Information on antique and rare sewing machines. Also manuals, hints and tips, dating and cleaning of machines. ISMACS International International Sewing Machine Collectors' Society. Home; Research. Manufacturers. If your sewing machine, accessory, or ephemera has a name on it, this is the place to start. If we don't have a listing for the name. This charming music box resembles an antique sewing machine and is loaded with details including fabric, scissors, a treadle pedal that moves up and down and a spool that spins as the music plays. Simply open the drawer to hear the song "Fur Elise". Plastic; imported. 6 3/4"L x 3 3/4"W x 7 3/4"H.
Vintage Sewing Machines - a massive group packed with helpful members. VSMLife - a group intended to extend well beyond the "should I buy it?" stage of collecting. Vintage Sewing Machine Swap & Shop; Begin with those groups, and you will likely find yourself locating and joining many others. When it comes to antique Singer sewing machines, even avid collectors tend not to mince their words. Singer was not known for its innovation, says Harry Berzack, who owns about 500 sewing machines of various makes and models. But one thing everyone agrees on was Singer’s unprecedented ability to get its machines into the hands of customers.
Antique Sewing Machines are Not a Thing of the Past. The Mechanics of it All. There are a few different types of antique machines that are differentiated from back when they were widely used. Singer was the most popular brand of sewing machine. They originated in 1851, with a domestic sewing machine. Mar 05, 2012 · COLLECTION #185: Vintage Singer Sewing Machine Ever since I've been posting my collections, researching, and learning more about collectibles on Collector's Weekly, I've been amazed at the new horizons that have been opened for me.