One was my grandmothers, that my aunt who had kept it in her basement for years, finally gave it to me. I cked on it at one time and the Lady Margaret Snell that had the sewing machine co. Not that that increases its value in the least. I can't wait to get it cleaned up. The first machines were manufactured at the small Wilkinson Machine Shop in Templeton, Massachusetts. The tension was by means of a nut on the machine head, but had no dial. I restored the machine and it sews wonderfully.
Do you know if Singer bobbins will fit? A crinkle-finished White Model 77 rotary was one of the few physical items enclosed. Have you ever had difficulties before with Webshots? I just got this a few days ago, took a bit to get registered though. Several years ago, I was given an antique Singer treadle sewing machine that has been passed down through my family for a few generations. While helping at the sale shop, she came upon a Singer Treadle sewing machine, knowing that is what I learned to sew on she snatched it up. I will look into your post as well as the white sewing machine research project. I got it with money from a summer job while I was in college. We decided, if it was still there after the holidays and we had the cash, we would take that as a sign and get it! Don't recall what it is, other than you have to hand crank it! I have had this machine for 22 yrs or longer.
Imagine my surprise that it was actually a Macy Sewing Machine. You can find out more about old sewing machines by going to the website of the. White's original sewing machine was a small, hand operated sewing machine; however, sewing innovations soon followed. Still interested in this piece, I told her I would think about it. It is one of the best machines I have ever used and I don't think I will ever replace it.
The machine itself had no rust and had all its parts. So you've got to have actual old bobbins to make them work, if you have an old machine that takes long bobbins. Go ahead and look for your manual according to model ect, no. Apparently, existing White records only go back to 1900. Antique White sewing machines include early treadle styles, while vintage White machines offer many features still useful today. I lied to the teacher and told her I could sew on the treadle machine.
It has found a loving home and my plan it to make a small quilt for my mother-in-law. Models sold through Sears included the Minnesota, Franklin and Kenmore. Let me know if you can pick her up in Maryland. Do you own a vintage or antique sewing machine? The company moved to Cleveland in 1866 and White Sewing Machine Co. I don't think it's in working condition, needs a belt at least. By 1882, the company was producing about 60,000 machines each year. A: Thomas White began producing sewing machines in 1858 in Templeton, Mass.
I also have a nonworking 1901 machine that I bought before my grandmother died that I will have fixed next year. The White sewing machines were a major player in the Sewing Machine Wars and they built a really nice reliable machine. I acquired her in the 1970's after a long, long search; she was shipped from Freemont, Nebraska, all the way to Maryland and you can't imagine my excitement when she arrived in a tractor trailer! I also have 2 old portable machines I found in my mother's garage after she passed away. I don't want to abuse it but I've seen some videos on YouTube of these old machines that were very impressive. These were introduced in 1928 and were all electrics. We thought it was a really good sign that the treadle moved the fly wheel smoothly, and when you manually spun the balance wheel, the needle moved up and down smoothly too. First stop is obtaining the manual, then maintenance, some careful cleaning and see where I am.
I believe the bronze ones were earlier than the krinkle finish. Sewing Machines White Sewing Machines I have a White rotary sewing machine, with serial number 43-215003 A long time ago I found the following information somewhere on the internet and have preserved it here to allow you to share my confusion. Here's a link to the pictures of the machine. It was the company's most popular machine and was made until the 1950s. Note that, as of August 2010, the toll-free number is 1-800-446-2333 and the hours of operation are 8 a. The older vibrating shuttle models, however, are somewhat more difficult to find in good condition.
The following White numbers were verified through the company. She taught me to sew on the treadle and I used it for all of my sewing until I was in my 20's when I purchased an electric machine. The machine is in good shape, absolutely reliable and still in use. I will attempt once more to attach a picture. I have the buttonhole attachment for it, plus the bottonhole attachment and hemstitcher attachment that fit the Singer treadle. There are a pile of attachments that go with it but I've never used them. I would like to know how old this machine is.