Here he is, direct from Holland. no known history but I'm going to guess 1960-1970's. Moose unpacked it and put it together while I was at yoga. He only had one piece on backwards and forgot the drive band.
Unless a miracle happens and I learn to draft way better, this will be used for plying. It has an uptake like a locomotive. Look at the size of the bobbin and flyer. You'd think it would tip but seems sturdy. But there isn't any fiber on it. I wanted one of these since seeing a picture a few years ago. Acquired for its' looks.