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06-25-2020, 05:30 AM
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Posted By jlhmnj

Free had a diverse sewing machine product line...

Free had a diverse sewing machine product line and this would be from the Illinois / New Royal side of it. I'd guess this is late enought to use 15x1 needles. The early New Royals used a much...
06-03-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By jlhmnj

Welcome. Looks like all you need is a treadle...

Welcome. Looks like all you need is a treadle belt, sewing machine oil, "Eldredge Rotary" needles, and good instructions. If your lucky you'll have a few bobbins and bobbin case. Here are similar...
05-11-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By jlhmnj

Here is an old Jones pdf manual. Most Jones...

Here is an old Jones pdf manual. Most Jones shuttle machines use 16x1 and 128x1. Very little difference between the 2. Both have a round shank. The Jones medium use 15x1 which is flat shank.
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05-11-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By jlhmnj

You can try Katie at [email protected] She would...

You can try Katie at [email protected] She would probably have something handy or refer you to someone that does.

Jon
05-08-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By jlhmnj

That is impressive getting all of the parts...

That is impressive getting all of the parts together. Nice going.

Jon
05-01-2020, 07:01 AM
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Views: 26,547
Posted By jlhmnj

Davis made New Minnesota A model A10 made in...

Davis made New Minnesota A model A10 made in 1910. Lots of these were made so parts should not be difficult. Uses regular 15x1 needles. Davis made these for Sears mail order catalog.


Jon
04-26-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By jlhmnj

Boye 13 is new old stock so it should be more...

Boye 13 is new old stock so it should be more expensive than used but sometimes a bargain turns up. Try searching National, Eldredge and popular National brand names like Damascus. These will be...
04-22-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By jlhmnj

I hear frequently that vintage machines are...

I hear frequently that vintage machines are scarce there. The new parlor cabinet is about 10 years later than the previous one. This is a Davis New Minnesota A made from about 1909 to 1913. Good...
04-21-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By jlhmnj

Yep, It's a genuine Davis Minnesota A. The...

Yep, It's a genuine Davis Minnesota A. The cabinet originally came with an inset. Perhaps the inset was replaced at one time. A VF2 and NVF will fit. The VF2 is the better match. You'd need to...
04-20-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By jlhmnj

Wow. That is one beautiful sewing machine...

Wow. That is one beautiful sewing machine cabinet. A Davis VF2 would drop right in and uses many of the same parts. I'd never permanently seperate the Minnesota head from the cabinet though. This...
04-19-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By jlhmnj

Exellent info on the Davis bicycles, Thank You. ...

Exellent info on the Davis bicycles, Thank You. There is lots of good stuff I look forward to reading there. If you find some Davis made or questionable machines that seem a good prospect post some...
04-19-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By jlhmnj

Minnesota A was made by a few makers other than...

Minnesota A was made by a few makers other than Davis. If the Minnesota A has a has a rectangular needle / feed dog plate than it is Davis. For the last model Davis NVF the footprint and hinge...
03-03-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,295
Posted By jlhmnj

Welcome. Here's the manual. Damascus Grand was...

Welcome. Here's the manual. Damascus Grand was made by National for Montgomery Ward. They use an odd needle system known as Eldredge Rotary.
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02-19-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By jlhmnj

Welcome. I've heard of these needles recommended...

Welcome. I've heard of these needles recommended as a 20x1 sub before but I haven't tried it. The needles are very similar in dimensions but the DPx35 is a round shank needle while the Eldredge...
01-27-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,387
Posted By jlhmnj

Here is a link to a 153 owners manual. No...

Here is a link to a 153 owners manual. No mention of the electrical parts.


http://ismacs.net/domestic/manuals/domestic-rotary-153-series-sewing-machine-manual.pdf

Jon
01-19-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By jlhmnj

Hi Jared, Search National 20x1 needle and...

Hi Jared, Search National 20x1 needle and National sewing machine shuttle on ebay and you'll find some.

Jon
01-09-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By jlhmnj

All Minnie B's are Davis Model G and use Davis...

All Minnie B's are Davis Model G and use Davis Long, Boye 10, 1x2 needles. Needles, bobbins, and shuttles though not made anymore can be found on ebay. The Model G is unique in that the footprint...
01-04-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By jlhmnj

Welcome. Damascus Rotary was made for Montgomery...

Welcome. Damascus Rotary was made for Montgomery Ward by National. There are no dating records for National so any dating estimates would be from a photo. The non standard needle is called...
01-03-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By jlhmnj

Welcome. Minnesota was Sears Roebucks main...

Welcome. Minnesota was Sears Roebucks main sewing machine brand name. This one was called Minnesota S and made about 1908-1910 by Davis SMCo in Dayton, Ohio Usually the decals include "S" but I...
11-30-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By jlhmnj

Here's a pdf manual for operation and...

Here's a pdf manual for operation and maintenance.

https://www.woodlandquiltworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Davis-NVF-Manual.pdf

Jon
11-28-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 853,989
Posted By jlhmnj

Beautiful collection. They are all magnificent. ...

Beautiful collection. They are all magnificent.

Jon
11-23-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By jlhmnj

It is the serial number. NHR is the model. New...

It is the serial number. NHR is the model. New Home was bought up by Free in the late 1920's so New Home was only a brand name at this time. I'd guess your New Home Rotary was made sometime...
10-28-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,220
Posted By jlhmnj

Very nice. This is the early Davis A9 made in...

Very nice. This is the early Davis A9 made in 1909. You'll need the Davis long 2" needle or Boye (brand name) #10. Needles, bobbins, and shuttles are not made anymore but can be gotten on ebay or...
10-12-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By jlhmnj

Damascus is usually a Badged National made for...

Damascus is usually a Badged National made for Montgomery Wards. If you research Montgomery Wards catalogs there is a good chance you will find your Damascus. The lady that has National dating...
10-07-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By jlhmnj

[QUOTE=mizeddie;8310208]My daughter had this in...

[QUOTE=mizeddie;8310208]My daughter had this in her basement from a garage sale we had maybe 10 yrs ago. I have registration card for it (but forgot to take pic at time) which says it was sold to a...
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