MILNES (UK) Wonderful 80-page catalogue from 1910 showing the range of lathes and accessories and two planing machines. Shows Milnes machines as manufactured from around 1895 to 1920. Includes a 1/4 h.p. steam engine with sectional drawings and letter signed by Henry Mills in person. £45
Manuals and Catalogues
MILNES Lathes, Planers & Accessories Catalogue 1922 showing the Types R, G, B, X, Y, W, Z, I, N, D and K (ornamental turning) 41 pages.
MILNES (UK) Abbreviated Catalogue of Lathes, Planers & Accessories. 11 pages.
MILNES (UK) Type R lathe 3.75" centre height. Sales & Technical Specification Catalogue 1922 - a high-quality lathe and the most popular and commonly-encountered small Milnes. 16 pages. £18
MILNES & SEMCO Vertical Miller. Brief Operator's Guide, Descriptions, Lubrication and
Adjustments with two detailed Sales and Technical Specification Catalogues containing useful sectional drawings and pictures of components. 20 pages
Denham Junior Lathe (also badged as the Keighley Lifts and Milnes DF-4) : Operator's Hand book and Parts Manual as Exploded Component Drawings - includes a copy of the maker's Sales and Specification and Accessories Catalogue.
Details of these lathes here: http://www.lathes.co.uk/denham
Denham Junior Lathe Mk. 2 (also badged as the Keighley Lifts and Milnes DF-4): Operator's Hand book and Parts Manual as Exploded Component Drawings - includes a copy of the maker's Sales and Specification and Accessories Catalogue. This manual does, to an extent, help with the "flat-bed" Mk.1 version of the Denham Junior. Details of these lathes here: http://www.lathes.co.uk/denham
Milnes 13-inch Swing Centre lathe: Detailed Operator's Instruction and Maintenance Manual with Sectional Engineering Drawings.
Milnes DF-4 lathe. This is a re-badged Denham Junior Mk2. Operation and Maintenance Manual.
Milnes (Churchill-Milnes) Heavy Duty Fine Boring Machines: Operator's Instruction Manual.
Milnes Vertical Miller. Brief Operator's Guide, Lubrication and Adjustment with a detailed Sales and Technical Specification Catalogue.
For Sale & Wanted
A superb Milnes Model R lathe 4" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting with a special worm-and-wheel drive to the leadscrew for ultra-fine feeds. Mounted on the maker's stand with a single-phase motor and Dewhurst reversing switch.