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Item:163875063043Offered for consideration is a working vintage mid 1930's Singer model 221 Featherweight portable sewing machine with foot pedal connector. Has a serial number of AE221009 which an online data base dates it to the mid 1930's. This came from a local multi - generation estate in which this machine we were told pretty much sat idle for decades although it seems to have had some moderate use so much so that age and use required us to purchase a new belt for it. (Photo 11 shows its old white belt) The machine itself is in good cosmetic and running condition although we suspect its motor from being idle for so long is in need of grease, cleaning or maintenance because with previous singer featherweight machines that we came across when the foot pedal is only slightly depressed, the machines motor will start off in a low RPM and with this one needs to be fully depressed for the motor to run. There are rubber feet on its underside that need to be replaced as well. Its sewing area has mainly surface scratches onto this areas top coating which photos should note. We did not find its case, accompanying booklet or other associated part items, just what is pictured although its accessories and booklets are readily available online. View all gallery photos for items best individual insight and description. Buyer pays 19.67 insured Fed Ex ground shipping to any lower 48. Thanks for viewing.On Sep-23-19 at 07:56:55 PDT, seller added the following information: NOTE - We came across a separate small box full of sewing machine attachments (some with rust misting on them) with the name Rotary on its box, Greist and Singer on the parts shown in the 12th photo and are including them in the auction as some or all likely go with this machine. On Sep-24-19 at 14:51:48 PDT, seller added the following information: Per other questions relating to the item, we are adding the following: As the listing notes in its description, There are no instructions, top tray or outer carrying case although we did come across a metal case with a small box full of other attachments. The case appears to have TWO sets of attachments its completeness and condition is noted in photos ass shown. The metal black attachment case reads: ROTARY on its outside and is full of Griest attachments along with misc. other ones. On Sep-24-19 at 16:43:15 PDT, seller added the following information: On Sep-24-19 at 16:49:44 PDT, seller added the following information: Bottom of cases under side and bobbin holder read : SIMANCOCondition:Used, UPC:Does Not Apply, Country/Region of Manufacture:United States, Product Line:SINGER 221 or 221-1, Original/Reproduction:Vintage Original, Type:Domestic Sewing Machine, Color:Black, Brand:SINGER
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Vintage 1930's Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine Model #221-1 Serial# AE221009