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SOLD: an unused Cowells 90CW lathe complete with a number of expensive accessories including the maker's Powered Auxiliary Milling and pinion-cutting Attachment. Designed for watch and clock-making purposes the 90CW has a centre height of 1.75" and takes 8" between centres. Driven by a UK-made Parvalux thyristor-controlled motor the hardened spindle and opposed-cone bronze bearings allow revolutions of up to 4000 per minute. Both headstock and tailstock (the latter lever-driven for sensitive feeds) accept standard 8 mm horological collets of which 8 new ones are included. Also included are the following genuine maker's accessories: dividing and indexing attachment with a set of 5 dividing plates, headstock indexing and division detent mechanism, milling slide, spindle-nose collet holder and 8 collets (in addition to the horological set), machine vice, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck (both with the mounting adaptor to fit the special 90CW spindle nose), a complete Jacot tool, faceplate, fixed steady, travelling steady, quick-set toolpost, 4-way toolpost, set of screwcutting changewheels, saw arbor and a number of slitting saws, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, angle plate, Morse taper tailstock drill pad, hand crank for spindle, a set of new turning tools, long T-slotted cross slide, , etc.  Offered at £4950 (the current list price for the 90CW with attachments, collets and chucks, etc. as illustrated is around £6800 with VAT.

SOLD: Cowells 90ME lathe. Intended for miniature modelling work the 1.75" x 8" gap-bed 90ME is backgeared and screwcutting and mounted on the maker's self-contained baseplate. 1-phase motor with push-button starter and reversing switch. Fitted ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck, T-slotted cross slide, rear toolpost and a tailstock chuck. £575  Am willing to pack for shipment world-wide
Pictures of the Cowells 90ME lathe for sale here, details of Cowells lathes here and the maker's web site, with current prices, here

SOLD: Tom Senior E-Type milling machine with just two careful, private owners from new. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand and fitted with the optional slow-speed 1-phase motor. Fitted with the S-Type No. 2 Morse taper swivelling head with both fine and quick-action feeds - importantly, both along the spindle axis. Table 5" x 25" with 15" of longitudinal travel, 6" in traverse and 14.5"vertically. Complete with a quality swivel-base and tilting  machine vice and clamping set. Beautifully made, compact and extremely versatile, the Senior E-type is the ideal miller for the smaller workshop. £1600  Pictures of the Tom Senior E-Type milling machine for sale here and details of Tom Senior E-Type millers here

SOLD: CT819 Lathe 115 mm centre height and 500 mm between centres. Fitted with a screwcutting gearbox that gives both inch ( 8 to 56 t.p.i.) and metric (0.5 to 3 mm) pitches and equipped with an extra slow longitudinal feed separate from the screwcutting drive. Roller-bearing headstock (bore 20 mm) with spindle speeds from 100 to 1800 r.p.m. Mounted on an excellent metal-framed stand with drawers and storage cupboards. One careful owner from new and little used. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck and both sets of jaws, a Pratt-Burnerd 6-inch half-depth body 4-jaw chuck, 4-way and single toolposts, thread dial indicator, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre, faceplate, catchplate, set changewheels to extend the gearbox threading range, turning and boring tools,  Morse centres and Morse centre adapters, 0-1" Moore & Wright micrometer, thread gauges, drive dogs, the maker's Operation, Maintenance and Spare Parts manual and other useful items. 1-phase motor with built-in switchgear. £650

SOLD: Chester DB7VS lathe in immaculate, little-used condition. 90 mm centre height by 300 mm between centres. Screwcutting with inch and metric capability. 21 mm bore spindle with variable-speed drive from 50 to 2500 r.p.m. with digital speed readout. Well equipped and complete with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, fixed steady, travelling steady, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, 2 & 3 Morse taper centres, a carbide-tipped turning tool set, chuck guard, the maker's toolbox with spanners, etc., and an Operation Manual and Parts List. £475  Pictures of Chester lathe for sale here

SOLD: Smart & Brown Model A precision toolroom lathe. 4.5" x 18" with screwcutting gearbox, taper turning and power sliding and surfacing feeds. A superbly constructed lathe in excellent original condition and full working order. Equipped with:, 3 and 4-jaw chucks, 28 standard collets, full set of 4 (numbered) cone collets, quick-set toolpost with 6 holders, fixed steady, travelling steady, large T-slotted faceplate, rear toolpost, micrometer-adjustable carriage stop, coolant equipment and light unit, etc.  £1650   Pictures of the smart & Brown model A lathe for sale here and details of Smart & Brown Model A lathes here

SOLD: SIP MP-1H (Société Genevoise d'Instruments de Physique Switzerland). This is the smallest of the conventional SIP high-precision jig borers and intended for smaller work of the most accurate kind. Equipped with a Sony 2-axis digital readout with calibrations down to 0.001 mm - the original optical measuring system is still in place and works perfectly with all bulbs and scales intact. When new the makers guaranteed an "accuracy displacement" of 0.00008" (0.002 mm) - though the fine-feed handwheel is able to increment consistently, and with great sensitivity, to within 0.001 mm. The machine has a single column with a 16" x 10" (400 x 250 mm) table with a working range of 8" (200 mm) longitudinally and 8" (200 mm) across. The table is carried on ways relieved by spring-loaded rollers, thus ensuring both a particularly smooth motion and an accurate, stick-free repetition of settings.  Included with the jib borer is the original maker's tooling set in a fitted wooden box and an 8.625" (220 mm) SIP Rotoptic-1 Optical Circular Dividing Table with angular settings down to 1 second of arc. Overall front-to-back measurement 50" (1264 mm), width around 30.4" (900 mm) and weight approximately 1900 lbs (850 kg) £1750 Pictures of the SIP jib borer for sale here and details of the SIP MP-1H here

SOLD: Holbrook Model C No. 10 Toolroom Lathe 5" x 20" with full screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, taper-turning unit and a drive system giving 12 speeds from a very slow 35 to an unusually high 3000 r.p.m. Well equipped with the rare ball and radius turning attachment, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, quick-set toolpost, micrometer-adjustable carriage stop, coolant equipment, tailstock chuck and light unit. This high-class machine tool is in splendid original condition and full working order. £1500   Pictures of the Holbrook lathe for sale here and details of Holbrook lathes here

SOLD: Pinnacle PDM20 vertical miller and co-ordinate drilling machine. One owner from new and mounted on the maker's steel cabinet stand with two storage shelves and lockable door. Table 23" x 7.25" with 13" of longitudinal travel, 5.5" in traverse. 12-speed head (from 90 to 2150 r.p.m.) with a No. 3 Morse taper quill and fitted both quick-action drilling and fine-feed quill drives. 1-phase electrics, carefully used and complete with all the equipment necessary to use it effectively: No. 3 Morse collet chuck with collets, rotary table, drill chuck, swivel-base machine vice, tilling-base machine vice. £650  Pictures of the Pinnacle vertical miller for sale here

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

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

SOLD: Myford Dividing attachment for ML7 and Super 7 lathes. Little used, in perfect condition with 2 plates. £375  Pictures of the Myford Dividing Attachment here

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SOLD: Colchester Mascot 1600 8.5" x 60" gap-bed lathe No. 07/0010/10998 . In full working order and very well equipped: Dual metric/inch screwcutting and feeds gearbox, DRO system, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, Ainsjest quick-threader unit, fixed steady, large 17-inch faceplate, Dickson quick-set tool post with a 5 tool holders, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, coolant equipment, full-length splash back and a light unit. £6950  Pictures of the Colchester Mascot 1600 lathe for sale here and details of Mascot 1600 lathes here

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

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

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

SOLD: Meba horizontal metal-cutting bandsaw. £550

SOLD: Astra slotter with 16" x 16" table and a 8" stroke £850

SOLD: "Eurochain"-electric chain hoist and beam. Complete and ready to install. £550  Pictures of the equipment for sale here
This is part of a complete machine-shop clearance that includes a large quantity of measuring and inspection equipment, cutting and milling tools, overhead hoist with running gear and steel beam and other very useful engineering items. Offers are invited for the whole shop as one package. Phone for full details: 07723-922899

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

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

SOLD: Viceroy "Royal" 250 mm stroke (10-inch) shaper. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand and fitted clutched drive and power cross feed. £450  Pictures of the Viceroy shaper for sale here and details of Viceroy Shapers here

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SOLD: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and spindle clutch. Very well equipped with: Myford spindle-nose collet set in the maker's box with loading tool and spindle nose cap, Myford swivelling milling slide, two Burnerd 3-jaw chucks, a third 3-inch ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, metric conversion bracket with a large set of changewheels, quick-set toolholder, standard tool clamp, fixed steady, travelling steady,  a "Dore" adjustable boring head, Keats angle plate for faceplate mounting, large faceplate, standard faceplate, catchplate, home-made dividing attachment with three plates, 2 machine vices, two Myford angle plates, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, tailstock sliding die holders, thread-dial indicator, a box of Myford T-bolts,  bronze drive dogs, magnetic clamp with dial indicator. 0 to 2" micrometer and a number of turning tools, etc. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. £975
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SOLD: Drummond Round-bed lathe 4" x 15" Model A. In remarkably good original condition with undamaged slides and no modifications. Complete with: overhead countershaft unit, a correct period "slim faceplate-cum-4-jaw chuck", standard faceplate, screwcutting changewheels, 3-jaw chuck, the original Drummond angle plate and toolpost. a second angle plate, wood screw centre, standard Morse centres, etc. This lathe would restore to a very high standard with little effort. £175
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SOLD: MYFORD ML8 - a one-owner-from-new woodturning lathe. Mounted on a 2-inch thick solid ash work top that is carried on a stout  2" x 2" x1/4" welded angle-iron stand--the legs being fitted with castors. 1-phase British Thomson Houston 1/3 h.p. 1425 r.p.m. motor mounted on the proper Myford underdrive countershaft unit. The lathe is complete with the outboard bowl-turning attachment, a large 10" faceplate/sanding disc, 6" inboard and outboard faceplates, 3 tool rests (one extra long,) wood drive and hollow Morse centres, a ball-race tailstock rotating centre , ½" tailstock drill chuck, a good set lathe tools and the original Myford assembly instructions. Also included is a Trend lightweight battery-powered respirator unit, one large plank of 2" thick beach, two planks of Mahogany and sundries blank pieces of turning wood to get you started. All in excellent original condition and perfect working order ready to use.  Spare (working) 1-phase 1/3 hp 1425 rpm motor included.  £350
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SOLD: Lorch LL-K precision instrument Lathe. 65 mm centre height by 280 mm between centres. Mounted on a stainless steel drip tray and driven by a 1-phase motor. Complete with 20 genuine Lorch 20 collets from 1/64" to 5/64" and 9 metric from 0.5 to 3.6 mm and the collet draw tube and spindle thread protector. Compound slide rest, Burnerd precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck with face-reversible jaws, chuck backplate, tailstock drill chuck, male and female centres and a 4-way toolpost - all in a fitted box. Also with the lathe is a tin of the original paint, the maker's test chart, operating instructions, sales and accessories catalogue, lubrication schedule and half a can of the supplied Esso Somentor 33 oil. Very little used from new and stored for the last 30 years. £850
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SOLD: Myford Super 7B long-bed lathe 3.5" x 31" gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Mounted on a late version of the maker's industrial cabinet stand with raiser blocks and deep chip tray and a full coolant system with the late-type improved delivery pipe.. This 1982 lathe has been kept in a heated workshop and very well looked after. The milling marks on the front of the bed are still present and there is no play or backlash to the slideways, controls or headstock. 1-phase electrics with reversing switch. Very well equipped and complete with: the correct half-depth body 6-inch Pratt Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, Myford fixed steady, Myford travelling steady, "Dore" very large bore fixed steady, thread-dial indicator, 4 Jacobs tailstock chucks, lever-action fine drilling attachment with Jacobs chuck, chuck backplate machined for this machine, 2 rotating tailstock centres, tailstock drill pad, tailstock arbor with a replica of the spindle nose thread, tailstock taper turning set-over attachment with settings for Morse and Jacobs tapers, top slide blanking plate (steel) for when milling, 4 lathe drive dogs, solid top slide replacement, hand T-too rest, slitting saw arbour, 7" faceplate, 9" faceplate, catch plate, ball-turning attachment, two Myford oil guns and the proper headstock bearing adjustment spanners.  £3500  Pictures of the long-bed Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

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

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



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

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

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

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

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


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


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

SALE: Myford ML7B Tri-Leva lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray and levelling blocks. In superb condition (still in the maker's paint finish) and owned by me for 35 years. Equipped with the Tri-Leva instant-change spindle-speed selector (that also doubles as a clutch) and an "ME" home-built gearbox that works perfectly and gives pitches from 7 to 27 t.p.i. Also fitted with a neatly engineered, infinitely-variable 12v power feed to the leadscrew drive allowing both the spindle speed and rate of carriage feed to be independently adjusted to suit perfectly any diameter of job or particular material. Equipped with a Burnerd Super-precision Griptru adjustable 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, catchplate, quick-change toolpost and tool holders, 4 way toolpost, thread-dial indicator, a handle to rotate the spindle by hand, extended tailstock handwheel grip, graduated handle to leadscrew end, a quick carriage lock, Morse centres. Almost unmarked bedways and always used with a chip tray. Single-phase motor with push-button starter. Everything is there to start work immediately. £1250
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SOLD: a superb Bergeon Model A watchmakers' lathe in the maker's boxed set with accessories.  In excellent condition and complete with: Bergeon 220V, 1/8 h.p. 200-6000 rpm motor with variable-speed regulator completely enclosed in a cast frame and protected against dust; driving attachment for the Bergeon motor, a countershaft unit with pulleys; second extra-long 325 mm bed with a second lever-action drilling tailstock (in addition to the screw-feed tailstock); compound slide rest; a set of standard, stepped, ring-step (fir-tree) 8 mm collets (note: 3 of the original Bergeon collets are replaced by Schaublin collets); 6-jaw self-centring chuck; 3-jaw self-centring chuck 5 wax chucks; hand T-test; carrier chuck; roller filing rest; grinding-wheel holder; milling cutter holder; wooden cases and numerous other items as illustrated. Lathe is in The Netherlands but can be delivered, securely packed and insured worldwide. Euro 5500  Pictures of the Bergeon lathe for sale here and details of Bergeon lathes here


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


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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SOLD: Myford ML7BC lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared with a screwcutting gearbox, spindle clutch and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with levelling blocks and a deep chip tray. A late-model machine with just 2 owners from new. The lathe had a £430 service from ex-Myford fitter 18 months ago and has done less than 5 hours since - the carriage moves along the bed smoothly with no tight spots. New motor and no-volt safety-release reversing switch fitted after the service. Lathe is in its original paint - only the cabinet has been re painted. To aid usability a vernier micrometer dial has been fitted to the carriage-traverse handwheel and new zeroing micrometer dials on the cross and top slides.
Equipped with: the maker's longer cross-slide, a Swiss-made Tripan toolpost and additional holders, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, rear toolpost, faceplate and thread-dial indicator. Only for sale due to space being at a premium and being used as a second lathe. £1500
Pictures of the Myford ML7BC for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

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

SOLD: Astoba (a.k.a. Meyer & Burger) UW1 Precision Model S/200 Combination Machine. Swiss built, this remarkable machine is capable of being used as a (110 mm centre height by 425 mm between centres) backgeared and screwcutting centre lathe, facing lathe, horizontal miller, vertical miller, drill, horizontal borer, surface grinder and a slotter. In short: this is what a Unimat wants to be when it grows up! The machine is complete with almost all the original standard equipment and some extras, including: Tailstock (Morse 1), vertical milling table, drilling accessory, overarm for horizontal milling, full set of change wheels for screwcutting (for imperial threads one 127-tooth  gear needs 2 studs fitted), drawbar, milling arbour 16 mm for horizontal milling, dead centre for headstock. Morse Taper 2 headstock adaptor (allows for an aftermarket ER32 collet chuck), Forkardt f100 3 jaw chuck, with original fitted backplate, Compound slide - non-original: from a Schaublin 102, requires fitting up, 2 drill chucks, one Rohm high-quality Supra 0-6.5 mm (brand new) plus a Russian 0-10 mm chuck (used), tilt/swivel vice, high quality made by TOS (cz); needs fitting up, Algra/Rapidue quick-change toolpost/ 1 holder (extra holders are around 25 EUR), swarf tray, Coolant installation built into pedestal - and new spindle bearings. While the machine shows obvious signs of use, meticulous disassembly and cleaning of the working parts by the current owner revealed wear, but no serious issues.
£2500 Machine in the Netherlands, on pallet ready for transport by carrier worldwide. Dutch, English and German spoken. Pictures of the Astoba multi-function machine for sale here and details of Astoba/Meyer Burger machines here
SOLD: South Boxford 125 Training Computer Lathe and a Boxford 260 Vertical Machining Centre.
Both require new speed controllers as the Gemini systems have failed - I guess that an update to Mach 3 CNC would be the way forward. Prior  to this both machines had worked fine, both manually and under computer control with the original BBC control system - which I still have and which is included.
125 TCL Lathe: this has an auto turret tool changer, a pneumatic chuck, a standard chuck and some tooling.
260 VMC: This is in standard configuration with all the Boxford quick-change tooling and a carousel tool holder plus its original base unit (the base unit is not shown in the photo )
Would like to sell both together if possible - but it's best to ring me to discuss the machines and to arrange viewing. All offers are welcome - and no offence will be taken…..
£1000 would buy both machines. Pictures of the Boxford 125-TCL lathe and Boxford 260-VMC for sale here

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SOLD: Viceroy Shaper by "Royal" . 10-inch (250 mm stroke with clutched drive and power cross feed to the tilting and swivelling table. 1-phase electrics. Stored unused for some time but everything functions and nothing is damaged or modified. £350 Pictures of the Viceroy Shaper for sale here and details of Viceroy Shapers here

SOLD: Colchester Student Lathe Mk. 1.5  6.5" x 24" gap-bed with all-geared headstock, power sliding and surfacing feeds (with the single-lever safety apron), metric and inch screwcutting and equipped with a taper-turning unit. Accessories include: 3-jaw chuck with standard & soft jaws, faceplate, catch plate, travelling steady, 4-way tool post, rear tool post, tailstock drill chuck, coolant system, Lo-Vo light unit, the special C-spanner to remove spindle fittings and a full=length splashback. With both English and metric screw cutting. Also includes a selection of turning tools, knurling tool, home-made radius attachment and a toolpost grinder. Running from a 1-phase to 3-phase converter which is included. £995

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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




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