Antique Kenmore Sewing Machine Model 117-812 w/ papers

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  • Item Category: Textiles, Clothing & Accessories
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 30, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

Antique Kenmore Deluxe Rotary Sewing Machine w/ Accessories and Original Owners Certificate - Model 117-812

You are bidding on one antique Kenmore Deluxe Rotary Sewing Machine dated 1950 according to the original owners delivery certificate (please see pictures below). This particular model was first produced in 1948 ( see this PDF for details .) This sewing machine is fully functional and tested, although it could use a tune up if you plan to use it for regular use. This auction includes a ton of accessories and original paperwork and documentation that came with this sewing machine.

Some key points:

This is an electric sewing machine and includes the original foot pedal attachment Sewing machine has a serial no. of 76677. Wood frame case is model no. 117.205 (see pics) Includes a lamp built into the sewing machine to illuminate your working/sewing surface (see pics) All serial numbers and model numbers are present on the sewing machine (see pics) Inlcudes many pieces of documentation, including original owners manual, Kenmore Guarantee certificate, button hole attachment manual, and replacement parts ordering guide Original owner was a Paul Kinney and the sewing machine was delivered on June 6th, 1950 (see pics) Sewing machine itself is fully functional Includes carrying case in good shape (see pics) Multiple accessories, including a button sewing tool, rotary attachments, and what appears to be all the original documentation Brown color body, and in very good shape (no major cracks, scratches, etc).

I don't know what the value is of this item, so I am putting it up on eBay at a starting bid of $1 and letting it go for what it goes for. If I see you on Antiques Road Show telling your story of how cheap you got it on eBay and you discover it's worth thousands, then I will wish you well ;-) This is a great rustic antique item and would look great as a decoration for anyone with a country decorating motif in their home!

Shipping Details: Buyer pays actual shipping costs. I will ship the method of your preference, but will ship UPS ground unless you specify otherwise. Checks are acceptable, but I will not ship until the check clears.

Contact me at for questions or comments. Good luck bidding!! I hope you win, because this is one heck of a deal IMO!