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    Senior Member Rosie the "Ripper"'s Avatar
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    Just got my FW that I purchased on e-bay and would like to know a little about it. It came from someone in Canada and it is a beauty! Runs great. Original case. Lots of extra feet. Threads and bobbins. Needles. Original instruction book. Ripper. Tweezers. Much more.

    It is a Singer 221-1
    Number on bottom is EF154671
    SS - Au61-11-7 on top plate

    Any help in identifying history would be great. I know this is the right place to ask for "answers".

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    Rosie the ripper

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    According to the Singer Identification Site. Your machine was produced on May 23, 1949. It is aa 221-K. One of 10,000 made. Factory Name: Kilbowie
    Clydebank Scotland

    Hope this helps.

    Jean

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    I believe it is a 1949 model.

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    http://www.singerco.com/support/serial_2letter.html
    This link will give you this info 5-23-1949 one of 10,000
    221K

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    congrats on your FW!

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    congrats!

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    Enjoy your new toy!

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    Would you please tell me what site you are using? I couldn't find that much info when I looked up mine.

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    Yay!!! Now you're an official member of our Featherweight "club" !!!!!!!!!! :D:D
    Have fun!!

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    Senior Member Rosie the "Ripper"'s Avatar
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    Thanks for the info and the web site. Now I can tell my DH what is so special about this machine. He is very supportive of my quilting interest but didn't understand why I needed another sewing machine. He raises registered angus and I support him in his interest. I asked him why he needs another cow. He gave me a puzzled look and had no answer. Guess we are even! Have to admit - he never complains about what buy. I am very lucky!

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