Vintage Manual 1920 South Bend Lathe - Machine Shop Equipment for Vocational and Industrial Schools
5 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches
South Bend Lathe Works was founded in 1906 by the O'Brien twin brothers after they graduated from Purdue University in Indiana.
Within just a quarter of a century, South Bend Lathe Works became the largest manufacturer of precision metalworking lathes in the world with customers in more than 88 countries, and machines which were used in every type of industry including schools, home workshops and large manufacturers. A couple of very famous customers included Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Their largest customers are the US Navy and Army as well as many departments of our Government.
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No date but appears Vintage (c.1960s)
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