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Goyen Lathes

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A Mr Goyen of 'Chalet Bon Air', near Newton Abbot and Kingskerwell, constructed a number of very expensive ornamental turning lathes. An example made in 1873 cost over £1500, a considerable sum. Only about a dozen were produced[1]

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  1. Correspondence in the Model Engineer in 1950