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In approx. the 1950s McPhersons released an 80-page handbook for the home handyman, which described techniques for many useful procedures and had conversion tables and the like in it.
The Cowley level shown on p.63 was not invented by the Australian Keith Cowley until 1944, so this catalogue was released after that. I'm working on a more precise date - if anyone has thoughts on that drop me a line.
The Adept lathe shown on p.77 stopped production in 1961 so I imagine that the latest that the catalogue could have been printed would have been 1961 or a year or two later to allow for old stock.
A few of the mentioned brands include:
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