Hendey Lathe No. 32252, a 14 x 30, 12 speed, Geared Head model was completed on December 5, 1941. The following information was taken from the original Order Form Any information in parenthesis is my addendum.
Date Ordered: August 16, 1941
Date Started: August 21, 1941
Sold to: J. H. Ryder Machinery Company, Ltd., 55 York Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Hendey Selling Agent)
Shipped to: Above, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Wanted: 12 Weeks
Marks: General Export License GDC-1
Description: 14" x 30" - 12 Speed Geared Head Lathe CR (Compound Rest) - To swing 16-1/2"
Regular Equipment (as shown in catalog)
Timken roller Bearings on Main Spindle - Multiple Spline shafts
Taper Spindle Nose
Spindle Speeds - 18 to 539 R.P.M.
High Speed Reversing Mechanism
FURNISH ROUND JAW NEW STYLE CENTER REST ON THIS LATHE instead of regular flat jaw center rest
Arranged for vee belt connected motor drive with motor in cabinet leg
Customer will fit motor, 3HP, 550 volts, 3 phase, 25 cycles, 1500 RPM, NEMA frame 254; together with control
There are still a few Patterns, Castings and Repair Parts left in inventory for this lathe. All of the original drawings are still in
the files, so parts can be made if required. Because this lathe was sold through a Selling Agent, I can't tell you the name of the original owner.