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.
Click on the "labels" to find specific categories of items for sale.

2 small Singer oil cans for Singer Featherweight

Two cute little Singer Featherweight metal oil cans in good condition.

First one (ref. #306) has some scratches on the end and is missing the lid on the spout:



 a few scratches on the end:


Price for this little oil can (ref #306) is $33.00 US which includes the shipping to Canada and continental USA.  We are happy to quote an international shipping rate.


Click here to email your questions about Singer oil can without lid

The second little oil can is also in very good shape except for a bit of flaking in the paint at the top right corner of the front of the oil can and a tiny scratch at the bottom.  It does have the lid on the spout.

The worn spot is visible in the upper right corner:

side view:


Price for this little oil can (ref. # 307) is $35.00 US which includes  shipping in Canada and continental USA.  Email for an international shipping quote.

1952 Singer 201 K Electric sewing machine

Singer 201 K Electric Sewing Machine
EH 430736 one of 40,000 commissioned on September 10, 1952

(Click on the photo to enlarge)
The decals are in very good shape and the finish is nice and shiny.  The machine sits in an original wooden box (no top) and is supplied with a standard button type controller which is not pictured:
 Top view:

 Flywheel view:

 There are a few tiny nicks in the finish on the flywheel:

 lovely decals on the flywheel fender:

 Back view:

 Beautiful, chrome striated end plate:

 The manual is in very good condition with a few wear marks along the edges and spine:

This machine has been completely cleaned, serviced and tested by a quilter and it sews very nicely.

Price for this lovely 201 is $295.00 US which includes shipping in Canada and continental USA.    

Singer screwdrivers (black) for any Singer sewing machine

A nice set of black screwdrivers for your Singer Featherweight sewing machine (or any other model machine).

$15.00 US includes shipping from the USA or Canada. Ref #131

 

(Ref. #131)

Singer 222 K darning hoop 171074

This  hoop  for the 222 K Featherweight sewing machine is in very good shape.  It has seen very little use.  The hoop (Simanco #171074) is plastic with a metal ring in the bottom.  

top
bottom
Hoop Simanco #
Price for the hoop is $55.00 US includes the shipping to Canada and continental USA.  We would be happy to provide an international shipping quote.



Sewing Machine manuals

Singer Sewing Machine manuals are pictured with a reference number.



Prices, which include shipping to Canada and continental USA, and further information under each photo:

 1949 edition, great condition $15.00

 1948 edition, great condition $17.00

 1958 - tape on spine and inside cover - inside in mint condition $22.00

 1948 - very good condition with a few pencil checkmarks inside $15.00

 1918 - good condition except tear in corner of cover $15.00

 1937 - good condition with light staining on some pages and wear on cover $15.00

 1950 - very good condition except scratch on front cover $15.00

 Ref. #205 - 1971 Singer 457 $17.00

 1903 - good shape with some wear on edges and a few small tears in back cover $22.00

 1972 - good condition with some wear to the cover $17.00

 cover has stains on it (see photo below for more info)

 Manual is for Elna Automatic and Plana Automatic - inside pages are slightly wrinkled but very legible 
$15.00

 cover has some staining and a few wrinkles..(see below for more info)

 manual is for Elna Automatic C1.41, C1.43 and Elna Supermatic C1.62 and Plana Supermatic C1.64
There is some writing in the manual, but pages are very legible.  There is a wonderful list of available Elna discs in the back.  $17.00

 1949 - in great shape, scratch on front cover $15.00


front

back cover has a cut in it
 1959 - inside in very good shape $15.00 (Ref. # 218)

We are happy to answer any questions you may have about these manuals.  If you do not see the manual you are looking for, just email us as we have more manuals here.


Singer Featherweight 221 Ameoba shaped feed dog cover plate

Here is a lovely vintage 'amoeba' shaped feed dog cover plate for free motion or darning work on the Singer Featherweight sewing machine. The screw for attaching it to the bed of the machine is included. This plate also fits models 66, 99, 15-88, 15-91 and the 301. The simanco number is 121309. It is in excellent shape.

Back of the plate with the simanco number (click on the photo for a larger view):

Price is $75.00 US which includes shipping to Canada and the United States. Please email for an international shipping quote. 

(Ref. #164)

Extra templates for Singer buttonholers 160506, 160743, 489500 and 489510


Five boxes available - click on photo for a close up view
 Extra templates in matchbox style box which fit buttonholers # 160506, 160743, 489500 and 489510. The two boxes on left are the older style and only mention the buttonholers 160506 and 160743, but they are identical to the templates that were supplied for the later buttonholers, the center and two right ones pictured.

Sizes for the templates are: 3/8" straight, 1/2" straight, 5/8" keyhole and 15/16" straight. 
Price: $15.00 US including shipping to the USA or Canada.  Please specify which box you are interested in.
 

(Ref. #126)

Singer Slant Shank Buttonholer # 160743

This Singer slant shank buttonholer fits the Singer 301, 401, 404, etc. These buttonholers are amazing inventions! They stitch the most beautiful buttonholes. It includes the manual, five templates, 5/16", 5/8", 13/16" and 1 1/16" straight (1 1/16" keyhole template is in the buttonholer), cover plate and screw as well as the screw that attaches the unit to the machine.


The complete package comes with case, manual and feed dog cover plate. The buttonholer is in very good shape with just a bit of a scratching at the edges. The manual has some wear along the edges and a spot on the front cover as seen in the phot, but the graphics are bright and the manual is good condition inside. The buttonholer comes in a plastic box which snaps shut. 



Price is $35.00 US which includes shipping to Canada and the continental USA.




(Ref. #173)

Singer low shank Buttonholer # 160506

This Singer low shank buttonholer fits the Featherweight, 201, 185, 99, 328, 15 etc. These buttonholers are amazing inventions! They stitch the most beautiful buttonholes. It includes the manual, five templates, 5/16", 5/8", 13/16" and 1 1/16" straight (1 1/16" keyhole template is in the buttonholer), cover plate and screw as well as the screw that attaches the unit to the machine.


The complete package comes with case, manual and feed dog cover plate. The buttonholer is in good shape with just a bit of a scratching at the edges. The manual has some wear along the edges and some wrinkles in the covers, but the graphics are bright and the manual is good condition inside.
The buttonholer comes in a plastic box which snaps shut. 



Price is $35.00 US which includes shipping to Canada and the continental USA.




(Ref. #162)

Singer Automatic Zigzagger #160985 and #161102 low shank for Featherweight and other low shank machines

 (Click on the photos to enlarge.)
Singer Automatic Zigzagger for low shank sewing machines #160985.  It was designed for use on the sewing machine classes 15, 201, 221 (Featherweight) and 1200.  This unit is in good condition.  The manual is in mint condition and the box is sturdy with a bit of wear on the box edges and a small pen mark on the top.

Part # 160985 for Singer 221, 15, 201 and 1200 class sewing machines

view from the top

Price for this zigzagger is $40.00 US which includes shipping to Canada and continental USA.  We would be happy to answer any questions or provide a quote for international shipping.


(Ref. #172)



Pictured below is another low shank zigzagger part # 161102 which also fits on the FW 221, class 15, 201 and 1200 sewing machines.  It is identical to the one above except the manual is grey.  The box is in great condition with just a little scuff on one corner and is sturdy.

Price for this zigzagger is $40.00 US which includes shipping to Canada and continental USA.  We would be happy to answer any questions or provide a quote for international shipping.



This unit is in very good condition.

View from the top....both manual and zigzagger are in brand new condition and look like they've never been used!
 
(Ref. #166)

Singer Blind Stitch Attachment 160616 in mint condtion

This beautiful Singer Blind stitch attachment looks like it's never been used!  The box has a little bit of wear on the corners and the manual is also mint condition.  Copyright in the manual is 1949.  It is meant to do invisible hemming on Singer Lock Stitch Family sewing machines.



Price is $42.00 US which includes shipping to Canada and continental USA.  Email for a shipping quote for international. 


(Ref. #170)