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Dron and Lawson

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1911. 3.5in Centres Screw Cutting Lathe.

of Glasgow.

Machine makers and millwrights.

1865 Illustration of an unusual lathe/horizontal bring machine with elevating head and tailstock, made by Dron & Lawson (Tour breveté de Dron et Lawson (Glasgow) avec pointe et contre-pointe mobiles) here.[1]

1912 Lathe bed design featured in 'Machinery'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Historic ship plans of the Atlas du Génie Maritime. See link to item 0655
  2. [2] Machinery, Feb 1912, p.451