Its manufacturing year was 1955 to 1964 The Singer 66K is the large version of the Singer 99K. Have you looked all over the machine for the model number. The simple guide to dating your early Singer sewing machines. Unfortunately, a key part is missing. Visit my site for an offer you wouldn't want to refuse. Check the front and back of the machine, and then the end with the motor.
It has decorative cogs, they drop into the top of the machine and do the embroidery perfectly. It too is very heavy and I use it thick material because my newer machine has issues with heavy material sometimes. Singer 127K sewing machine was very similar to the 28K. Still in its treadle base, once motorized, but I got rid of the motor stuff years ago. Go ahead and upload the images to your gallery here and I can insert them for you. A happy dog to greet him at the end of the day. I loved that machine until there was a problem and the repair person said couldn't get the part and the plastic part he used made it sound like a thrashing machine.Next
I downloaded a manual for a W7 Treadle. While helping at the sale shop, she came upon a Singer Treadle sewing machine, knowing that is what I learned to sew on she snatched it up. As long as you don't touch anything in there. I encourage you to locate the serial number on your Singer and go to the Singer anniversary website to find its date of manufacture. I bought a Davis treadle machine at auction many years ago, because that was my maiden name. I just need to know the make and model. Give the representative your serial number and ask that your machine be dated.Next
This one has a zigzag stitch and is a very heavy machine. February 13, 2007 0 found this helpful That is nice that you are going to practice and teach yourself, I did. Don't recall what it is, other than you have to hand crank it! One was my grandmothers, that my aunt who had kept it in her basement for years, finally gave it to me. There are examples in the database that have no month code. By 1882, the company was producing about 60,000 machines each year.
I currently own the machine and it is in need of new wiring, but otherwise in great condition. I acquired her in the 1970's after a long, long search; she was shipped from Freemont, Nebraska, all the way to Maryland and you can't imagine my excitement when she arrived in a tractor trailer! Is your antique a family heirloom or a yard sale find? It also had the original sale bill in the drawer with the serial number. December 11th I have a Singer Featherweight that I bought used in about 1964. December 5th My grandmother's Singer 66 red-eye has been with me for 60 years. Is Amazon now going to search every website and blog and sue the world. She taught me to sew on it in the 1960's when I was a child.Next
The machine sews like a dream. It has a straight stitch only, but would stitch through sheet metal. The machines were miles from completion, packing and delivery. It was manufactured between 1907 to 1920 the early machines were only Black and Gold with no colour. Singer has recently pulled some of their dating and identification information from their website. I started sewing at age 8 and am now 79. Still interested in this piece, I told her I would think about it.Next
Google 'Brother sewing machine manuals'. I figure if the power ever goes out, I will still have a machine to sew on! I later sold those boxes but kept the machine. Even the snack machines have these now. I manually advanced the bobbin wheel it does not have a belt. I found a manual, but it was not exactly the model I owned, but mostly similar. After 1900 all Singers had a letter prefix before the serial number.Next
Sometimes the number will be painted, or a decal, and on the older machines it may be on a tiny riveted plate. It sits in my living room with some knick-knacks on top of it, but it is functional. My grandmother, the sewer in the family, made many of my clothes on that machine. It is a Steinway Grand - possibly a badged Damascus. It is still in good working order, and I use it about once a year for nostalgia's sake.