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Thread: My brand new Singer treadle machine

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    I have been looking for a treadle machine for a while now, but the treadle ones are not easy to find around here. On Saturday I finally got lucky and found one only about 15 minutes away! The top of the cabinet lid is in really bad shape due to water damage and I don't think it's salvageable so I'll probably have to replace it. The machine runs fairly well; it just needs a good cleaning and oiling and the belt needs to be tightened a little.

    I think the paint is in the pheasant design, and as far as I can tell from the serial number, it was manufactured in Elizabeth, New Jersy in 1910. The paint is not in best shape, but it is still so pretty, and I'm so glad to finally have one!

    Here are some photos.
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    Congratulations on your great find! :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    man oh man that looks just like the one i learned to sew on when i was a young girl of 8.it was the best way to build up the legs, my mother said.

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    what a beautie

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    It is absolutely beautiful! The cabinet is great too! Congratulations!

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    I think she is beautiful and so glad you rescued her.

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    Congratulations!

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    She is absolutely beautiful and in such a stately cabinet!

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    She's a beauty :D:D:D

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    Beautiful machine. You could refinish the cabinet instead of getting rid of it.

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    Oh happy dance!! nice to see

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    Very pretty!

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    I love it!

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    Gorgeous machine! Long lovely harp and that face plate is stunning! Cabinet looks good, too. Your photos are outstanding. Thank you for sharing this with us.

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    Oh, that's lovely. I think it's the same as the very first one I ever sewed on. It had a shuttle and, after being warned not to, I let it go backwards and broke it...Mum wasn't happy :(
    I have a real hankering for an old treadle too..and a featherweight....sigh..one day :)

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    Oh you will love sewing on her!! I have one and would not trade any of my machines for her!! I love how she sews and it is so much fun!!!

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    Wow, and wow! Beautiful machine and cabinet!!

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    She is gorgeous!
    An added bonus....if the electricity goes out, you are still
    quilting your heart out!

    Congratulations!
    Lori

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    What a lovely machine.

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    Beautiful machine and cabinet. I think you lucked out big time. My 127 is in a standard cabinet and it is not in the best of shape. Lot of rust on the treadle and wheels. I am working to free them, then I want to put my 66 in when I get it in decent shape.

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    What a find!! Machine and cabinet are gorgeous. Good for you!

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    I love the design in the wood.

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    A simply lovely machine. Most of the decals are in great shape for her age. Thank you for sharing this eye candy.

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    That is so pretty!!! Congratulations!

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    Ooh, it is so pretty!! I love the front of the cabinet,especially the six drawers. One of my treadles migrated to my DD's home last week. LOL! She doesn't sew but loves the old machines as much as I do.

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