Myford lathes

The Myford Engineering Co. -later to be changed to Myford Limited- was founded in September 1934, by the late Cecil Moore, at the present site and is presently headed by his grandson Mr. Christopher Moore.

The company was formed to fill a need for small, inexpensive metalworking lathes. Manufacture commenced with a 3" height machine, which became very popular.

The success of this original ML1 machine led to further Myford models and the manufacture of a whole range of similar machines under other brand names. World War II, brought a change to manufacture of Drummond lathes, poppet vale grinding machines for military use and special purpose machines for munitions production.

23 June 2020

Myford value and price guide

What's your Myford worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
myford metal lathe ml7 quick change gear box lead screw Myford Metal Lathe Ml7 Quick Change Gear Box Lead Screw 08/2021 C $1 202.65
myford super 7 ml7 industrial lathe cabinet electrics Myford Super 7 Ml7 Industrial Lathe Cabinet Electrics 07/2021 C $839.06
myford super 7 quickchange gearbox complete leadscrew Myford Super 7 Quickchange Gearbox Complete Leadscrew 06/2021 C $1 136.22
myford super 7 ml7 quickchange gearbox complete Myford Super 7 Ml7 Quickchange Gearbox Complete 08/2021 C $1 048.82
myford super 7 lathe tailstock complete replacement Myford Super 7 Lathe Tailstock Complete Replacement 07/2021 C $489.45
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1 comment
Trevor - August 20, 2021
I am in the process of restoring a Myford ML7. This causes no problems as far as the engineering side is concerned but I do have a problem with the original appearance. I need a new transfer of the Myford logo as used on the belt cover. Any suggestions?
I'm afraid I can't help you with that. Maybe contact Myford directly: Myford.co.uk.