Colchester Bantam MK1 Centre Lathe

Colchester Bantam MK1 Centre Lathe

Max’ Distance Between Centres 23’’

Max’ Swing Over Bed 11.25”

Spindle Bore 1.25”

Spindle Speeds 36 - 800rpm

Quick Change Tool Post

3 Jaw Chuck



This Mk1 Bantam is in excellent condition. Having had only one owner since it was purchased new in 1971, it shows it's worth. See the link below for a video of this machine running on our YouTube Channel.

Please do not hesitate to contact us to arrange a viewing of the machine at our faculty in Birmingham.


All of the machinery we sell can be demonstrated & tested under power in our warehouse.

We welcome you to visit us & inspect the machinery for your own satisfaction & peace of mind.

All machinery is sold as seen unless otherwise stated. We do however have a team of engineers who thoroughly inspect and service all the machinery we stock. We will always be at hand to help with any teething problems or queries you have with anything bought from us.

We are always interested in taking machinery in part exchange or buying your redundant machinery.

We have full loading facilities with over head cranes & fork lifts.

We can offer a competitive quote for delivery if required.

We accept  all payments by Cheque, BACS, or Paypal.

All items must be paid for in full prior to collection.

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