Although there never was a complete manual for Tom Senior millers the following is a complete compendium of all known technical and sales literature: SENIOR (Tom Senior) Milling Machines Operator's Instructions and Parts Manual with Sectional Drawings. Covers all the common Senior millers with a proper (if slender) manual for the M1 and details of the Major, E.L.T., V.S., Junior, Universal, Light Vertical S Type and a special 6-page manual and parts list for the E-Type head. Comprises a set of sheets issued at various times by the company.
Manuals and Catalogues
Senior (Tom Senior) earlier machines (pre-1940): lathes, shapers, saws, etc. - no manuals were ever printed but there is a very interesting early General Full-range Catalogue from 1934 showing a range of Lathes in kit and complete forms: Shapers, Planers, Drills, Milling Slides, Dividing Attachments, Castings, Chucks, Horizontal Miller and Tools for Engineers, etc.
SENIOR a very interesting general Catalogue: Shapers, Planers, Drills, Milling Slides, Dividing Attachments, Castings, Chucks, Horizontal Miller & Tools for Engineers: 1940 64 pages
SENIOR Milling Machines: several full-range Catalogue 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
and 1980s showing the development of the various models: 1950s, 1960s
(12 pages); 1970s (12 pages); 1980s (12 pages) an early Senior Catalogue.
For Sale & Wanted
Tom Senior Major M1 milling machine complete with S-Type self-powered, swivelling vertical head with both wheel-controlled fine downfeed and a lever action drilling action - both along the axis of the spindle.