Produced by the Bartram & Fanton Company, of Danbury, Connecticut, this chain stitch model dates from the late 1860s / early 1870s. While superficially resembling a Willcox & Gibbs, it is infinitely rarer.This particular example is missing its treadle base.

Produced by the Bartram & Fanton Company, of Danbury, Connecticut, this chain stitch model dates from the late / early While superficially resembling a Willcox & Gibbs, it is infinitely rarer.This particular example is missing its treadle base.

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The rare "Little Dorrit" chain stitch was designed and marketed in the UK by Smith & Starley during the mid The proportions and mechanism of the machine are near identical to the big selling Original Express, made by the German firm of Guhl & Harbeck.

❤✄◡ً✄❤ The "Magic" chain stitch machine was marketed by Bradbury of England in the 1870's. It features an improved gear ratio drive, however in many ways the machine mimicks Guhl & Harbeck's Original Express. - http://www.dincum.com/library/lib_bradbury_magic.html

The "Magic" chain stitch machine was marketed by Bradbury of England in the It features an improved gear ratio drive, however in many ways the machine mimicks Guhl & Harbeck's Original Express.

❤✄◡ً✄❤  A pleasing lockstitch design, made by Hillman & Herbert at The Premier Works, Coventry, during the mid 1870s. This particular example carries the marque "Little Maid" and was retailed by The Remington Bell Company, London. - http://www.dincum.com/library/lib_little_maid.html

A pleasing lockstitch design, made by Hillman & Herbert at The Premier Works, Coventry, during the mid This particular example carries the marque "Little Maid" and was retailed by The Remington Bell Company, London.

❤✄◡ً✄❤ Of substantial construction yet elegant appearance, the "Cleopatra" was Newton Wilson's upmarket chain stitch model during the late 1860s, and was originally priced at 4 guineas.   - http://www.dincum.com/library/libraryimages/lib_nw_cleopatra.jpg

Of substantial construction yet elegant appearance, the "Cleopatra" was Newton Wilson's upmarket chain stitch model during the late and was originally priced at 4 guineas.

Named the "Little Belle" and produced during the this pretty miniature chain stitch machine features a forward-facing drive wheel. It is reasonable to assume that it must have been a relative commercial failure for very few examples have survived.

Thomas Howard White started producing chain stitch machines in 1858 in Templeton, Massachusetts. In 1866 he established a factory at Canal Street, Cleveland, Ohio and was trading as the White Manufacturing Company making New England type machines

White Peerless : Serial No. This White Peerless dates to around 1885 and has eight U. Patent dates listed on the rear slide plate, the first being Mar 5 1872 the last Nov 26

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This particular example is fitted with an outrigger drive wheel for increased efficiency. These pretty cast iron miniatures are highly decorated with various gilt designs.

Kay's Worcester New Climax: Serial No. 3656838. This machine was produced in 1916 and badged for Kays of Worcester. Kays are a large United Kingdom Mail order catalogue company.

This machine was produced in 1916 and badged for Kays of Worcester. Kays are a large United Kingdom Mail order catalogue company.

sewhandy - Singer model 20   Looks like the one I have! I'd SO love to have one of these for my craft/sewing room!!

RESERVED FOR MASSEYNA Antique Sewing Machine Vintage Singer Sewing Machine

This unusual 1860's miniature was aptly known by the name "Novelty". It features a built in table clamp. The needle penetrates the stitch plate from below to perform a chain stitch

This unusual miniature was aptly known by the name 'Novelty'. It features a built in table clamp. The needle penetrates the stitch plate from below to perform a chain stitch.

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Named the "Little Belle" and produced during the this pretty miniature chain stitch machine features a forward-facing drive wheel. It is reasonable to assume that it must have been a relative commercial failure for very few examples have survived.

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Can you imagine the beautiful clothes this vintage sewing machine has made? Thinking of my friend Renee'

ANTIQUE NEW HOME ~ CAST IRON BASE ~ HAND CRANK SEWING MACHINE

ANTIQUE NEW HOME ~ CAST IRON BASE ~ HAND CRANK SEWING MACHINE

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