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Swiss "Universal" and "English Mandrel" Lathes
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Shown on this page, here and also here, is a selection of machines from a Swiss collector. Beautifully presented - though perhaps over-polished - they represent the Swiss Universal as produced from the early to mid 1800s.


Probably an even earlier model with a separate steel-bar bed and the spindle driven not by gearing but a far less effective rope and pulley system.





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Swiss "Universal" and "English Mandrel" Lathes
by G.Ve Vauscher Jeanneret Fleurier and other makers
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