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South Bend Lathe Works
South Bend, IN


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Serial Number: 136007
Machine Type: Lathe
Machine Description: Model A 9x36 cat no. 544Y
Owner: Paul Schaffner
Manufactuer Date: 1943 (shipping date 3/25/1943)
Notes: Source=Owner's submission. Catalog number 544Y (rear-drive v-pulley). 3 foot bed, 9" swing, model A. An ex-DPC machine (i.e. Defense Plant Corporation), with "CLEGRAPH" markings and s/n (DPC 18288 CLEGRAPH). CLEGRAPH indicates the original owner (Cleveland Graphite Bronze, a major maker of bearings.) Shown as received. Originally shipped 3/25/1943. Originally equipped with a 440v 3ph 1/2 hp motor; since then supplied with 120v 1ph motor.
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