete with Burnerd 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 4-way and single toolposts, faceplate, catchplate, thread-dial indicator, carriage stop, tailstock chuck and headstock centre, etc. Driven by a 1-phase to 3-phase converter. £750 Pictures of the Raglan 5-inch lathe for sale here and details of Raglan lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7 lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Bought as part of a job lot of workshop equipment as I already have a good lathe I am selling this one on. I checked the lathe over in the former owner’s workshop and found the whole machine to be in very good working order. There is no undue play in the slides or bedway and apart from a few light dings in the bed below the chuck - as is usual in a working lathe and which in no way affects the performance. Complete with: Myford swivelling milling slide, 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, faceplate, set of screwcutting changewheels, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centres, standard centres, 1-phase motor and a home-made swarf guard. Also included is a push-button starter (for which I have the wiring diagram). £895 Collection in person or I can pallet mount for pick up by your carrier if required. Pictures of the Super 7 for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Emco FB-2 coordinate milling and drilling machine mounted on the maker’s stand with chip tray. One owner from new, very little used from new and in superb condition. Swivelling head with both fine and quick-action feeds. Well equipped with: Ortec 2-axis DRO, digital calliper for vertical travel, Emco dividing head with Emco 3-jaw chuck and a set of division plates, collet chuck and a set of collets, maker’s operating manual and original catalogues, etc. 1-phase electrics. £2200 Pictures of the Emco FB milling machine for sale here and details of Emco FB2 millers here

 

SOLD: Emco Maximat Super 11 lathe with hardened bed, screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray, splash back and locking storage. In excellent, very lightly used condition and very well equipped: 2-axis Ortec DRO, collet chuck and collet set, Emco dividing unit with plates, 4-jaw self-centering chuck, fixed steady, an Emco quickset toolpost and 4 holders, an Elbrecht keyless precision tailstock chuck, carriage stop, a set of metric conversion gears, chuck guard, the original maker’s operation manuals  and a dust cover. 1-phase electrics. £2995 Pictures of the Maximat Super 11 lathe for sale here and details of Emco Super 11 lathes here

 

SOLD: Colchester Student 6.5” x 24” Mk 1.5 with single-lever safety apron and detachable cap bed. New single phase motor just fitted and complete with suds pump, the difficult-to-find fixed and travelling steadies, a 6.5" 3-jaw Taylor chuck, a second 6.5" 3-jaw chuck, an 8" 3-jaw chuck and a 10" 4-jaw chuck. Two 6" backplates, an adjustable centre and various other accessories. Incomplete repainting, so only £675 Pictures of the Colchester Student for sale here and details of Colchester Student lathes here

 

SOLD: Harrison Vertical and Horizontal Milling Machine with clutched spindle drive. Table 8" x 30" table with 15" of longitudinal travel, 6.5" in traverse and 14" vertically. 8-speed power feed with automatic stops. Equipped with a heavy-duty swivel-base machine vice. £1250 A compact but well-built machine of excellent quality. Ex-school and very lightly used.   Pictures of the Harrison miller for sale here and details of Harrison milling machines here

 

SOLD: G.Boley bevelled-bed watchmaker’s lathe. In the maker’s box with comprehensive equipment. Extras include: compound slide rest, pump-centre faceplate with clamps, vertical slide with high-speed spindle, wire and stepped collet sets, 4 sizes of T-rest, wax chucks, double-roller filing rest, Jacot drum, self-centering drilling attachment, carrier pulley assembly, etc. £650 Pictures of the Boley lathe for sale here and details of Boley bevelled-bed lathes here

 

SOLD: VM 26 milling machine, purchased new in May 2011 and hardly used due to health reasons. Head swivels 360 degrees tilts + or - 90 degrees and has a quill with both wheel-operated fine and lever-action drilling feeds.  Table size 26" x 6" travel 14.5" x  6". Throat  6.5". Equipped with a 2-axis digital readout, 1.5 h.p. single phase motor giving nine speeds from 190 rpm to 2100 rpm. Spindle fitted with the common R8 taper for which tooling is plentiful and inexpensive. New metric and imperial collets, full table clamping set, extra wide coolant tray, one-shot lubrication system and work light. The stand fitted with adjustable feet for levelling. £1500  Pictures of the VM vertical miller for sale here

 

SOLD: Herbert hand-operated surface grinder. Ideal for the smaller workshop. 1-phase cap-start/cap-run motor and complete with a magnetic chuck and 10 grinding wheels. I’ve owned this machine for twenty years and it’s in perfect working order. £650.
Pictures of the Herbert hand-operated surface grinder here

 

SOLD: Pultra Type P miniature precision lathe powered from the original maker’s clutched 1-phase drive system with multi-speed countershaft. Complete with the proper wooden accessory box with compound slide rest, Burnerd ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck with face-reversible jaws, wire and cone collets, collet-mounted centres, spare collet fitting to hold a chuck, flip-up tool rest, 4-way and single toolposts, travelling steady, tailstock chuck and spindle nose cover. In excellent original condition, set up and ready to use £650 Pictures of the Pultra lathe for sale here and details of Pultra lathes here

 

SOLD: Thiel 158 Precision Universal Milling Machine. A superb and highly versatile machine with vertical head, tilting table and in full working order (for information about how useful these machines are, see the Deckel section of the Archive). Unfortunately this has to be sold as I’m moving house. From a dealer, this model usually sells for between £2500 and £4000. Mine can be had for just £1250 as it must be gone by the end of next week. Also available, for just £25, a Norton No. 2 Flypress   Pictures of the Thiel for sale here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared, spindle clutch and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with levelling blocks, deep chip tray and light unit. Equipped with: Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, Myford swivelling vertical slide, the maker’s 4-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to leadscrew end, faceplate, spare unused chuck backplate, precision keyless tailstock chuck, Morse centres, Morse centre adapters, knurling tool, the maker’s dust cover and a number other small items. 1-phase motor with push-button starter and Dewhurst reversing switch. £1350 Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Powered Hymo Scissor Lift  - private use only to raise a heavy 4.5-inch scale Burrell model traction engine. Maximum capacity 1 ton. In perfect working order and complete with a variable-speed, 1-phase to 3-phase inverter to drive its electric motor. Cost new £2300  Offered at £750 Pictures of the Hymo Scissor Lift for sale here and details of Hymo scissor lifts here

 

SOLD: Quantity of top-quality measuring and inspection equipment: £350
Verdict Carbide slip gauge set in perfect condition; 12” Mitutoyo “Absolute” digital calliper;  6 external micrometers;  6” Mitutoyo Digimatic calliper;  Depth micrometer;  Mitutoyo digital dial gauge;  Dial indicator setting gauge;  Precision T-squares;  Magnetic base with dial gauge.


SOLD: Double-ended, floor-mounted grinder: £45  Phone: 01793-745413 or 07827-914555 (Swindon)  Pictures of the measuring and inspection equipment and grinder here 

SOLD: Raglan vertical Milling Machine mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand. Table 21” x 5.5”. 1-phase motor with infinitely variable-speed drive giving speeds from 380 to 2250 r.p.m.. Fitted Clarkson Autolock chuck and swivel-base machine vice. £650 Pictures of the Raglan miller for sale here and details of Raglan millers here

 

SOLD: Emco Maximat V10P 5” x 24” with all-geared headstock, screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with slide-out chip tray and cupboard storage. Fitted with: Emco vertical milling attachment complete with Autolock collet chuck and a number of cutters. Genuine Emco 3 and 4-jaw chucks, an Emco machine vice, 4-way toolpost, Low-Vo machine light, graduated handle to leadscrew end, faceplate, rotating tailstock centre, tailstock chuck, thread-dial indicator, drive dogs, lever-action knurling tools and chuck guard. 3-phase electrics with 2-speed main motor - so ideal for conversion to variable-speed inverter drive.  £950 Phone:  07739-392188 or 07703-649173 Pictures of the Maximat V10P for sale here and details of V10P lathes here

 

SOLD: Mk. 2 Raglan Capstan Lathe based on the late-model “5-inch”. 25 mm spindle bore and infinitely variable speeds from 85 to 1750 rpm with twin magnetic clutches to transmit the drive. Equipped with a set of Crawford Multibore Collets that are infinitely variable in holding capacity between 1.58 and 25.4 mm. Also included are various tool and cutter holders and a bar-feed unit-Feeder. Unused for some time but known to be a quiet and smooth-running machine and ideal for the lighter work we used it for. 3-phase motor. £475  Pictures of the raglan capstan lathe for sale here and details of Raglan capstan lathes here

 

SOLD: Oliver wood-turning lathe 6” x 36” heavy, professional quality, all cast-iron construction. Under-driven from a powerful 1-phase motor with push-button starter. Well equipped with everything required to start wood turning: wood collet chuck, 6-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, 5-inch 3-jaw chuck (new, unused), single and double-length tool rests, curved bowl-turning rest, set of chisels, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, wood screw and wood-drive centres, etc. Fitted with the excellent Doug Ward Cam-locking Tool Slide. The lathe was overhauled before storage by a professional engineer with new headstock bearings, a ground bed, etc. In full working order ready to use. £450 Pictures of the Oliver wood-turning lathe for sale here


SOLD: Chester Craftsman lathe 6” x 24” mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand (with splash back) screwcutting gearbox, detachable gap bed, power cross feed and dual inch metric micrometer dials. Less than 6 months old with fewer than 5-hours’ use and only for sale due to downsizing. Very well equipped including: 2-axis digital readout, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, travelling steady, thread-dial indicator, 4-way toolpost, halogen light unit, faceplate, chuck guard and Morse centres. 1-phase electrics with push-button controls and convenient and safe “third-rod” control of the spindle stop/start. £1000 Pictures of the Chester Craftsman lathe for sale here

 

SOLD: GEO. TAYLOR Vertical Milling Machine. A very high quality though older machine. Converted from flat to V-belt drive with 3/4 h.p. 1-phase motor giving 8 spindle speeds. Fitted with a Dewhurst reversing switch and push-button starter. Table 18” x 5” with power feeds. Stored for 18 months; complete but in need of cosmetic restoration. Located in Hampshire. £275   Pictures of the Geo. Taylor miller for sale here and details of Geo. Taylor millers here

 

SOLD: ADEPT No. 1A hand-operated shaper - complete and original. Table 4.5” x 4”, with a 3.5-inch high vertical T-slotted backing face and a ram travel of 4” £275 Phone: 01388-608132  Pictures of the Adept hand-shaper for sale here and details of Adept shapers here

 

SOLD: MYFORD Super 7 lathe 3.5” x 19” hardened gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker’s industrial cabinet stand with chip tray and levelling blocks.  3-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, precision keyless tailstock chuck, faceplate, thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to leadscrew end and light unit. In good working order - but only a 1/4 h.p. 1-phase motor fitted (which was adequate for my lighter work) £850 However, the lathe is available on is own for £650 and the Industrial Cabinet for £350
Pictures of the Myford Super 7 for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Small Vertical Milling & Drilling Machine. Table 15” x 4.25” with zeroing micrometer dials. Spindle nose has a Myford 1.125” x 12 t.p.i. thread, a No. 2 Morse taper and is bored to take a draw bar. The quill is fitted with both a fine-feed (handwheel) control and a quick-action lever giving 3.5” of travel. Maximum clearance between spindle nose and table 10”. Fitted with a single-phase motor and Dewhurst reversing switch that gives (via a mid-position jockey pulley) 9 speeds. The machine is in good working order with no damage or abuse although all feeds have the expected small amount of backlash. The spindle and drive assembly operates smoothly and quietly with no play in the bearings. Included are a small machine vice and a Jacobs chuck. £350  Phone: 01388-608132 or 07891-325631  Pictures of the Mill/Drill for sale here

 

SOLD: TYZACK Professional-quality Universal Woodworker: Planer, Saw bench and Mortising Unit. Heavy cast-iron construction. Planer top 50” x 9.5”,  saw table top 32” x 26” with a 15” blade. 3-phase electrics. In excellent, original condition. A bargain at £950 
SOLD: ELU pull-down saw. 1-phase. £75  

SOLD: Horizontal band-sander (Linisher)  3-phase £275  

Pictures of the items here

 

SOLD: VICEROY 5” x 24” Mk. 2 lathe with screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing, single lever engagement of backgear and a No. 3 Morse taper tailstock.  Mounted on the maker’s underdrive cabinet stand with splash back and tool tray. 1-phase motor with push-button starter. Equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, two 4-jaw chucks, 4-way toolpost, catchplate, a spare chuck backplate, tailstock chuck and Morse centres. In very good original condition, even to the maker’s paint finish. This well-built lathe offers a lot of capacity on a small footprint. £850 Pictures of the Viceroy lathe for sale here and details of Viceroy lathes here

 

SOLD: Cowells miniature precision milling machine with many extras and a number of useful refinements: original pulleys replaced by others to suit a stronger and smaller type of belting resulting in a much more quiet (and stronger) machine.  Micrometer dials added to the handwheels ; the dials can be turned ( and thus set to zero) independent from the handwheels.  A strong spring for the quill down-feed, eliminating backlash. Provision for stop screws left and right on the top slide.  Original control board replaced by a Lenze ( a top quality German brand).The accessories include :

Cowells collets 3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10 mm. Cowells drill chucks 0-4 mm and 0-8 mm. An improved Cowells machine vice and Cowells angle plate. Professionally-made dividing attachment including 9 Swiss Aciera division plates 50-59-60-62-72-90-96-110-180.  A number of professionally (much finer than Cowells) made items: boring arbor; saw arbor to suit saws with different hole sizes; cutter arbor for 7 mm hole cutters ( like Thornton) and a very fine miniature dividing table (useful for e.g. crossing out wheels).

One grub screw needs to be replaced; there is some play in the spindle of the dividing attachment (thus far compensated by a brass strip between spindle and the body), and the top slide shows up a few minor marks which do not interfere with the accuracy of the machine.

Price 1750 GBP. Note : new price at the moment 2600 GBP without the important accessories mentioned under (d) and (e). The machine is in the Netherlands but at an extra cost (150 GBP) I am happy to bring it across the Channel (or elsewhere in Europe within 600 km from my place) Pictures of the Cowells miller for sale here and details of Cowells machines here

 

SOLD: Colchester Master Mk. 1.5 (safety power-feed apron type) 6.5” x 36” circa 1968.

In good working order and complete with dual English/metric screwcutting gearbox, 8-inch 3-jaw chuck, 10-inch 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, faceplate, Dickson quick-set toolholder with eleven standard tool holders (some pattern, some home made), one V-holder, one MT2 holder and one parting tool holder. A rear-mounted Dickson quick-set toolholder,  Morse-taper adapter bush for the spindle (this is usually missing), coolant system and the chuck spanner. 3-phase electrics with 2-speed motor. £795
I also have a 1.5 kW dual-voltage 1-speed 3-phase motor that would be useful in order to convert to inverter variable-speed drive - available to the lathe purchaser at a good price if required. The price can be reduced if the buyer does not need both quick-set toolposts. 
Pictures of the Colchester Master lathe for sale here and details of Colchester lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5" x 19" with Screwcutting Gearbox, Power Cross Feed, gap-bed and backgeared. Mounted on the maker's late-type industrial cabinet stand with built-in electrical switchgear (1-phase motor), levelling blocks and deep chip tray. In superb, very lightly used condition (I am the second owner). Equipped with: Burnerd 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 6-inch half-depth 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, thread-dial indicator, a graduated handle to the leadscrew end, faceplate, catchplate, tailstock revolving centre, two tailstock chucks, a very good selection of cutting tools including a set of three Jones & Shipman toolholders, a parting-tool holder, adjustable boring tool, the correct oil gun, spanners and a number of other useful items. £2950  Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD on behalf of a charity (spadework.org.uk): Axminster M950 Variable-speed wood turning lathe with swing headstock, 5 piece standard turning tool set and tailstock rotating centres. Complete with floor stand and 150 & 300 mm tool rests. 1-phase motor with speeds spanning 480 to 2400 RPM with variomatic speed control. Distance between centres 990 mm with a maximum diameter over bed of 350 mm. Weight 95 kg,  In excellent, lightly-used condition. £240  (about half the last list price).

 

SOLD: Adcock and Shipley Combination Machine - the smaller, compact version—consisting of: a backgeared and screwcutting 4” x 24” lathe with power feeds, a vertical milling machine, a horizontal milling machine (with both end and intermediate arbor supports) and a drill. In full working order (except for the grinding head, which is missing). Included are around 80 larger end mills, 40 INT tooling for the miller with a large endmill chuck with its special adapter for small mills; an ordinary size INT 40 Clarkson chuck, a new, unused horizontal arbour still in its packing and numerous small and large diameter end-mills and various face cutters.  Just completely dismantled, stripped bare and cleaned, painted and renovated. A rare opportunity to acquire a complete workshop in one unit. £1995 Pictures of the Adcock & Shipley Combination machine here and details of Adcock & Shipley Combination Machines can be found here.

 

SOLD: PALLAS HO Horizontal Milling Machine with vertical head. In generally good mechanical condition, but the original coolant fittings and power-feed drive shaft to the table are missing. A previous owner's replacement for the latter is ingenious, but does need improving…. Original BESA-taper arbor (included) is badly worn, but I made a replacement using a collet chuck body. Main drive-belt has had little use. Motor is a 1-phase. Presently, and virtually unused, it is in a model-engineering club’s workshop in South Dorset. £295 or offers. Please phone Nigel on: 01305-812253  

 

SOLD: Hobbymat BFE65 Vertical Milling Machine. One owner from new. Fine and quick-action drilling feeds. Table 160 mm x 450 mm. All-geared head with 4 speeds from 315 to 1600 r.p.m. Complete with a collet nosepiece and a full collet set. 1-phase electrics. A very compact miller, unused for several years but in full working order and ready to use. £475 Pictures of the Hobbymat milling machine for sale here and details of Hobbymat millers at the bottom of this page

 

SOLD: late-model Boxford ME10 5” x 24” lathe with screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. One private owner from new, little used and in superb condition. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with the proper type of compact ME10 drive system, chip tray, splash back. Well equipped with: coolant equipment (with fluid), T-slotted cross slide, Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, the correct 6-inch half-depth body Burnerd 4-jaw chuck (hardly used), quick-set toolholder, Keats type faceplate mounting work holder, thread-dial indicator, rotary table, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre, faceplate, catchplate, cross-slide threading stop and adjustable boring bar. 1-phase electrics with built-in switchgear  £2250 Lathe in Epsom, Surrey. Pictures of the Boxford lathe for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here

 

SOLD: Hobbymat MD65 lathe 2.6” x 12” (65 mm x 300 mm) with screwcutting. One owner from new and very well equipped: 3-jaw chuck, Burnerd 4-jaw chuck (as new), collet set, 2 spare chuck backplates to match the spindle nose, two tailstock chucks, tailstock rotating centre, the maker’s angle plate (mounts the top slide for milling), Morse centres, turning tools, set of slitting saws, die holders, etc. 1-phase reversing motor. Unused for several years but in full working order and ready to use. £475 Pictures of the Hobbymat lathe for sale here and details of Hobbymat lathes here

 

SOLD: Holbrook Minor Precision Toolroom Lathe. 5” x 24” Hardened and ground bed, infinitely-variable spindle-speed drive from 80 to 3000 r.p.m. and independent variable-speed control to the power sliding and surfacing feeds. Well equipped with:  Wizard DRO system, coolant, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, Quick-change Dixon Toolpost, faceplate, catchplate, thread-dial indicator, micrometer dial on tailstock handwheel, fixed steady, precision keyless tailstock chuck, Morse centres, light unit, tooling and other fittings. Full working order on 3-phase electrics (can be demonstrated working) and also ideal for conversion to inverter drive from 1-phase. £2250 Pictures of the Holbrook Minor for sale here and details of Holbrook Minor lathes here

 

It’s gone…. Fee to a good home: Booth Brothers Antique Lathe – the only one known. Phone: Chandlersford 0238- 0261815. Suit enthusiast rebuilder and includes two 3/4''contempory chucks. Click here for pictures

 

SOLD: Potts classic high-speed milling and grinding spindle. Can be used to hold milling cutters or as a toolpost grinder, etc. Complete with a 1-phase motor, the drive pulleys and in perfect working condition. Can be posted. £175
Pictures of the Potts attachment for sale here and details of Potts products here

 

SOLD: AXMINSTER Model M950 wood-turning lathe with swing headstock (that can be positioned anywhere on the bed), variable-speed drive and mounted on the makers legs with lock-down castor attachments for ease of moving about. Complete with top-of-the-range Supernova chuck, tailstock chuck, bowl-turning attachment with curved rest. set of chisels, calipers, wood-drive and rotating Morse centres, etc. 1-phase electrics with push-button starter. One owner from new, little used, in perfect working order and ready to run with everything needed. £295 Picture of the Axminster wood-turning lathe for sale here

 

SOLD: MYFORD Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19” with screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Mounted on a very good metal-framed bench and in excellent original condition and complete with: Burnerd 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, a Myford swivelling milling slide of the later 2-bolt-per-axis type. Dixon Quick-set tool holder, 4-way toolpost, standard toolpost, faceplate, catchplate, two tailstock chucks, tap holder, Morse centres, a number of extra screwcutting changewheels and a graduated handle to the leadscrew end. 1-phase Brook-Crompton motor with push-button starter and wired with armoured cable. £1950 Phone: 07960-605645 (located Berkshire) Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: BOXFORD VSL lathe. A late-type, top-of-the-range all-metric Mk. 2  5” x 20” on the underdrive stand with splash-back and tool tray. Variable-speed drive, screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed, large spindle bore (1.375”), push-button spindle lock and a LOO spindle end for safe reversing.

Very well equipped and offered as a complete package in a ready-to-run state with: Newall DP700 2-axis DRO (bought new), Burnerd 5-inch 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, Burnerd 8-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, ER32 collet chuck, T-slotted cross slide with a set of T-nuts, the rare large-diameter micrometer dials, 2-gear metric thread-dial indicator, Genuine Dickson S0 type Quick Change Toolpost with 12 holders including standard, boring and parting-off. Genuine Boxford fixed and travelling steadies, spindle-nose adapter,  tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, faceplate, catchplate, Kinematic DTI holder, an assortment of Morse centres, special spinning rest, a set of 16 mm CCMT06 insert cutting and boring tools, 12 mm shank insert boring tool, a set of 12 mm cutting tools with TCMT110204 inserts, a chuck guard, the comprehensive lathes.co.uk supplied user’s manual and parts lists, operating instructions and set-up guides (etc) for the inverter and DRO and all the necessary chuck keys, spanners and Allen keys. 3-phase motor driven by a Siemens 1.5 h.p. 1-phase to 3-phase inverter that provides variable-speed drive (in addition to the main mechanical variable-speed control). Emergency-stop foot switch is operational and coolant fitted but not wired.

The lathe is in excellent condition with no major faults. The bed ways show little signs of any wear and overall it is a pleasure to operate. New original makers cross-slide and top-slide feed screws and nuts are included. Only for sale due to replacement by a larger lathe. £2250  Pictures of the Boxford VSL for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here and here

 

SOLD: MYFORD Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19” with screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed, gap-bed, backgeared and spindle clutch (Serial number SK124409M). Comprehensively equipped with: leveling blocks and deep chip tray, Myford swivelling vertical milling slide with the correct maker’s machine vice, dividing head with 3 indexing plates and tailstock, full metric screwcutting gearbox conversion set, micrometer boring head, set of collets and collet nose piece, Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body Burnerd 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, Myford/Dickson quick-set 3-way toolholder, standard toolpost, quick-set rear toolpost using a separate Dickson holder, fixed steady, travelling steady,  tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, collet chuck and collets, graduated handwheel to leadscrew end, tailstock chuck, thread-dial indicator, Keats angle plate, standard Angle plate,  Myford faceplate (170 mm) , catchplate, set of  boring bars, set of flycutters,  Morse centres, a quantity of turning tools including carbide tipped and a compression knurl and the maker’s Operation and Maintenance Manual and Bradley’s “Book of the Myford”.  1-phase Brook Crompton motor and non-reversing magnetic safety switch. This lathe and accessories are in excellent condition.  £2500 Machine in Belgium but at extra cost I am happy to bring the lathe and accessories to SE England or Benelux. Pictures of the Myford Super 7 for sale here  Details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: BURNERD Multi-size collets set on No. 3-D1 Camlock mounting to suit lathes such as all versions of the Colchester Bantam and Chipmaster and Harrison M250, etc. A complete set of 13 collets with sizes running from 1/8” to 2” with each collet adjustable over a range and so able to hold any size of bar stock. £350

 

SOLD: an immaculate SMART & BROWN Mk. 2 Model A toolroom lathe. 4.5” x 18” with screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds and mounted on the maker’s underdrive cabinet stand. Fitted with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, carriage stop, faceplate and catchplate. Original 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to variavle-speed inverter drive. In perfect working order and ready to use. £1550 Pictures of the Smart & Brown Model A lathe for sale here and details of Smart & Brown Model A lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5" x 19" with gap-bed, quick-change screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. In excellent, carefully-used condition having been owned from new (1978) by my late Father (a Chartered Engineer) and kept in a heated, purpose-built workshop; has always been lovingly looked after and oiled with the correct lubricants. 1-phase motor, Dewhurst forward/reversing switch.
Very well equipped with a number of originally very expensive items including: Burnerd Super-precision Grip-tru 3-jaw chuck, a second 3-jaw chuck, two 4-jaw independent chucks, Myford swivelling vertical slide, Myford dividing attachment, Myford collet set with inch and metric collets complete in the wooden box with nosepiece and loading tool, Dixon quick-set tool post with 13 holders for standard, boring and parting tools, fixed steady, travelling steady, boring head attachment, the makers 4-way toolpost,  vernier height gauge, 4-inch rotary table, thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to lead screw end, 3 tailstock chucks, 2 rotating tailstock centres, large faceplate, 3 standard faceplates, Keat’s Angle plate (for faceplate mounting), catch plate, drive dogs, Morse centers, a quantity of assorted HSS tooling, the maker’s plastic dust cover, a tin of touch-up paint and the original Operation & Parts Manual, etc. This is a really lovely machine; the photos do not do it justice! £3500 Pictures of Details of Myford Super 7 lathes here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Sixis 101 Universal Precision Milling Machine mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand (with chip tray and door-enclosed storage on both sides). A fine example, in perfect working order, of a machine intended for high-accuracy work on small components. The table X and Y feed screws are brand new maker’s originals from an Aciera F1 - and since then the machine has sat unused in a private workshop. Metric graduations on the micrometer dials with, on the longitudinal and traverse feeds, one rotation of the handwheel giving 2 mm of travel and on the vertical feed just 1 mm. Spindle collet taper Schaublin Type F12. Well equipped for both vertical and horizontal milling with all the accessories and tools shown in the photographs. Fitted with the maker’s original 2-speed, 3-phase motor driven by a variable-speed 1-phase to 3-phase inverter supplied by Drives Direct. In conjunction with the 2-speed gearbox this arrangement gives a range from 125 to 4000 r.p.m. The miller unbolts from the stand for easy transportation by car. £2500  Pictures of the Sixis 101 for sale here and ddetails of Sixis millers here

 

SOLD: Contour Minor Numerical Control Milling Machine.
Bed size 13.75” x 5” with an X travel of 6 inches, Y of 4 inches and Z (vertically) of 6 inches. This is a compact, bench-top machine with a case size 32 inch wide, 29 inch front to back and 32 inches tall. The machine is running on Mach 3 software, meaning that manual control is removed to the keyboard (instead being on the front panel. All axes are fitted with ball screws for greater accuracy and included is a quick-change collet chuck (with one 6 mm collet) the computer and a Dell monitor.

Being in its original maker’s finish and very little used from new, the miller is in superb condition. Enormous fun to use - and very versatile. £975  Pictures of the Contour Minor Computer-controlled miller for sale here

 

SOLD: Vertical Miller/driller supplied by Graham Engineering (Taiwanese manufacture) in the 1980s (hence has proper metal handles and a heavier build than later examples). One model-engineer owner from new. Table 17” x 8”, powerful 1-phase motor, No. 3 Morse taper in the quill, full set of cutters, No. 3 Morse cutter holders, fly cutter and two vices, one of which tilts. Lots of vertical travel on the main column and fitted with both fine and quick-action drilling feeds to the quill. Unused for some time. £475  Pictures of the Miller/Driller here

 

SOLD: Superb British-made IME watchmaker’s lathe with an extra long bed in tool-steel bed with double feet. Complete with a screw-feed compound slide rest (with the top slide having the optional super-fine feed right-angle drive, the maker’s countershaft unit, two Burnerd precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chucks with face-reversible jaws, flip-up T-rest, between-centres drive plate, tailstock chuck and a good set of wire and cone collets and a collet draw bar. £1250 Lathe in Hampshire - but can pack and post if required.  Pictures of the IME lathe for sale here and details of IME lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe with screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks.
Bought as a retirement present, the lathe has never been used A late-model machine mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. 1-phase motor with a factory fitted combined reversing and safety No-volt release switch. 3-jaw chuck, Dickson quick-set toolholder, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, catchplate, graduated handle to leadscrew end. A rare opportunity to acquire a perfect Super 7. £4500 Pictures of the lathe for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting.
As a retired marine chief engineer I have spent 50 hours completely stripping and rebuilding this lathe. All slides honed, bushes dressed, etc. New belts. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, the correct half-depth-body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre and a set of screwcutting changewheels.  1-phase motor.  £725  Can assist, if required, with delivery at buyer’s expense. Pictures of the ML7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Aciera F3 Universal Precision Milling Machine with metric graduations.
This highly versatile miller has had little use and is in excellent condition – for example, the table feed screws feel like those on a new machine and have no backlash. Complete with a large number of rare, desirable and originally very expensive accessories including: Standard vertical head for W20 collets, slotting head, the very rare high-speed head (2000-6000 r.p.m.) to take W20 collets. Rotary table (Part No. 345), fast dividing head with chuck (Part No. 347). A complete universal dividing head with 3 division plates, chuck and tailstock (Parts Nos. 343 and 342). Inclinable vice (Part No. 335 and originally from another F3), Wohlhaupter UPA-2 boring head, centering microscope, extra long bed with T-slot (Part No. 340i) for use with the dividing head.  Universal swivelling and tilting table, plain table and the special inclinable table (Part Nos. 333, 331 and 330). A large collection of metric arbors and toolholders. A set of NEW collets from 3 to 16 mm in steps of 1 mm. The other collets (every half mm from 1.5 to 18.5 mm ) are little used.  Also included (but not shown in the pictures) are numbers of small tools and fasteners, etc., .3-phase 380-420V 2-speed motor so ideal for conversion to variable-speed inverter drive. The accessories and tooling are contained in the maker’s proper tool cabinet (though this is from another machine and needs a respray. I have the original key).  The machine can be picked up in Sweden Pictures of the lathe for sale here and details of Aciera F3 millers here

 

SOLD: Aciera F3 Precision Universal Milling Machine with vertical and horizontal capacity.
Since acquisition its only use has been for light model engineering work and the table is in excellent condition. Complete with the horizontal milling support arm/drop bracket, three milling arbors for horizontal work and six W20 collets for holding cutters when vertical milling. Runs well and is a nice, accurate machine with metric calibrations. 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to variable-speed inverter drive. £1600 Pictures of the Aciera F3 for sale here and details of Aciera F3 millers here

 

SOLD: Schaublin 102VM Toolroom Lathe. 102 mm centre height by 450 mm between centres  (4" x 17.75").
Fitted with a genuine Schaublin overhead drive unit, a knee-operated forward/reverse switch and is in very nice condition and full working order. This is a 1957 Imperial (inch) machine and comes with extensive additional equipment including: quick-release collet closer, more than 100 No. W20 type collets of various types, a high-speed grinding and milling head, a Multifix quick-set toolpost and 4 toolholders, fixed steady, travelling steady, two 3-jaw chucks, one 4-jaw self-centering chuck, two 4-jaw independent chucks (all complete with keys and both sets of jaws), faceplate, catchplate and  a part set of 21 Schaublin changewheels.

The lathe was extensively overhauled in 2005 and fitted with a new SKF headstock front bearing and since has had only light model engineering use. 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to variable-speed inverter drive. £2800 Pictures of the Schaublin 102VM for sale here and details of 102 lathes here

 

SOLD: Elliott 10-inch stroke Shaper. The best of the small shapers, this example is in fine, original condition and has had little use. 1-phase motor, the maker’s correct swivelling-base machine vice, clutch, light unit and some shaper tools . £450 Phone: Tel: 0208-310 4119 or mob: 07790-227599  Details of Elliott 10M shapers here

 

SOLD: Eagle Mk. 2 hand-operated surface grinder. Table 18” x 6” with travels of 15” longitudinally, 6” in traverse and 8.5” vertically. A very well constructed machine tool with a dynamically balanced spindle running in taper roller bearings. The slideways are constantly lubricated from 4 oil wells in the saddle and drive to the table feed through helical gears. Dials calibrated 0.0005” vertically and 0.001” horizontally. Hardly used from new with a pristine magnetic table. 1-phase electrics. A superb tool for the home or smaller workshop with a floor space of just 48” x 32”. Also included is an Eclipse Magnetic table - in the box is letter from a Repair Technician at Eclipse Magnetos telling the owner how to put it together and an assembly drawing. £650  Pictures of the Eagle surface grinder for sale here and details of Eagle grinders here

 

SOLD: BCA Mk. 111 Universal Jig Boring & Milling Machine mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand. 8” rotary table on compound slide with X and Y travels. Swivel head. Well equipped. 1-phase electrics. Light unit. Pictures of the BCA jig borer for sale here and details of BCA jig borers here

 

SOLD: EXE miniature surface grinder. Fitted with a 12” x 6” magnetic chuck, a very large selection of grinding wheels, a dust-extraction unit and a light. Mounted on a very substantial steel bench. Grinder is 3-phase, the dust extractor 1-phase. These very useful machines rarely come onto the market. £950 Pictures of the EXE grinder for sale here and details of EXE miniature surface grinders here

 

SOLD: a late Model “12-inch” Atlas with screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the maker’s underdrive cabinet stand with 1-phase motor and 12 speeds from 40 to 2072 r.p.m. The final and improved version of the long-lived Atlas this model has a 6-inch centre height (150 mm) and 24 inches (600 mm) between centres. This history of the machine is known: built 1961 and used in a factory to turn plastic blanks; as the second private owner I’ve used it for 37 years for model engineering. Equipped with: with 5-inch 3-jaw chuck, 8-inch 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, fixed steady, 4-way toolpost, single toolpost, tailstock chuck and the maker’s comprehensive Operator’s Operation Manual and Parts List. In full working order and ready to use. This is a well-specified lathe that offers a lot of turning capacity on a very compact footprint. £1250 Pictures of the “12-inch” Atlas for sale here and details of Atlas 12-inch lathes here

 

SOLD: Raglan “Little John” 5” x 24” lathe backgeared and screwcutting with power cross feed. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray and storage cupboards. Variable-speed drive from a 1-phase motor with reversing switch. 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 4-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator, two tailstock rotating centres, tailstock chuck, catch plate, magnetic base and DTI, turning tools, boring bar holder, drive dogs, etc.  In full working order and ready to use. £495 Pictures of the Raglan lathe for sale here and details of  Raglan lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford 254 PLUS lathe. 5.34” x 24” with hardened bed, screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed, the powered vertical milling head, T-slotted milling table and fully-protected leadscrew. Mounted on the maker’s full cabinet stand with chip tray and splash back. This top-of-the-range Myford lathe has had only the lightest of use - it was in the workshop of a Girls’ Boarding School. Equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, Myford spindle collets, standard toolpost, quick-change toolpost with 3 standard holders and one parting-tool holder, 2 drill chucks, worklight, Morse centres, a number of turning tools and the correct oils Also included are the operation and maintenance manuals for the lathe and milling attachment. Fitted with a 3-phase motor - so ideal for conversion to inverter-controlled variable-speed drive.  £4,750  Pictures of the Myford 254 for sale here and details of Myford 254 lathes here

 

SOLD: Amoco self-powered vertical milling attachment with 1-phase motor. The base plate is to fit a Series 7 Myford (either ML7 or Super 7) - but could be adapted to other small lathes. No. 2 Morse taper spindle with a Myford threaded nose and collet-compression cap. £375 Can pack and post at cost. Pictures of the Amolco milling attachment for sale here and details of Amolco attachments here

 

SOLD: Pools Tool Company of Nottingham horizontal milling machine with a supplementary vertical head made by a previous owner. All-V-belt-drive with single-phase electrics. This very tidy machine has a 14” x 3.75” table and is mounted on a wooden cabinet with four drawer of cutters, arbors, parallels, tilt vice, ordinary vice, angle plates, V-blocks and others items as shown in the photographs.  Also included is a very nice home-made dividing head with a 4-jaw chuck, two plates and a tailstock. Overall machine & cabinet size: height 44 inches, depth 32 inches and 22 inches wide. A very complete and useful kit, in excellent order and ready to use. £375 Pictures of the Pools miller for sale here and details of Pools milling machines here

 

SOLD: Schaublin 13 high-precision Universal Milling Machine with vertical and horizontal capacity. Variable speed drive; power table feeds and complete with the essential universal tilting and angling table. Also included is a Clarkson Autolock chuck. 3-phase electrics.  An opportunity to acquire a high-class machine at a modest price. £950 Pictures of the Schaublin 13 miller here and details of Schaublin 13 millers here

 

SOLD: Hauser high-precision jib borer type 2A3. Complete, in working order and fitted with a genuine Hauser circular table and the auxiliary end-of-table fitting faceplate and vertical slide designed to a variety of fittings identical to those employed on the miniature M1 Jig Borer Model. Also included is the (very rare) original maker’s tool set including a centering microscope, cutter holders, collets and super-precision chucks, etc. 1-phase electrics.  £950 Pictures of the Hauser for sale here and details of Hauser jig borers here

 

SOLD: Myford Mystro wood-turning lathe. 11” swing by 40” between centres. 1-phase 0.75 h.p. motor with push-button starter with safety instant stop, swivel headstock and the maker’s very large capacity bowl-turning attachment. The spindle runs in  taper-roller bearings, is driven by a Poly-Vee belt and has a plunger indexing arrangement fitted. The bed rails are chemically blued to inhibit rust. One owner from new and carefully used.  Well-made stand with metal base plinths and a wooden top. Extras include a wood-collet chuck by Multistar, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, wood-drive centre, a set of good quality (high-speed steel) turning tools and a number of very helpful instruction books by Raffan, Christense, Jones, Sing, Sherwin, Nish and Burningham. This is a complete package and ideal if you would like to have everything to hand to start woodturning or to move on from a lesser lathe. £650  Pictures of the Mystro for sale here and details of Myford Mystro lathes here

 

SOLD: the contents of an engineer’s workshop: Vertex dividing head with tailstock and indexing plates (as new), micrometers, depth micrometer, surface plate, Dividing/indexing Unitby Marlco, height gauge, toolmaker’s clamps, scribing blocks, try-squares, bore gauges, Morse taper test mandrels, tap & die sets, vernier calipers, digital calipers, punch sets, sets of stones, scribers, rulers, sets of BA nuts & bolts, V-blocks, milling machine-nuts and setting clamps, reamers, adjustable reamers, ordinary and hinged angle plates, analogue rev counter, bronze bars, metal stock and many other items. For sale as one lot - but priced accordingly at a bargain £450  Phone: 0208-310 4119 or mob: 07790-227599  Pictures of the equipment here

 

SOLD: Elliott Progress bench Drill with a No. 2 Morse taper spindle. A very high quality machine in perfect working order. Complete with a heavy-duty swivel-base machine vice. £225

 

SOLD: Tom Senior M1 Milling Machine. Full horizontal and vertical capacity. A very wide speed range that incorporates internal backgearing that allows the use of wide slab mills. Table 26” x 6” with power feed. Very well equipped: Coolant, Clarkson Autolock collet chuck, a second nearly new ER25 collet chuck with large collet set, quality Abwood machine vice, Nippy machine vice, fly-cutter set, V-blocks, lots of side and face cutters, slitting saws, slab mills, etc. 1-phase motor and in perfect working order. £1250
Pictures of the Tom Senior miller for sale here and details of Senior millers here

 

SOLD: Atlas lathe 5” x 24” backgeared and screwcutting with power cross feed. Mounted on the maker’s legs and complete with; 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, set of screwcutting changewheels, 4-way toolpost, original “American” toolpost, thread-dial indicator, tailstock chuck and light unit. 16-speed all-V-belt-drive from a powerful 1 h.p. motor. For its compact dimensions this lathe offers a huge amount of turning capacity. Full working order and ready to use. £450. Help with delivery possible.
Pictures of the Atlas lathe for sale here and details of Atlas lathes here

 

SOLD: Drummond M-Type lathe 3.5” x 15” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting with automatic disengage to the carriage drive. Mounted on the maker’s legs with a built-on countershaft with overhead drive (to power toolpost-mounted grinding and milling spindles). Complete with: swivelling vertical milling slide, three 3-jaw chucks, 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, V-block on adjustable slide base, set of screwcutting changewheels, rotating tailstock centre, large faceplate, tailstock rotating centre, standard catchplate, a rare shielded catchplate, hand T-rest with two lengths of T, angle plate, drive dogs, Morse centres and a very rare Drummond spindle in a cross-slide mount.  At the moment the machine is loosely assembled from storage.
Pictures of the Drummond lathe here and details of Drummond M-Type lathes here

 

SOLD: Harrison L5A Lathe. 5” x 24” with all-geared headstock, full screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, spindle clutch and gap bed.  Equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, quick-set toolholder, faceplate, thread-dial indicator.

Pictures of the Harrison L5 lathe for sale here and details of Harrison L5A lathes here

 

SOLD: Lorch KD50 Super-precision Bench lathe 50 mm x 185 mm. This machine has never been fitted with a motor - it was bought new in 1973 and used as a jig to set up transducer units to run concentrically, the spindle being turned by hand. This is a very, rare and sought-after model that takes 8 mm collets. Complete with two tailstocks, one lever-feed, the other screw. Precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck, 6-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck and a set of wire, fir-tree and step collets. Also included are a number of watchmaker lathe accessories including roller filing rests, hand T-rests, high-speed milling and grinding spindle, self-centering drilling spindles, Jacot drums, saw table, etc.  Maker’s countershaft system. The whole unit is in superb, hardly used condition. 
Pictures of the Lorch KD50 for sale here and details of Lorch KD50 lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Equipped with: Myford swivelling vertical milling slide, the correct screwed-body 4-inch Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck,  Myford 4-way toolpost, fixed steady, graduated handle to leadscrew end, thread-dial indicator, a full set of screw-cutting changewheels, tailstock chuck and Myford Super 7 zeroing micrometer dials and feed screws. Just fitted with a new single-phase 0.75 hp motor controlled by a Dewhurst reversing switch. In excellent working order and ready to use. £675. The lathe is in York.  Pictures of the ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Hobson lathe 3.5” x 18” with all-geared headstock. This interesting and well-specified lathe is covered in detail here. Very well equipped and complete with: set of collets and spindle nose adaptor, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, full set of screwcutting changewheels, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, catchplate, an unused set of high-quality Eclipse turning tools, a number of other unused turning tools, parting-off tool holder with blade, tailstock chuck, Morse centres, etc. In one family since new, little used and in remarkably fine original condition. £550  Pictures of the Hobson lathe for sale here and details of Hobson lathes here

 

SOLD: Swiss MIKRON T90 Precision Plain-turning Bench Lathe with the rare No. 12 thread-chasing headstock. The lathe is well specified and includes: a quick-action lever-operated collet closer, standard screw-feed compound slide rest and tailstock together with 41 collets, two 3-jaw chucks, two 4-jaw chuck, tailstock chuck, a Mikron hand T-rest - all stored in a custom-made wooden box. Also included is a spare (dismantled) headstock £850  Located North Yorkshire.
Pictures of the Mikron lathe for sale here and details of Mikron lathes here

 

SOLD: Pittler C3 Precision lathe with trapezoidal bed and rotating carriage assembly. Mounted on the maker’s stand and complete with a number of valuable and rare Pittler accessories including a Burnerd Super-precision Grip-tru 3-jaw chuck, three 4-jaw chucks, vertical milling slide, steadies, dividing attachments, rotary table, gear-cutting attachment, power-drive-to-top-slide fitting, high-speed grinding/milling spindle for toolpost mounting, sets of screwcutting changewheels and worms, hand T-rests, etc. There is also a period countershaft unit with wall or ceiling hangers. £1750. Lathe located Hereford. Pictures of the Pittler lathe for sale here and details of these remarkable machines here

 

SOLD: Colchester Student lathe 6.5” x 24” with a DRO system, detachable gap bed and coolant. Complete with 3 and 4-jaw chucks, faceplate, Dickson quick-set toolholder, a set of No. 2 Morse collets with adapter (ideal for precision work), tailstock chucks, thread-dial indicator and masses and masses of useful tooling—more than enough to run the lathe for many years. 1-phase electrics. In excellent working order and ready to use.  This lathe has been used for the 7-year construction of a superb built and very complex model bottling plant. £850 For more details please phone: Pictures of the Colchester Student lathe for sale here and details of  Colchester Student lathes here

 

SOLD: Coronet Major Wood Lathe and Wood Machining Centre. Mounted on a stout bench and complete with: planer/thicknesser attachment, mortising attachment, saw-bench assembly, long-hole boring steady, twin bed-mounted T-rests, faceplates and a good set of turning tools.. Fitted with the original “Gryphon” double-spindle 1-phase motor. £550  Pictures of the Coronet major lathe here and details of Coronet lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. In excellent, carefully-used condition having been kept in a heated workshop (inside the house); has always been swimming in the correct oils with the bed wipers replaced annually. Equipped with the correct 0.75 h.p. 1-phase Brooke-Compton motor, Dewhurst reversing switch and push-button starter, a complete Myford coolant system with separate tank and pump unit, Dixon quick-set toolpost with 4 holders, thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to leadscrew end, faceplate, catchplate, drive dogs, centres and some HSS tooling, original manual/price list/etc and a plastic machine cover. £2950 Pictures of the Myford Super 7B lathe for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting and fitted with the most useful spindle clutch. Well equipped with: 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 4-jaw chuck, a Myford 4-way toolpost, sliding tailstock die holder, faceplate, catchplate, thread-dial indicator, tailstock chuck, the original maker’s oil gun, spanners and a copy of the book “The Myford Series 7 Lathe”. 1-phase Brook-Crompton motor. In excellent working order. £850  Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Harrison L5A lathe. 5.57” x 40” with detachable gap bed, screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and a spindle clutch. Complete with: metric screwcutting translation gears, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, travelling steady, thread-dial indicator, collet set, spindle-nose Morse taper adapter, 4-way tool post, tailstock chuck, coolant system and a light unit.  Recently fitted with 1-phase motor and push-button starter, In good working order and ready to use. £795
Pictures of the Harrison lathe for sale here and details of Harrison L5A lathes here

 

SOLD: Emco “Emcomat” 7 lathe (3.5” x 17.7”) with the maker’s self-contained powered vertical milling head with fine and quick-action feeds. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with chip tray and locking storage. All-geared head with 2-speed lathe motor and 1-speed miller motor all controlled by push buttons on top of the headstock. The motors are 3-phase but included is a high-quality 1-phase to 3-phase converter. Spindle speeds span 65 to 2800 r.p.m. Complete with an Emco 5-inch 3-jaw chuck, faceplate, precision keyless tailstock chuck, an Emco milling vice and the maker’s Operation, Maintenance and Parts Manuals. A very compact machine with a generous capacity and in excellent working order. £950  Pictures of Emco 7 for sale here and details of Emco 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: ManSon “Master” miniature lathe, possibly the only one in the UK. In fine, original condition and complete with the maker’s motor and 4-jaw chuck. Generally acknowledged as the world’s smallest “real” lathe; perfectly useable or, with permission, the ultimate mantelpiece ornament for the machine-tool enthusiast. The “Master” was a development of the original ManSon lathe and improved in several important areas. £650  Pictures of the lathe for sale here and  full details of Manson lathes can be found here and here

 

SOLD: Tyme “Little Gem” miniature wood-turning lathe. UK made, in as-new condition and mounted on a good baseboard. A very robust little lathe made to a high standard and fitted with sealed-for-life headstock bearings. Equipped with a genuine Parvalux 180 Watt variable-speed motor and built-in controller that gives spindle revolutions of up to 5000 r.p.m. Turns 100 mm in diameter over the bed and admits 220 mm between centres. Overall length 635 mm, width 190 mm and height 160 mm. Complete with a wood collet chuck and a set of Sheffield-made high-speed “micro” turning tools. £195 Pictures of the Tyme wood lathe for sale here

 

SOLD: late-model Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting Little used and in exceptionally good, original condition. This is the model with a Super 7 leadscrew and apron with larger clasp nuts and a fully-machined saddle. Complete with travelling steady, faceplate, catchplate, graduated handwheel to leadscrew end, thread-dial indicator, set of screwcutting changewheels, raising blocks, the original operation manual and a Myford drip tray. 1-phase Brook Crompton motor. £1250 Viewing welcome by appointment. Pictures of the Myford ML7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML10 3.25” x 13” backgeared and screwcutting lathe. Late model with taper-roller bearing headstock. Mounted on a good metal stand with storage cupboard. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, long T-slotted cross slide, tailstock rotating centre, faceplate, graduated handle to leadscrew end, dog clutch, raiser blocks, chip tray, full set of screwcutting changewheels, a good set of turning tools and 1-phase electrics. In full working order and ready to use. £750 
Pictures of the Myford ML10 for sale here and details of Myford ML10 lathes here

 

SOLD: Draper vertical mill/drill. A most useful machine and typical of the long-established Taiwanese type. This version is the superior type with a bevel-gear and rack-and-pinion rise and fall to the head and an R8 spindle nose. Both quick-action drilling and fine-feeds are fitted to the quill. 1-phase motor. Drill chuck, machine vice, R8 cutter holder and a number of other tooling items. One careful owner from new. £475 Pictures of the Naerok/Draper miller for sale here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe with screwcutting gearbox and spindle clutch. This is an exceptionally fine example with one owner from new and very lightly used. 1-phase motor with factory wiring and a Dewhurst reversing switch. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Accessories include: Myford swivelling vertical slide of the later 2-bolt-per-axis type complete with machine vice, a large carriage handwheel micrometer dial, 3-jaw Burnerd chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady (boxed) travelling steady (boxed), 4-way toolpost, the original standard toolpost, rear toolpost, graduated handle to leadscrew end, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, catchplate, tailstock chuck, the maker’s dust cover, handbook and the original sales catalogue. £2500.  Pictures of the Myford Super 7 for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Emco Maximat V10P lathe 125 mm x 600 mm (5” x 24”) with screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed, the correct powered vertical milling head and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand. Complete with: Emco 5-inch 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 200 mm faceplate, graduated handle to the leadscrew end, four tailstock chucks, 4 drive dogs, magnetic stand and Verdict dial-test indicator, Moore and Wright tool gauge for thread angles, Verdict Imperial Dial Gauge, Morse centre, 3 spare toothed drive belts and some turning tools. Driven from a variable-speed 1-phase to 3-phase inverter that works on both the high and low-speed settings so allowing the full original speed range (plus lower and higher speeds) to be used. £950 Pictures of the Emco Maximat V10P lathe for sale here and details of Emco Maximat V10P lathes here

 

SOLD: Holbrook Minor 5” x 20” lathe built 1975. This suburb, high-quality machine is in perfect order with bed and other ways unworn due to the centralised lubrication system, a pressure oil supply to the headstock and an oil-bath apron. This lathes turns parallel over 15 inches to within 5 microns. Variable-speed 80 to 3000 r.p.m. spindle drive (3-phase electrics) and independent variable speed electrically driven longitudinal and cross feeds. Very well equipped with: Hepworth hydraulic copy attachment; 6-jaw chuck; 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck; Burnerd Multi-size collet chuck and collet set (covers inch and metric sizes; dual inch/metric micrometer dials; fixed steady; travelling steady; high-quality quick-set toolholder; micrometer carriage stop; two T-slotted faceplates; catchplate; thread-dial indicator; large set of screwcutting changewheels to extend the threading range; spindle nose adapters, Morse taper centres, coolant equipment, chuck guards, 10 litres of the special oil for the Kopp variable speed drive unit and a copy of the maker’s Operation & Maintenance Manual, etc. £3750  Phone: 01526-833-094   Pictures of the Holbrook Minor for sale here and details of Holbrook Minor lathes here

 

SOLD: Smart & Brown precision plain-turning lathe. Mounted on the maker’s cast-iron underdrive stand with 1-phase motor. A very high quality machine this example is complete with a compound slide rest, a 6-station bed-mounted capstan unit, a set of collets and the necessary draw bar and thread cap.  In full working order and ready to use. £375 Pictures of the Smart & Brown for sale here and details of Smart & Brown Model L lathes here

 

SOLD: Astoba/Meyer & Burger Long-bed Combination Machine. Swiss built, this model is capable of  being used as a backgeared screwcutting centre lathe, facing lathe, horizontal borer, drill, horizontal miller, vertical miller, surface grinder and slotter. Complete with 3-jaw, 4-jaw chuck, indexing holder for tool grinding, toolpost grinder, fixed steady, some collets, etc. 1-phase motor (a 2-speed 3-phase motor is also included) and in perfect working order. I’ve owned this example for 40 years - it was bought from my company who had used it, from new, in their model shop. Consequently it has had only infrequent and light use. £2750 Pictures of the Meyer & Burger for sale here and details of Astoba/Meyer Burger machines here

 

SOLD: a superb, one-owner-from-new Coronet Major Wood-working centre. Consists of the Major lathe with a planing and thicknessing attachment with extension table; 10” saw-bench assembly; mortising attachment with milling bits and 4 square chisels and sharpener; bowl-turning unit; tilting sanding-disc assembly; faceplates; milling block and shaping facility; table support unit. Various other items included extra saw blades, new drive belts, single and double-length T-rests, turning tools, tailstock rotating centre and a host of minor fittings and tooling. One private owner from new. 1-phase motor with push-button starter. Little used, in full working order and ready to use. £675 Pictures of the Coronet major for sale here and details of Coronet machines here

 

SOLD: Antique Drummond Round Bed lathe 4” x 12”. Screwcutting with an original “fast-and-loose” countershaft for wall or ceiling mounting.  3-jaw chuck, faceplate, tailstock chuck and a set of screwcutting changewheels. £195
Pictures of the Drummond lathe for sale here and details of  Drummond Round Bed lathes here

 

SOLD: MINILOR TR1 2” x 15” lathe with the maker’s powered vertical milling and drilling head with both quick-action drilling and fine-feed control to the quill. Fitted automatic knock-off to the carriage feed. Well equipped with a number of useful extras: swivelling top slide; T-slotted milling table with vice and jacking blocks, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre, set of 3 fly cutters, slitting-saw arbor, a good set of cutting tools, the maker’s handbook, etc. One owner from new, in full working order and ready to use. £575  Pictures of the Minilor lathe for sale here and details of Minilor lathes here

 

SOLD:  AEW-Viceroy Horizon Vertical Milling Machine with an 8" x 28" table with inch micrometer dials. 8 spindle speeds from 80 to 3100 rpm., Tilting vertical head with a 30 INT spindle.

The whole machine is in very good condition having had little in the past 25 years. A little grubby but undamaged and with an un-worn bed. Included is a proper Clarkson  Autolock collet chuck. Located mid Cornwall. Weight approximately 500/600 kg and can forklift onto a truck or trailer. 3-phase motor so ideal for conversion to inverter-driven variable speed drive. A very well built, British-made machine. £650  Pictures of the AEW Viceroy miller for sale here


 SOLD: a beautiful antique bronze-body antique Swiss Universal/English Mandrel lathe circa 1800-1850. Hand-cranked spindle; triple slide rest, hand T-rest, pump-centre faceplate with clamps. In excellent original condition and mounted on a wooden baseboard. £850
Pictures of the lathe for sale here and details of English/Swiss Mandrel lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Complete with: two 3-jaw chucks, the correct 6-inch half-depth body 4-jaw Burnerd chuck, 4-way toolpost, tailstock chuck. 1-phase electrics. For bench mounting. Offers £400 + VAT Picture of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford lathes here.

 

SOLD: a beautifully made combination precision drilling and tapping machine with two independent heads and interchangeable quills. Each head can be swung into position to alternate between drilling and tapping. £275 Pictures of the miniature tapping and drilling machine for sale here

 

SOLD: Adept No. 1 miniature hand-operated shaper. In excellent original condition and working order. Table 4.5" x 4", with a 3-5-inch high vertical T-slotted backing face and a ram travel of 4" £275 Can pack and post at cost. Pictures of the Adept shaper for sale here and details of Adept shapers here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. In exceptionally fine original condition with perfect slideways and feed-screws (the machine’s accuracy can be demonstrated). Very well equipped: Myford vertical milling slide with a precision machine vice, 3-jaw chuck, the correct 6-inch half-depth body Burnerd 4-jaw chuck 4-way indexible tool post, fixed steady, thread-dial indicator. Graduated handwheel to leadscrew end, 15 screwcutting changewheels,  D.T.I  on stand, pair of  T-Slot clamps, faceplate, face plate, 0 -1/4” (as new) drill chuck, Morse taper No. 1 to Morse taper No. 2 sleeve, 0 -1/2” drill chuck, 0 – ¼”  precision keyless drill chuck, sliding die holder, 6” vernier, 0 – 1” micrometer, two boxed tap and die sets, a drill stand with drills and a collection of turning tools. 1-phase motor with reversing switch. £975 Please phone Mike on: 01329-285198 (lathe located in Hampshire)  Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Myford Super 7 lathe 3.5” x 19” gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting with spindle clutch and power cross feed. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand with levelling blocks and deep chip tray. An enormous amount of equipment is included: Myford swivelling vertical milling slide, Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, 5-inch Pratt 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body Burnerd 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, Myford/Dickson quick-set toolholder, standard toolpost, a most unusual quick-set rear toolpost using a separate Dickson holder, fixed steady, travelling steady,  graduated wheel to leadscrew end, 3 tailstock chucks, thread-dial indicator, tool-height gauge, a quantity of turning tools including a set of carbide tipped, home-made lever-action tailstock assembly with micrometer depth stop,  Eclipse magnetic base and dial-test indicator, set of screwcutting changewheels, faceplate, catchplate, Morse centres, etc. 1-phase Brook Crompton motor and Dewhurst reversing  switch. This is a very little used lathe in first-class order - the bed grinding marks are still visible. £1950 Pictures of the Myford Super 7 for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

 

SOLD: Tom Senior No. 1 hand-operated shaper for bench mounting. Manual cross feed with micrometer dial and fitted with a graduated 360º swivel vice. In excellent mechanical condition. £295 Pictures of the Tom Senior planer for sale here and details of Tom Senior shapers here

 

SOLD: Clarkson Mk. 1 tool & cutter grinder with 1-phase motor. Complete with a number of accessories: centres, universal head, holders for straight shank cutters, adapter bushes, tooth-rest bracket for spiral work, tooth-rest bracket for general work and grinding wheels. £450. Pictures of the Clarkson tool & cutter grinder here and details of Clarkson Tool & Cutter Grinders here

 

SOLD: Myford ML7 3.5” x 20” gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting lathe. Unused for many years but in excellent mechanical condition. An early example Serial Number K7061. Very well equipped with: Pratt 3-jaw chuck; the correct Burnerd half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck; swivelling vertical milling slide with machine vive; saw bench attachment; fixed steady, hand T-rest; graduated handwheel to the leadscrew end; thread-dial indicator, tailstock chuck; set of screwcutting changewheels, faceplate; catchplate; Morse taper centres, etc. 1-phase motor. £550 Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

 

SOLD: Arundel J4 Junior little used from new. UK made, solidly built and constructed from cast-iron and steel. Complete with: 4 jaw chuck, a Craft Supplies Combination Chuck, an outboard bowl-turning attachment, 2 tool rests, Coronet revolving centres, tailstock chuck, a lace bobbin tool, a selection of faceplates, tapered drills, a screw chuck, wood-drive centres, gouges and chisels and a sanding table and a face disk. Also included is a good stock of wood - enough to keep even a keen turner busy for some time. 1-phase motor. £350  Pictures of the Arundel lathe for sale here and details of Arundel machines here

 

SOLD: Lever-action tailstock conversion for the Super 7. A most useful accessory allowing fine control when drilling. £185 Pictures of the Myford accessories for sale here and details of Myford accessories here

 

SOLD: COLCHESTER STUDENT 1800 lathe. 6.5” x 25 to swing 19” in the gap. Spindle speeds 22 to 1800 r.p.m. Fitted with: taper turning unit, Dickson quick-set toolholder, 3-jaw chuck, thread-dial indicator, micrometer dial to tailstock feed, carriage stop, full-length foot brake, chuck guard, catchplate, coolant equipment and a number of smaller items. Pictures of the Colchester Student 1800 for sale here and details of Student 1800 lathes here

 

SOLD: Atlas 10F lathe. 5” x 24” backgeared and screwcutting with power cross feed. 1-phase motor, 3-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator and some screwcutting changewheels. The spindle pulley needs a repair (the picture shows the problem). A large-capacity lathe on a very compact footprint.  £195 Pictures of the Atlas lathe for sale here and details of Atlas lathes here

 

SOLD: Hobson lathe 3.5” x 18” with all-geared headstock. This interesting and well-specified lathe is covered in detail here. Very well equipped and complete with: 3-jaw chuck, Burnerd half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, Myford swivelling vertical milling slide, fixed steady, 4-way and 2-way toolposts, rear toolpost, large faceplate, metric translation changewheel, machine vice and an assortment of milling cutters, tooling, centres, tapes, dies and drills. 1-phase motor and all in working order. £550 Phone: 01275-814025 or mobile 07806-558076.

Pictures of the Hobson lathe for sale here

 

SOLD: Colchester Master 6.5” x 36” with gap bed, dual inch/metric screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed from the “Mk. One-and-a-half”” safety single-lever apron. Mounted on the maker’s cabinet stand (anti-vibration pads included) with coolant equipment. 3 h.p. motor converted to 1-phase operation with reversing switch. Complete with: 3-jaw Burnerd chuck, 4-jaw Pratt chuck, fixed steady, travelling steady, 4-way toolpost, faceplate the (often missing) spindle nose Morse taper adapters, thread-dial indicator, Lunzer rotating tailstock centre, Jacobs tailstock chuck, parting tool holder, selection of cutting tools, 2-3 and 3-4 Morse tapers sleeves and several tailstock fittings.
This lathe has been employed primarily to turn wood and is, therefore, very lightly used. In excellent working order and ready for immediate use. £1250 Pictures of the Colchester Master lathe for sale here and details of Colchester Master lathes here

 

SOLD: Pultra 17/70 Miniature Precision Lathe with 10 mm collet spindle. 70 mm centre height and mounted on the maker’s 9-speed self-contained underdrive “Mardrive” cabinet stand with 1-phase electrics, coolant equipment, halogen light unit and the original foot-operated clutch control. The lathe is in its maker’s green paint and equipped with a vast range of desirable extras including: lever-operated collet closer with 10 new metric collets, 41 imperial collets and 9 large stepped and 9 disc collets (the lever-action tailstock also takes 10 mm collets and is fitted with a shop-made depth-stop attachment); two compound screw-feed slide rests; a lever-action compound slide with micrometer stop; vertical milling slide; dividing attachment for spindle nose; a “Arrand” grinding and milling spindle; 3-jaw chuck; 4-jaw chuck; box chuck; a set of miniature quick-set toolholders; standard toolholder; drill pads,; precision tailstock chucks; floating die holders; faceplates, etc, etc. All in excellent condition and ready to use. £1250  Pictures of the Pultra lathe for sale here and details of Pultra lathes here

 

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