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    Posted 8 years ago

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    I picked up this vintage sewing machine/singer machine from a deseased estate. I recognize this piece as Sweden Husqvarna "12"; but from another mark
    "rothenborg" that indicates it is a Danmark trademark. Really confused.... it is a manual one rather than a electric piece
    Any one can tell?

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    1. rockstar1998 rockstar1998, 8 years ago
      it's simple...once the whole thing was husqvarna...the actual sewing machine broke...but the frame mounted another sewing machine on the old frame...
    2. tonyee tonyee, 8 years ago
      To Rockstar1998:
      Nice guessing, yes the case and the machine bear different brands.
    3. tonyee tonyee, 8 years ago
      To Bellin68:
      Thank you!~~The most important things are that the sewming machine is a manual one and it works, because it is a gift for my mother who are only able to use manual one. After her retirement, she would like to do some needle works that recall her childhood. I just want to find relevant information to help her to start to use it as it is really hard to find instruction for a vintage sewing machine.
    4. rockstar1998 rockstar1998, 8 years ago
      either that...(it's the most plausible...since in those times they were expensive...and you couldn't get just the frame/carying would buy the whole thing or reuse parts)...or it's fake...but i doubt that since you say it's functional...usually fakes fall appart and are not usable..they look like they are ok but when you try to use them they break almost instant...
      I myself got a Singer...but it's with a foot pedal...(and original spare parts)
    5. Bernadette Bernadette, 8 years ago
      this machine certainly looks to be a Husqvarna, that has been sold or serviced by the Danish company that has added their badge. No mystery, just a retailer adding their 'mark' :)
    6. Adonix, 6 years ago
      Hello there i have the same one and im sure its not a fake

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