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Late-model backgeared and screwcutting model with the heavier, straight-faced headstock

A very original and lightly-used No. 2 backgeared and screwcutting Wade CAV lathe with the earlier-pattern headstock

Backgeared and screwcutting wade CAV with a period "Whiton"  3-jaw "ring-scroll" chuck


Headstock split bearings on the plain turning No. 1 Model. On the screwcutting version, the bearing clamps were fitted at the front of the headstock.

Very early Wade CAV with a 4-step flat-belt headstock spindle pulley

Rare compound slide assembly - the cross slide being modified to take a top-slide

Wade CAV No. 1 Plain Lathe

Wade CAV No. 2 Backgeared and screwcutting Lathe. The lever protruding horizontally forwards below the left-hand headstock bearing the dog clutch that engaged and disengaged the carriage drive.

Rear view of the No. 2 lathe. Only one Tommy bar was provided to lock the various clamping screws - but generously a length of plug chain was fitted to prevent its loss.

Longitudinal section through a No. 1 Plain Lathe

Traverse section through carriage and tailstock

General Arrangement - Changewheels

Section through tailstock, bed-support foot and leadscrew bush and handwheel.


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