Myford lathes

The Myford Engineering Co. -later to be changed to Myford Limited- was founded in September 1934, by the late Cecil Moore, at the present site and is presently headed by his grandson Mr. Christopher Moore.

The company was formed to fill a need for small, inexpensive metalworking lathes. Manufacture commenced with a 3" height machine, which became very popular.

The success of this original ML1 machine led to further Myford models and the manufacture of a whole range of similar machines under other brand names. World War II, brought a change to manufacture of Drummond lathes, poppet vale grinding machines for military use and special purpose machines for munitions production.

23 June 2020

Myford value and price guide

What's your Myford worth? Here are some recently sold items.

Picture Title Date Price
rdgtools 5 16 lathe chuck key for lathe chuck Rdgtools 5 16 Lathe Chuck Key For Lathe Chuck... 07/2021 $1 377.70
lathe tool steel 1 4 x 3 square hss toolsteel Lathe Tool Steel 1 4 X 3 Square Hss Toolsteel... 04/2021 $1 368.81
5 myford lathe chuck backplate defects myford 5 Myford Lathe Chuck Backplate Defects Myford... 05/2021 $1 266.75
shop soiled 125mm diameter lathe chuck backplate 1 Shop Soiled 125mm Diameter Lathe Chuck Backplate 1... 04/2021 $1 270.89
rdgtools 100mm 4 chuck backplate defects myford Rdgtools 100mm 4 Chuck Backplate Defects Myford... 06/2021 $1 266.75
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