I picked this up at an auction on Sunday. It is a genuine Lodge & Shipley, built in 1950.
It is, as they say, barn fresh, having been preserved with a mixture of dust, oil & grease. It is a Choremaster, L&S made these from 1947 to 1953. The name was sold to the Weber Manufacturing Company who continued to produce a version with a welded frame, doing away with the nice cast aluminum frame and heavy duty L&S construction. That is a B&S 2HP engine, they were also available with a Clinton engine.