vintage singer 201

Old 11-05-2011, 08:42 PM
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Hi everyone, I was given a 201- today and she is in need of a good cleaning. she runs well and is very quite. My question is what is the difference between the 201- 201-2 and the 201-3. I also read about a 201k. I'v sea
rch for this information and can't find the answer. thanks hope someone can help with my question because i need to order a few parts and i want to make sure that they are all comparable with each other, 201- 201-2 etc.
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Old 11-05-2011, 09:12 PM
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Beats the snot out of me! But I think the "k" means it was built in Kilbowie, Scotland.
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Old 11-05-2011, 09:33 PM
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201-1 treadle

201-2 potted motor machine

201-3 solid hand wheel with external motor

Here is a link to more information on the Singer 201 (which is a beautiful machine to own):

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Old 11-06-2011, 02:14 AM
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You can't go wrong with any of those. Nice machines parts should interchange with each other. Low shank attachments should fit them.
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Old 11-06-2011, 07:48 PM
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Thank you very much for your help. Great information on Sew Classic.
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