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Vintage "THE FREE" sewing machine by Westinghouse Electric

Old 10-19-2011, 08:11 AM
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Can anyone help me figure a date on this machine?
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:38 AM
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try the vintage machine section here http://www.quiltingboard.com/virtual...jsp?vsnum=1013
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Old 10-22-2011, 08:02 AM
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Well, I can see the area where the patent dates are on the plate. Since it had top have been made after the last date on the list, that should give you a close estimate. Also, by looking at the intervals on the patent dates, you can get a close estimate as to the "window" of time. Hope that makes sense to you. Won't give you a "day" it was made, but at least a range of time. Interesting light system on this pretty girl.

PS: Hi neighbor! I'm in K'zoo. DS works at the Fed. Center in B.C.
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Old 10-22-2011, 08:08 AM
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She is BEAUTIFUL! I have never seen that machine.Hope you get the info you're looking for.
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Old 10-22-2011, 08:59 AM
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I like the decals on this one--bet she cleans up and just shines. No idea on dating the Free machines, sorry.
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