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    Old 03-03-2023, 10:50 AM
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    I just stumbled onto this craigslist ad, and thought there might be a few of you who would enjoy looking:
    https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/...592060232.html

    Lots of hand cranks here..
    Funny thing- I have that machinists handbook.
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    Old 03-03-2023, 04:37 PM
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    That's fun!

    I have 1 "toy" machine. It's a Singer model 20 chain stitch machine.
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    Old 03-03-2023, 07:54 PM
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    I'm kind of glad I don't live anywhere near this. I could make a fool of myself really quick. Oh, but too just go look!!!
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    Old 03-09-2023, 05:42 AM
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    I'd think professional estate sellers would know most of those aren't toys but early true sewing machines.
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    Old 03-09-2023, 01:13 PM
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    I agree - I saw several that were antique machines and not toys. Sure wish I lived in the area - I would have been the first in line.
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    Old 03-10-2023, 10:04 AM
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    yes...not all toys.
    I think some are salesman's machines. They were small portable versions of larger machines that door to door sales people could pack with them for demonstration purposes.
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    Old 03-10-2023, 10:17 AM
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    Maybe the person who listed the ad was using the word "toy" as a size descriptor, as in "toy poodle".
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    Old 03-10-2023, 02:55 PM
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    It's located really close to me. I hope I have time to wander over there tomorrow.
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    Old 03-11-2023, 01:38 PM
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    Such a shame I am no where near Oregon! Let us know how your trip there was, Maryellen! Thank you for the post 1charmshort!
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    Old 03-12-2023, 09:59 AM
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    It appears that the sale was last weekend, not this one.
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