The manufacture dating provided here on our Web site is reproduced from the original Company register number log books. Congratulations, you have a Singer Model 27 or 28 or one of their variations such as the Model 28K. That chart says it is a Model 31, but sandman's questionnaire says it is a 99 or 99K or 192 or 192K. Only when they could spare the time would they continue with sewing machine production. Congratulations, you have a Singer Model 15-90. Serial numbers for the years 1851 to 1870 are not available.
She is reliable and even-tempered, a nice lady to have around. It is a well travelled sewing machine. How Old Is My Singer Sewing. The letter suffix after the model number denotes where the machine was manufactured For example , Singer model 99k serial number Y6307577. . Here's a 201: You should notice some sharp differences.
It didn't matter, I'd been looking for her such a long time! Serial numbers on Singer sewing machines manufactured prior to 1900 are numbers only. Oh, I just finished making a quilt top on my 1952 Featherweight. Then get your machine and use my to see what model you have. I rented it from Scottish National Archives, and on enquiring how much to buy, found they had a special offer on, it cost £15 and they refunded my rental payment. I have always gotten a chuckle from the pictures that I see in a Craigslist ad eBay also. Enter the model number into the Search field, and click the Search button. 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.
Does your machine have a small chrome colored wheel on the very front-right corner of the base? There are pictures along the way to assist you. Does your Bobbin Winder have a Bobbin Thread Leveler like the one in the picture below? Or anyone I just received mine - from my little sister who inherited it from her English babysitter. Now look at the Sewing Bed. I have three that were built in the Kilbowie factory, but they are now a long way from home, now residing in Sydney, Australia. Congratulations, you have a Singer Model 306 or one of its variations such as the 306W. Look at the pictures below to confirm your machine's identity.
Thank you for teaching it!! It was manufactured in 1937 in Clydebank Scotland. In actuality they're slightly curved, but to the naked eye they look very nearly like straight lines. Pre 1900, 19th Century, Victorian Singer sewing machine serial numbers 1850 1-100 1851 101-900 1852 901-1711 1853 1712-2521 1854 2522-3400 1855 3401-4283 1856 4284-6847 1857 6848-10477 1858 10478-14071 1859 14072-25024 1860 25025-43000 1861 43001-61000 1862 61001-79396 1863 9397-99426 1864 99,427-123,058 1865 123,059-149,399 1866 149,400-180,360 1867 180,361-223,414 1868 223,415-283,044 1869 283,045-369,826 1870 369,827-497,660 1871 497,661-913,999 1872 914,000-963,999 1873 964,000-1,349,999 1874 1,350,000-1,914,999 1875 1,915,000-2,034,999 1876 2, 035,000-2,154,999 1877 2,155,000-2,764,999 1878 2,765,000-2,924,999 1879 2,925,000-3,679,999 1880 3,680,000-3,939,999 1881 3,940,000-4,889,999 1882 4,890,000-5,483,999 1883 5,494,000-6,004,999 1884 6,005,000-6,524,999 1885 6,525,000-7,046,499 1886 7,046,500-7,471,599 1887 7,471,600-7,918,999 1888 7,919,000-8,615,499 1889 8,615,500-9,436,999 1890 9,437,000-9,809,999 1891 9,810,000-10,629,999 1892 10,630,000-11,338,999 1893 11,339,000-11,913,499 1894 11,913,500-12,745,499 1895 12,475,500-13,387,999 1896 13,388,000-14,047,999 1897 14,048,000-14,919,999 1898 14,920,000-15,811,499 1899 15,811,500-16,831,099 The Magic Sewing Machine by Alex Askaroff No1 New Release on Amazon. Thanks again for the excellent service! So my girl was made in Clydebank, not far from Glasgow. I had so dreaded oiling the machine. Thanks again Abi How lovely Abi : You're welcome! Early 1950s 128K Pictured right is a model 15K88, this model is distictive from other 15 class machines because the bobbin tongue points to 11 rather than 1 o'clock and threads right to left like the 201 class which was developed in developed the early 1920s by the design team at the Wittenberge factory in Prussia Germany and was in production by 1924 as the 15D88.
I can't wait for it to be done! Comprehensive Singer Serial Number Database - ismacs. Have fun and Good Luck!! Serial G3591045, now if i did it right she is model 127, only 20 000 of her was made, date is april 22nd 1914, Note; st-Johns, don't know what it means but that is what i found on her. First of all, if you drove a tiny car down the runway of a 201, you'd crash when you got to the ski jump because it's too steep. I have a 1911 Singer treadle sewing machine. Look at the pictures below to confirm your machine's identity.
However, the copyright date on the 401 instruction manual is 1959 and the model was marketed from 1959-1961. For example Singer 15K- the K is for Kilbowie. Anonymous I wonder if anyone on this site can help. This is a great blog, by the way. So my sewing machine has ended up about 30 miles from where she started. I have an old singer sewing machine, foot pedal operated.
If you have the Treadle it is a Model 15-96 and if it is Hand-Crank it is the Model 15-98. Wonder if there is a market to sell it in South East Michigan. Home of the Sewalot Site By Alex I Askaroff For antique and vintage sewing machines by Alex Askaroff Book Dating Singer Sewing Machines From Serial Number Alex has spent a lifetime in the sewing industry and is considered one of the foremost experts of pioneering machines and their inventors. You can learn to identify different models of Singer, even through lousy photos, by a series of curves and visual clues. Still searching for a name for her but I'm sure that'll come with time. I can't seem to find the zipper foot attachment and I want to make some chair cushions for the chairs that go with my grandmother's table that is 150 years old! Secondly, notice how straight the lines are for the runway, the undercurve and the pillar line.
Depending on the factory it could take a few months, a few years, or a decade for all the numbers to be assigned to individual machines. Look at the pictures below to confirm your machine's identity. I've heard about the Singer machines but I don't know anything about them and this is the first one I've bought and I'm very happy for it. I'm sure its still the smallest adult sewing machine ever produced. It should be encased in a squarish type of housing. Most of the domestic or family Singer models imported to Australia were produced in Singer's Kilbowie factory in Clydebank, Scotland which opened in 1883 replacing a smaller Glasgow factory which had opened in 1867. If the latter 2 of the 3 possibilities, then the two letter prefix can be used to reference the approximate date estimation based on the serial number sequences.