Manuals and Catalogues

Print code: I300

INVICTA, Elliott (& Alba) Shapers. Sales, Accessories & Technical Specifications Catalogues. A complete data pack that Illustrates and describes the constructional features of the range from the No.2 to the No. 30. Several editions included: an early print originally issued as a bound copy; an edition issued as a set of loose sales sheet; a publication showing the 18", 24" and 30" "Major" Types and three additional publications featuring the later Elliot-badged M, MR and S-Series Machines and a number of the Elliott/Alba machines made in the same factory. 68 pages.

Print code: MA485

Alba 1A Shaper. Operator's Manual and Parts List as Exploded Assembly Diagrams. Two editions are included, early and late, together with two editions of the maker's Sales and Specification and Specification Sheets.

Print code: MA485A

Alba/Elliott Series Shapers: 2S, 4S and 6S (14", 18" and 24" Stroke) and then renamed the 14S and 18S and 24S when marketed through Elliott. These shapers are often without any maker's identification marks but are instantly identifiable by the very large circular boss that takes up almost the whole of the right-hand side face. Operator's Instruction and Maintenance Manual with Illustrated Parts Manual.

Print code: MS51

SHAPER WORK - Work on the Shaping machine - a complete, highly detailed and well-illustrated 333-page book on how to use and get the best from any shaper. Titled: "For Beginners in Machine Shop Practice" it features a larger machine - but the methods and principles involved apply to all makes and types. This is the very best manual on shaper work ever published. A very heavy publication, bound in two volumes and printed on a heavy, high-quality 120g paper


Print code: T1800B

TYZACK ZYTO Machine Tool Catalogue Circa 1930s with machines and accessories by Zyto, IXL, Drummond, Myford, EXE, Milnes, Adept, "Ensign", Milnes, "Norvic" and Britannia, etc. 24 pages.