Singer sewing machines antique dating

If there is anything else you'd like to know or I can maybe help you with, just let me know in the comments, I always try my best to answer your questions.12/11/2013 - I love sharing everything I have learned about vintage singer machines with all you readers out there in Blogland.

Right, let's get started: You will find your serial number embossed onto the metal body of your machine.

It looks like a little plate but it is in fact straight onto the body and can't be removed easily.

If you have no serial number you can still identify the model that you have the sandman collectables website (though not the best interface) has a fairly easy to follow instructions - click on 'start here' and answer the questions as you go.

I hope that helps those of you looking for more information about your old sewing machines.

Here is my girl, her name is Nefertiti - she came to me a year ago and I cleaned her up and got her working again.

She is reliable and even-tempered, a nice lady to have around.The dates given below are the days on which those batches were started, together with the number of machines in each consignment.The first Featherweights batched in 1933 begin with the two-letter prefix 'AD'.If you are trying to identify a year and model for your treadle or handcrank singer sewing machine, let me tell you how I identified my girl.I have given all the relevant links - remember I am no expert in this, but I struggled to find decent information and I am just trying to make it a bit easier for you.The singer factory was famous, it was the biggest sewing machine factory in the world and was bombed heavily during WWII - The factory was closed and demolished in the 1980's but it's train station is still there and the area (now mostly housing) is still called 'Singer'.

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