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Bushing Tool required, K W M or Bergeon would be ideal, as complete as possible with cutters broach`s, gauge and bushes in good condition.  Money waiting for the best example. Also Chronos/Boyle/Corrie or any wheel or pinion cutting engines,  Money awaits the best example.


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Manufactured by the well know TOS company in Czechoslovakia this is one of the last batch of 30 that came into the UK, these lathes were affectionately  known as the Russian LAS ( Lorch ). Built to a very high standard and with robust construction they are considered to be very good value for there price as they come equipped with an astonishing range of accessories as standard. Mounted on a purpose built wooden cabinet with the drive unit housed under the headstock and the accessories held in shelves on the right hand side made for a compact footprint and is ideally suited to the smaller workshop. This one has been fitted with a variable speed inverter drive. This machine is part of the workshop of the Late Maurice Clark who used it for many of his engineering projects. A full and detailed description can be found on the site should you need the whole history of these lathes. The equipment that comes with this one is as follows:-

  1. Self centering 4 Jaw chuck (additional to standard equipment)
  2. Standard 4 jaw and 3 jaw chuck
  3. Face plate/ 4 jaw chuck
  4. Catch plate
  5. Set of 5 ring chucks
  6. Set of 5 ring step chucks & closer
  7. Set of 19 collets and quick closer attachment
  8. Various adapters and centres / half centres
  9. Dividing plate and finger
  10. Hand Tool rest with 2 rests
  11. Spacing blocks
  12. Full set of gears for screw cutting
  13. Fixed steady and moving steady
  14. Vertical slide with spindle and dividing plate
  15. Blank plate
  16. Various tailstock chucks
  17. Lever tailstock
  18. Quick change toolpost ( additional equipment)
  19. 6 Toolholders and knurling tool
  20. Tools

The paint on these lathe`s was not one of its strong points and could benefit from some TLC and a good clean but is in full working order and will give the next owner years of service as the lathe shows very little wear. The lathe is located in Cornwall and collection will need to be arranged with the executors  and is bought as seen. I will be only to pleased to answer any questions your may have on the lathe as we have run it on or visit to the workshop.


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