Dressmaker W-60

Old 03-13-2018, 05:08 PM
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This is my Mothers Dressmaker model W-60 DE Luxe Zig Zag Precision Sewing Machine Made In Japan. I have a full set of cams, the accessory box and best of all a printed manual. The unique item on this machine is the blind stitch dial. I still don't know what year it was made. If anyone cam help with that, the serial number is JNZ 617410.
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Your Dressmaker looks like it is brand-new!
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My, she took very good care of it. You are so lucky !
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It can sometimes be hard to pin down manufacture dates for Japanese machines and serial numbers are useless. There aren't any records to search. The best anyone can usually give is a guesstimate based on features of the machine. I'm not sure about it so I'll let someone else chime in.

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It's beautiful! I'd guess late 1950's or very early 60's.
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Beautiful machine and in pristine condition! I love the powder blue color.
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This is a Dressmaker Badge located on the face plate of this sewing machine.[ATTACH=CONFIG]590967[/ATTACH]
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I've seen that on other machines but I don't recall if they were all Dressmakers or not. Dressmaker is a badge name that has been used by more than one manufacturer, in fact it's still in use today. I'm sure my 80s Dressmaker doesn't have this on it.

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Thank you for your input. I’m trying to learn as much as I can about this sewing machine.
I only know of three that exist. The machine I have. One for sell on eBay as a parts machine.
The third one right here on Quilting board. Help identifying a Dressmaker
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Originally Posted by Dressmaker
Thank you for your input. I’m trying to learn as much as I can about this sewing machine.
I only know of three that exist. The machine I have. One for sell on eBay as a parts machine.
The third one right here on Quilting board. Help identifying a Dressmaker
Like I said, it's a badged machine. That means that the distributor who imported the machine could put whatever name they wanted on it. Your machine was sold under several different names.

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