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Singer 66 Bobbin Winder that runs from belt

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Posted 2 years ago

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Bernadette
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This Singer 66-1 treadle has a bobbin winder that does not use a tyre - the open channel piece sits against the treadle belt.

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  1. Bernadette Bernadette, 2 years ago
    Serial Number G577221 from a batch of 50,000 commissioned June 22 1910.
  2. Bernadette Bernadette, 2 years ago
    The spring in the bobbin winder that holds the finger in place is not working, which is why it's at a funny angle :)
  3. Bernadette Bernadette, 2 years ago
    and it's not in it's original cabinet, which was a 7 drawer embossed one, but sadly in splinters when I got it :( I've put it into a 1930's parlour cabinet which previously held a later style 66.
  4. mikeandtish1, 2 years ago
    Absolutely beautiful machine! Congrats
  5. shaliberty, 2 years ago
    Hi Bernadette, you just helped my identify my Singer 99 on here a bit ago today, I just got notified that the deleted it because there is no selling on here. Did I miss something, I only asked for info and not for sale and marked it as solved, that's the second time this has happened to me, I don't think CW likes me for some reason. Do you remember anything there that said it was for sale????
  6. Bernadette Bernadette, 2 years ago
    Hi Shaliberty, no I don't think there was anything about selling. Strange. Maybe there's something wrong with the software that marks it as solved?
  7. shaliberty, 2 years ago
    Hi Bernadette, I found out, I did have it advertised on Craigslist, and they I couldn't post on this site if it was advertised anywhere else for sale. Sheesh, I did not know that.....
  8. epson233 epson233, 1 year ago
    beautiful piece of machinery
  9. Bernadette Bernadette, 1 year ago
    Thank you for the likes and comments :) I especially love it - the Red Eye design is less common in Australia, because most of our Singer machines came from the Kilbowie factory in Scotland, where they didn't use the Red Eye decal, our 66 machines are nearly always Lotus pattern. Also it's in excellent condition compared to many I see here.
  10. epson233 epson233, 1 year ago
    bernadette -- thanks for solving my mystery -- have been up since 5am playing -- will do another post -- but i do so thank you for helping me on this one

    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/75387-spool-threader-help-with-identifing

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