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Thread: My Find at a Consignment Shop

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    Senior Member Up4BigChal's Avatar
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    So Lady's I believe I may have been taken to the cleaners but if So Then it is what it is!!
    I found this and tried to offer 50.00 as there was a 60.00 tag on it but the guy would not budge so I bought it, Does anyone know the website where I can look up how old etc. please let me know. Thanks for looking

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    I don't think you got took at all. It is a beautiful little machine,.

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    Email directly to singer. they were extremely helpful when I was looking for more info than their site offered. Singer Talk To Us [talktous@singerco.com]. they will not only tell you when and where it was made but also the model number and places where you can get reasonable parts if needed.

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    Beautiful machine!
    If it is a double letter prefix in Serial #:http://www.singerco.com/admin-suppor.../double-letter
    :thumbup:

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    OH, MY...dear lady, you got a steal of a deal!!! Way to shop!

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    just visit the singer site- you can enter the serial#, model# and find out exactly when (it was born and where) you can also down load a free manual for it.
    you did not get taken=
    and consignment shops seldom (dicker) the prices are set by the person who it belongs to- and they add their consignment fee on top of what they want for their item- it is not something the person running the shop has the right to lower- since it 's not theirs-
    $60 is not a bad price

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    Awesome Thank You for all the information. The lady at the Consignment shop called the owner but I had a feeling it was worth the 60.00. And I know these older machines are solid unlike the plastic they charge outrageous prices for.

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    Unless you can't get it to work, you definitely didn't get taken. Just a few years ago I could pick up old black singers for $10-$20 at garage sales. For the last two years I haven't been able to find even one old Singer sewing machine. And I ask at every sale I go to. Guess people in my area figured out what great machines they are.
    So congrats on your great new machine you bought at a great price!

    Kat

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    It looks like my Singer 15-91. good machine. put it in a cabinet that I got from my dad that had my other one on top.

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    I'd say you stole it. Good shopping.

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