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After finding my Singer , I thought I was done looking for vintage sewing machines. You ask how to date this machine and how many are made.
As I made mention to in an older post, I got a Singer from a thrift shop seller in an auction. It came complete with a bentwood case but no key and no attachments. This little did though. When I saw the first very badly taken picture I just had to bid even though there were a few machines that had their accessories and their keys. In the additional pictures the auction site provided I noticed she was vandalized.
Notice the two brass nails to the left and right of the number four.
Singer portable electric sewing machine No. 99-13
Singer Sewing Machine Light Fits I have included a photo of the two holes you need on the back of your machine for this light to mount properly. Some of the early model 99’s do not have these mounting holes. Excellent fit for my Singer 99K.
Slide Plate For Singer 66 99 99K Sewing Machine Date first listed on: March 13, Composition rubber outsole with vintage finish.
Visit my eBay Store by clicking on the link above. This Website is best viewed with. Updated April From around the late ‘s on-ward, most Singer Sewing Machines had their Model Numbers clearly visible on the front or base of most machines. Below is a simple procedure to help you identify your old cast metal Singer Sewing machines manufactured prior to Just answer the simple questions about your machine by clicking on the answer links and hopefully you will be able to identify it.
There are pictures along the way to assist you. If you are unsuccessful you can email me with a clear picture of your machine and its serial number.
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Vintage SINGER SEWING MACHINE Born Feb. 26, w/ Vintage Singer Sewing Machine Model 66 Alloted Date W/Case. RM
I have this machine too, only the electrical stuff on mine was not in good shape,and it was missing the knee control, so I stripped the electrical transformer out of the case, took off the motor, and added a hand crank kit. I love it! I have another 99, which is newer, since it has the reverse lever, and I put a handcrank kit on that as well. I have a Singer Spartan too, still with the electrics. Erika, I just love seeing your sewing machines!
Maybe I can twist your arm to bring one to the retreat so I can play with it a little bit! I have one of these, but when I got it, I was getting a “new” one too frequently to keep up with them. I haven’t taken it apart to clean and lube it yet. I didn’t realize that some had the knee control. How cool is that on a portable machine! I am sure mine doesn’t.
How Old Is My Singer Sewing Machine?
If you find this site useful and want to make a small donation to support its maintenance and expansion, then please use button below. The Singer 99K sewing machine was introduced in as a response to the growing demand for a lighter more portable domestic sewing machine that did not need to be used in a special table.
It used an identical mechanism and many of the same parts other than the basic body casting.
All of the vintage sewing machines we’ve sold to date. Singer Sewing Machine with Sphinx Decals $ Singer Singer $
Note: You can find a link on how to thread this type of machine down in the comment section. I picked up a Singer Sewing Machine with a wooden domed case at a local auction house over the weekend. This is what I picked up yesterday at lunch time. We tried the motor out and it works wonderfully. After some research this morning I found out she was built in the Kilbowie Factory, Clydebank, Scotland. Machine Class Model No. I am SO excited for your find! There is nothing like those old Singers.
What a great find! She looks great! I just purchased a featherweight about a month ago on Etsy. Reminds me of the one my grandmother had.
Singer Sewing Machine Serial Number Database
The letters before a serial number refer to the production plant location. Replacement parts often have serial numbers or patent numbers embossed or stamped somewhere, as well. If your machine is missing the serial number, contact Singer Consumer Affairs for assistance in determining its age.
This image shows even older antique Singer machines dating from way back to to with a fiddle type bed. Unfortunately not many parts.
Although they are often found at garage sales, flea markets, and estate sales with very low price tags, there are several models of antique Singer sewing machines that are highly sought after by collectors. These beautiful pieces of sewing history are popular with antiques collectors and sewing enthusiasts alike. Because of the many technological changes Singer introduced over the years, examining the serial number on any Singer will reveal the time period in which the machine was produced.
To identify and date your sewing machine, look up the serial number on a chart like the free one in this article. If you need help downloading this printable, check out these helpful tips. In the early s, Isaac Merritt Singer inventing the first really practical sewing machine of the times. Instead of a circular shuttle movement and a horizontally angled needle, the Singer machine used a straight needle that worked vertically. This made it comparatively easy to use and inexpensive to produce, and “Singer” rapidly became a household name in sewing.
Over the following decades, Singer continued developing his improved sewing machine to include the following features:. By , the Singer Manufacturing Company held 22 patents and sold 20, sewing machines yearly. Within eight years, the yearly sales reached , sewing machines, which included their New Family machines released for sale in As the leader of the sewing machine industry, the Singer Company introduced the first practical sewing machine powered by an electrical motor in
Slide Plate 32569 For Singer 66 66-6 99 99K 99-13 192 285 Sewing Machine
How to Identify an old machine without a serial number..?
Singer Class 66, 10PCS 99 CKPSMS Brand CL,, Item model number: 11KBARAA-US, Date first listed on: October
Anyone who has old Pfaff machines all metal and over 25 lbs would be interested in the Yahoo group, Old Pfaff Forum. I’ve found it to be a great source for my favorite machines. Eloominator I will check that out. You reminded me that I need to add the Singer Yahoo groups too. Sewdelish – Hi your site is great. Thanks Cindybee, I hope you enjoy blogging too. Look forward to chatting with you over at Crafts Beautiful.
I am searching for the knee control bar – if you have any idea where I can get one my machine is a for the machine I just bought : thanks for any info you can share -. Because of your blog, I was able to date my new antique Singer. It is a in great condition. Thank you for your help. Cheers Kath.
Model 99 and 66 bobbin case and feed dog cleaning
This is a little outside the normal realm of what I post on this blog, but I figured it might make interesting reading. The Backstory. My grandmother was born on the 7th of May, , in Singapore. She was a first-generation Chinese-Singaporean, her parents having migrated to Singapore from southern China.
Singer with the Models , , , , , and to , Singer Customer Service used the Sewing Machine Blue Book dates of.
September 11, August 19, by Kaity. Singer sewing machines have a long and rich history, dating as far back as These beautiful machines have evolved over the years but are still standing the test of time, with some of the older models being highly sought after by collectors and sewing enthusiasts. So, how old is my Singer sewing machine?
To identify when a model was made, you need to first find the Singer sewing machine serial number. All Singer sewing machines up until have no letter prefix and came from all around the world. The Singer company eventually managed their production from all their factories to match up with the serial number flow. By matching the serial number to the corresponding date, you can determine the exact age of the machine.