We wait for you here with a lot of material that will make us better. Designs Throughout The Years Singer treadle sewing machines are one of the most popular Singer antiques, and are still regularly found in auctions and antique dealers today. Regards, Brian Harris Hello Alex, I have tried a lot of places to date my singer and finally ran into your website. I'm still researching that aspect. Next you will find the range of numbers that your Singer serial number falls between.
I really appreciate your providing those links so that I could determine the model number because I'm trying to buy a missing part. Click on the picture for more information. Also came with a buttonholer not sure it actually attaches to this model. I have had my singer for 20 years and have done nothing with it. Thanks for sharing such a wonderful article, I hope you could inspire more people.
In perfect working order and recently been serviced. Any assistance you could provide would be greatly appreciated. My machine is a hand crank and does not have a serial number, it also says The Avenue on it instead of Singer. The receipt is dated november 18th 1926 , from Singer Sewing Machine Co. Some people mail me to say they have a receipt from 1950 so how could my guide have their machine as made in 1948 or 1949? I wonder how many of her 250,000 twin sisters are still around.
There are many manuals there for anyone looking. Where it was made: To find out where your machine was manufactured, check the letter prefix: if it has a single letter prefix. For example 401A, 2010, 185J, 201, 301, 221k, etc. Check out the post above and follow all the tips and links I have put up here thats all I do anyway The instructions above are for domestic, pre-electric models, and the most important thing you need is the serial number, but even if you don't have it there is another website linked above that can help. I have been looking for this exact type of info for a long time and it just took me a couple of minutes to get it all by following your instructions. These letter are before the serial numbers.
The machine cost 14pounds, ten shillings. If you don't have a complete serial number: Here are some other identifying methods: If you have part of the number you can check the year of your machine on the , just follow directions depending on whether your machine has a 2, 1 or 0 letter prefix. It includes the Singer Buttonholer, Zig Zag, Blind Stich Attachments and another box of various attachments. Still may be worth some money! I've just come across a receipt for my grans treadle machine, checked the sites you recommend and I can see it was made in Scotland in 1922. We'll always be honest and let you know what we are being paid to review or advertise, the words are always our own. I would imagine that the rest of the records weren't computerised until the 80's.
Get a piece of aluminum foil crumple it up in to a little ball, a small bowl of water and then dip the foil in to the water. Thanks so much for your help and your interest and all the fun and fascinating comments. Isaac Singer was the founder of the company, and was the first to create treadle powered, belt powdered and eventually electricity powered machines. She loved it and took such great care of it that now that I have adopted it all I had to do was identify the model and find a manual, just to learn how to maintain it. One of the reasons is not only due to the rich history, but the fact that they cater to all sewing needs. After 1900 all Singers had a letter prefix before the serial number. It feels a bit oily all over but I don't want to mess up the decals.
This one works like a charm, just trying to remember how to thread the bobbin! Her charm is not diminished by the knowledge that she isn't worth much monetarily , she belonged to the mother of the yard sale proprietor and was used to make her own and all 6 of her sibling's clothes through the 1920's and 1930's. Not pretentious Sokan talk English, but we must truly international language mastered to communicate. It works pretty good but needs a good clean and the tension sorting. Wonder if there is a market to sell it in South East Michigan. You can still follow my guide on how to clean your machine if it helps you get your girl up and running again, I wish you many years of happiness together Ann x Hi, i looked at your websites and i cannot find out exactly when the singer that i have was made.
My mom, who's 92 and still going strong, bought it the year my brother was born and now it's come to roost in my home. I have an old singer sewing machine, foot pedal operated. No Prefix Serial Numbers - Comprehensive Singer Sewing Machine Serial Number Database. It's a wonder that someone didn't figure that out earlier. The cabinet style or how a machine is powered has no bearing on the model of a machine, so serial or model numbers on cabinets or motors should not be mistaken for those of the machine. Do you recommend professional cleaning? Note: when two serial numbers are on the machine use the larger of the serial numbers. Singer 211G model 211 made in Germany Singer 211U model 211 made in Japan.