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Thread: GE Model A "Pre-Featherweight"

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    GE Model A "Pre-Featherweight"

    Hey folks, here is the GE Model A that we just picked up for $40.

    Research shows that a run of 5000 of these machines were made between 1931-1936

    There are three "versions" early made by Standard/Osann, late made by Standard//Osann, and after mid 34 (made by Singer)

    Mine seems to be in the middle group, after the bed was made of aluminum, but before Singer bought the company and made the Featherweight based on it.

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    What a cutie! Love it!!!

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    I never knew that! Now I want one too. Very pretty.

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    wow, a new discovery!! Thanks for sharing. Does she work?

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    Does it have wood on the bottom? Does it have a foot controller? GREAT find Steve! It looks like it is in perfect condition too. I want one now. Seriously!
    ~G~

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    We are missing the foot pedal at this point. I may wire something up tonight be be able to test it.

    Needs a good cleaning first though.

    here are a couple more shots.

    The place where the foot pedal should go
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    History of these machines.

    http://books.google.com/books?id=0Uq...ed=0CDAQ6AEwAA
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    Very cute - I'll be looking for one of those.

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    Wow!! Love the color

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    here are a couple with a ruler in it for scale.

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    Sew cute!!! I love it!!!

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