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    Old 11-10-2011, 07:24 AM
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    love this only paid 14 dollars, wow deal of century....got it running this morning...is it considered a featherweight?
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    Old 11-10-2011, 08:20 AM
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    Nice deal and great that you have it running. Good box of accessories. But no this is not a Featherweight. Those are model 221.
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    Old 11-10-2011, 08:40 AM
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    This is a model 185, from the late 50's. Nice machine, though, and still mostly all steel gears, etc. Find the Featherweight Club thread on here and take a look...there are lots of pics of FWs on there. Once you see one you can't mistake any other machine for a FW. They are very unique!
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    Old 11-10-2011, 12:00 PM
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    nice set of attachments, too
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    Old 11-10-2011, 03:31 PM
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    I have one of these in my collecdtion and love it! and I paid more for mine.....I know you will love yours too. Congratulations!
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    Old 11-11-2011, 05:15 AM
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    very nice machine, and such a good deal. congrats
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    Old 11-11-2011, 05:25 AM
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    Beautiful 185 machine! Featherweight...no - - - lightweight....maybe...it's lighter than other vintage singers.

    Is this your first vintage machine? Did you have much cleaning to do?
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    Old 11-11-2011, 05:39 AM
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    This is a great machine and what a great price you paid. It's a work horse. My gramma had this very one.
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    Old 11-11-2011, 06:04 AM
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    Now THAT'S a DEAL!! Your 185 is exactly like my daughter's (it was given to her by an admirer!! go figure, lol) and although I am a "Janome girl" , I have several old vintage and antique Singer machines too. Your is lovely; enjoy it!
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    That is quite a deal! And no, not a 'featherweight', it's a lot heavier, but it sews so nice! I got mine out again just last night to sew and was wondering why I didn't use it more often. Love all the attachments - wish mine was in a cabinet, too.
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