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Mysterious Old Implement Seat

Implement Seat 

This old implement seat has a very unusual support to allow the seat to be swung away, perhaps for a standing operating area. Can anyone identify the equipment it was used on? The history of it is a mystery.

Erwin Fullerton, PO Box 147, S. Woodstock, VT 05071; (802) 457-1481 

twomanyprojects
9/12/2014 6:12:49 PM

Seat is from a W.F. & John Barnes lathe. another inquiry http://www.gasenginemagazine.com/equipment/manually-operated-metal-working-machinery.aspx or YouTube video with some Barnes metal cutting lathes being demonstrated https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8EwIjHSt6E&feature=youtu.be