Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 13

Thread: Late 1950's Singer....

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Maryland
    Posts
    355
    I have an opportunity to purchase a late 1950's Singer, model (99-) for $20 dollars. It looks like a great machine. The bobbin plate is missing. Is it worth purchasing this machine. Are parts easily available. It's supposed to be in working condition and I do plan to have it looked at be a Singer service repair person. I'm thinking for $20 I can't go wrong...Any opinions???

  2. #2
    Super Member Quilt Mom's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Headed home
    Posts
    2,416
    Go for it! $20.00 is not too much. Parts are usually available. And people here have talked about ebay for some parts...

  3. #3
    pebbles's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    18
    The 99 is a sweet little machine, simple, plate shouldn't be hard to find. Go for it.

  4. #4
    Super Member virtualbernie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Maryland
    Posts
    3,590
    Blog Entries
    3
    Why don't you have it already? :lol: :lol: :lol:

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Maryland
    Posts
    355
    Quote Originally Posted by virtualbernie
    Why don't you have it already? :lol: :lol: :lol:
    So true. Someone should kick me in the head for not, at this minute, be pounding on the door of the seller, right? LOLOLOL...

    Had mother-in-law problems, she's 86, in early Alzheimer's, couldn't go today to pick up or else that sweet little baby would be sitting in my house right now. Darn mother-in-laws....just kidding! ! ! I better watch what I say, I might be a mother-in-law one day, lolol....

  6. #6
    Senior Member 1000projects's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Carmel Indiana
    Posts
    458
    Buy first, ask questions later!!

  7. #7
    Super Member irishrose's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Cadillac, MI
    Posts
    6,583
    Blog Entries
    19
    Plates are uot there and for most thngs, you can service it yourself with the instructions in the vintage machine site. I don't touch electrics, but older motors are so uncomplicated, they don't need much.

  8. #8
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    3,422
    definitely - 66's and 99's are great machines and $20 is a reasonable price for one.

  9. #9

    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Metamora, MI
    Posts
    119
    I bought my 99K (born in Scotland 11/20/56) at a garage sale Thurs for $12.00 In perfect condition! Came home & cleaned & oiled. Fri sewed a whole quilt on it. Great machine! On ebay they are going for $150. to 250.

  10. #10
    Super Member Teacup's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Central Illinois
    Posts
    2,085
    I just paid $100 for a 99 in wonderful condition with a bentwood cover in great shape. Grab it for $20.

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.