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Thread: Vintage Giggles aka What are they smoking????

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    Argh. Liar, liar pants on fire.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/1890s-Friste...-/151141534767
    When I saw this machine I did a little research on it and discovered that his description was lifted from another ad. It's not that far from me, so I asked a question about it (though I forgot to ask if the shuttle was present). He replied and said,
    "This is an antique machine which is fully functioning. This is a standard straight stitch machine. When i move the peddle the needle head moves up and down. The only thing missing are the needles which can be found on ebay if you choose to purchase them."
    Then he replied again, and this time posted my question to the Q&A and cancelled the 2 bids he had. I suppose I could email him but do I want to deal with someone who lies?
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    http://indianapolis.craigslist.org/atd/4077947961.html
    Who was looking for one of these?
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    Quote Originally Posted by miriam View Post
    It's missing a slide plate, but is a walking foot for leather and upholstery.
    Very cheap, if you can get the slide plate.
    Singers: model 12 MOP (1885) Improved Family 29k58 (1939) 44K11 (1921) 201K2, 201K23 206k11 (1950) 222k (1959) 320k2(1959), 15K90, Bernina 530, Pfaff:360 (1959) http://tailororfailure.blogspot.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveH View Post
    Indeed - a better value!

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    Quote Originally Posted by miriam View Post
    SteveH is looking for an industrial treadle base.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sheluma View Post
    SteveH is looking for an industrial treadle base.
    OH yes - that was it - but he is looking for one that treadles.
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    I two more replies from CL on the smashed sewing machine:

    "Instant payment available during pick up. Let me know if you still have it for sale.. Reply me as soon as you can to this my work address"[email protected]"

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    "Are you mentally challenged? What. The hell kind of ad is this for a smashed up sewing machine?"
    at least she read the ad...
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    http://dayton.craigslist.org/atq/4137899228.html

    Hey Miriam, here's another victim for you.
    Anastasia - I like to sew square things.

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    looks like it is all there - it could be a good machine
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    http://kansascity.craigslist.org/atq/4090311395.html

    Well. which is it, your Brothers* or your Grandmothers?

    "From what I've seen they run for around $200-$250. I'm asking $200 OBO."

    Hmmm, you don't even know anything about the machine, yet you are able to determine a price?

    *I know the seller was referring to a Brother sewing machine.
    Last edited by mlmack; 10-19-2013 at 12:09 PM.
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    I'm sure there are laws against riding machings and its poor old legs don't look up to it.
    Singers: model 12 MOP (1885) Improved Family 29k58 (1939) 44K11 (1921) 201K2, 201K23 206k11 (1950) 222k (1959) 320k2(1959), 15K90, Bernina 530, Pfaff:360 (1959) http://tailororfailure.blogspot.com

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    Nice machine, but what's to dial? I see one lever for stitch length.
    http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions...-14506799.html
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    NEVER let a sewing machine know you are in a hurry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sheluma View Post
    Nice machine, but what's to dial? I see one lever for stitch length.
    http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions...-14506799.html
    The stitch selector is a dial - it clicks as you turn it. Must have been a novelty.
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    The dating is based on the amount of rust and dirt right?
    Anastasia - I like to sew square things.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amcatanzaro View Post
    The dating is based on the amount of rust and dirt right?
    Don't you love CL? So much truth in advertising......
    Where is the camera?
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    Quote Originally Posted by amcatanzaro View Post
    The dating is based on the amount of rust and dirt right?
    The spider webs added at least $10 to the price of the machine.
    I meant to behave......but there were too many other options

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    http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/hsd/4135049446.html

    Free machine with gameboy purchase?
    Anastasia - I like to sew square things.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amcatanzaro View Post
    The dating is based on the amount of rust and dirt right?
    It's actually unusual to see a machine sealed in the box with this much rust. 128s are one machine I more often than not see in almost mint condition, if still in the case. Guess it must have been stored really badly.
    Singers: model 12 MOP (1885) Improved Family 29k58 (1939) 44K11 (1921) 201K2, 201K23 206k11 (1950) 222k (1959) 320k2(1959), 15K90, Bernina 530, Pfaff:360 (1959) http://tailororfailure.blogspot.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by miriam View Post
    Where is the camera?
    Silly, it's what the photo was taken with
    Singers: model 12 MOP (1885) Improved Family 29k58 (1939) 44K11 (1921) 201K2, 201K23 206k11 (1950) 222k (1959) 320k2(1959), 15K90, Bernina 530, Pfaff:360 (1959) http://tailororfailure.blogspot.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by amcatanzaro View Post
    http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/hsd/4135049446.html

    Free machine with gameboy purchase?
    I almost bought one of those Izek machines, but the seller tried to turn the sale into an auction. The Gameboy was used to create stitch patterns.
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    Not a giggle, but an unusual model 15. Has a roller foot and seems to have a knee lift. The badge says 15-33 but Ismacs says only model 15 from 1910. Decals are unusual for a 15, too.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/antique-sing...-/171149636194
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    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/singer-se...2e9dc8f&_uhb=1

    errrr....can someone switch on the lights please?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ruby2shoes View Post
    I'd say just plain lazy. It's a 201, missing its slide plate (as usual).
    Probably well worth $25, but the sign of a truly ignorant owner is that they don't know where the front is.
    You can't buy replacement slide plates, unlike the 66 ones (which are also always missing).
    Singers: model 12 MOP (1885) Improved Family 29k58 (1939) 44K11 (1921) 201K2, 201K23 206k11 (1950) 222k (1959) 320k2(1959), 15K90, Bernina 530, Pfaff:360 (1959) http://tailororfailure.blogspot.com

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