Purcell (South Bend Copy). By far the best Manual for this lathe is the one produced by Denford Tools for the original Boxford lathe. A few mechanical details are different but the operating procedures are identical. It contains a complete 136-page set of information for all models of belt-drive Boxford lathe from the earliest to the last made.
Manuals and Catalogues
Purcell "New Visby" 17-26 lathe. Operator's Instruction and Maintenance Manual with Electrical Schematic and Headstock shown as Exploded Component Parts. Incluses a copy of the maker's detailed and well illustrated Sales, Specification Catalogue.
P900 PURCELL Comprehensive Catalogue Collection covering the: Visby, New Visby
in Mk. 1, Mk. 2 and Mk. 3 types, conehead (belt-drive) and geared-head versions, Heavy-duty 10.5 and 12.5 industrial lathes and the 4.5-inch centre height South Bend Clone. 56 pages