We specialize in pre 1870 machines and we are always interested in helping you sell "good" antique sewing machines through the Consignment Program we offer., our antique buying and general information website about antiques and antique sewing machines that we deal in.It has a drawer mounted beneath the table and the head is offset to the right. It came with shuttle, 6 bobbins, a couple of nickle plated hemmers and an original if somewhat tatty manual. The Vine Leaf decal can clearly be seen on the pillar, but the remainder are heavily worn. The cloth plate has the Companys stamped Trade Mark. There is a stamped badge on the round cloth plate with 'As supplied to H. Our very first purchase, long before collecting became a passion! We would be grateful for any further information about this Model. On later machines (1891 onwards) the centre decal was replaced by a brass boss. The Princess of Wales' also appears on the cloth plate. Machines like this do have value, but we do not deal in them, and they are usually sold as decorative pieces rather than to collectors of sewing machines. On a bad day at a bad auction such machines sell for under 0.
The table and stand are the same as used in the later versions of the Jones Medium machine which gives a large work area. Not many of these machines have come to light and we would be grateful for any further information on this Model. We are fortunate to have three slightly different versions. Instead of a drawer there is an accessory box with hinged lid mounted on the table top to the right of the machine. Probably made three or four years later than the previous machine. The local SM shop - now closed- was raided for all its 'old Jones' needles. For the first time the most complete story of a forgotten giant is brought to you by Alex Askaroff.Hello Alex, While searching the web for information about Singer sewing machines, I stumbled across your fascinating web site. Not only did I find information about sewing machines, but also poetry, stories about England, from everyday life to war history, and other titbits like information about Ca Mau porcelain.These tables are taken from Singer publications; they show the dates for a particular range of serial numbers for the given plants.We are active, knowledgeable, and experienced dealers in rare and historically important American patented sewing machines.