Nice Clean 1948 Singer 201 Treadle Sewing Machine Head

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  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 12,2010
  • Channel: Online Auction
Nice Clean 1948 Singer 201 Treadle Sewing Machine Head5 1/6" of Space Under Foot! Best Machine Ever Made! Mouse over thumbnails for preview Click for larger image


Singer 201(K) S/N EE887873 1948 Treadle

Will accept a Motor or Crank if you want to convert it.

This Machine will sew light leather, tarps, sunbrella, tents, boat covers and sails, canvas, suede, heavy jeans, automotive upholstery, just about anything.

The serial number makes it built in the Kilbowie plant in Clydebank Scotland in 1950 making it 60 years young!

Includes The original Singer No. 201, a bobbin, a good treadle belt.

A beautiful machine that turns smoothly and sews a good stitch!

Will go up in value the longer you own it - not down.

This machine looks nice and is clean however it does have a few aesthetically rough spots which the pictures show well - I would rate its overall look as being between A- and B+. Guaranteed to please!

The 201 Model is considered by many to be the best machine ever made. It has metal driveshafts, class 66 bobbins available at any craft or sewing place including wal-mart, full rotary hook system,runs smooth and is clean. It is a full size machine with lowerable feed dog for embroidery and quilting. This machine will sew and penetrate dense material such as leather upholstery and vinyl.


This machine will sew do all this:

8 Layers Olive Outdoor Canvas
8 Layers Brown Furniture Upholstery
8 Layers Beige Automotive Upholstery
4 Layers Green/Tan Corded Vinyl
8 Layers Brand New Denim
8 Layers Black Duck Canvas
3 Layers Blue Webbing
4 Layers Heavy Marine Vinyl
2 Layers Vegetable Tanned Leather
Sewn With #18 Needle, and Size 69 Upholstery Thread


Chiffon, Batiste
Fine Lace
Using #9 Needle


Ciffon Jersey
Using #11 Needle


Lightweight Woolens
Heavy Silks & Rayon
Using #14 Needle


Slipcover Fabrics
Upholstery Fabrics
Using #16 Needle


Heavy Tickings
Heavy Canvas
Heavy Sailcloth
Heavy Upholstery
Using #18 Needle

This machine will NOT sew punch type of leather projects.

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We do not bring you these machines "as found".

Much effort and hard work is put into restoring these to the point that they look like they do & operate as designed, including the case. Any known issues or anything like that are mentioned in the description. Please take a look at the pictures of this great & beautiful machine. What you see is what you get!

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