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LIFE brand 1954 Special Deluxe

Old 12-22-2022, 11:29 AM
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Hi all,
I am trying to find some information on a vintage 1954 LIFE brand Special Deluxe manufactured in Japan.

A google search turns up no information, could anyone provide some insight into this machine and what it could possible be worth?

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Old 12-22-2022, 11:36 AM
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Sometimes, the machines made in Japan have a JA number and/or JC number on them. Many machines of that era had many different names for the same machine. Is it a straight stitch only or does it have zigzag capabilities?

Is 1954 the model number or is when it was purchased?

There are several threads here about Japanese machines-

Vintage Japanese 'Badged' sewing machine with fancy stitches
Will the Real 15 clone please stand up
Vintage Japanese 'Badged' Zig Zag and Straight Sew Sewing Machines

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