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Sewing1349 of 1635antique Palais Royal etui, Mother of pearl and goldVintage 1942 Imperial Kenmore Rotary Sewing Machine Model # 117.591
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Posted 6 years ago


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This the picture to my email I just sent on the Old Compac Sewing Machine.
I found this old sewing machine in my gransmothers attic. Looking for some history on this item.
Thanks Stacey


  1. Constant, 6 years ago
    Sometimes, this machine is labeled as a Montgomery Ward, but mine is a Compac like yours. Does yours stitch? I'd so appreciate it if you would private message me, or swap email addresses with me! Mine is missing something in the bobbin area, and I have nothing with which to compare. I have a manual I purchased online for it. I'd be happy to send you a copy.
  2. sewmeone, 3 years ago
    Your machine looks very much like the one I found. Mine has the name Viking on the front and was made by National sewing machine Co. in Belvedere, Illinois.
    the model # is n-50 and the #underneath is 41945. It weighs 17 lbs and is all metal -Aluminun I think. I looked up the company and they made different machines it seems. the info said they made it's own aluminum portible in 1939 in order to compete with the Singer Featherwieght. but wasn't successful in the competition. Mine sews quite nicely. the company closed in 1957.

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