Antique 1895 Singer Model 27 Vs Treadle Sewing Machine Head 118 Years Old For SaleAntique 1895 Singer Model 27 VS Treadle Sewing Machine Head 118 Years Old!
Offered for sale is an Antique 1895 Singer Model 27 VS Sewing Machine Head
The sale is for the machine head only and the treadle cabinet is NOT included!
Machine has been tested and functions correctly, This is how a bobbin is wound
The machine was test sewn and produced nice stitches, The machines stitch length control is the round knob over the bobbin winder, Turning the knob all the way in increases the stitch length and turning it our reduces the stitch length, The machine can produce stitches from 6-30 stitches per inch.
This is what is being offered for sale, The machine head which includes the shuttle and 1 bobbin, The cabinet shown in the above pics is not included, We used that to test sew with the machine
Serial number 13301076 dates the machine to 1895 that make it 118 years old
The machine uses standard low shank attachments which is the most commonsystem Singer used for over 150 years and the system which is the most common shank system used today, The machine also uses the common 15x1 flat shank needles which are the current modern day system we use now, The machine will accept needles sizes 9-21
The machine is missing the round rear cover inspection plate, These are a standard size and can be found on quite regularly, The machine can be used without the cover plate and it does not hurt the function to use it without it.
This machine is a treadle machine and does not have the raised boss with the threaded hole for a motor or handcrank, Some of these models were equipped with a hand crank that had a special mounting system that was part of the handwheel pulley shroud, This machine is being sold for use in a treadle cabinet.
Included with the machine are a shuttle and 1 long bobbin and the needle that is in it, No extra needles or bobbins are included, A copy of the manual can be downloaded from Singers website for free.
The machine uses Singers very simple Vibrating shuttle system, It uses the bullet shaped shuttle(included) and long bobbin(1 included), The machine is all metal and if properly maintained by simple cleaning and oilingwill last another 118 years or even longer, There were literally millions upon millions of this model manufactured so parts if ever needed are readlily available.
We lightly cleaned(wiped with sewing machine oil),Lubricated and test sewed the machine to insure it was functioning properly and forming stitches correctly, We have provide photos of the stitches sewn, The machine is 118 years old and shows signs of use,age and may have had parts replaced or repaired over the course of its lifetimeand as such is not a pristine collectors item, It is being sold as an antique but working machine, The treadle cabinet is NOT included and the sale is for the machine head only with 1 shuttle,1 long bobbin and 1 needle.
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