For sale: high-precision Rivett 608 PC toolroom lathe serial number 1339 (built 1944) mounted on the original maker's "Oil Pan Stand with Speed Box Drive" - this giving two instantly-changed speeds through a clutch mechanism. Combined with the final belt drive and backgear a total of 12 speeds is available. A new 3-phase motor just fitted. The machine is complete with a number of valuable Rivett accessories: milling slide, dividing head with a set of indexing plates, taper-turning attachment, slotting attachment, capstan head, a large set of screwcutting changewheels to extend the threading range of the screwcutting gearbox together with a wide range of standard accessories including collets, fixed and travelling steadies, 3 and 4-jaw chucks, spare chuck backplates, T-slotted faceplate, hand T-rest, tailstock chuck, thread-dial indicator, carriage micrometer stop and centres, etc. The Lathe comes with a set of tooling issued by the British Armed Forces, a copy of the Army Manuel and the correct oils for the spindle and speedbox. The machine is in full working order and ideal for a full cosmetic restoration. € 4500 Further pictures available - and I'm willing to sell single accessories upon request. The lathe is located in 7321 Raiding, Austria (100km south of Vienna). International shipping at cost. Do not hesitate to contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0043-664-3455283 (Josef). Full details of Rivett 608 lathes here
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