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There wasn't a picture on the craigslist ad and I don't know who would have told her the value but her price is hefty.
" have a singer genie 1970 sewing machine was told worth between $600-$700 and willing to take offers as well"
I keep wondering are people really paying these over-inflated prices? People who just want an interesting antique for display maybe? Some of them get taken off craigslist so maybe they have sold.
No one has ever become poor by giving. - Anne Frank
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ok, today continues the SF Bay area delusional people patrol....
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/atq/3482764982.html - "RARE" Singer (like the other 73 listed.....)
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/atq/3480150136.html - and for $500 you too can buy this project.....
"Most sewing machine problems are due to the carbon based unit in the chair in front of the machine"
looks nice but it was his GRANDPA'S???
I have been selling sewing machines mostly to men this time around. Men who sew or who want to sew. I've had to give some little sewing lessons. I get a big kick out of watching them do it. They are a blast. Who knows maybe Grandpa did sew a little. Very little judging by the use...
NEVER LET A SEWING MACHINE
KNOW YOU ARE IN A HURRY
"No offense, but are you high?
This is NOT a Singer sewing machine. It was made by the Imperial Sewing Machine Co.Birmingham UK (England)
In all honesty,It should NOT valued at $4000 (unless it has some amazing connection to a historical person/place/event)
I'm sorry if you were misled by someone else regarding this machine in the first place but I thought I would at least give you the opportunity to be aware of the truth.