Old(ish) Singer ID

Old 04-06-2022, 10:56 PM
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Hi everyone… new here! Whilst holidaying in France I have just picked up in second hand shop a Singer serial No R635137, hand operated. After a bit of research I came up with a manufacturing date of 1902 but couldn’t identify the model type. Is the serial No enough to identify model type? It does seem to be in working order but is a little stiff. Also looking for a user manual
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Welcome to Quilting Board. More than likely it is a 28K according to https://ismacs.net/singer_sewing_mac...l-numbers.html There have been some errors in the serial number database, but most are correct

To help identify which Singer model you have there is this site https://www.sandman-collectibles.com...r-machines.htm

A lot of information about this family of machines can be found at https://www.singersewinginfo.co.uk/28

A manual can be found at https://www.scribd.com/doc/231024754/Singer-27k-28k or https://res.cloudinary.com/singer-se.../268_27_28.pdf

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Wheeloneachcorner,

Welcome to the board. If this is your first experience with a vibrating shuttle machine, you are in for a treat..
The shuttle and bobbin should under the front side

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