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    Posted 10 years ago

    Pam-and-J.…
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    Periodically Singer would produce "Specially Badged" sewing machines for various Expositions and World Fairs. In addition to the picture of various "Badges" are examples of a few of these machines; 1) Century of Progress ~ Chicago 1933, 2)Century of Progress ~ Chicago 1934 3) "Texas Centennial Exposition ~ 1836 - 1936, 4) Golden Gate Exposition ~ San Francisco 1939, 5) Golden Gate Exposition ~ San Francisco 1940, 6) A Century of Sewing Progress ~ 1851-1951 w/ rare M.R. arm decal 7) New York World's Fair 1964-1965. Each is a rare find in and of itself but to have all 7 in a single collection is "Special"
    Pam & J.C. Elliott

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    Comments

    1. Pam-and-J.C.Elliott Pam-and-J.C.Elliott, 10 years ago
      One of the pictures features a variety of machine "badges" that Singer attached to their machines..there are many more...
    2. Wooster123, 10 years ago
      Love love love your collection! The collage of the badges is fabulous! You should make that into posters (I'll take 2 please!)
      -Lynn
    3. Pam-and-J.C.Elliott Pam-and-J.C.Elliott, 10 years ago
      Thanks for your kind comments.... We appreciate it very much.
      Pam & J.C. Elliott
    4. skadifirst, 10 years ago
      I absolutely love your collection and going to have nightmares tonight. I've bought two more Singers since the Green Goddess. I soon will not have even room on the bed to sleep. Beautiful Collection.
    5. Pam-and-J.C.Elliott Pam-and-J.C.Elliott, 10 years ago
      skadifirst;
      STOP NOW..It only gets worse and totally uncontrollable!
      (Thanks for your comments...we appreciate it!)
      Pam & J.C. Elliott
    6. skadifirst, 10 years ago
      Too late, an 1887 27 and put together an entire treadle system for it, and a 15-91 in a cabinet, and I'm afraid to count anymore. You're so right, it can easily turn into an obsession. Haven't bought anything in over a week though so I THINK I'm back to my senses.
    7. Thefinder Thefinder, 8 years ago
      I have one but i can't say what kind is it the only thing i Know a Jc series maded in canada. CAN you help me please?
    8. Pam-and-J.C.Elliott Pam-and-J.C.Elliott, 8 years ago
      TheFinder - certainly...but I'll need more information i.e., style of the machine, details to include the full serial number..
      Thanks,
      J.C.
    9. Pam-and-J.C.Elliott Pam-and-J.C.Elliott, 2 years ago
      Thanks for asking. It is a Model 185 made between 1959-1963. A prized collectible...
      I commented with a link to the ISMACs website for them to find out more in setail...
      Thanks again,
      J.C. Elliott
    10. Texasnana, 4 months ago
      I’m very curious if you know how many other singer models were given the Texas centennial badge? I saw one, a 15-91, in a shop while heading for a wedding in Dallas area. Only stopped long enough to snap pictures. Then didn’t look at the pics for a few days and noticed the Texas v]centennial badge. Wondering if it’s worth a drive to North Texas to pick it up?

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