BRADFORD lathes: very early and rare circa 1900, full-range Catalogue with wonderful illustrations and detailed descriptions showing the lathes as they were from around 1895 to the 1920s. 68 pages.
Manuals and Catalogues
BRADFORD Metalmaster (geared-head) Lathe Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue 1940 edition with double-page spread picture. Includes 1941 Sales & Technical Specification sheet. 10 pages
BRADFORD Metalmaster (geared-head) Lathe Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue - early edition dated 1941. 8 pages
BRADFORD Metalmaster (geared-head) Lathe Detailed Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue - later edition dated 1946 showing the lathe as it was in the 1950s. 8 pages.
BRADFORD General Catalogue with Lathe, Grinders & Buffers. 32 pages
Bradford Metalmaster Geared-head Lathe. Operator's Instruction and Maintenance Manual with Parts as very useful Cross-sectional Drawings. Includes a copy of the (often worn) screwcutting and spindle speed data and the maker's interesting and detailed Sales and Specification Catalogue.
For Sale & Wanted
For Sale: Bradford "Metalmaster" Lathe fitted with a full screwcutting and power-feeds gearbox and with sliding and surfacing feeds. In good original condition and complete in full working order with two large steady rests and a built-in thread-dial indicator.