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Thread: What exactly did I buy??

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    What exactly did I buy??

    Saturday morning when I got off work I decided to go check out some thrift stores on my way home. I stopped at a local hospice thrift shop and one lonely sewing machine sitting all by itself. I first thought it was a plastic machine but when I got closer now actually touched it I discovered it was metal. It is a Singer 760 but I can't really find any other information about it. it is an absolutely awesome shape, not a scratch on it. It has a flip-up extension bed like a featherweight. And the bed actually comes off to transform into a free arm. It says it was made in Germany. I couldn't really find much about a 760 on here, or Ebay or Google. Are these a common machine or did I find something kinda unusual? It is very heavy and runs quite well. I paid $25 & also got a plastic box with a buncha cams and Pressler feet and other attachments. Can anybody tell me more about this machine?
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    Something is not quite right with your pics. All I get is this:

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    But ISMACS says this about it:

    760G 1972-74 Domestic Zigzag; slant needle; full auto range of stitches plus pattern discs; tubular bed; automatic bobbin winder; one-step buttonholer; Flexi; lt. grey 15x1

    Are they rare, or unique? I don't really know. I haven't seen one yet.

    Joe

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    okay. I tried to post them from my cell phone so maybe that's why they're not showing up. I will re post them in a little bit when I get home and can get to my laptop.

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    I don't know anything about a Singer 760, but I can't wait to see the pics. Sounds intriguing!

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    Looks like a Touch and Sew. Google your model?

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    Here are the pics....
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    It does look like the touch and sew but it doesn't say that anywhere. I was really surprised to see the flip-up extension table. Are there any other singers with that feature except the featherweight or 301?
    Should it be a decent machine to own?

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    Can I envy you ? when you throw it out I want it. Hugs

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    I just googled and LOTs of info. about it out there. A lot of nylon and plastic parts inside it. http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/sin...ine-parts.aspx

    Touch and Sews are also called Touch and Throws or Sew and Throws. There's not really a high regard for them. But, if you like it and it sews well for you, that's all that matters.

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    Tammi knows a lot about those free arms. Check with her.
    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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