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Date: 11/8/12 7:19 PM

Cute little machine

This almost looks like a Featherweight without the extension on the left.

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Date: 11/8/12 7:34 PM

Some have theorized that it was the other way around. Singer bought the company that made those machines, and some have imagined it was the inspiration for the Featherweight.

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Date: 11/8/12 7:59 PM

Hi Joe,

Thank you for the info. I do not know the history of the various sewing machine companies.

I thought it looked pretty cute and the case looks similar to the FW cases.

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Date: 11/8/12 8:18 PM

First was Ossan Sewhandy, then Standard, which then also was GE...and finally Singer. The sewhandy preedates the Featherweight by a few years.

Here's my Seafoam, a 1929 Sewhandy



The case is very similar to the 1933/1934 green interior FW cases.


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Date: 11/8/12 8:18 PM

Duplicate!
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I heart Panzy, Pfaff Creative Performance, the sewing machine love of my life!
And Baby (Enlighten serger), Victor (BLCS), Ash (B350SE-Artwork), Kee (B750QEE-Panzy's BFF), Georgie (B560-Kee's baby sister) and the Feather-Flock!

Most of all, I heart Woo (HimmyCat). Until we meet again, my beautiful little boy. I love you.

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Date: 11/8/12 8:23 PM

If it were on the mainland, it would be coming home with me.

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I heart Panzy, Pfaff Creative Performance, the sewing machine love of my life!
And Baby (Enlighten serger), Victor (BLCS), Ash (B350SE-Artwork), Kee (B750QEE-Panzy's BFF), Georgie (B560-Kee's baby sister) and the Feather-Flock!

Most of all, I heart Woo (HimmyCat). Until we meet again, my beautiful little boy. I love you.

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Date: 11/8/12 8:38 PM

There are a couple of books on this machine; history and maintenance:
Sewhandy sewing machine
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