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Most of us know the name Singer but few are aware of his amazing life story, his rags to riches journey from a little runaway to one of the richest men of his age.
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The following photos are provided as an aid in identifying common models of Singer sewing machine.
Alex has spent a lifetime in the sewing industry and is considered one of the foremost experts of pioneering machines and their inventors.
If you're unfamiliar with the 1008, here are a few facts: it's a simple mechanical machine (no computer or LED display), but it's made by Bernina (renowned for its quality) so you're looking at a higher price tag than for other mechanical machines.
I paid 0 for mine, but I think the price has gone up slightly since then (anyone gotten a quote on this machine recently?
" Fortunately this is fairly easy to determine if you have a Singer machine.
Below is a link which can help you determine the manufacturing date by using the first two letters of the serial number.Just to be clear, when I say “vintage” I’m talking about machines that are heavy, metal, beautiful and almost industrial.