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    Default Very old owner made lathe

    My 88 year old neighbor asked if I could help him sell this lathe. He said it was made by his father in 1925.

    I was amazed when he told me that his father made it. It is quite an amazing piece of work. The lathe has a .585-12 spindle and turn a 6 inch dia. by 14 inch long. The over all length is 25 inches. The jack shaft pulley is 8 inches in dia. The price is $250.00 plus shipping. I can try to answer any questions you may have. img_7478.jpgz-2-.jpg100_4565.jpg

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    That is cool and neat!!!

    Someone was very talented to come up with and build it. Looks like many of the parts are made of brass/bronze including the gears! Sure puts another lathe to shame we can't mention here!

    Thanks for sharing.

    Ken


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