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Manufactured/Badged by:
South Bend Lathe Works
South Bend, IN

True Manufacturer:
South Bend Lathe Works, South Bend, IN
Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Metal Working Machinery
Machine Type: Lathe, Metal
Machine Size: 9" swing
Submitted By: Andy Treder
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: Model 9C, 415-ZC, 42" Bed
Date of Manufacturer: 1941
Serial Number: 118735
Last Updated 1/31/2020 10:09:27 AM

I acquired 2 years ago from another amateur engineer, in the UK
From the Sales Card:
Date received 7/31/41; Date Shipped 10/3/41; Sold to: War Department, Chicago District
Sold without motor or wiring; Sold with motor pulley for 50 cycle motor
The 50 cycle pulley suggests it was known to be heading to Europe during WW II

Photo 1:

Comments: General layout, before I repainted it
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Photo 2:

Comments: Terrible switch! Before I rewired it with VFD
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Photo 3:

Comments: Definitely a South Bend!
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