My Antique Davis Machine

Old 01-27-2024, 08:39 PM
  #1  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2024
Location: Chattanooga Tennessee. USA
Posts: 1
Default My Antique Davis Machine

Hello, My name is vicky and i'm new here. I have an old Davis treadle machine And i'm wanting to find out how old it i I thought I had found the serial number But on the site.That tells the machine according to the serial number does not match mine. I think mine was made somewhere around 1889 or 1890. Can anyone Tell me where I might find the serial numbe
VLH1956 is offline  
Old 01-28-2024, 11:05 AM
  #2  
Super Member
 
OurWorkbench's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 4,265
Default

Welcome, Vicky. There are several sites about Davis machines. Not all of them tell where to find the serial number. Is it a Vertical Feed Davis or Underfeed model (and I think they may have made a rotary for a short while)? I think some serial numbers are on the back side of the pillar, some are under the front slide plate and some were on the front slide plate (which are unfortunately missing on many machines).



We like pictures. In order to post pictures on Quilting Board, you will probably need to reduce or compress the picture to a file size that is smaller than 2MB. How to post images can be found at https://www.quiltingboard.com/attach...020-01-17-.pdf
Don't forget to scroll over to the far right to find and click on the "Upload" button. As shown at Standard Sewing Machine Co. Paragon

I have found that only the big red "Reply" button or "Quote" work to give me the paper clip icon to work for adding pictures.
https://www.quiltingboard.com/attach...p-location.jpg

Some additional info regarding reducing images at post #4 and images for the scroll and upload button can be found at #5 of quilt block ID?

Another way to post pictures can be found at 2021/2022, 2.5 Birthday Swap
And how to use an ipad to post pictures can be found at Uploading photos

Or simply - Make sure pictures are smaller than 2MB
Click on red "Reply" button
Click on the paper clip icon
Click browse - choose picture/s. (only 5 allowed per post)
Once they show up as being loaded, Scroll over to the right side and click on "Upload"
After the pictures show up as being attached, you can close that window and go back to the screen to finish posting your post.

Some additional notes -
The photos generally need to be reduced to less than 2MB in size. I have heard of people sending an email to themselves as it will ask if you want to reduce the size.

I have an android phone and when I tried to reply on Quilting Board while in mobile view None of the options for adding pictures was available. However, there is an option down at the bottom left of the page that is for Full Site when I tapped on "Full Site" It then looked like the way it looks on my lap top. So it would have the Red Reply and the Go Advanced options.

Do Not Preview post.
OurWorkbench is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter