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Thread: Can you tell me what this is?

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    Super Member Lori Peercy's Avatar
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    I have had this box since before I started sewing. I was cleainng houses and one of my customers gave it to me. I think the box is wonderful! Is stamped patented February 19 1889.

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    I'm not sure what it is but it looks really cool!!

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    That sure is beautiful!! I love the craftsmanship of the old days. That's a treasure !

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    Is it the singer puzzle box? Looks like it

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    That is what all the feet and accessories for the sewing machine were stored in - isn't it cool???!!!!

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    Looks like a storage box for sewing machine accessories

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    Is this it?

    http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedi...ger-sewing-box

    I'm not sure, I just googled the patent date...but it looks/sounds close

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    It's called a puzzle box. Very nice!

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    Super Member Lori Peercy's Avatar
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    Yes, I'm sure that that is what it is! So cool to find out! Thank you very , much.

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    My mom has one. She has an old singer treddle machine. All the acessories came in this nifty little box. The machine that my mother has was my great grandmoters. You have quite a find. I've never seen one like it other than my moms. I will try to get a picture of my moms machine and box.

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