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Thread: My Yard Sale Find!

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    Senior Member oneygirl's Avatar
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    I purchased this incredibly heavy but very cool looking Morse Fotomatic III Zig Zag Sewing Machine at a yard sale for $10..It runs very smooth and came with a boatload of attachments. I think the machine was made around 1968 at the Toyota Factory!! Imagine that???
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    Wait till I wash the drool off my chin....
    Boy, did you get a marvelous find!!!

    I'm jealous!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramona Byrd
    Wait till I wash the drool off my chin....
    Boy, did you get a marvelous find!!!

    I'm jealous!!
    I had never heard of this brand before, but it was such a beautiful machine. I cleaned it up and it just shines! I think I will take it in for a tune up and find a table to put it in...I never knew that Toyota had made machines before??

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    A very beautiful machine, looks to be in perfect shape. You are so lucky to have found it. Great price.

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    Congrats on your great find! :)

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    Wow, it's in great shape. I have a Morse and love it.

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    you got a bargain go girl

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    You were lucky. Great find.

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    I have a Morse Machine, not sure of the age, was my MIL's Good sturdy machine and very heavy.

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    Sew sew cool! Have fun playing!!

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    How cool, I used to have one of those. Am I remembering right that it is a heavy bugger?

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    Lucky you. Enjoy.

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    Beautiful vintage machine! Congrats on your great find. Enjoy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nana pat
    How cool, I used to have one of those. Am I remembering right that it is a heavy bugger?
    This machine weighs a TON!! lol......

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    I have a Morse, it's a bit older than yours,and I love it!I do most of my sewing on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Katiequiltsalot
    I have a Morse, it's a bit older than yours,and I love it!I do most of my sewing on it.
    I just have to find someone to service it before I steam ahead and sew with it...I have a portable sewing table in the basement that I think it will fit in!

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    Awesome find!!!!!!!!! Have fun :D:D

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    It looks like new!

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