ANTIQUE AND VINTAGE SEWING MACHINES WANTING A NEW HOME

This blog shows pictures of the sewing machines and attachments that we have for sale and gives a few details about them.
Email us at jvanmep@execulink.com for more pictures and detailed information to your questions.
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Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine EK988059 - Dec. 20, 1955

This lovely Featherweight 221K was commissioned on December 20, 1955.  It is in very good shape except for some light pin scratches.  It is very shiny and has the prism decals which are in very good shape.  It has been completely cleaned, serviced, lubricated and tested by a quilter.  Bonus:  it has the marked throat plate! It comes with a complete set of attachments, a photocopied manual and 5 bobbins all in a very nice sturdy case.


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The outfit
The Front Side

The Back Side
The View from the Top

The Striated End Plate -notice the reflection
The Flywheel end - The flywheel has just a few small chips in the finish

The Bobbin Case area
Beautiful case and a case key to lock it
 

Full Set of Attachments
(ruffler, wide hemmer, gathering foot, binder, zipper foot, rolled hemmer, edge stitcher, 
case key, extra bobbins, and photocopied manual (with colour copied cover)
Note the marked throat plate.  Also note the light pin scratches at the front.

There are some very small nicks in the finish on the back of the bed, between the motor and the piece of white thread, from improper storage of the foot controller; click to enlarge the photo to see them faintly.
   Price for this beautiful 1955 Featherweight is $395.00 US
 This includes shipping to Canada and the continental USA.
For other locations, please email us for a shipping quote.


Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine AH986680 - Dec. 9, 1948

This Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine was one of 26,079 machines commissioned on December 9, 1948.  This machine is in very nice condition, has a shiny finish with just a little wear on the front decals and a few chips in the paint in the flywheel.  It has been completely cleaned, serviced, lubricated and tested by a quilter.  Here is your chance to get one of these little gems for use in your quilting studio. This is a great little Featherweight.

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The complete outfit
Included is an original manual missing the front cover, and a complete set of attachments (ruffler, wide hemmer, binder, zipper foot, edge stitcher, rolled hemmer, gathering foot, large and small screwdriver and a key for the case as well as 5 bobbins which are not pictured).

Back view of the machine

Bobbin case area

View of the decal wear at front center of machine.

Flywheel
Front view of machine.
Top view of machine.
Striated end plate
Price for this 1948 Featherweight is $320.00 US which includes  shipping to Canada or continental USA.  For other locations, email us for a shipping quote.


SOLD Singer Featherweight sewing machine 221 EH635731 - Oct. 8, 1952

SOLD This lovely Featherweight 221 was one of 10,000 commissioned on October 8, 1952.  It is in very good shape except for some tiny little chips, the size of a pin, on the flip up bed and a small spot of wear next to the left side of the light switch.  It is very shiny and the decals are in very good shape.  It has been completely cleaned, serviced, lubricated and tested by a quilter.  Bonus:  it has the marked throat plate! It comes with a complete set of attachments, 2 screwdrivers, an original manual and 5 bobbins all in a very nice sturdy case.

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The complete outfit

Included is the original manual and a full set of attachments (rufller, wide hemmer, binder, zipper foot, edge stitcher, rolled hemmer, gathering foot, large and small screwdriver, case key and 5 bobbins (not pictured)).

Back view of the machine

Singer badge with the black rim

Bobbin case area

Note the marked throat plate.  Click on the photo for a larger view to see the tiny pitting on the flip up bed.

Striated end plate - note the reflection

Flywheel side view.

Front view of machine.

Top view of the machine.
SOLD Price for this 1952 Featherweight is $395.00 US which includes  shipping to Canada or continental USA.  For other locations, email us for a shipping quote. SOLD



Singer Featherweight sewing machine Centennial edition EG 072782 - Oct. 9, 1950

This is a lovely Centennial Singer 221 featherweight sewing machine.  It is one of 10,000 machines commissioned on October 9, 1950.  It has been completely cleaned, serviced, lubricated and tested on several quilting projects.  It sews beautifully, forming a perfect stitch.  It is in very nice condition with the usual pin scratches to the bed and a bit of wear on the front edge and decals.  It does have "pin rash" on the arm left of the light fixture (see photo below) where someone had put a 'pin cushion'.    It is nice and shiny with a sturdy case in very good condition.

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The complete outfit

Front of the machine
Back of the machine

Singer Centennial badge

Bobbin case area

Wear on the front edge
Pin rash on the arm of the machine
Striated end plate (note the reflection)
Flywheel side
Top view
Included is an original manual, five bobbins (not shown) a full set of attachments (ruffler, gathering foot, rolled hemmer, zipper foot, wide hemmer, case key, binder, edge stitcher and small and large screwdriver).


Price for this Centennial Featherweight is $385.00 US which includes  shipping to Canada or continental USA.  For other locations, email us for a shipping quote.



SOLD - Singer Featherweight 221 Sewing machine EE861675 - Dec. 10, 1948

SOLD - This Singer 221 sewing machine was one of 10,000 machines commissioned on December 10, 1948.

This little Featherweight has some heritage marks and wear, but it sews so nicely.  Here's your chance to get a nice machine to use.  It has been completely cleaned, serviced, lubricated and tested on various quilt projects.  There is some wear on the front edge of the machine as well as to the decals.  It has the usual pin scratches on the bed but still has a shine to it. The case is solid and clean, but it does have a bit of a residual musty smell. 

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The complete outfit (the case with the top tray is sturdy and in good shape)
Back view

Top view
Bobbin case area

A bit of wear to the front decals and edge of the machine

Scrolled end plate (note the reflection)

Flywheel side (there is a bit of wear along the edge of the flywheel)

Front side
This machine comes with a photocopied manual and the attachments shown (rufller, rolled hemmer, wide hemmer, binder, zipper foot and a key for the case)
SOLDPrice for this 1948 Featherweight is a very reasonable $320.00 US which includes  shipping to Canada or continental USA.  For other locations, email us for a shipping quote.- SOLD