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    vintage singer 201

    Hi everyone, I was given a 201- today and she is in need of a good cleaning. she runs well and is very quite. My question is what is the difference between the 201- 201-2 and the 201-3. I also read about a 201k. I'v sea
    rch for this information and can't find the answer. thanks hope someone can help with my question because i need to order a few parts and i want to make sure that they are all comparable with each other, 201- 201-2 etc.

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    Beats the snot out of me! But I think the "k" means it was built in Kilbowie, Scotland.
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    201-1 treadle

    201-2 potted motor machine

    201-3 solid hand wheel with external motor



    Here is a link to more information on the Singer 201 (which is a beautiful machine to own):

    http://blog.sew-classic.com/2008/11/...ne-review.aspx



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    You can't go wrong with any of those. Nice machines parts should interchange with each other. Low shank attachments should fit them.
    NEVER let a sewing machine know you are in a hurry.
    Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill

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    Thank you very much for your help. Great information on Sew Classic.

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