Manuals and Catalogues

Print code: MB118A

Britannia No. 7 "Engineers' Tools etc. Catalogue" showing the full range of lathes, millers, shapers, pillar and radial-arm drills, horizontal borers, planers, parting-off machines, punching and shearing machines, screwing machines, plate flanging machines, chucks, compound slides, cutting tools, vices, saws, band saws and engineers tools. 82 pages.

Print code: MB535

Britannia - a complete compendium of Britannia literature consisting of 313 pages from three publications by the Britannia Company in 1890s to advertise their lathes and show how to use them in technical schools (this covers covers every aspect of lathe work including a useful section on ornamental turning, ornamental attachments and spinning).

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. 

For Sale & Wanted

Britannia Colchester Lathe c.1900. Mounted on the maker's treadle stand, backgeared and screwcutting with a gap bed and a complete set of screwcutting changewheels (there is also a tailstock but not shown in the first phtographs).

Asking price: £200.00
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom