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Thread: 1925 Singer Treadle w/Sphinx Decals & Shuttle Bobbin

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    Junior Member LouBert's Avatar
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    1925 Singer Treadle w/Sphinx Decals & Shuttle Bobbin

    Where was it made? Model? Are these decals more desirable than filigree? Are red eye decals the most sought after ? .
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    I don't have an answer for you, but she's a beauty!
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    Looks like you have a Singer 127, with 25,000 allotted on December 8, 1925 (going by the serial number). The decals are in very nice shape. I believe they are commonly known as the "sphinx" decals. (Egyptian revival stuff was popular in the 1920s). I bet the metal parts will shine up nicely--looks like grime rather than rust on those.

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    Very nice find. The red eyes are very common and popular. I am not sure if more popular than these egyptian or filigree. It is a matter of taste.
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    She's a beauty. I hope she sews as nicely for you as she looks.

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    She is a real beauty....congratulations!

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    I think it's a pretty machine!

    The quest for either Redeye or Sphinx is, I think, a wash. They're both popular designs. The Redeye is exclusive to the model 66, while the Sphinx was applied to a few different models.
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    I have sold a lot of both, I know that I have sold more red eyes than the spynx or memphis decals but when they are pretty like yours they may have a better chance. I always thought the red eye sold better because it has a drop in bobbin where yours has a shuttle and long bobbin, harder to thread... Great looking machine though!
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    Looks like it's in great condition.

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    Machine is beautiful. Love it.

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