Bradbury High Arm Family Sewing Machine
Beautiful old sewing machineI am not sure the new ones are better..these trusty things go through all types of fabric.
The Dorman Portable Lockstitch Machine was manufactured in Northampton, U.K. during the late 1880's. The machine itself is mainly fabricated from pressed steel. The heavy iron base (for stability) was an optional extra. This example features the rare and desirable pyramidal walnut cabinet.
Heron, Gresham & Craven
*THE GRESHAM~manufactured by Heron, Gresham & Craven, Craven Iron Works, Ordsall Lane, Saltford Manchester. The Co. was founded by John Spier Heron, James Gresham and Thomas Craven in 1869.
Newton Wilson & Co.
Princess of Wales Serial No. 88989. Manufactured by Newton Wilson & Co. which was founded by William Newton Wilson who was one of the pioneers of the sewing machine industry in Great Britain and was involved in the sewing machine trade from 1851.