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Posted 5 years ago


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I have been trying to find out about this sewing machine..It has wooden casters..I am wondering how old, what manufacturer, etc.. It still works GREAT! I do need to get a new belt for it as the one that was on it broke.. anyone who can give me any information it would be most appreciated..the machine itself says PERFECT on it. the cabinet is a little rough but it was given to me. I know there are collectibles inside the drawers such as wooden spools, and old needles still in original packaging, old zippers, old buttons, etc..

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  1. Bernadette Bernadette, 5 years ago
    I think this machine is a Davis. The manual for a Rotary machine won't be the right one for this particular model which is a VS. It's great to find treasure in drawers :)
  2. Mytsweet, 5 years ago
    Thank you Bernadette, I litterally had no idea about anything on this machine other than it was obviously an old one, and in decent shape considering it still works like a charm!! will have to see if I can find out more on it! thank you again!
  3. Mytsweet, 5 years ago
    I wonder if there is a reason why I have been unable to find anything about a machine with the "Perfect" label on it? makes me wonder if what I have is something that is rather rare..I know that with it being a Davis machine it would make it quite old..I did find one after looking for Davis sewing machines that looks almost identical to it, but again the label on it was different.
  4. Bernadette Bernadette, 5 years ago
    There wasn't a 'Perfect' sewing machine company. This is known as a 'badged' machine, Davis and many other companies, allowed retailers or wholesalers to buy their machines to resell. They were sold with a blank space on the arm to add a name. It doesn't make the machine rare, the label on the front is about the equivalent of a sticker today. Davis was a fairly big maker in its time, they supplied Sears Roebuck's machine between 1900 and 1912.

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