I picked this thing up somewhere. I really didn't need it, but it was built like a brick, er, outhouse (unlike drill stands today, which are spit-through). I added the table from another, more modern, drill press stand.
Below, as illustrated in a 1962 publication, which identified the maker:
These kinds of stands have been around at least since the 1930's:
|A.L. Dyke. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia. Nineteenth Edition. Chicago: The Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc., 1941.|
I suspect, though, that mine is based on the 1949 patent by Glenn C. Wilhide of Towson, Maryland, which he assigned to the Black & Decker Manufacturing Company: