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    i would like you all to meet my aunt elna! she was carefully driven to colorado from utah. a dear friend from high school sent her to me. "elna" came to sandy on accident. she ordered a trainset on ebay for her granddaughter, and received this instead. "elna" is a pretty humble old gal...no power cord, instruction book, bobbin, etc. she was happy that i had some vintage notion to keep her company...
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    wow, I haven't seen a machine like that, congratulations

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    those machines are worth money saw one a wile ago that was prices for $125

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    Elna its fabulous

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    awesome :)

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    Neat! I've never saw one like that before. :thumbup:

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    I looooooove it!!!

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    I have an Elna that my Mother bought in 1965.
    Still works good and I like many things about it.
    What an odd looking design this Elna is! Very Swedish/minimalist?

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    Very cool.

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    What a treasure to get.

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    What a great accident! She is a beauty.

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    Elna is so cute. I'm sure she found a good home, full of love. Happy Quilting. :-D

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    Fun machine, but where is the train set (smile). Thank you for sharing. Nice to meet you Aunt Elna.

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    What a lovely machine. She's a work of art.

    This does make me wonder if someone out there is sitting and looking at a train set and asking where her sewing machine is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramona Byrd
    What a lovely machine. She's a work of art.

    This does make me wonder if someone out there is sitting and looking at a train set and asking where her sewing machine is.
    I was thinking the same thing!! Where's my machine?? LOL!!

    It is a lovely machine.

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    my friend said the woman was EXTREMELY apologetic; returned her money and told her to keep the machine. i am by NO means a vintage sewing machine expert, but i'm pretty sure this machine is best suited to just grace my sewing room as a conversation piece. however, i'm sure "she" has a treasure trove of stories......

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    Very nice

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