Singer Featherweight 221K 'Centennial' Sewing Machine

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1951 singer featherweight 221 katharine woolley adventure calls If you find this site useful and want to make a small donation to support its maintenance and expansion, then please use button below. The similar Featherweight 221K was producded at the Singer plant in Kilbowie, Scotland from 1947 until the late 1960's after more than 350,000 had been produced. By the early 1960's with sales of the classic black model dropping, the factory started to produce a new white model, the Featherweight 221K-7. Uniquely these had narrow grooves machined around the edge of the bed. Some of these also had a special faceplate with matching grooves. This beautifull K was made in and carries the sought after 'Centennial' badge which was fitted to a small number of machines to commemorate Singer's . Featherweight Serial Numbers, Dating a Singer Featherweight. As a classic example: I own a "badged" Centennial of Sewing machine that.

Teeny tiny number references were added to the motor band. Specialty Badged machine " Texas Centennial Exposition 1836 - 1936" was issued to a select few Featherweight machines and sold at the Texas Centennial Exposition, a World's Fair commemorating Texas' independence from Mexico. In mid-1936, bobbin winder tension bracket was modified and mounted to the top of the base rather than the front side of the machine.

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To date your Singer Featherweight, you will need to locate the serial number on the bottom of your machine. It has two letters followed by a series of six numbers. Using the serial number you can use the charts below to find the date when your machine was given a batch assignment at the factory.

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Workshops Singer Featherweight Centennial 1851-1951 Singer, rightfully proud of its company history, celebrated its centenary in 1951 by giving all machines commissioned for that year a special commemorative badge. It was the standard Singer emblem of the time but with the inscription "A Century of Sewing Service 1851-1951" around the outside of the oval.

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