Sold: Boxford Lathe with gearbox and accessories

Boxford Lathe 4.5" x 22" backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and 16-speed drive from a single-phase motor with a Dewhurst reversing switch. Owned by a retired Bristol Aerospace engineer and used in a hobby workshop for thirty years making clocks and steam engines - cutting mainly brass and alloy. It's well-maintained and in good condition. The indexing toolpost is mounted directly on the cross slide but the normal tool-holding top slide is, of course, included. Mounted on a metal bench with shelves. Accessories include:
A genuine Boxford milling slide with the vice and T-slotted table attachments
Full set of changewheels to expand the threading range of the gearbox
New spare leadscrew half nuts, back gears and cross-feed lead screw
Rear-mounted parting blade holder with tipped parting blade
Tailstock chuck and dead-centre
Multiple Slocombe centre drills
Standard Boxford 3-jaw chuck with a set of external jaws
4-jaw independent chuck
Drive plate
Comprehensive set of spindle collets with drawbar and mounting boss (for turning miniature rounds, e.g. clock parts)
Unused set of Myford HSS lathe tools in addition to tools mounted on the toolpost
Fixed steady
Travelling steady
Tailstock chuck
Boxford precision micrometer-adjustable carriage stop
Thread-dial indicator
Spare motor
Standard toolpost
Tailored denim lathe cover
Way oil and cutting fluid
I will assist with removal and can offer delivery in the UK. Lathe is in St. Andrews Bristol
Also available:
200 x 200mm surface table, boxed, unused £60
Height gauge. boxed, unused. £50


Asking price: 
United Kingdom
Sold / Found