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Treadle lathe

Discussion in 'Everything Else Heritage' started by pmh_74, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. pmh_74

    pmh_74 Well-Known Member

    Jan 28, 2009
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    Does anyone know of a museum-type workshop or similar display which would like a treadle-operated lathe? It was made by C J Holland & Co, Kirkstone Road, Leeds, and looks like this:

    It's essentially complete but one of the cogs has a couple of teeth missing, so would need repair or replacement of that cog if it was intended to be used.

    Since the photo was taken it has been in semi-open storage with a plastic sheet over it, so may have deteriorated a bit. Ideally I'd like it to go to a suitable museum or similar, either permanently or on long-term loan. It needs to be moved from its present storage by mid-April and will need a hi-ab for transport. Currently in south Nottinghamshire.

    Any interest?

  2. king123

    king123 New Member

    Apr 23, 2010
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    My brother is very much into these kind of things...
    Let me ask from him..
    Then I will confirm you with any kind of solution...

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