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Posted 6 years ago


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This was my mother's. Singer tells me that it was made on July 31, 1946, in Elizabeth, NJ. I have all the parts that go along with it and it is in mint condition. I have no idea what the value of this machine would be. Would anyone be able to give me an idea? Thanks much.


  1. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 6 years ago
    Singer machines are very robust and as such there are a lot of them out there, sorry but as nice as it is it's not worth might get $40.00 on a good day, but it is very pretty.. Enjoy.
  2. Nancy Salisbury, 6 years ago
    Well now I will have to disagree with Pop_abides on this one . This is a very nice Singer and it is a collectable . It is rare to find this machine with the stool that came with it . Also this machine has a what is called a potted motor which is highly sought after by Singer collectors . It also seems to be in very good condition . This is a class 15 model . I have sold machines like this one for $200.00 .
  3. Dick Thames, 6 years ago
    Thanks very much for your opinions. This is very helpful.
  4. Gillian, 6 years ago
    I bought one of these over 10 years ago at a garage sale for $100. Exact same model, with stool (lifted the stool seat and found all the original odds and ends - bobbins, oil can, etc). Works like a charm. But can anyone tell me how to get it to sew backwards? I'm stumped.
  5. Nancy Salisbury, 6 years ago
    Gillian : This may sound like a dumb question , but have you tried moving the silver leaver up ? If you have and it still does not sew backwards then it may need some cleaning and oil .

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