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LORCH Schmidt 6mm Lathe

CHF 2,250


An especially fine, late type 6 mm “Geneva” pattern F.Lorch, Lorch Schmidt lathe in its original, fitted maker’s box (with key). Accessories include a bed with revolving headstock (swivel headstock with over-hung drive pulley) with the usual 60 division indexing ring, a compound slide-rest assembly (cross slide), vertical slide with a high-speed milling, grinding and drilling attachment, grinding spindle, second headstock unit with a permanently mounted (hence absolutely accurate) pump-centre faceplate with 3-jaw clamps; very rare topping/rounding-up-tool attachment; T-rest (without holder); an ordinary tailstock; a lever-feed tailstock; gap bed extension; full set of original Lorch 27 split chucks/collets from 0,2 to 5,0 mm in 0,2 mm steps; a grinding & polishing accessory; screw head polishing tool with 3 disks, a set of 5 ring chucks; a set of 5 step chucks;  universal runner with different plates for drilling and for polishing pivots; dividing plate/disk, sinking tools; adjustable double roller file rest; dead center turning accessories; screw chucks; wood screw chuck; wax chucks; circular saw chuck, Jacot drum and pivoting/drilling attachment, drive dogs, etc, etc, etc.

The set is really big and heavy 15kg, almost complete. Of course as usually some items needs cleaning and adjusting, but in general everything is working properly!

Pick up in Geneva very preferable, but could be shipped as well.

Dimension: the case is approx. 53 x 33 x 17mm., weight is around 15kg.


Brand Lorch Schmidt
Model 6mm set
Year 1920s
Case material
Case size
Features Almost full set
Box/Papers Original box, no papers.


Obviously used condition. Some items required cleanings and adjusting, but in general everything is in fully working order.


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