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Manufacturers Index - Wm. L. Chase & Co.
Last Modified: Apr 25 2014 9:18PM by Jeff_Joslin
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This company made fittings for boilers and was a dealer in ironworking and woodworking machinery, but in the 1870s they also manufactured the Eagle foot-powered lathe.

Advertisement from the 1876-11-25 Scientific American

Information Sources

  • Briefly mentioned in 1873 and 1874 Manufacturer & Builder as the maker of the Eagle treadle-powered lathe.
  • Catalog dated October 1, 1877 for "The Improved Eagle foot lathe and Appurtenances, Manufactured by W. L. Chase & Co. / 95 & 97 Liberty Street, New York / Dealers also in every description of Machinery for working in Iron and Wood."