Dating singer sewing table
As a classic example: I own a 1951 "badged" Centennial of Sewing machine that obviously is from 1951.
However, the serial number on the machine is from 1949.
08/15/40 *****transitional production run 221__ AF 74-76 …..
07/01/41 *****transitional production run 221__ AG 00-01 …..
10/31/51 *****transitional production run 221__ AK 74-79 …..
10/14/53 *****transitional production run 221__ AL 68-73 …..
There is a long propounded myth that the Singer Company can pinpoint the very day of manufacture of its machines. The date given as a "birthdate" is simply the day on which vast batches of serial numbers were released to the various factories.
The dates given below are the days on which those batches were started, together with the number of machines in each consignment.
Singer Featherweights were manufactured in three different plants: Elizabethport, New Jersey in the USA; Clydebank, Kilbowie, Scotland in Great Britain; and St. You can quickly determine which plant your machine was manufactured in by looking at the serial number on the bottom of your machine. I was worried about the wiring to my original foot pedal, therefore, I was glad to get the new one.Using the serial number you can use the charts below to find the date when your machine was given a batch assignment at the factory.If you do not find your machine serial number listed in the charts, then further in the text below will be more references and info.Serial numbers for Singer Featherweights are located on a raised boss on the underside of the machine. Also, I am a Bernina user, so I'm comfortable with the new foot pedal. Nova is extremely organized and keeps the class moving - but in a way that every question gets answered.Lay your machine on its back and look on the left hand side of the main body (not the folding extension table). I have a feeling that I'll probably always use the new foot pedal now. Best regards and sincerely Yours, "Hi Nova: I just wanted to Thank you for supplying the Sew Straight Guide. My sewing is accurate and not veering off at the end of my seams. She moves freely between each student to insure that everyone understands." "I’ve been sewing on my “quiet” little machine for the past 2 days. Just wanted to let you know how much I personally enjoyed your workshop.