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    Featherweights, yes Plural

    I can't believe I did this, but I just purchased a lot of 5, yes 5, Featherweights from a lady in California. The manufacture dates are from 1938 to 1964. And one of them is a white 221K. I have spent all morning being a Featherweight travel agent as she did not want to to go through the hassle of shipping them and wa not going to sell them individually. Praise the Lord, that I have a son who lives in San Jose, CA and a sister who lives two hours south who will pick them up and bring them to me in April. I have to tell the vintage sewing machine gods that I am out of room and please "NO MORE, I AM DONE".
    Sweet Caroline

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    Congratulations on such a great find!
    OVER THE RAINBOW JANE is the name of my Dear Baby Jane----though it should be poor, neglected & may never ever be finished baby jane!
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    Any FW overflow can move here )

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    Wow, congrats!!!

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    WOW!!!! Congrats

    I'm not jealous, I'm not jealous LOL
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    Congrats!!!! It's cool that your family is willing to help!

    As for that telling the Sewing Machine Gods that you're done....good luck with that!!
    One day, you'll only be a memory for some people. Do your best to be a good one.

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    What a thrill! For some reason I now have an image of a sewing machine aficionado herding a whole bunch of FWs around, kind of like that old Superbowl commercial with the cats.
    I have a screw driver and YouTube--I can fix it!

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    NOT FAIR!!! I want just one! Congrats, anyway... you are one lucky gal!!! Enjoy!

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    WOO HOO ! Now I know why I can't find any ... You have them all
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    I am in Los Angeles county (city of Burbank) sad that these are leaving the state especially if one is 1939. But very happy for you !!!!!


    will you send photos ?????

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    Lucky you!

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    Congratulations on your FW find. And the fun starts in April!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlee View Post
    Congrats!!!! It's cool that your family is willing to help!

    As for that telling the Sewing Machine Gods that you're done....good luck with that!!
    Hahaha!! This is a TRUE statement!! LOL

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    Wow! What fun!! Neat that family is nearby, and willing to help you. Do hope you will share pics when you can~
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    there is an estate sale run by : www. eularobbins.com this upcoming weekend that has the white featherweight. Mr. Robbins told me he was open to e-mail bids on things that he was selling and he'd ship, if anyone is interested. This is washington state. i have no idea what he is selling it for, i have a "new" pristine 1942 FW left to my high school girlfriend by her grandmother, who blessed me with it recently so i'm not in market for a machine.

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    Smile

    Caroline S.,
    They can come over here to Texas and play with my 4 FWs, I have a 1947,1951 centennial,1957 and a 1961 tan featherweights.
    Sharon W in Texas

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    Congratulations! You are blessed! Thought I had one coming ......but the ebay seller cancelled on me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by red-warrior View Post
    Congratulations! You are blessed! Thought I had one coming ......but the ebay seller cancelled on me!
    Sorry to hear that. But remember the right one will come along at the right time. It may even find you when you least expect it.
    Sweet Caroline

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    This vintage stuff is very addictive. Good luck with this being your last !!!!!
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    congrats on your 5 new FW, can't wait to see pictures.

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    Some people have all the luck! 5 machines and I can't even find not one. Congrats on your find!

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