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    Hi all.. new vintage sewer wannabe here. I...

    Hi all.. new vintage sewer wannabe here.

    I have my grandmothers 1928? Singer, in walnut? table (cabinet #40). The book says it's a 66-6, "the first electrified model" using either DC or AC. The...
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    How can you tell what's a 15-91? from the others?...

    You could put it in my sewing room :mrgreen:

    I am looking for either a 15-91 or a 301...wish our thrift shops had little hidden gems...[/quote]

    How can you tell what's a 15-91? from the...
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    I see them every now and then, but don't know yet...

    I see them every now and then, but don't know yet how to identify which are 'real' singers, versus fake branded singers, which are in good condition, which models, etc.

    I'd be happy to pick up...
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    I just posted this in the Main forum, not sure...

    I just posted this in the Main forum, not sure how to get it over to the virtual Vintage machines.... it's under "singer 301 question".... text below:



    Billy, I need your help sir... or anyone...
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    NEXT question... omg... i have found the mother...

    NEXT question... omg... i have found the mother load of machines I was looking for????

    Billy.... I remember that the 201's were stated to be the 'best' singer ever did... smooth stitching... and...
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    Cathy.... okay so it IS a 301. Short bed...

    Hurry up and go buy it!!!!! I love my 301's but, even so, those cabinets for the 301's are hard to come by!!![/quote]

    Cathy.... okay so it IS a 301. Short bed extension though, right? Does that...
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    Cathy.... okay so it IS a 301. Short bed...

    Hurry up and go buy it!!!!! I love my 301's but, even so, those cabinets for the 301's are hard to come by!!![/quote]

    Cathy.... okay so it IS a 301. Short bed extension though, right? Does that...
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    (sorry, I must have double clicked send or...

    (sorry, I must have double clicked send or something...!)
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    No I didn't know. I haven't seen it in person....

    I'd get it if I were you. Also do you know the front left leg swings out under the lid to help support the lid. Will also give you more leg room under the machine. I have a 301 and love that machine...
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    New question.... Were the FW's and the 301's...

    New question....

    Were the FW's and the 301's the only flip up bed machines produced? Or did other company's besides Singer do some. Did Singer do any other models with flip up beds?

    I'm...
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    WELL... the owner is out of town until the end of...

    Hurry up and go buy it!!!!! I love my 301's but, even so, those cabinets for the 301's are hard to come by!!![/quote]

    Cathy.... okay so it IS a 301. Short bed extension though, right? Does that...
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    OKAY... all yall... listen up!!! I went to my...

    OKAY... all yall... listen up!!! I went to my MIL's today. And she told me that she had a "flip up", an old green singer, a 99K in a cabinet that she scraped the paint off of, a 15-91, and a 'few...
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    I'm with you.. (and everyone else) big, boo hoos....

    I'm with you.. (and everyone else) big, boo hoos.
    Oh... I never want to get a machine shipped now... (except if Billy packs it!).
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    A Morse machine isn't listed in the smithsonian...

    A Morse machine isn't listed in the smithsonian archives...and actually I found where a Morse Apollo 6200 is listed as a 1960s Japanese Singer knock-off made in a Toyota factory of all places. It was...
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    Hi Nance... my MIL is an incurable thrift store...

    Hi Nance... my MIL is an incurable thrift store junkie. She goes out, 3 or 4 times a week, to all the goodwills, salvation armys, mom & pops resales, thrifts, junk stores. She brings home bags and...
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    Anybody ever heard of a Singer 95-80 or 95-100?...

    Anybody ever heard of a Singer 95-80 or 95-100? They look like a 201 sort of, but they were specifically made to sew only light to medium weight wovens? Parts list says 4200 rpm and max. 7 stitches...
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    Oh... also belong to Treadle On, but don't own a...

    Oh... also belong to Treadle On, but don't own a Treadle (yet). :mrgreen:
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    Post pictures!!!!! I wanna see!

    Post pictures!!!!! I wanna see!
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    [quote=BoJangles] Would someone over at...

    Monica, I have not found a dating site for the Free, but my machine had a newspaper clipping dated November 1913. The serial number on my machine is C83642. The patent numbers start with Feb 11, 02...
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    If the cabinet he's got it in is the trapazoidal...

    If the cabinet he's got it in is the trapazoidal cabinet in good condition, you might consider it anyway. Billy can prob. tell you how to fix the machine. The cabinet, and the special carrier plate...
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    So I have been researching old Singers, trying to...

    So I have been researching old Singers, trying to educate myself so that I will know a RARE one when i see it at someone's garage sale... :mrgreen: I have run across a mention of two more, but...
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    BTW... someone just posted a Damascas treadle for...

    BTW... someone just posted a Damascas treadle for $60 here in south florida... JIC... anyone wants to know...

    <smile>
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    INTEReStING. So the Schmetz don't quite fit the...

    INTEReStING. So the Schmetz don't quite fit the 301. Well... that's good to know. I'm hoping to get a 301 in the cabinet, so that I can come and 'go' too. I just need something to transport her in....
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    I so relate... I just unearthed my Singer...

    I so relate...

    I just unearthed my Singer 66-16 (according to it's manual) and opened up the cabinet, got it set up to run. Still need to oil it first. I had had it serviced about 9 years ago,...
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    I still think you're tops... and oh... you're not...

    I still think you're tops... and oh... you're not the only person on this thread with a 'grasshopper'.... lol
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