SBL 113-B original motor size?

Hello group,
I am about to rescue a model#113-B from the pattern shop of an abandoned foundry here in Pittsburgh Pa. It's a bit rough from sitting for 30 years but it was kept out of the rain. This is a 1940's era machine I believe. it looks like a Heavy10 (same base) but has a 13" swing 5' bed. It has a taper attachment and a single QC lever. I was wondering if anyone knows the H.P of the original 3 phase motor on this unit? I intend to use a VFD to power the motor as I no longer have 3 phase available in my shop.
The ways show some wear but after a quick wipe down with penetrant they were still bright and the carriage moved fairly smoothly. The price is right $300. No tooling to speak of but a bunch of other old shop bits thrown into the deal.
Any specific info on this model would be greatly appreciated. I have checked a bunch of SBL links but have not found much on this particular variant.
Also, there is a Leblond (maybe 18") same vintage as the SB also available, next to free, at the same location. That one is just too much iron for me to deal with.
TIA, Glen G. in Pgh.

I am only an hour away can you email me and tell me where. [email protected] I would use a 1 1/2 HP motor on it if it were mine...Bob

I have a 1940 113-B and I will look and see if I can find the hp listed on the motor. This lathe does not have a lot of use on it (government owned) and I doubt it is the original motor. I believe the previous owner told me it was 1 1/2 hp like the other responder already said.

I am only an hour away can you email me and tell me where. [email protected] I would use a 1 1/2 HP motor on it if it were mine...Bob

Bob,
I sent a couple of pictures to you of the Leblond I mentioned in this thread. Did you get them? The lathe is still available. It has been sitting a LONG time and would need some TLC but it looks sound and the bright parts that matter look remarkably good. Do respond if you are still interested.
Glen G.

This 1949 price list on the Yahoo SBLathe Group site shows all 13's with a 1 hp motor. I've got a 1 hp single-phase on my 13 but when I get around to putting a VFD on it, I'm gonna use a 2 hp 3-phase I've got sitting on the shelf.
So, I'd say anything from 1 hp to 2 hp is in the proper range.
Ed in Florida
P.S. Sorry for the ultra-long URL. Just cut and paste the sections into the address line.
http://f1.grp.yahoofs.com/v1/QKwHSF-...0pricelist.pdf

My 1972 model has 2hp/3 phase.

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