SOLD: EMCO FB2 vertical milling machine. Table 630 x 150 mm fitted with the maker's power-feed attachment, mounted on the correct stand and equipped with a 2-axis DRO. In very good condition with fine and quick-action drilling feeds to the inclinable 6-speed head and complete with a range of genuine Emco and other accessories including: a dividing head with Emco 3-jaw chuck and a set of division plates, 2MT collet chuck and a set of collets, a good quality 4-inch machine vice on a rotary base, light unit and instruction books for the miller and DRO unit. 1-phase electrics. This is a compact, versatile, high-quality machine ready for immediate use at a bargain £1850 Pictures of the Emco FB2 milling machine for sale here and details of Emco FB2 millers here.
SOLD: Myford Super 7 Lathe Serial No. SK112334D (circa 1972). Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with a deep chip tray and levelling blocks. In excellent original condition, the maker's paint finish still being in good order. Complete with: super precision, adjustable Burnerd "Grip-Tru" 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws and key; the correct half-depth body, internally threaded 6-inch 4-jaw chuck with key; Dickson quick-set toolpost with four holders and the correct spanner; thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to the leadscrew end; rear toolpost and a tailstock chuck. This lathe was used by the clock maker in the new BBC2 series 'Restoration'. £1000 Pictures of the Myford Super 7B lathe for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here
SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5" x 20 gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker's stand with the deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Complete with a George Thomas dividing head, Dickson quick-set toolholder, 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, catchplate, tailstock chuck. 1-phase electrics. £750 I am unable to post pictures--but inspection is welcome. Phone: 01909-476960 (Worksop) Details of Myford ML7 lathes here
SOLD: WARCO "Major" Mill/Drill. This is the very heavy version of the well-known Taiwanese machine with an excellent capacity and great strength. 1-phase electrics. £850 I am unable to post pictures--but inspection is welcome. Phone: 01909-476960 (Worksop)
WANTED (FOUND): Emco milling head, 4-speed or 6-speed, 3-phase or single phase, to fit the Emco V10, V10P or Super 11 lathes. Anything considered. Would also buy a complete Emco V10 or V10P lathe with a milling head if necessary.
(Pictures of these lathes and milling heads here)
SOLD: Vintage Drummond 7-inch lathe, detachable gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting with power sliding and surfacing feeds and tumble reverse drive to the leadscrew. In excellent original, unmolested condition with 3-jaw chuck, large 12-inch faceplate, fixed steady, 4-way toolpost, a large set of screwcutting changewheel. Additions include a spindle clutch, drip-feed oilers to the bearings, a belt-driven extra-fine feed attachment, adjustable carriage stop, carriage felt wipers and a swarf tray. Swings 20" in gap which can be widened by removing a bed section. A robust, very versatile lathe with all modern features for easy use. Currently bolted down, but will be dismantled shortly. A temporary transport brace has been fitted between the legs. Located on the eastern edge of Bristol. Quick sale needed so just £250. Pictures of the large Drummond lathe for sale here and details of larger Drummond lathes start here
For Sale: two interesting antique machines:
1) Spencer of Manchester 4" x 12" backgeared and screwcutting lathe. Very strongly built (the bed is 5 inches wide and 5.25 inches deep) this is an unusual machine in having the ways along the front rather than top face of the bed (like the Rivett 608). Complete with: two 3-jaw chucks with both sets of jaws, 4-jaw chuck, light unit and a set of screwcutting changewheels, two tailstock chucks and a collection of turning and boring tools and two boxed mercer dial gauges. 1-phase "Bronson" motor with geared reduction that obviated the need for a countershaft. Push button, no-volt release safety starter. £375 Pictures of the Spencer lathe for sale here and details of Spencer lathes here
2) Pollard No. 1A swan-neck pillar drill. I have owned this lovely drill for decades, used it regularly and it remains in original, fully-functioning order. £95 Pictures of the Pollard drill for sale here Phone: 07957-864061 (South Manchester)
SOLD: 8 mm Lorch watchmaker's lathe in two Lorch boxes. Very well equipped including: standard headstock and a second headstock of the super-precision type with a fixed faceplate; two beds; two height-adjustable pedestal feet and a bed support ( Lorch catalogue Nr. 58b); vertical slide with spindle to accept 8 mm collets; one ordinary tailstock + a tailstock with sensitive lever which accepts 8 mm collets; Lorch tool holder & full set of square ( 6) and round (2) cutters; five tailstock runners; full set (8) of carriers; collets (in 0.1 mm intervals): 4-6-8-10-12-14-16-18-20-22-24-25-26-28-30-32-34-35-36-38-40-42-44-46-48-50-52-54-55-56-58-60-62-64-65-66-70; full set (5) step chucks; full set (20) rose cutters; three point wood turning collet; screw collet for wood; single and double filing rests. T-rest with three different sized rests; points for eccentric turning ( Lorch catalogue 51b & 51c); 10 small brass chucks; 3 bronze lanterns & 3 steel lanterns for screw work. two arbors for saws; cutters etc.; saw table; three brass cement chucks; universal runner + 4 plates for drilling & polishing; different pulley runners; 17 flat sinkers; 13 male and female cones for hollow runner; dividing plate and other bits and pieces. The parts are 98 % in excellent condition being only partially or never used. However, a few collets show some fly rust. This is a comprehensive watchmaker's kit, in beautiful condition, with virtually everything needed in one package. £2150. I can arrange shipping within the EU for about £85 Pictures of the Lorch watchmaker's lathe for sale here and details of Lorch lathes here
SOLD: Boxford 330 "Industrial" 330 Lathe (6.5-inch centre height). All geared head, hardened bed, power cross feed, full quick-change screwcutting and feeds gearbox, fully enclosed leadscrew and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with a full-length splash back and tooltray. This late-model Boxford is a compact and very strong machine with only light use in a college before I purchased it 8 years ago. Since used for hobby work. Well equipped and complete with: collet set and collet draw bar, fixed steady, travelling steady, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, a quick-set toolpost with several toolholders, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, faceplate, catchplate, micrometer dial to tailstock spindle, chuck guard, Morse centres, the headstock reduction sleeve and the makers Instruction, Maintenance and Parts Manual. Machine is in my North Devon home workshop with easy access. It could be placed on a pallet and loaded onto a van or light truck. 3-phase electrics - so ideal for conversion to variable-speed inverter drive. £2250 without an inverter, but negotiable with. Pictures of the Boxford 330 Industrial lathe for sale here and details of Boxford 330 lathes here
SOLD (in 2 hours….): Tom Senior M1 milling machine. A very well specified example complete with: the highly-desirable self-contained, motorised S-Type swivelling vertical head with No.2 Morse spindle with fine and rapid-action feeds; the maker's slotting head and a 28" x 6" able with the later oil-bath power drive mechanism. Full horizontal equipment consisting of a 30-INT taper horizontal cutter arbor with spacers, drawbar and drop bracket. 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. Also included are: a good-quality machine vice, a boxed collet chuck with a set of 4 imperial collets for screwed end mills and a light unit. 1 h.p. 3-phase main motor - so ideal for conversion to inverter-driven variable-speed drive. Machine is calibrated in imperial. An ex-university machine, very lightly used and in superb condition. The S-Type vertical was new and unboxed when I bought the machine and has only 12 hours' use since . £2250
Pictures of the Tom Senior M1 milling machine for sale here and details of Tom Senior M1 miller here
SOLD: Pultra Precision Miniature Lathe Model 1750 (serial no. 18221) complete with the motor-countershaft unit from a Mardrive stand with a foot-pedal operated, in-built clutch. A large number of accessories and a wooden storage cabinet are included:. 5 cone collets, 9 step-up collets, 22 Collets wire collets, set of 6 Carriers, arbor-short, carrier plate with male centre, bell chuck, Jacobs No. 1A chuck, box tool holder, tilting hand T-rest, hand rest with narrow T, faceplate, faceplate with dogs, 4-way toolpost, raiser block and number of centres - see the photographs for more details. The lathe is in good condition and has been unused for a number of years. Also included is the maker's operation manual, a sales catalogue and documents for the Mardrive. Please note: the 3 and 4-jaw chucks shown in photographs do not appear to fit this lathe - but are included as they were stored with it. Motor is 3-phase so ideal for conversion to inverter-controlled variable speed drive. £525 Pictures of the Pultra lathe for sale here and details of Pultra lathes here
SOLD (in 30 minutes…): Aciera F3 This is a later machine with the square-shape vertical head and also the extremely versatile (and essential) swivelling and tilting table. I have owned this machine for the past ten years and, during that time, it has always been kept in my heated workshop. The machine came to me with the original Brown Boveri two-speed 3-phase motor but, since I had no 3-ph supply at that time, I have always used it paired with a programmable Hitachi J100 inverter. This allows an infinitely-variable speed range with adjustable run up and run down and works so well that I have never bothered to convert it back - despite now having a 3-ph supply available. The table is very clean and almost unmarked and the horizontal overarm shows no sign of ever having been used. There is a horizontal arbor in new condition - as well as an unused stub arbor in the same condition. There is also a selection of collets. This is an extremely versatile, beautifully-made machine with a relatively small footprint and a low overall height. I have always kept it on a purpose made pallet to enable it to be moved around the workshop by a pallet truck. £1800 Pictures of the Aciera F3 for sale here and details of Aciera F3 millers here
SOLD: Myford Super 7B Lathe Serial number SK164815 (1988-91) in the maker's original green livery. Imperial machine with screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Mounted on a late-type Myford cabinet stand with chip tray and levelling blocks. Crompton-Parkinson 550W single-phase motor and reversing switch. In immaculate order - having had very light use. A wide range of accessories in included: swivelling vertical milling slide (latest 2-bolt-per-axis type), 15-piece ER25 collet set with 2 collet holders, 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, an additional 4-jaw chuck, 2 faceplates, catchplate, 4-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator, adjustable cross-slide stops, fixed steady, travelling steady, rear tool-post with parting-off blades, rotating tailstock centre, precision keyless tailstock chuck, angle plates, several machine vices, Morse centres, an extensive range of 1 Morse drills and 1-2 Morse taper sleeves, milling bits, a large collection straight drills and reamers in a wooden cabinet. £3250 I also have, available separately, a George Thomas dividing head complete with dividing plates and tailstock. Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford lathes here
SOLD: Boxford Industrial Lathe 11-20 on the maker's cabinet stand with full-length splash back and light unit. 3-phase, 400-volt electrics with dual voltage motor giving forward /reverse with six spindle speeds. Well specified and equipped: foot-operated stop safety switch, three guard safety switches and an interlocked chuck guard. Large spindle bore with Cam Lock D1-3 nose fitting. Metric Dials, 3-Morse taper in tailstock. Full threading and traverse, fully enclosed lead screw. Coolant pump & feeder pipe. Set of Change wheels. 3-jaw and 4-jaw Pratt-Burnerd chucks and a collection of lathe tools. This geared-head Boxford is in very good condition. The lathe weighs approximately 300 kg and an engine hoist is available to assist with movement. Viewing can be arranged and the lathe seen working. £1595 Location: Alfreton, United Kingdom. Pictures of the Boxford Industrial lathe for sale here and details of Boxford Industrial lathes here
SOLD: Myford Super 7 lathe 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Clutched spindle drive with speeds from 25 to 2000 r.p.m. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. This Super 7 is in remarkable fine, original condition and has been fitted with the later, much-improved, smoother-running countershaft and clutch unit. Complete with: Dickson quick-set toolpost with 11 toolholders; 3-jaw chuck, two Burnerd 4-jaw chucks; a new 4-jaw chuck; a dividing /indexing head (non-Myford), tailstock rotating centres. a set of screwcutting changewheels including the optional fine-feed cluster gear set, spare chuck backplate, tailstock chuck, Morse centres, centre adapters and a graduated handle to the leadscrew end. 1-phase motor with a Dewhurst reversing switch. There is a complete kit of parts, exactly as used by the previous owner, including a selection of turning and boring tools, tool tips, etc., hence the lathe is ready for immediate use. £1350 Pictures of the Myford Super 7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here
SOLD: Antique clockmaker's wheel-cutting engine (22" x 12") complete with a range of cutters mounted on a solid wood board. The dividing plate is 12 inches in diameter and has 43 rings of detent holes. The cutter arbor can be angled or set level and be moved either up and down - via one lever - or in and out via another: the result being an ability to cut straight or angled teeth. This is a versatile machine that would be either genuinely useful in a clock workshop (especially where large wheels up to 5.5 inches in diameter need to be made) or as a fine display piece in the window of a clock retailer. Very heavy, it stands 22 inches high so would be best collected. £2750 Pictures of the wheel-cutting engine for sale here
1) SOLD: Bridgeport Model E slotting head. Complete with 3-phase motor and ready to bolt on £495
2) SOLD: 8-inch rotary table: unknown make but looks to be British and of high quality and in lovely condition. £140
Phone Len on 01668-281727 after 7 pm for more details Pictures of the Bridgeport Slotting head and rotary table for sale here and details of Bridgeport Model E slotting heads on this page
Wanted (FOUND- thank you!) Dore Westbury Mk. 2 milling machine. I would prefer one in really good condition and well equipped. Please reply to: Nick at: ****A Dore Westbury Mk.2 miller can be seen here
SOLD: Myford 254S Plus lathe 5.34" x 24" with induction hardened bed, screwcutting gearbox, fully enclosed leadscrew and power sliding and surfacing feeds from a separate power shaft. This imperial lathe is in superb condition having had only light use. Complete with: the maker's chip tray, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw independent chuck, tailstock chuck, Dickson-type quick-set toolpost, the standard toolpost, 2-way rear toolpost, magnetic base and dial indicator. 3-phase motor so ideal for conversion to inverter-driven variable-speed drive and a halogen light unit. £2250 Pictures of the lathe for sale here and details of Myford 254s lathes here
SOLD: Myford ML10 lathe 3.25" x 13" backgeared and screwcutting. Very well equipped with: extra-long T-slotted cross slide with zeroing micrometer dial, Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, Dickson-type quick-change toolpost, 4-way and quick-set toolposts, fixed steady, travelling steady, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, a number of screwcutting changewheels, faceplate, the maker's raiser blocks and chip tray, dog clutch on the leadscrew, leadscrew micrometer dial, adjustable carriage stop, two V-blocks and, not shown fitted in the pictures but with the lathe, the changewheel and motor-countershaft guards. Mounted on a wooden stand with 1-phase motor and switchgear. £850 Pictures of the Myford ML10 for sale here and details of Myford ML10 lathes here
SOLD: Myford Speed 10 Lathe 3.25" x 13 backgeared , screwcutting and fitted with the late-type roller-bearing headstock and 12 spindle speeds. In excellent, lightly used condition and still in its maker's finish. Complete with countershaft and 1-phase motor with a Dewhurst reversing switch and no-volt, safety-release push-button starter. Some equipment also including a 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, tailstock chuck, micrometer dial to leadscrew end, Morse centres - and possibly other parts. All the belt and changewheels covers are included - but not shown fitted. £775 Pictures of the Myford ML10 for sale here and details of Myford ML10 lathes here
SOLD: Myford ML4 Lathe 3.5" x 23" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Unused for some time and in need of restoration and repair. A late model with tumble-reverse drive to the leadscrew, a 1.125" x 12 t.p.i. headstock spindle and a full guard for the changewheels. Complete with 3-jaw chuck, an independent 4-jsw chuck, faceplate, spare chuck backplate, tailstock chuck, etc. £95 Pictures of the Myford ML4 for sale here and details of Myford ML4 lathes here
SOLD: MYFORD SUPER 7B lathe 3.5''X19'' gap bed, backgeared and screwcutting and with an unused taper-turning unit. This is a top-of-the-range Super 7 in superb, little used-condition with induction hardened bedways, screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the maker's industrial cabinet stand. Very well equipped with: Burnerd Super-precision adjustable GripTru 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, the correct 6-inch half-depth body Burnerd 4-jaw independent chuck, swivelling vertical milling slide and matching machine vice, fixed steady, travelling steady, thread-dial indicator, a genuine Myford/Dickson quick-change toolpost, rear toolpost, large faceplate, standard faceplate, catchplate, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, the maker's dustcover, instruction book, oil gun and a quantity of the correct lubricants. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. Can assist with loading. £3850. Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford lathes here
SOLD: Carstens Vertical Milling Machine. A neat, compact German-made machine, little used over the past five years, the miller is complete and in working order and fitted with the more useful longer (24" x 5") table of the two originally offered. A high-quality, German-manufactured machine, both the knee and table have power-driven movements. Initial drive is by V-belts from a 3-phase motor and an integral rear countershaft unit (no gearboxes to go wrong). Included are 5 nose-piece collets 1/4" 3/8" 1/2" 5/8" (chipped but should perform ok) & 3/4". Many cutters in a couple of boxes, some of them useful others maybe not. Although not shown fitted, the original belt-drive guards are included. I can lift onto trailer or into van if needed but I cannot securely palletise. £395 Pictures of the Carstens milling machine for sale here and an article on Carstens millers here
SOLD: Portass Model S Lathe 3" x 12" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting with a dog-clutch on the leadscrew. Ingeniously improved and uprated, this Model S must be the best available with the following improvements: a built-on 1-phase motor-countershaft unit and backgear provide 12 spindle speeds; the cross, top slide and leadscrew have all been fitted with beautifully engraved zeroing micrometer dials; a special changewheel bracket has been made to allow a super-fine feed drive to the leadscrew using a combination of V-belts and gearing; both headstock bearings are lubricated from a drip-feed oil reservoir and the top slide is fitted with a travel-locking screw and a 4-way toolpost. Included is a set of screwcutting changewheels, a nearly new 3-jaw chuck, a cutting-tool height-setting gauge and a handle to turn the spindle by hand. £195 Pictures of the Portass lathe for sale here and details of Portass Model S lathes here
SOLD: an unusual bench-mount antique precision production lathe with 3-bearing headstock. Complete with a lever-feed compound slide rest, a lever-action cut-off/forming slide and two "open" tailstocks. Also included is a speed reduction gearbox for the drive system and a non-working variable-speed motor. £75 Pictures of the antique precision production lathe for sale here and lathes of a similar type and function can be seen here
SOLD: A complete, well-equipped workshop with lathes, a milling machine and pillar drill all in superb, little-used condition and complete with numerous accessories. Also available is a vast range of measuring and instruction equipment, drills, reamers, clamps, bar and flat stock, hand tools (etc, etc) all held in modern storage units. Pictures of the workshop equipment for sale here
SOLD: Raglan "Little John" 5" x 23" backgeared, screwcutting with power cross feed and mounted on the maker's stand with storage cupboards and chip tray. In sound, unmolested original condition and complete with a fixed steady, 6-inch Pratt 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw independent chuck, catchplate, set of screwcutting changewheels, 4-way and standard toolposts, tailstock chuck, thread-dial indicator, LoVo Light Unit. 1-phase motor and reversing switch. Also included are original copies of the maker's Operation & Maintenance Manual, Sales Catalogue and two Parts Manuals. £575 Pictures of the Raglan Little John Lathe for sale here and Details of Raglan lathes here
SOLD: Lorch LLV 65 mm x 350 mm Precision Plain Lathe mounted on the maker's well-built stand with storage drawer and metric dials on the compound slide rest. Fitted with the superior countershaft from a Lorch LLK - that gives a wider range of speeds - and a high quality new old stock Leroy Somer single- phase motor by the previous owner. Dry stored for some time as a proposed workshop extension did not happen, loss of storage means it is kept in the house at present, not a popular move!. This Lorch is in original, unmolested condition with its original finish and looks to have had little and very careful use; the scrape marks are still fully visible on all slides and everything works very smoothly - as it should, Complete with the original Arowa (German) 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws and key, hand-hand turning rest, male and female headstock centres and a collet closer. It even has the original ornate key for the drawer.
The lathe cabinet is the compact but very heavy Lorch original that has concrete filling, I transported it in the back of a Golf hatchback, and can help with loading. £975 Pictures of the Lorch lathe for sale here and details of Lorch LLV lathes here
SOLD: a wonderful Ames "Triplex" Universal Machine Tool. Built in the United States by the Ames Company - well known for their high-precision machine tools - the "Triplex" can be used as milling machine, co-ordinate drill, horizontal borer and lathe. Very expensive when new - the price of a Chevy Roadster or three South Bend lathes - this example was originally owned by the British Tabulating Company (BTM) - makers of the mechanical "Bombes" used in the Colossus computer at Bletchley Park during WW2. Mounted on the maker's cast-iron stand it's in working order with both feed screws and nuts recently replaced. Single-phase motor with a stop /start reverse switch and a cover for the belt drive that is not shown in the pictures. It has a very recent Arrand ER32 collet holder, as show in the photos (cost around £150), a collet fitting milling cutter arbor and also included is an additional non-standard compound slide rest assembly that would need stripping and cleaning. Other accessories are shown in the photographs, these being self-explanatory. £1475 Pictures of the Ames Triplex Multi-function Machine for sale here and details of the Ames Triplex here
SOLD: STB Precision Plain-turning bench lathe. Previously unknown as a make, this lathe is of very high quality construction, the equal of a Schaublin or Mikron - and probably dates from the late 1940s into the 1950s. Equipped with a lever-operated compound slide rest assembly, the cross slide is fitted with a useful rear-mounted slide with independent longitudinal adjustment. The headstock spindle takes standard Schaublin draw-in collets, the draw tube and a single collet with integral centre being present. In remarkable fine condition, the lathe appears to have had very little use. Pictures of the STB lathe for sale here and makers of similar high-quality bench precision lathes listed here
SOLD: Churchill Cub lathe Mk. 2 6" x 24" with all-geared headstock and power sliding and surfacing feeds. 1-phase motor and equipped with: vertical milling slide, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, set of screwcutting changewheels (including some very large ones), 4-way tool post, standard toolpost, several tailstock chucks including a precision keyless, tailstock threading die holders, tailstock rotating centre, a small surface plate, set of grinding tools, a quantity of turning, boring and knurling tools, scribing block, faceplates, Morse centres, Morse centre adapters, milling tools, drive dogs, T and adjustable squares - plus lots of useful small items, pulleys, bar stock, etc., being the contents of an enthusiast's workshop. This is an industrial-class lathe but very compact yet with an excellent capacity and a bargain at £475 Pictures of the Churchill Cub lathe for sale here and details of Cub lathes here - with more on the Mk. 2 Model here
SOLD: Myford Super 7B "Big Bore" with 1-inch through the spindle, a screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. This top-of-the-range model has a hardened bed and is mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with deep chip tray, levelling blocks, splash back and eye-level tool tray. A late-model machine in immaculate, little-used condition the lathe is complete with: full metric threading attachment for the gearbox, Inverter-driven variable-speed drive from a 1-phase supply with the original 1-phase motor. 3-jaw chuck, a 6-inch half-depth body 4-jaw independent chuck, Dickson quick-set tooling with seven toolholders, set of genuine Eclipse turning and boring tools, fixed steady, travelling steady, Myford machine vice, set of Myford T-bolts, three sizes of high-precision keyless drill chuck, a Jacobs key drill chuck, rotating centre, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, catchplate, spindle Morse taper step-down sleeve, Morse centres, the correct Myford oil gun, a supply of the correct spindle oil, Myford spanner set and a tin of touch-up paint. £4500 Pictures of the Myford Super 7 Big-Bore here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here
SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5" x 19", gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox. Mounted on the maker's stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks.
Complete with: 3-jaw chuck, the correct Burnerd half-depth body 6-inch independent 4-jaw chuck, Myford indexing 4-way toolpost, standard toolpost, tailstock rotating centre, thread-dial indicator, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre, large faceplate, catchplate and the marker's tailored plastic dust cover. Single-phase Brook Crompton motor and a Dewhurst reversing switch. £1350
Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here
SOLD: a high precision, Favorite watchmakers' lathe in its maker's original fitted wood box. This superb, Swiss-manufactured lathe is in what can only be described as fabulous condition - with the sole exception of a tiny cosmetic scratch on the bed. Complete with the 8 mm collet headstock, bed, mounting foot, three tailstocks, screw-feed compound cross-slide assembly with tool post, tip-over graver tool rest, 21 metric size 8 mm collets, set of five 8 mm step chucks, drill chuck mounted on an 8 mm arbor and a roller filing rest. £2750. I am happy to crate and ship (at cost) to any location - or collection in person. Pictures of the favorite watchmakers' lathe for sale here and details of Favorite lathes here
SOLD: Britan Repetition lathe. These are fantastically versatile repetition lathes, can be very accurate with practice and are ideal for small batch production of parts. This machine comes with loads of collets and tooling. It is the best one because it has the large 1 1/4 ( 32 mm capacity). It's got bar feed and power feed. All was working when we took it out. £685 Pictures of the Britan Repetition lathe for sale here and details of Britan lathes here
SOLD: LABORMIL Universal Machine Tool 5" x 23" backgeared and with a screwcutting gearbox, infinetly-variable speed spindle dive and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Based on the compact and strong Raglan lathe the Labormil has a large T-slotted boring table and is capable of being used as a conventional centre lathe, as a horizontal miller, borer, grinder, etc. This example is in excellent original condition and very well equipped with: the top-slide assembly to fit the boring table, coolant equipment, micrometer boring head, rotary-table-cum-dividing-head with 3-jaw chuck, autolock milling chuck, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck Dickson quick-set toolpost, fixed steady, travelling steady, 4-way toolpost, swivel-base machine vice, thread-dial indicator, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, angle plate, a selection of Morse centres and centre adapters, lots of turning, boring and knurling tools and some side and face cutters, etc. 1-phase electrics. £1550 Pictures of the Labormil for sale here and details of Labormil machines here
SOLD: Raglan 5 Inch. 5" x 24" backgeared, with screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the maker's stand with a full-length splashback. Good overall condition and well equipped, with replacement single-phase ABB 550w motor with a new no-volt release safety switch (wired for forward only). Continuously variable speed, 300 - 1750 in normal range and 35 - 220 in back gear. Variable drive belt is showing some wear - works OK, but struggles at the highest speeds. Very well kitted out with: Burned 5" 3-jaw chuck with inside and outside jaws, Burnerd 6" 4-jaw independent chuck, 6" and 9" faceplates. Maker's collet set, nine 4C collets 1/8" - ½" with MT4 adapter, ejector ring and draw bar (note - yes 4C, not 5C, they are very rare). Fixed steady, travelling steady, topslide-mounted standard 4-way toolpost, the maker's direct fitting cross-slide 4-way toolpost that can replace the top slide for improved rigidity in heavy turning. Tailstock chuck, catchplate and 2 drive dogs, Live, dead and ½ centres, a spare chuck backplate.. Micrometer saddle stop (these Raglan lathes have a superb saddle feed cut-out system, that works perfectly, allowing repeated cuts to a shoulder to within a thou or so). Metric transposing changewheels, thread-dial indicator, handle to turn the spindle by hand, work light, locking tool cupboard with key, Morse taper reducers to fit spindle nose: MT4 to MT2, MT4 to MT1. Large chip tray with coolant drain, space for coolant tank, accessible from rear. 1-phase electrics. £750
More photos available and can be seen under power. Pictures of the Raglan 5-inch lathe for sale here and details of Raglan lathes here
SOLD: Myford Super 7 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. In good condition with a fairly new Brook-Compton motor and very well equipped: lever-operated tailstock; five toolposts: 2.5" Dixon quick-set with 13 tool holders; original 4-way; a "Gibraltar" type fixed tool post (replaces compound slide, making big cuts possible); the original rocker tool post. A few tools including 95° and 60° insert tools. Rear parting tool with blade. HBM 100 mm 3-jaw chuck, HBM 150 mm independent 4 jaw chuck, both new 5 years ago (and lathe in storage 3 years since then), little used. ER32 collet chuck (no collets), 180 mm face plate, catch plate; Morse centres: live, dead and 1/2. Two Rohm precision tailstock chucks, 3/8" and 1/2". Complete set of change wheels (qty 13 from 21 to 90). Hemingway fixed steady and spindle backstop; adjustable saddle stop; reversing switch and NVR safety on-off switch (needs retiring up). Can be seen under power. £950 Pictures of the Myford Super 7 for sale here
SOLD: Churchill Redman Cub Mk. 3 Lathe 6.5" x 24". In good working order and with an excellent specification: spindle clutch, screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power cross feed, gap bed and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with storage drawers and cupboards. Fitted with a 1-phase motor with spindle speeds of 48, 90, 168, 285, 534 and 1000 r.p.m. Well equipped: fixed steady, travelling steady, Burnerd 130 mm 3-jaw chuck, Burnerd 160 mm 4-jaw independent chuck, Alfred Herbert 6" concentric chuck and a Crown 3.25" 3-jaw chuck, lathe faceplate with T-slots, thread-dial indicator, two 4-way toolposts, 16 change wheels to extend the threading range, two Jacobs tailstock drill chucks, a half centre, many turning tools, thread chasers, drills, reamers and chuck jaws - everything you need to get started. An operator/s handbook is also included. This is a compact lathe (just 5-feet by 2-feet) and very strongly built. Easily dismantled for moving in around 15 minutes. £675 Pictures of the Churchill Redman Cub lathe for sale here and details of Cub lathes here
SOLD: Tom Senior M1 Horizontal and Vertical Miller with a 26" x 6.25" table. The machine is in fine working order and complete with vertical milling head and horizontal arbour with overhead arm. 6 direct and 6 back gears provide a range of speeds from 50 to 1660 RPM. The machine has just a little cosmetic 'wear and tear' to paintwork but the table is in excellent condition with no gouges or chips. All slideways are very smooth and free from slack. The power drive feeds the X traverse with options of slow/medium/fast traverse. The vertical head rotates through 360 degrees. The mill comes equipped with a collection of horizontal mills and slitting saws and a Clarkson collet chuck for the vertical head. Equipped with a powerful cap-start/cap-run 1-phase motor and a push-button starter. Net weight is 400 kg and it will fit in a Transit size van or, disassembled, (base, column, knee/table and loose accessories), into a small Peugeot/Citroen/Vauxhall Combo size van or a trailer. I can arrange for it to be lifted by telescopic loader into a Transit van for an additional modest charge or assist with the disassembly using a chain block for a smaller van. £1100 Pictures of the Tom Senior M1 for sale here and details of Tom Senior millers here
SOLD: Dore Westbury milling machine. Built by a professional engineer and lightly used. A very versatile machine with a swivelling No. 2 Morse taper vertical head and both fine and rapid-action feeds to the quill. This is an early version and fitted with a 1-phase motor, machine vice and drill chuck. There may be other associated items in the workshop as well. £450 Pictures of the Dore Westbury miller for sale here and details of Dore Westbury millers here
SOLD: Tom Senior M1 Milling Machine with a power-feed table 26" x 6.25" and in full working order. The example is the most versatile version of the M1 and fitted - on the maker's special bracket - with the superb "S-Type" vertical head with an independent motor and a No. 2 Morse taper spindle with both fine feed by worm-and-wheel gearing and a quick-action drilling feed by rack-and-pinion. The head is arranged so that it can be lifted up to allow the horizontal equipment to be mounted--this head arrangement has the advantage of being able to leave the head in place permanently.. The horizontal drive has a separate motor and fitted with a slow speed backgear system that allows both high-speed light and heavy-duty horizontal milling to be undertaken. 1-phase electrics with English motors and push-button starters £1550 Pictures of the Tom Senior Miller for sale here and details of Tom Senior millers here
SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. This is a one-owner-from-new machine and in original, unmolested condition with a 3-jaw chuck, lever-action tailstock, rear toolpost, tailstock chuck, 1-phase motor - and the original purchase receipt. Unfortunately the top slide has been lost - but a complete new one is available from: email@example.com - and some covers are missing. Stored unused for some time. £275 Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here
SOLD: Colchester Student Mk. 2 lathe 6.5" x 24" with an all-metric screwcutting and feeds gearbox, auto-release safety apron and an induction hardened bed. In excellent original condition and complete with: a Burnerd "Multi-size" collet chuck with a complete set of dual inch/metric collets, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw independent chuck, quick-set toolpost, the correct metric thread-dial indicator, coolant equipment, faceplate, catchplate, chuck spanner and a light unit. Running from a 1-phase to 3-phase converter. £1950 Pictures of the Colchester Student Mk. 2 lathe for sale here and details of Colchester Student lathes here
SOLD: Denford CNC "Novamill" vertical milling machine in superb condition. Now converted to run on Windows using Mach-3 software. Complete with full shilding guard, mounting tray, quick-release tool holder, tooling, computer and a monitor. £1250. In full working order and ready to run. Pictures of the Denford Novamill here
SOLD: Coronet "Diamond" 2.25" x 6" miniature precision lathe. Seldom found, the Diamond was the first of Coronet's efforts to break into the precision lathe market in the 1940s. This example is unusually complete with the slide-rest assembly (there but not mounted in the pictures), 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, tailstock chuck, 1-phase motor and an assortment of useful, complimentary fittings. £175 Pictures of the Coronet "Diamond" lathe for sale here and details of Coronet Diamond lathes here
SOLD: an English Crosthwaite backgeared and screwcutting lathe approximately 3.5" x 15" with a gap bed. A very rare machine - only one is currently known - this lathe is similar in configuration to the Myford ML2 to ML4 and Perfecto types. Mounted on a good metal stand with a proper countershaft drive and a 1-phase motor controlled by a Dewhurst reversing switch the lathe is well equipped with: all V-belt drive, a T-slotted cross slide, two 3-jaw chucks, 4-jaw chuck, a large set of screwcutting changewheels, fixed steady, faceplate, catchplate, tumble reverse, thread-dial indicator, heavy-duty clamp-type knurling tool, several tailstock chucks, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock Morse fitting with a replica of the headstock spindle thread, slitting saw holders, turning and boring tools and a light unit - there is an assortment of other items as well. A useful and interesting little lathe. £375 Pictures of the Crosthwaite lathe for sale here and details of Crosthwaite lathes here
SOLD: Moseley WW-type (Webster Whitcombe) watchmaker's lathe. Complete with the maker's compound slide-rest assembly, precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck with reversible face jaws, a set of wire chucks, five cone collets, centre on collet, T-hand rest and a tailstock chuck. Mounted on a baseboard with a 1-phase motor. In full working order and ready to use. £375 Pictures of the Moseley watchmaker's lathe for sale here and details of Moseley lathes here and some background to the maker (Marshall, Moseley and Peerless) here
SOLD: Kennet Tool & Cutter Grinder by Model Engineering Services. In splendid order and complete with: a new 2800 rpm Parvalux motor; an attachment for grinding lathe tools; an attachment for grinding endmills and slot drills; collet holders for the following tool shank diameters: 6 mm, 10 mm, 12 mm, 16 mm, ¼", 3/8" , ½". and a good selection of stones. £495 Pictures of the Kennet Tool & Cutter Grinder for sale here and details of Kennet tool & cutter grinders here
SOLD: late-model Tom Senior "Major ELT" Universal Milling Machine. This is a rare, top-of-the-range version with a dovetail overarm, an extra-long, 37" x 8.25" swing table with 28" of powered longitudinal travel and a much stronger knee than the standard models. The miller has full vertical and horizontal capacity with a "S-Type" head having its own motor and both fine quill feed by worm-and-wheel gearing and a quick-action drilling feed by rack-and-pinion. The horizontal drive has a separate motor and is fitted with a backgear system that allows very heavy work to be undertaken. Both motors are controlled by their own high-quality Newton-Tesla Mitsubishi Series D700 1-phase to 3-phase variable-speed inverters. Complete with 30 INT tooling, horizontal arbor, Clarkson Autolock chuck, fly cutter, a 30-INT to 2 Morse adapter sleeve and coolant equipment. From a university research department, the miller has had only light use and is a compact, highly versatile machine able to undertake both very fine, high-speed work on small components as well as slab milling on heavier jobs. Imperial graduations. £2750 Pictures of the Tom Senior Major ELT miller for sale here and details of Tom Senior Major ELT milling machines here
SOLD: Myford ML7B lathe 3.5" x 20 gap-bed, backgeared with screwcutting gearbox and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray and levelling blocks. A late-model example (with a fully-machined saddle top) this ML7 is in superb, little-used and original condition. Complete with an excellent range of valuable accessories, some boxed and unused including: Burnerd 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady (unused), travelling steady (unused), a genuine Myford surface plate (unused), swivelling vertical milling slide (unused), plain vertical milling slide (unused), machine vice for milling slides, Myford angle plate and V-block (unused), 4-way toolpost, sliding die holder, standard toolpost, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, catchplate, set of high-precision lathe mandrels, chuck guard, part set of Myford quick-set turning tools, tailstock chuck, new chuck backplate, Morse centres, spanners and the maker's dust cover. 1-phase motor with push-button starter. £1750 Pictures of the Myford ML7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here
ALL SOLD: Myford Lathe Accessories
The following are all from a friend's professional horological workshop and hence have had only very light use. Items can be collected from Ledbury, Herefordshire or posted at cost
For Sale: a collection of Myford Accessories:
Super 7 Lever-action tailstock assembly £95
Dore Westbury automatic-indexing boring head £55
Saw table & fittings. Virtually unused and boxed £85
Dividing head complete with all 4 plates £375
Raiser block for dividing head (+angle plate) £95
Machine vice £35
Con-rod boring jig £235
Rear-of-bed carriage multi-stop £95
Boring bar £15
lever-action collet attachment with 18 inch collets from 1/16" to 5/8" and 29 metric collets from 2 mm to 16 mm in 0.5 mm steps plus one unmarked £425
Myford "Easy-set" Toolholders. As new - and very rare £70
Pictures of the Myford lathe accessories for sale here
ALL SOLD: Tools from a Professional Clockmaker's Workshop
I have a number of high quality tools from my friend's horological workshop. For more information please contact Rob Nayler on 01432 890252. Items can be collected from Ledbury Herefordshire, or posted at cost. Cash or cleared cheque only".
Mumford Microsystems clock and watch timer. Complete with acoustic and optical sensors: £ 95
Clockmakers Depthing Tool. Complete with a selection of runners. Distance between centreline of runner axis and frame = 41 mm approx. Distance between frame sides = 96 mm approx. £125.
M&W Dial Gauge centre-finder set: £35
M&W Telescopic bore gauge (total range 1/2" - 2 1/8"): £35.
Star staking/jeweling set: £155.
Starrett internal micrometer bore gauge set (total range 2" - 8" imperial): £45.
Tachometer by George Thomas and Son, Manchester: £25.
Scribing block: £15.
Vernier height gauge 300 mm by Wilson Wolpert: £35.
M&W 8-inch engineer's level: £15
Pictures of the horological accessories for sale here
SOLD: Boxed set of Wolf Jahn 8mm WW-Type Watchmaker's Lathe and Precision Miniature Sensitive Drilling Machine on its correct base. This is a long-bed unit with a double-foot support. In excellent original condition and complete with the maker's multi-speed countershaft unit that drives both lathe and drill. 1-phase motor with foot-operated speed controller. Included with the lathe is: a second tailstock, compound slide rest with unusually large drum-type micrometer dials, pump-centre faceplate with clamps, 38 wire collets, 6 cone collets, 3-jaw ring-scroll chuck with reversible face jaws, 4-jaw chuck, 5 pin chucks, rose cutters, Jacot drum, hand T-rest, box chuck, wax chucks, etc.. The drill is a genuine Wolf Jahn unit that takes the lathe collets in its spindle. £1375
Pictures of the Wolf Jahn lathe & Drill for sale here and details of Wolf Jahn lathes here and pictures of other Wolf Jahn watchmaker's lathes here
SOLD: Harrison M300 lathe 6.5" x 35 mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with footbrake and anti-vibration levelling pads. 1-phase electrics, hardened bed, screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, No. 3 Morse tailstock with micrometer dial on spindle and a knock-out slot for Morse taper drills. Very well equipped with: Digital read-out system (removed when transported but complete and ready to refit) 3-jaw chuck and both sets of jaws, fixed steady, travelling steady, thread-dial indicator, two faceplates, one standard the other extra large, Quick-set toolpost with 10 tool holders, a second toolpost, micrometer carriage stop, a pair of changewheels to extend the gearbox threading range, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre, the often missing headstock spindle Morse taper adapter bush, catchplate, light unit, chuck guard, a full-length splash-back (not fitted) and other small parts. 1-phase electrics. £1750 Pictures of the Harrison M300 for sale here and details of Harrison M300 lathes here Lathe in Sheffield, S. Yorks.
SOLD: Tauco bench drill with a No.1 Morse taper spindle and a 1-phase motor. Old (it came over during WW2 as Lend-Lease equipment) but in good working order. £70 or offers. Picture of the Tauco Bench drill here
SOLD: Adept No.2 hand-operated shaping machine. Table 7" x 6" with a ram travel of 6 inches. Long-term stored and in unmolested and perfectly original condition. £250 Pictures of the Adept Shaper for sale here and details of Adept shapers here
SOLD: Myford ML4 lathe 3.5" x 23". A late model with gap-bed, backgear, screwcutting and fitted with the later ML7 thread on the spindle nose. Mounted on the maker's stand with the rare built-on countershaft. Complete with a range of original accessories--some very rare: tumble-reverse to the leadscrew drive; 6-station cross-slide mount capstan unit, swivelling vertical milling slide with the original Myford vice and one other; Narrow-body 3-jaw chuck, Burnerd 3-jaw ring-scroll chuck and a Burnerd 4-jaw chuck; travelling steady; a comprehensive collection of screwcutting changewheels; a good selection of turning, boring tools and knurling tools including a number of the quickly-adjustable Myford "Boat" type; two faceplates; two Myford angle plates; two tailstock chucks; 2-way, rear and standard toolposts. The carriage drive has been modified with an intermediate gear to give a finer hand feed; the travel of the cross slide extended to make it more useful for use with a vertical milling slide and there are two spare V-belt pulleys for headstock and countershaft. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. Also included is a complete compound slide-rest assembly--probably from a Britannia or similar vintage lathe. £325
Pictures of the Myford ML4 for sale here and details of Myford ML4 lathes here
SOLD: Colchester Student Lathe with a dual English/metric screwcutting gearbox. Privately owned since 1998, still in its maker's original paint and with only occasional light use - this Student in very good order. Fitted with the superior (and rare) improved electrical system with a 2-speed 3-phase motor and "third-rod" control to start and stop the spindle. Complete with taper turning, coolant equipment, full-length stand splashback, 7.5-inch 3-jaw chuck, 12-inch 4-jaw chuck, 12-inch faceplate, 4-way toolpost, rear toolpost on T-slotted raiser block, tailstock chuck, thread-dial indicator and the maker's detailed Instruction, Maintenance and parts Manual. £1250. Only for sale due to bereavement. Pictures of the Colchester Student lathe for sale here and details of Student lathes here
SOLD: KONDIA Vertical Head. The complete vertical head from a Kondia FV-1 vertical Turret Milling Machine. Similar to the Bridgeport design, this head could be easily adapted to fir many machines. Low and high-speed ranges; lever-action quick feed and fine feed by handwheel. Appears to be in lightly-used condition and includes a copy of the maker's Operation & Maintenance Manual. £575 Pictures of the Kondia vertical head for sale here and details of Kondia millers here Head is in Sheffield.
SOLD: Alexander "Master Tool Maker" Precision Universal Milling machine. Complete with the vertical head, the essential swing-and-tilt Universal Table, Clarkson Autolock collet chuck and collets, horizontal cutter-holding arbors, stub arbors, overarms, drop bracket and head blanking plate. There may be other small items as well. The rear chain drive to the spindle needs reinstating - the sprockets, chain cover and handle are included. £750 Pictures of the Alexander master Toolmaker for sale here and details of Alexander Master Toolmaker millers here Machine in Sheffield, S.Yorks.
SOLD: Slotting Head to fit the Alexander Master Toolmaker precision Universal Milling Machine. The head would also fit the Deckel FP1 if the drive gear was changed to one with the correct pressure angle. This is a very rare item. £675 Pictures of the Alexander master toolmaker slotting head for sale here and details of the Master Toolmaker here and the Deckel FP1 here Item in Sheffield, S.Yorks.
SOLD: Adcock & Shipley 1ES Horizontal Milling Machine - badged as a "Bridgeport" and with 1-phase electrics. In remarkably fine original condition this beautifully built miller has a table 30" x 8" with power feeds. 40 INT spindle fitting with two cutter arbors and 18 spindle speeds from 50 to 2500 rpm. Internal reduction gearing gives for high torque at low speeds. Fitted centralised lubrication system and built-in coolant pump and tank. £750 Pictures of the Adcock & Shipley 1ES miller for sale here and details of Adcock & Shipley 1ES millers here machine in Sheffield, S. Yorks.
SOLD: Vintage IXL Lathe 5" x 20" Model W3 lathe with gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker's stand and complete with a T-slotted cross slide, an excellent 3-jaw Pratt chuck, large faceplate, tailstock chuck and a set of screwcutting changewheels. In the hands of one family for over 50 years and in splendid, original condition. £400
Pictures of the IXL lathe for sale here and details of IXL lathes here
SOLD: Winfield Mk. 1 3.25" x 12" gap-bed lathe, backgeared, screwcutting and mounted on a good stand with an all-V-belt drive countershaft. In splendid original condition (and complete with: Burnerd ring-scroll precision 3-jaw chuck 4-jaw chuck, a solid-mount toolpost to fit on the T-slotted cross slide, tailstock rotating centre, set of screwcutting changewheels and a faceplate. A lovely little lathe in what appears to be very little used condition. £325 Pictures of the Winfield lathe for sale here and details of Winfield lathes here
SOLD: a small bench-top, hand-operated shaping machine by Robblak. An interesting machine, In full working order and appears to be fitted with an automatic, reversible, pawl-type cross feed to the carriage. £275
Pictures of the Robblak shaper for sale here and details of Robblak shapers here
SOLD: Drummond 3.5" x 15" lathe circa 1912--1931. Gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting, auto disengage to carriage drive, mounted on the maker's stand and motorised with a 1-phase motor and built-on countershaft. Complete with 3-jaw chuck, an almost new 4-jaw chuck, large faceplate, stud for left-hand screwcutting and a set of screwcutting changewheels. In the hands of one family for over 50 years and in lovely, well-maintained original condition. £375 Pictures of the Drummond lathe for sale here and details of these particular lathes here and of the whole Drummond small-lathe range here
SOLD: Centec 2A vertical and horizontal miller mounted on the larger of the two maker's full cabinet stands. Complete with the swivelling Mk. 3 vertical head with a No. 2 Morse taper quill and both fine and quick-action quill feeds (both along the spindle axis allowing great versatility in setting). Complete with all the horizontal equipment: overarm, drop bracket and two arbors--one full length the other a stub type. The table has both fine-feed screw and quick-action lever feeds (the latter a later type with a quick-release fitting). High-quality Schaublin 2MT ER collet chuck with 1/4" 3/8" and 1/2" collets, a low-profile machine vice, standard machine vice and some cutters. 1-phase electrics with Dewhurst reversing switch. This is a compact, beautifully made and highly versatile miller. £950 Pictures of the Centec 2A milling machine for sale here and details of Centec milling machines here.
BOXFORD: Boxford STS 10.20 Industrial geared-head lathe 5" x 20" with hardened bed. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with a full-length splash back and locking storage cupboard this lathe is in a metric specification and driven by a high-quality Seimens inverter giving variable-speed drive from a single-phase supply. Power sliding and sutfacing feeds and a fully enclosed safety leadscrew. Spindle has a D1-3 CamLock fitting and a 35 mm bore and has its spindle nose adaptor intact. Complete with: 3-jaw self centring chuck with inside, outside and soft jaws, 4-jaw independent chuck, quick-change tool post and holders, rear tool post (for ease of parting off), carriage stop, tailstock revolving centre, faceplate, screwcutting change wheels, knurling tool, chuck guard, boring and turning tools, lathe dog, Morse centres and a halogen worklight. Weight 677lb/307Kg: £2,200 Contact Malcolm on: 01993-882102 Pictures of the Boxford STS 10.20 for sale here and details of Boxford STS 10.20 lathes here
SOLD: Tom Senior E-Type Vertical Milling Machine table 5" x 25" Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand and fitted with the superb swivelling S-Type head with a 2-Morse taper quill and both rapid-action drilling by lever and fine feed by handwheel feeds. Equipped with: inverter-driven infinitely variable-speed drive from a single-phase supply which, combined with the original belt-drive gives a range of both very high and very slow speeds. H halogen machine lamp, collet chuck with metric and imperial collets, angle plate, drill chuck, slitting saws and holder and touch-up paint. In excellent original condition £1,850 Pictures of the Tom Senior E-Type vertical miller for sale here and details of Tom Senior E-Type millers here
SOLD: Warco GH 1322 Lathe mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with slide-out chip tray and a full-length splash back. 1-phase electrics, metric graduations and an excellent specification including: screwcutting and feeds gearbox, a fully guarded leadscrew power sliding and surfacing feeds, spindle control by a third lever from a handle on the carriage, foot brake and micrometer dials on the tailstock and carriage handwheels. The lathe is in full working order having had only very light use only since new 5 years ago. Accessories include: inch screwcutting transposing changewheels, dual inch/metric micrometer dials, full coolant equipment, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, large faceplate, 4-way tool post, large capacity fixed steady, travelling steady, thread-dial indicator, bed-mounted micrometer carriage stop, chuck guard, Morse centres and the maker's tool box with spares. £1750. Only selling due to replacement by a smaller bench-top model. Pictures of the Warco GH1332 for sale here For full specification of the Warco see this link to the dealer's web site.
SOLD: Dalton Lathe approximately 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting with a tumble-reverse mechansim Mounted on the maker's legs with a neat, built-on hinged countershaft unit with a 1-phase motor and switch. 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, a large T-slotted cross slide, set of screwcutting changewheels, 4-way toolpost, two tailstock chucks, backplate/faceplate and a large collection of turning tools. A very strong but compact American vintage lathe made circa 1917-20. £325 Pictures of the Dalton lathe for sale here and details of Dalton B-4 lathes here and other Dalton lathes here
SOLD: Granville Senior Lathe 4" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. The lathe is in excellent working order - it was bought by my late father over 25 years ago - and has been used to make a number of model steam engines. However, at some point prior to his ownership the headstock bearing cap was welded--but this has had no effect at all on the accuracy. The lathe is mounted on a good metal stand with cupboards and has a built-on all V-belt drive countershaft, 1-phase motor, guarded changewheels and a headstock belt cover. Extras include: a long T-slotted cross slide, two 3-jaw chucks, two 4-jaw independent chucks, 4-way toolpost (and the single toolpost fitted), three fixed steadies (one looks to be too large), a collet nose cap with some collets, thread-dial indicator, large faceplate, two spare chuck bookplates, catchplate, three angles plates (one a special 2-part type with a "nipping" V), 5 tailstock chucks, a collection of around 30 cutting tools, 6 drive dogs and a quantity of drills and turning tools. This is a compact but very strong little lathe. £375 Pictures of the Granville Senior lathe for sale here and details of Granville lathes here
SOLD: Hommel UWG2 Universal Machine Tool. The UWG 2 is both larger and more substantial than its predecessor, the UWG1, with a 4 inch / 100 mm diameter column. The machine consists of: baseplate and column fitted with a compound slide rest with screw-operated cross and vertical feeds plus the option of lever-operated vertical feed by the use of a clutch. The column can be swivelled in its socket against a graduated scale. The Hommel is complete with a number of accessories including: a 3-phase geared 2-speed motor; lathe headstock and tailstock; compound slide (the smaller version); 4-way toolpost, standard toolpost; a range of metric collects to fit lathe headstock and rotary table; a gearbox for a power feed to the compound slide feed and screwcutting; a range of screwcutting changewheels; various telescopic drive shafts to connect the gearbox with the compound slide; milling head to take ISI 30 INT tooling; rotary table; mounting bracket and lever to operate the compound slide for slotting, keyway cutting etc; toolholder for fitting to column compound slide for vertical slotting/keyway cutting; Hommel 4-jaw independent chuck-cum-faceplate; Hommel 3-jaw self-centring chuck with inside and outside jaws; catch plate/drive plate and the original Hommel machine lamp, etc. I am willing to crate and ship worldwide at cost. £2950 Pictures of the Hommel UWG2 for sale here and details of Hommel machine tools here
SOLD: Colchester Student 2500 gap-bed lathe: 170 mm centre height, 630 mm (25") between centres and a 40 mm spindle bore. This lathe was supplied new in 2006 to our Apprentice training shop and used infrequently for simple demonstrations of basic turning and consequently is very lightly used. Unfortunately machine tool training ceased after a few years and the machining section was left idle with the machines only being exercised for periodic inspection until disposal. Very well specified and equipped with: 3-phase 2.2kw (3HP) motor, D1-4 Spindle, 12 speeds from 40 to 2500 rpm, dual Imperial and metric screwcutting and feeds gearbox, metric dials and lead screws. Equipment includes a 2-axis Digital Readout, coolant equipment, 3-jaw (165 mm) Burnerd chuck, and 4-jaw (200 mm) Burnerd chuck, new and unused quick-change tool post and holders plus a parting holder, thread-dial indicator, chuck guard, full-length stand splash back, the correct Morse 5-3 taper spindle bush is included with a Morse 3 centre, tailstock revolving centre, Jacobs drill chuck and Low-Vo halogen light unit. Machine can be demonstrated - located in Hampshire £5750 Pictures of the Colchester Student 2500 for sale here
SOLD: Harrison M250 lathe 5.7" x 24" all-geared headstock, full screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power cross feed, hardened bed, 1.3-inch bore spindle running in Gamet Super-precision bearings, full-length leadscrew cover and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with splash back. Well equipped with: dual metric/inch micrometer dials, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, Dickson quick-set toolpost, faceplate, revolving centre, tailstock chuck, chuck guard, light unit, Morse centres and a quantity of cutting tools and tips of various sizes and configurations. Running from a variable-speed 1-phase to 3-phase inverter giving very precise spindle control. £1975 (Would take a Myford ML7 or Super 7 in part exchange) Pictures of the Harrison M250 for sale here and details of Harrison M250 lathes here
SOLD: Boxford 4 1/2" x 24" AUD Mk. 2 lathe metric-specification with screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, single lever engagement of backgear, spindle lock and mounted on the maker's underdrive stand with a splash-back and levelling feet. An ex-school machine with chuck guard and emergency foot stop switch. Very well equipped with: six chucks comprising a 4.5-inch self-centring 6-jaw, 5-inch Elliott 3-jaw, Pratt 4-inch 3-jaw, 4-inch TOS independent 4-jaw, 6-inch independent 4-jaw and a Morse taper No. 3 ER40 collet chuck (less collets). Fixed steady, travelling steady, quick-change toolpost complete with 11 tool holders, micrometer carriage stop, thread-dial indicator, a new 125 mm chuck backing plate; 5-inch catchplate, a new 9-inch faceplate, 2-way tool post, single American type tool post, ball-cutting attachment, keyless precision tailstock chuck and Morse centres. Also included is a full-metric-to-inch set of screwcutting changewheels: 135/127t, 40t, 56t, 44t and 52t. The original OEM low-voltage light is included (but not shown). Fitted to the cross slide and tailstock are digital readers switchable to metric and imperial - both quickly detachable. This is a very smart, well-equipped and easy to maintain machine with no fault and ready for immediate use. 1 h.p. 1-phase motor and reversing switch. £980 Only selling because I'm going up in lathe size for next project. Pictures of the Boxford AUD lathe for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here
SOLD: Pultra 17/70 miniature precision lathe. This is the higher centre height version of the late-model Pultra that allows a much wider variety of jobs to be tackled. Very well equipped with number of rare and genuine maker's accessories including: multi-speed countershaft unit with a 1-phase motor - presently arranged for underdrive but can also be bench mounted; overhead drive unit that sockets into the drive unit for powering toolpost-mounted grinding and milling heads; dividing head; milling slide; screw-feed compound slide rest; lever-action compound slide rest; screw-feed tailstock; lever-action tailstock; high-speed grinding and milling spindle; 4-way toolpost; toolpost raiser block; large set of standard, set-up and cone collets; box chuck; fixed steady, precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck with reversible face jaws; 4-jaw chuck; faceplate; catchplate; tailstock chuck and an original copy of the maker's sales & accessories catalogue, etc. In full working order and ready to use. £1750 Pictures of the Pultra lathe for sale here and details of Pultra lathes here
SOLD: Maho MH600A Universal Vertical & Horizontal Precision Milling Machine fitted with a 3-axis DRO by Acurite. 18 spindle speeds from 65 to 1000 rpm in horizontal mode and 100 to 1560 rpm vertically. The vertical head can be swivelled through 360 degrees (under the precise control of a micrometer-equipped dial) nand has 70 mm of quill travel. The knee can be operated by hand or under power from an infinitely-variable drive to give feed rates from 7 to 250 mm per minute. Longitudinal and vertical feeds are 320 and 300 mm respectively. The essential "Swivelling and Tilting Angular Table" is fitted and can be tilted 45-degrees either side of horizontal, swivelled 30 degrees on its vertical axis and has a transverse feed (by screw) of 130 mm. Both machine and DRO serviced by engineers when purchased and the table also stripped down and serviced in late 2015. Adaptor sleeves allow use of MT1, MT2 & MT3 tooling. Also included are the original maker's Operation & Maintenance manual, Test Certificates & Record Card.Coolant pump fitted. Please note that the support arm for horizontal milling arbour was missing when I purchased this machine and there are some marks on the table. 3-phase electrics. £2950 Pictures of the Maho universal miller for sale here and details of Maho millers here
SOLD: Myford ML7R lathe 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. The ML7R is the Super 7 but less the clutch and fitted with ML7 cross and top slide units. One private owner from new and in superb, carefully used condition and complete with; two 3-jaw chucks, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaws chuck, a Myford Milling slide with the proper machine vice, a second small toolmaker's vice, set of screwcutting changewheels, graduated handle to the leadscrew end, thread-dial indicator, surface plate, two surface plate scribing blocks one with a dial indicator, precision height gauge, two long V-blocks, adjustable boring bar, faceplate with a set of Myford clamps, catchplate, Myford drive dogs, tailstock sliding die holder, two tailstock chucks, angle plate, rotating centre, standard Morse centres, tailstock chuck, Slocomb drills and an assortment of turning tools. 1-phase electrics with a Brook-Crompton motor, Dewhurst reversing switch and light unit. Also included are the maker's spanner set, headstock bearing adjustment spanner oil gun and a copy of the makers Operation, Maintenance and Parts Manual. £1350 Pictures of the Myford ML7R for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here
SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5" x 20 gap-bed, backgear and screwcutting and fitted with the very desirable clutch unit. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Complete with a rear-mounted 1-phase Emco 4-speed vertical milling head with all-gear drive, fine and quick-action quill feeds and fitted with a Clarkson Autolock chuck. A range of useful accessories is also included: 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, a "Cowells" capstan-handles tailstock spindle-drive attachment, rotating multi-position indexing carriage stop, thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to the leadscrew end, travelling steady, quick-set toolpost, 4-way toolpost, standard toolpost, wood-turning rest with the standard T and one for spinning work, angle plate, V-block, set of screwcutting changewheels and a number of turning tools. Variable-speed inverter drive by a European-made ABB inverter with a full programming panel running a 3/4 h.p. Crompton-Parkinson motor. Very well specified and maintained (new belts within the last month) and in splendid condition this ML7 is ready for immediate use. £1550 Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here
SOLD: a superb, little-used Model D29 toolpost grinder by Duplex with a 1-phase motor. Complete with an internal grinding spindle, several grinding wheels and all the original tools and belts. This unit is suitable for use on lathes from 6-inch (160 mm) centre height or above e.g. Colchester Student, Master and Triumph and Harrison M300, M350 and M400, etc. £550 Phone: Pictures of the Duplex toolpost grinder for sale here
SOLD: an immaculate, little-used Emco FB2 vertical milling machine with fine and quick-action drilling feeds to the inclinable 6-speed head. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand and complete with a range of genuine Emco accessories including the table power-feed attachment, rotary table and milling vice. Also included is the maker's cover, a boring head, two slitting saw arbors on a No.2 Morse shanks with a selection of cutters. 1-phase electrics. £2950 Pictures of the Emco FB2 milling machine for sale here and details of Emco FB2 millers here
SOLD: STENT bench-top Tool & Cutter Grinder. 1-phase motor and complete with a number of accessories as shown in the photographs. £375 Pictures of the Tool & Cutter Grinder here
SOLD: Myford Super 7B-PXF 3.5" x 19" gap-bed and backgeared. An immaculate, little used example with screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. One very careful owner from new, this lathe has been kept in an inside, heated room and is in pristine condition. Included is an extensive range of genuine Myford accessories, mostly unused and complete with their maker's boxes, including: works installed 1-phase electrical equipment with armoured cabling, Dewhurst reversing switch and a halogen light unit, Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body Burnerd 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, metric conversion set for the screwcutting gearbox, dividing head with two extra plates by Chronos and the special raising block, swivelling vertical milling slide of the later 2-bolts-per-axis type, set of Dickson quick-set tool holders, standard toolpost, rear toolpost, bed-mounted longitudinal multi-stop, fixed steady, travelling steady, large micrometer dial on the carriage handwheel, saw table with accessories and cutter arbor, horizontal milling arbor; spindle indexing plunger, handle for rotation of spindle by hand, boring bar, large faceplate, standard faceplate, thread-dial indicator, catchplate, two angle plates, V-block, selection of standard and special Morse centres, tailstock to headstock spindle Morse adapter and a number of other, unlisted items. If you seek an as-new thoroughly well-equipped late-model Myford Super 7B at a very realistic price - this is it. £3500 Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Super 7 lathes here
SOLD: Myford 254V-Plus Vari-speed Lathe. 5.34" x 24" with speeds from 30 to 2000 r.p.m. This lathe - its full history from new is known - is virtually unused having experienced had only a few trial cuts. The original vari-speed drive unit has been replaced by a superior and up-to-date NEWTON TESLA Mitsubishi type that has been wired in to the original control system. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with splash-back, chip tray and the large-diameter cross-feed micrometer dial extras include: D1-3" Camlock spindle nose, metric transposing screwcutting gears, 5-inch 3-jaw chuck, 8-inch 4-jaw chuck, Dickson quick-set toolpost, rear toolpost, fixed steady, travelling steady, large faceplate, dial-thread indicator, graduated handle to the leadscrew end, spindle nose step-down Morse taper sleeve and a tailstock chuck. £5250 Pictures of the Myford 254 for sale here and details of Myford 254 lathes here
SOLD: Lorch LLV precision lathe: 65 mm x 350 mm between centres with a spindle to take 10 mm collets. The lathe is driven by a new 3-phase motor fitted with a variable-speed inverter giving a very smooth drive as well as soft start and instant braking. The drive passes though the original Lorch 6-speed countershaft (which has just been fitted with new bearings) - thus allowing an even greater range of speeds to be selected. Both drive belts are new,. The lathe is comprehensively equipped with: two tailstocks: one lever-feed, the other screw-feed, metric compound slide rest assembly, 22 off assorted 10 mm Lorch collets mixed imperial and metric sizes with draw tube, set of five step-chucks and closer, 4-way toolpost, 3-jaw chuck with internal and external jaws, faceplate, sensitive tailstock drill chuck to take Lorch 10 mm collets, 1 Morse taper tailstock which also accepts 10 mm collets, 2 off 1-Morse taper drill chucks, Morse taper centre, dead centre on a Lorch collet, hollow dead centre on Lorch collet, saw table, slitting-saw arbour and a graver rest. In good working order with some marks on the bed near the chuck that do not affect the working. £1350 For more details contact Rob on: 01432-890252 (Herefordshire) Pictures of the Lorch LLV lathe for sale here and details of Lorch LLV lathes here and other Lorch lathes here
SOLD: Boxford ME10 lathe 5" x 24" Type "A" One owner from new; equipped with a full Imperial screwcutting and feeds' gearbox, power sliding and surfacing and a spindle clutch - the latter are rare and desirable fitting on a Boxford. Mounted on the maker's stand and complete with: 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 4-jaw chuck, vertical milling slide neatly converted from a Myford unit Dickson quick-set toolpost with holders, thread-dial indicator, collet chuck with collets, spindle sleeve-down adapter, faceplate, tailstock chuck, spare chuck backplate, adjustable boring bar and a multi-facet knurling tool. 1-phase electrics. £1500 Buyer to arrange collection but can be loaded onto suitable transport. Pictures of the lathe for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here
SOLD: Benson "Benli" backgeared and screwcutting precision lathe 3.75" x 20". Unused for some time but complete and in working order. A rare opportunity to acquire one of the finest, high-quality English-made lathes. Complete with: indexing ring on the headstock pulley, 3 and 4-jaw chucks, 4-way toolpost, fixed steady, tailstock chuck, screwcutting changewheels, a good set of turning tools, Dial-test indicator, and a Built-on countershaft and 1-phase motor £750 Phone: 01373-474849 (Somerset) Pictures of the Benson lathe for sale here and details of Benson lathes here
SOLD: Colchester Bantam Mk. 1 5.75" x 24". Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with a full-length splash-back. Specification includes: all-geared headstock with 16 speeds to 1600 r.p.m., full screwcutting and feeds gearbox, hardened bed and a 2-speed 3-phase motor controlled by a "third-rod" system with spindle brake Complete with a new, unused 6-inch 3-jaw chuck and backplate; the original Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, 8-inch 4-jaw chuck, Dickson quick-set toolpost, dual inch/metric micrometer dials, metric transposing changewheels, extra changewheels to extend the threading range, coolant unit, Low-Vo light unit and a bed-mounted carriage stop, In excellent mechanical condition, still in the maker's original paint finish and in perfect working order. £1200 Pictures of the Colchester Bantam for sale here and details of Colchester Bantam lathes here
SOLD: Coronet No. 1 wood turning lathe with a capacity of 48" between centres. Little used and in perfect working order. Equipped with: Multistar Duplex Wood-turning Chuck with 'A' & 'D' jaws; tailstock revolving centre; 13 mm keyed drill chuck and 1MT arbor, 4-inch faceplate; 1½" screw chuck; ⅞" 4 prong drive centre; ½" 4 prong drive centre; Cone centre; Cup centre; 16-inch double-support tool rest (2 banjos included); 10-inch T-rest; 7-inch tool rest; 5-inch tool rest; hole boring centre kit; faceplate ring; screw chuck; carrier for 1 Morse taper accessories and the original instruction booklet. 220/240 volt ½hp single phase motor with no-volt safety release. £250
Pictures of the Coronet No. 1 wood lathe for sale here
SOLD: Boxford AUD Mk. 3. Serial number 34853. . 5" x 22" backgeared with an Imperial screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds and single lever engagement of backgear. Mounted on the maker's underdrive stand. This is an early Mk. 3 version (the last type manufactured) and complete with: cross slide with T-slot, 3-jaw chuck both sets of jaws, the correct half-depth body Burnerd 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, the original Boxford-branded Dickson quick-set toolpost, faceplate, catchplate, tailstock chuck and a number of changewheels and other accessories. 1-phase motor. £1250 Pictures of the Boxford AUD for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here
SOLD: Colchester Student 1800 lathe 6.5" x 25" with a induction hardened gap bed. . This machine is in outstanding condition with perfect paintwork: owned by a model engineer for some time. Imperial micrometer dials and a full imperial and metric screwcutting gearbox. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck with standard & soft jaws, 4- jaw chuck, coolant system, quick-change tool post with 3 holders, faceplate, catchplate, the spindle Morse adapter sleeve and centre, rotating and dead centres, chuck guard, splashback and turning tools. Single-phase motor (the original 3-phase motor is also included). £4550 Pictures of the Student 1800 lathe for sale here and details of Student 1800 lathes here
SOLD Precision watchmaker's milling machine handmade by John Stevens Machines. New and unused (I am only selling to buy his larger model). Spindle takes 8 mm collets. 12-volt motor with variable-speed power supply unit. Built in work light. Machine Vice has a jaw width of 50 mm with a 40 mm opening capacity. £675 Pictures of the Stevens precision miller for sale here and details of Stevens milling machines here
SOLD: Schaublin 70 high-precision miniature lathe. 70 mm centre height. Complete with a W12 headstock with collets: 1 - 1,5 - 2 - 2,5 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 12,5 mm and a collet-mounted dead centre. W12 drawbar Pratt Burnerd 70 mm three-jaw chuck with insider and outside jaws Mounted a good, home-build underdrive stand with a 220 DC motor giving infinitely variable speeds through a vario transformer. This Schaublin 70 was originally installed in a Danish electronic company that made computers and calculators, etc. and the drive system and its controls were probably made by the Company's engineers. There are some small marks in bed and a little damage in top slide. £1250 Phone: I am willing to ship worldwide and can pack and crate it securely. Please feel free to contact me for more information, shipping costs and extra pictures. (Denmark) Details of Schaublin 70 lathes here
SOLD: Downham Elliott mini-borer with facility to act as a co-ordinate milling and drilling machine. A very high quality, small foot-print (21" x 17") jig borer in good condition. Table 16' 'x 7'' with 12" of longitudinal and 7" of cross travel controlled by very large, satin-chrome plated, vernier-equipped micrometer dials with face locks. Automatic powered down-feed for boring with 3 inches of quill travel and the whole head assembly raised and lowered by a star wheel and counterbalanced by a weight within the column. Tooling is held by collets with a range of 13 held in their door tray together with the special spanners for the spindle nose. Also included is a copy of the Instruction and Parts Manual. Weight 340 kg and the height 63". Single-phase electrics. £950 Pictures of the Downham-Elliott Jig Borer for sale here and details of Downham/Elliott Mini Jig Borers here
SOLD Harrison 165 late 165 x 1000 mm (6.5 x 40 inch) all-metric model with a camlock spindle fitting. . Gap bed lathe, metric lead screw and full screwcutting and feeds gearbox (with all-lever control), all-geared headstock and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray, splash-back (not shown in the pictures) coolant system and a built-in Low-Vo light unit. Complete with: Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, Burnerd 4-jaw independent chuck; 2-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator; faceplate and chuck guard. 3- phase electrics. A little-used example and ex-Oxford University. £1350 Pictures of the Harrison 165 lathe for sale here and details of Harrison 165 lathes here
SOLD: Boxford AUD lathe 5" x 24" Mk. 3 (late version) with screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and single-lever engagement of backgear. . A little-used, ex-college machine mounted on the maker's improved underdrive stand with a full-length splashback and tool tray. Equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, T-slotted cross slide, Dixon quick-set toolpost, tailstock chuck, rear toolpost and a chuck guard. 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to Inverter variable-speed round. This is an excellent example of well-equipped Boxford. £1150 Pictures of the Boxford for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here
SOLD: Warco Turret Milling Machine Type KF-VO-A2F. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand, fitted with a 2-axis DRO and metric micrometer dials. Swing, tilt and slide head has an R8 spindle (to take Bridgeport tooling) with both wheel-controlled fine downfeed and a rapid-action lever for drilling. Table 30" x 7" with 6-speed power feed that has both a "rapids" and a "slow" override setting. This is a very well maintained machine that has had little use. Complete with: Clarkson collet chuck and 4 collets, face mill, drill chuck, fly cutter plus other tooling. At just under 6 ft high this is an ideal machine for the smaller workshop. 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to inverter-driven variable speed control. £1750 Pictures of the Warco Turret Milling machine for sale here
SOLD: Drummond "Admiralty" model 3.5" x 15" gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting with power cross feed and automatic disengage to the longitudinal carriage drive. Mounted on metal stand with 1-phase drive system. This is a late-model example and complete with the very rare tumble-reverse assembly, three 3-jaw chucks, two 4-jaw chucks, faceplates, fixed steady (an adapted ML2 type), changewheels, original "Norman-patent" height-adjustable toolpost, tailstock chuck, a spare countershaft unit and a mass of assorted and very useful tooling--everything in the Worksop on shelves and in tins related to the lathe. One owner for many decades. Quick sale needed for probate - so just £275.
Available separately: a spare, complete tumble-reverse mechanism to fit the Myford/Drummond M-Type lathe. £75 + post. Details of Drummond Admiralty lathes here and the ordinary Drummond 3.5-inch lathes here
SOLD: Myford/Drummond Tumble-reverse mechanism to fit all M-type lathes. £75 + post Pictures of the Myford Drummond tumble-reverse assembly here
SOLD: For Sale- and REDUCED To CLEAR: Mondial "Soag Simplex" 7" x 36" gap-bed lathe. A well-specified lathe currently in use restoring museum displays. Fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Drive comes from a motor held in the headstock-end plinth. 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost and a thread-dial indicator. This is a robust lathe capable of a wide variety of jobs but the drive to the screwcutting gearbox is missing and will have to be re-established. £175 Pictures of the Mondial Soag Simplex lathe for sale here and details of Simplex lathes here
SOLD: Warco VMC Turret Vertical Milling Machine. Equipped to a very high standard with the following specification: fitted inverter-controlled infinitely variable-speed drive (in addition to the 9 belt-driven speeds); 2-axis Digital Read Out and a digital scale of the quill travel; power feed to the 660 mm x 152 mm (26" x 6") table. Head rotates 360° on horizontal axis, tilts left to right and has both a fine downfeed by handwheel and a quick-action drilling feed by lever. Quill is R8 - so takes inexpensive and easily-available Bridgeport tooling. One-shot lubrication to slideways and table feed screws; fitted optional extra-wide chip tray; halogen light unit, quick-action machine vice, R8 collet chuck and two R8 drill chucks - one a keyless precision type.
Full details of the current miller here. Very little used from new. List price new with DRO, Inverter and other accessories around £2250 - offered at £1650 Pictures of the Warco VMC milling machine for sale here and full details of the current miller here. (This miller is almost the same as that offered for many years as the Myford VMC--but with a considerable number of specification enhancements)
SOLD : Warco GH-1330 lathe 165 mm x 750 mm (6.5" x 30") geared-head lathe with a roller-bearing spindle with a D1-4" Cam-Lock nose. A very well specified machine with hardened and ground detachable-gap bed, full dual metric/inch screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds with a covered leadscrew and separate power shaft and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with a full-length splash back and slide-out chip tray. Dual inch/metric micrometer dials, micrometer dial to tailstock handwheel, third-rod control of spindle stop, start and reverse and a foot-operated spindle brake. Equipment includes: 2-axis DRO system, 160 mm 3-jaw chuck, and unused (boxed) 200 mm 4-jaw independent chuck. Fixed steady, travelling steady, Micro adjustable bed stop, full coolant system, faceplate, Morse centres, quick-set toolpost with a selection of toolholders, thread-dial indicator, halogen light unit, tailstock chuck, chuck guard, the makers Operation Manual and a toolkit, etc. Single-phase electrics. Very little used from new and in pristine condition. List price new with the DRO around £3450. Offered at £2450. Pictures of the Warco GH-1330 lathe for sale here and full details and specification of this still-current machine can be seen here.
SOLD Sherline Lathe Model 4410 3.5" x 17" long-bed lathe - a Metric 'CNC Ready' machine. Little used and in full working order. Single-phase high-torque DC motor with variable-speed drive and integrated switchgear and controls. Equipped with a range of genuine maker's accessories including: zeroing micrometer dials, stepper motor mountings, stepper motors, Sherline Assembly and Instruction Book, 3-jaw chuck, self-centring 4-jaw chuck, independent 4-jaw chuck, height-adjustable "rocker" toolpost, parting-off toolpost with blade, tailstock rotating centre, two tailstock chucks, centres for headstock and tailstock, faceplate and drive dog. Also included are copies of the Vector XT CNC Handbook and Sherline's "Instructions and Shop Wisdom" booklet £750 (list price new with accessories in excess of £1400). Pictures of the Sherline lathe for sale here and details of Sherline 4000 Series lathes here
SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting mounted on the levelling blocks and with a deep chip tray. In excellent original condition and well equipped with: Myford vertical milling slide, 3-jaw Burnerd Super-precision adjustable "Grip-tru" chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, set of genuine Myford "quick-set" tooling with adjuster boat and a fitted wooden box, 4-way toolpost, single toolpost, travelling steady, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, two catchplates, Jacobs tailstock chuck and a copy of the maker's Operating & Maintenance Manual. Single-phase brook-Crompton motor. £950 Pictures of the ML7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here
SOLD: Nordan watchmakers' lathe as a boxed set. Manufactured in Denmark this is a high-quality machine with a set of useful accessories including: a fine compound slide rest with a top slide having two T-slots and a travel of 40 mm together with a cross slide able to move right over its micrometer dial to give a travel of 50 mm. A24 wire collets (+ 10 extra in a tin); 10 cone collets; 3 wax chucks; carrier chuck, a flip-up tool rest with wide and narrow Ts; filing rest; a 3-jaw ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck; an indexing arm to engage with the circle of holes drilled into the face of the headstock pulley; grinding wheel arbor; other collet-mount arbors; 14 sinking tools and other small parts. £850 Pictures of the Nordan lathe for sale here and more on Nordan lathes here
SOLD: Cromwell Mk. 2 3.5" x 20" precision backgeared and screwcutting toolroom lathe with power cross feed. This rare, beautifully-made and originally very expensive lathe is complete with its maker's built-on motor countershaft unit, a set of over 30 screwcutting changewheel, fixed steady, travelling steady, collets, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, T-slotted faceplate, a dividing plate and indexing arm, a vast collection of turning tools, reamers, tailstock chucks, tailstock rotating centre, two rotating head knurling tools, drive dogs, spare belts, belt clips, spanners, etc. The package also includes a well-specified Newtool bench drill with rack-and-pinion driven, rise-and-fall round rotating table and 1-phase motor. £750 Pictures of the Cromwell precision lathe for sale here and details of Cromwell Mk. 2 lathes here
SOLD: Harrison M300 long-bed lathe 167 mm x 1000 mm (6.5" x 40"). Hardened bed, with gap, metric leadscrew and micrometer dials. All-geared headstock, full screwcutting and feeds gearbox. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray, suds system and splash-back. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck; 4-jaw independent chuck; 4-way toolpost; fixed steady; thread-dial indicator; catchplate; tailstock centres; magnetic base with dial-test indicator; magnetic V-block; Low-Vo light unit; rotating multi-set knurling tool, tailstock drill chuck & key; chuck guard; Morse centre and the maker's Instruction Manual 3-phase electrics: £2250 ) Pictures of the Harrison M300 for sale here and details of Harrison M300 lathes here
SOLD For Sale: Myford "254 Plus" lathe with a 5.34" centre height in an all-metric specifications and complete with a number of new, unused accessories. Installed from new in a girls' school, and used for the occasionally turning of wood only - the grinding marks on the induction hardened bedways are still clearly visible. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand and equipped with a full screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed from an oil-bath lubricated apron, a top speed of 2000 r.p.m. and a zeroing micrometer dial on the carriage handwheel. Complete with a Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, tailstock chuck, halogen light unit, chuck guard, Morse centres and a selection of cutting tools including knurls and parting-off blade holders. The new accessories are: Myford Taper Turning attachment, Myford fixed and travelling steadies, Myford thread dial indicator and spare gearbox ratio and name plates and motor drive pulleys Also fitted with a useful red emergency stop foot-bar. There is a small chip on the edge of the top slide. A 3 phase machine so ideal for conversion to variable-speed inverter drive - though the fitting of a 1-phase motor would be absolutely straightforward. £3950 Pictures of the Myford 254 for sale here and details of Myford 254 lathes here
SOLD: Emco "Emcomat 7" 3,5" x 17" geared-head screwcutting lathe. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with storage cupboard and chip tray and complete with: 3-jaw chuck faceplate, set of screwcutting changewheels, graduated hand to leadscrew end, 4-way toolpost, tailstock chuck, bronze drive dog, centres, a copy of the maker's instruction book and turning tools. 1-phase motor with push-button starter and reversing switch. In sound working order and ready to use. £475
Pictures of the Emco 7 lathe for sale here and details of Emco 7 lathes here
For Sale: WORKSHOP EQUIPMENT - please phone to discuss prices, etc.
SOLD: Myford Super 7 lathe (1-phase) on the maker's full cabinet stand and with equipment. Excellent order £1450
SOLD: Metba Precision Universal Milling Machine - full details here
SOLD: Fobco Pillar Drill in good original condition. 3-phase: £395
SOLD: Parnavac vacuum forming machine (3-phase) in full working order: £550
SOLD: Startrite 352S Bandsaw. 1-phase electrics and in superb, little used condition. £750
SOLD: Wadkin Heavy-duty Vertical Sanding Disc (3-phase) on a cast-iron stand and with a dust extractor. £475
SOLD: Berridge Spray Booth (1-phase): £450
SOLD: Hydrovane "Silent" compressor (3-phase) complete with a 1-phase Motivair drier: £550
Vacuum tank and pump (1-phase): a Facuum Techna Craftsman Type 300 a processing vessel for degassing resins and silicone rubbers £375
SOLD: Drytex dust-extraction unit. (3-phase): £150
For further details and picture please call Andrew Hart on 01707 -663300 during office hours (machines in Hertfordshire).
Pictures of the machines for sale here
SOLD: Arundel K450 woodturning lathe. A late-model, British made machine with a rigid, twin-bar bed made from solid steel and mounted on a substantial, purpose-built steel bench. I purchased this lathe new and used it very carefully. For bowl turning the headstock is slid to the tailstock end of bed where a separate bowl-turning rest is located. .Swing 9-inch over the bed, 18" over the bench and admits 36" between centres. Drive is from a 1-phase motor through smooth-running Poly-V belt speeds. Speeds: 500, 850, 1350 and 2150 r.p.m. Complete with a lot of useful equipment - in fact everything you need to get started and progress: a high-quality Robert Sorby precision combination chuck Model 900 with extra collets and turning accessories, Screw-chuck, faceplate, revolving tailstock centre, jaws for the dovetail work, pin chuck, a set of six Ashley Iles turning tools plus a long hole boring chisel. £350 More turning tools are available, individually priced.
Pictures of Arundel for sale here and details of Arundel lathes here
SOLD: Myford ML7B Tri-Lever Lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox. This is a top-of-the-range ML7 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 swivelling Myford milling slide, 3-Jaw Burnerd chuck with both sets of jaws, the correct 6-inch half-depth body 4-Jaw chuck, tailstock 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 Tri-Leva ML7 for sale here (with more on the Tri-Leva Type here) and details of Myford ML7 lathes here
SOLD: a virtually unused Sieg Mini Milling & Drilling Machine Type Super X2P with belt drive and a No. 3 Morse Taper spindle fitted with both a rapid-action drill lever and a fine-feed handwheel. Variable spindle speeds span 100 to 2500 r.p.m. Table 400 x 145 mm with 330 mm longitudinal travel, 145 mm across and with a head lift of 270 mm. Purchased from Arc Euro Trade on the 10th July this year. Included with the miller: digital read-out scale 300 mm/12" long for the longitudinal feed, swivel-base machine vice, Morse conversion sleeve 3 to 1; 24-piece clamping set, drill chuck and a selection of milling cutters in 10 and 12 mm diameters. New prices shown on the invoice total £655. Offered at £500. Pictures of the Sieg Milling machine for sale here.