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Thread: Vintage Sewing Machine Shop Machine Photos

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    Here are my vintage machines. The treadle was purchased at an auction a few years ago. The "Little Beauty" was my aunt's toy machine. She would have played with it in the 1920's. The Little Beauty was made in Germany

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    OK, I'll wade in. I've posted these individually before. I thought I had a pic of the Rocketeer, but I can't find it. I'll try to add it later.

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    Featherweight before cleaning
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    Compaq (Singer 15 clone) my favorite vintage
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    Singer 27 from 189?
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    I agree - it's so fun to see everything.

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    Awesome thread! I have a Damascus Grand treadle (Montgomery Ward), a Singer golden Touch 'N' Sew (inherited from my mom), and a Singer toy machine (electric). Don't have the details handy at the moment, but will have when I get pics taken and posted. Thanks for this thread, Billy!

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    My first machine is a National Sewing Machine Company Vibrating Shuttle treadle. The "Damascus" name was manufactured for Montgomery Ward. The serial number is 3209025. I don't know exactly in which year it was made. There is no list for NSMCo machines like there is for Singer. I'm guessing in the 1920s.

    My second machine is a Singer 128K Hand Crank, manufactured in Scotland on Feb 2, 1927, serial number Y4467698.

    My third machine is a Singer 221 Featherweight, manufactured in Elizabeth, NJ on January 24, 1940, serial number AF741157.


    Beautiful machines. I have never heard of a vibrating shuttle. Love the cabinet for the treadle. :)

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    Two of my oldest Singer sewing machines:
    "Nettie" is a treadle (G529567) She was born around 1910. A Russian immigrant bought her when she came to this country around 1920. Nettie has been in the family ever since helping the seamtresses earn a living for 4 generations. The last owner was placed in a nursing home 1 year ago and Nettie was set aside. I found her and bought her back to life. She has a lot of battle scars, but I love them all. I love sewing on her.
    "Little Ginie" is a model 99 (AM 486827). I call her Ginie because she is the best invention since the cotton gin. What a hard little worker she is. And she is small enough to carry to class.

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    A few of mine ~ all working!

    1906 Singer 27 Tiffany design full treadle with deluxe table ... this was the day she came home to me
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    my son's Godzilla, not sure of year. (will dig up serial #)
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    ??? year, Model 15 Clone, she sews like a dream!
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    1916 Singer Redeye 66 ~ my newest baby
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    there is no head here, just the cabinet, on the hunt for a pretty working WG to reunite...
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    cabinet for above treadle pedal... late 1800's model parlor cabinet from what I've been told?
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    This is/was Abby, born in 1951 and in pristine condition. Unfortunately due to financial issues we had to part ways. She found a loving new home with a stuffed animal maker. We keep in touch still. lol
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    I am posting pictures of Kathie's machines! These are not mine - they belong to Kathie from the Vintage Shop!

    1901 Sphinx decal Model 27 909077
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    1911 New Home 3156673AEF
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    Bel Air 1950 99 clone
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    Model 66 Redeye 1923
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    Cabinet for Model 27 1904
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    White Rotary 1926 FR319461
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    White Rotary 1927 FR3275010
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    Lotus cabinet redone
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    Lotus cabinet before refinishing w/Lotus
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    Model 15-90 cabinet
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    Model 15-90 1924
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    Franklin 1911 Sold by Sears made by Davis
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    Franklin cabinet
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    New Home cabinet 1911
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    99 K Hand Crank with coffin top 1936
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    Jones coffin top
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    Jone 1890
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    Rare Model 15 with Sphinx Decal!
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    Model 27 with Tiffany decals 1904
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    1908 Lotus 66-1 SN C765743 Made in Prussia (Whittenberg Germany (Found junking while living in Germany
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    Lotus Cabinet
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    1916 Red Eye SNG4898369 Belong to Grandma
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    Sorry!

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    Here is another machine we have in our collection. An 1852 Grover and Baker treadle machine. It has not been cleaned up and has been in storage for about 3 years. About two months ago we were emptying two storage units that my DH got when he brought all his things from North Carolina. We were down there yesterday and I discovered this "JEWEL" of a sewing machine. It needs to be cleaned up and worked on a little but the beautiful Walnut Cabinet doesn't have a thing wrong with it. With the coffin lid on top I think it will be gorgeous. My DH reconditions and restores vintage and antique sewing machines and I can't wait till he works on this one. The mechanism of the machine works freely. What a fabulous machine and it is almost 160 years old. What stories it could tell. As it was pre Civil War, did this machine sew uniforms for the Confederacy or how many quilts did it make? It is a two thread chain stitch machine. I am soooooo excited. According to the Encyclopedia of American Sewing Machines between 31 to 200 of these machines still exist and its value would be between $200 to $1,200 but to me it is priceless.

    1852 Grover and Baker Coffin Lid Treadle
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    WOW!!!!!!

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    This is a Serata treadle manufactured in 1913 by Stoewer in Stettin, Northern Germany (now Szczecin, Poland). You can find a history of the company on www.stoewer-museum.de . I only got this machine last month but I've already nearly finished a quilt top on it.

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    This is a Serata treadle manufactured in 1913 by Stoewer in Stettin, Northern Germany (now Szczecin, Poland). You can find a history of the company on www.stoewer-museum.de . I only got this machine last month but I've already nearly finished a quilt top on it.

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    Third time lucky - let's see if the pictures go up this time!

    Pretty decorated cover
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    I've already cleaned up the machine but the woodwork is as I bought it
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    The seam guide came with the machine
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    And more pictures of the same machine. The decals are intriguing - anybody know who he is?

    I'm going to run a fun quiz on a new thread before I post the next machine. Look out for "Mystery Vintage Machine"

    The seam guide has the measurements on it
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    I love the owl
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    Close up of the bobbin winder and stitch length regulator. Push the lever to the top for reverse
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    Charlemagne?

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    Muv, I was thinking one of the biblical kings? Or Hammurabi?

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    Maybe it's Midas. Lovely machine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jo Mama
    Maybe it's Midas. Lovely machine.
    Well we're all going to have to keep on guessing. I emailed the Stoewer museum in Germany and they don't know either. Apparently that decal doesn't tend to turn up in Germany, they think it was put on machines for export. My money is on King Solomon.

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    Well, I have looked through all 9 pages and have not seen one Brother. This one was was manufactored in 1956-57. I bought her at an estate sale last weekend for $10.00. The lady's father passed away and they were cleaning out the house. She told me she learned how to sew on this machine. I cleaned her up, plugged her in and stepped on the pedal and got a speeding ticket!! I have never seen a machine sew this fast and so quiet! I have heard zippers that are louder! On top of all that...she's so purdy!! (as we say in Texas)!
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    My newest acquisition, today....... she is a 1910 'baby', needs some tlc. I'll give her a good home!

    in pretty good shape overall, just needs a needle plate section and some major cleaning
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    very nice

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    OOPS! I didn't get the first picture right, the serata hand crank will follow the FREE No.5..I had two pics of the case.The SERATA is my 2nd vintage sewing machine. My first one is in my avatar. I am having trouble finding it in my pictures. The other pics are of the one I just brought home from my Dad's house. I didn't even know that he had it at his house. I was already out of the house when my Grandmother had passed, and did not know that my Dad chose the machine that had belonged to her mother...the one I had wished I could find. I never thought my Dad would even know where to find out what had happened to it when my Great-grandmother passed over 40yrs ago when I was a teenager. I have already promised it to my youngest DD, as she is the only one of the two that sews. {when I am done with it..lol}

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