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72635Re: [atlas_craftsman] Re: Clausing purchase of Atlas - date

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  • BRIAN GLACKIN
    Jan 1, 2012
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      According to the Vintage Machinery website - Atlas history, Atlas bought
      Clausing in 1950.

      On Sun, Jan 1, 2012 at 4:30 PM, jworman <jworman@...> wrote:

      > I believe 1950 may be accurate. A couple of months ago I called Clausing
      > and asked about my 6301 Lathe. The fellow said "Wow! That's an old one.
      > It was built in 1951" The tag on the lathe says Atlas-Clausing.
      >
      > --- In atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com, wa5cab@... wrote:
      > >
      > > Yes. One of the sites someone sent me the URL to, or possibly two of
      > them,
      > > said Atlas bought Clausing in 1950.
      > >
      > > In a message dated 01/01/2012 12:45:22 PM Central Standard Time,
      > > elson@... writes:
      > > > wa5cab@... wrote:
      > > > >Does anyone know the date or approximate date when Clausing purchased
      > > > >Atlas?
      > > > >
      > > > I think it was 1956, but the merger took a while to settle down. But,
      > I
      > > > think some
      > > > Clausing industrial lathes were badged Atlas until they found out this
      > > > was not good
      > > > for sales. So, there are still some ~1956 Atlas-badged lathes with
      > > > Vee-ways out
      > > > there, that are really Clausing models.
      > > >
      > > > The purchase was the other way around, as others have mentioned.
      > > >
      > > > Jon
      > > >
      > >
      > > Robert & Susan Downs - Houston
      > > wa5cab dot com (Web Store)
      > > MVPA 9480
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      >
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