SINGER Featherweight 221-K1 221 221k Sewing Machine by 3FTERS

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Seller: 3fters (1,172) 100%, Location: ATHENS, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 163746966722 Superb Vintage Singer 221 221k FeatherweightThoroughly Restored, Cleaned, Detailed & Serviced by 3FTERS Ready to sew just right out of the box ! Includes: - SINGER 221 k1 - Original carrying case in amazing condition with key - User's manual - Bakelite foot pedal in amazing condition too An extremely well preserved SINGER 221 which has been: -Thoroughly Cleaned & Polished -De-Greased from old Greases -Freshly Greased & Oiled -Adjust & Fine tune Tensioners, Feed Dogs, Needle Bar, Drive Belt, foot pedal etc -Stitch Length Adjusted to SINGER Specifications both Forward and Reverse at 6 to 30 stitches per inch. -Rotary Hook Cleaned & Adjusted -Bobbin Winder Assembly tuned *All maintenance & restoration done by 3FTERS Athens always adhering to their strict restoration program guidelines ! The results are more than obvious in the photos of this listing. Features: - Longer extension board. - Low Shank - Portable - Face-plate with Celtic decals. - Curvy take-up lever - Chromed stitch length indicator plate - Gold with blue ribbon SINGER 100 years anniversary badge -At 5kg (11 pounds) she's as light as a sewing machine can. World's most portable sewing machine. Actually the extraordinary quality of craftsmanship at the time of her production, allowed for just low level detailing, just to reveal her astonishing beauty. The results are more than obvious in the photos of this listing. Apart from the great looks, she packs an amazing strength for her size, which is more than obvious when sewing thick or hard materials. The quality of stitch, for which she's so well known, is just amazing! Operates quietly and smoothly, thanks to the Vertical Rotary Hook (the standard choice for industrial sewing machines), and the high level of craftsmanship in manufacturing process. This is the creme de la creme of vintage sewing machines and the best machine that Singer ever produced. She will be lovingly packed and delivered to her new owner by post/courier, or can be collected for free. We would be happy to provide additional photos, video or answer any questions. Restore vs Refurbish - What's the difference? We know vast majority of people don’t really differentiate the two terms nowadays but there is actually a huge difference between them. The difference between restore and refurbish is that restore is to reestablish, or bring back into existence while refurbish is to rebuild or replenish with all new material. restore English, Verb To reestablish, or bring back into existence. To restore to original (or better) working order and appearance. To bring back to a previous condition or state. To give or bring back (that which has been lost or taken);Related terms: * restoration * restorer refurbish English, Verb To rebuild or replenish with all new material To rebuild or replenish with all new material Source: wikidiff Since many people still keep asking questions about whether those items we list are repainted, with new stickers etc, we feel the need to clarify things. All items we list as “restored” are almost 100% originals, nothing new put on them other than oil & grease, rubber o-rings (tires), rubber / felt feet, and motor / treadle belts, depending on the model. If a part is missing or damaged and we can't repair it, we'll replace it with one from a donor machine of the same era. Never a newer or a new one.Those items are certainly ΝΟΤ repainted as many think, nor have we put new stickers / decals which would then label them as “renovated” or "refurbished". Everything was set in the factory back then. Motor sets may have a new plug and leads but coils and internals would be vintage and serviced. Lamps will be new. Always have in mind the time to restore an item, is many times the time needed to refurbish a same one.And although it is much, much more time consuming, we prefer this approach which preserves the authenticity and history of an item rather than just making it eye appealing but strip it from it's history and identity. Growing up in Athens, Greece watching the archeologists, since we were kids, painstakingly removing layer after layer of debris and foreign matter from the ancient finds in open dig sites the size of football fields using nothing more than small brushes the size of a toothbrush and small hand tools along with tons and tons of patience and sunscreen may have contributed in our later days attitude towards items of historic significance ;-) Or at least we like to think so :-)) Condition: Used, Condition: Amazing condition Ready to sew just right out of the box !, Model: 221k, Featured Refinements: Singer 221 Sewing Machine, Color: Black, Modified Item: No, Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom, Product Line: SINGER 221, Brand: SINGER, Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original, Stitch Type: Straight, Type: Domestic Sewing Machine

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