Miniature Singer Sewing Machine; Singer Manufacturing Co.; 38


Firth Tower Museum


Miniature Singer Sewing Machine

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Miniature sewing machine. Fully functional.


Singer Manufacturing Co.

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Sewing Machine

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Paul 27 Jan 2011 03:18 AM,UTC

A local antique dealer may be able to help. Museums generally do not advise on valuations. Large numbers of these were made, so the value is not high. If you search for 'miniature singer sewing machine' on eBay you will find many for sale and get a idea of their value.

Karen Pretorius 10 Jan 2011 15:08 PM,UTC

Hi there,
I have one on these as well as one of the small single hand on in black with singer on it, underneath is a plate and under that is a number 86662 complete. Is there anywhere I would take it to get an accurate evaluation or get in touch with Southebes.
Many thanks

Paul Rowe 10 Jan 2010 21:29 PM,UTC

Hi Wendy,
These were widely produced from the 1910s to 1950s. I found this discussion about the current of these machines:
The actual value depends on the condition and what accompanying materials you have (parts / manuals).

WENDY 05 Jan 2010 08:12 AM,UTC

I have this very same machine, it was handed down from my grandmother as far as i know.. I would like to know what date this model was built and the value of the machine?
thank you

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