I got the deal of the century!

Old 12-20-2011, 11:34 AM
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Default I got the deal of the century!

I called on 2 listings on Craigslist Sunday and got both machines and even though I paid what they were asking still feel I really got a deal.......The full size one is a 115 from 1919 with Tiffany decals some times called Gingerbread (got this from the internet search) paid $30 for it.
The featherweight is from 1927 and hadn't been used for a long time (all dried out) but got it cleaned, oiled and greased and it purrs. The case and attachment were in great shape with no musty odor! Paid $40 for it----the keys tto lock the case are even there1
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Old 12-20-2011, 11:35 AM
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Amazing purchases. Thank you for sharing this joy.
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Old 12-20-2011, 11:55 AM
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Talking about deal of the Century, you sure did luck out - beautify machines - enjoy!!
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Old 12-20-2011, 12:01 PM
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Oh what beautiful machines. Enjoy
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Old 12-20-2011, 12:06 PM
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Stolen! :>
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Old 12-20-2011, 12:20 PM
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Wonderful sister machines to have! They look beautiful.
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Old 12-20-2011, 12:26 PM
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Wow! definitely was your day to have them! Gorgeous decals on the big sis - a steal of a price for lil' sis!

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Old 12-20-2011, 12:44 PM
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Thank you all for sharing my joy in these machines-----since I live alone is is so great to be able to come to this forum and know others are happy for you1 THANX
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Old 12-20-2011, 12:51 PM
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Wow, I would say you hit the jackpot of all jackpots. Beautiful machines.
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Old 12-20-2011, 02:35 PM
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Wonderful deals! I would double check the serial # on the featherweight, though. The first one was made in 1933, I think.
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