72635Re: [atlas_craftsman] Re: Clausing purchase of Atlas - date
- Jan 1, 2012According 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, wa5cab@... wrote:
> > Yes. One of the sites someone sent me the URL to, or possibly two of
> > 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,
> > > 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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