1911 SINGER TREADLE SEWING MACHINE ALL ORIGINAL CABINET

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  • Item Category: Textiles, Clothing & Accessories
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 09, 2006
  • Channel: Auction House
GRANNY'S OLD SINGER

PATENT JUNE 14, 1910

MODEL # G3175769

ORIGINAL MACHINE IN ORIGINAL BEAUTIFUL OAK CABINET

THIS GREAT OLD HEIRLOOM WAS PASSED DOWN TO ME FROM MY LATE AUNT WHO KEPT IT IN PRISTINE CONDITION AFTER MY GRANDMOTHER'S PASSING IN THE 1950'S. MY AUNT NEVER USED IT AND ONLY KEPT IT AS A DISPLAY PIECE, POLISHING IT AS A FINE PIECE OF FURNITURE, WHICH IT TRULY IS. I HAVE HAD IT SINCE THE LATE 70'S AND HAVE TREATED IT THE SAME WAY.

THIS FANTASTIC SLICE OF HISTORY IS STILL AS MY GRANDMOTHER LEFT IT. IT IS STILL FULL OF OLD BUTTONS AND VARIOUS MENDING ITEMS, AS WELL AS A STRIP OF FABRIC STILL UNDER THE NEEDLE!

THE CABINET HAS THE ORIGINAL GOLDEN OAK FINISH AND IS IN NEAR MINT CONDITION. T ARE 6 SIDE DRAWERS, WITH FINELY TOOLED FACES AND RECESSED WOODEN KNOBS. THE SIDE PANELS ARE EMBELLISHED WITH CARVED WOODEN APPLIQUES AS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE.

THE MACHINE IS BEAUTIFULLY DETAILED WITH GOLD LETTERING AND DESIGNS, SOME OF WHICH ARE NATURALLY RUBBED W ONE HOLDS THE MACHINE WHEN REPLACING IT BACK INTO THE CABINET. T IS AN OVAL STAMPED BRASS PLATE ON ONE SIDE READING SINGER SEWING MACHINE COMPANY. ON THE BACK SIDE T IS AN ENGRAVED ROUND PLATE THAT ALLOWS ACCESS TO THE INTERNAL MACHINEREY.

IT HAS A BRAND NEW BELT. OTHER THAN THAT AND AN ANNUAL OILING OF THE WORKINGS, IT'S BEEN UNUSED FOR OVER 50 YEARS, BUT EVE
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