206k advice please

Old 02-11-2022, 03:59 PM
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I have a 206k that moves a little bit will unlock I am rebuilding the whole bit it's base has 4 small draws on the right side with lion head knobs with the ring in it's nose will this project be worth it / or how much would it be worth. Desk style
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Old 02-12-2022, 07:37 PM
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Sorry, I for one cannot help. I have no idea what the question is that is being asked.
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Old 02-12-2022, 09:27 PM
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If you're wondering what the value is for a restored machine and cabinet, I suggest you look at estate sales, craigs list and maybe eBay sold sales in your area. They don't bring a lot of money as a rule.
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Old 02-14-2022, 02:21 PM
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From your description of the drawers, I'm assuming it's a treadle. If so, it may have a nice value to a certain market segment. The Amish quilt and don't use electricity. Since the 206k is capable of zig-zag, that might be a market for it.

However, the upside is probably $100.00, unless you find that certain person who wants zig-zag, a modern machine and a treadle. Then you might get more. It's unique, so that is in your favor. Also in your favor is that there's really probably nothing wrong with it that a cleaning and oiling won't cure.

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Old 02-14-2022, 06:27 PM
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Benny™purple, I believe you will find very few people on this board that are from your part of the world, let alone know about the Georgian Lari.

A good analogy of what a sewing machine is worth can be found at "How Much Is My Machine Worth?" Question Answered

I know most of us here think of the 206K as a domestic machine, however according to https://ismacs.net/singer_sewing_mac...s-200-299.html there were several 206K machines made for industrial use.

The one thing to make note of is that they all use 206x13 needles. There are not as many types and sizes available of this system of needles as the 130/705 system.

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