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Thread: I got the deal of the century!

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    Senior Member harrishs's Avatar
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    I got the deal of the century!

    I called on 2 listings on Craigslist Sunday and got both machines and even though I paid what they were asking still feel I really got a deal.......The full size one is a 115 from 1919 with Tiffany decals some times called Gingerbread (got this from the internet search) paid $30 for it.
    The featherweight is from 1927 and hadn't been used for a long time (all dried out) but got it cleaned, oiled and greased and it purrs. The case and attachment were in great shape with no musty odor! Paid $40 for it----the keys tto lock the case are even there1
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    Amazing purchases. Thank you for sharing this joy.
    Desiderata (Max Ehrmann) - Walk placidly amid the noise and haste and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and aggressive persons, they are vexations to the spirit.

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    Talking about deal of the Century, you sure did luck out - beautify machines - enjoy!!

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    Oh what beautiful machines. Enjoy

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    Stolen! :>

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    Wonderful sister machines to have! They look beautiful.
    I have a screw driver and YouTube--I can fix it!

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    Wow! definitely was your day to have them! Gorgeous decals on the big sis - a steal of a price for lil' sis!

    Joann

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    Thank you all for sharing my joy in these machines-----since I live alone is is so great to be able to come to this forum and know others are happy for you1 THANX

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    Wow, I would say you hit the jackpot of all jackpots. Beautiful machines.
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    Wonderful deals! I would double check the serial # on the featherweight, though. The first one was made in 1933, I think.
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