Singer dating sewing machine

17-Dec-2015 17:36

Actually, there are lots of variables to estimating the worth of an old sewing machine, so let's look at the most important; the make/model and date, the condition, and any extras that may be included with the machine.There aren't any comprehensive lists for identifying models or manufacture dates for old BERNINA machines available online.

There were a small handful of manufacturers who made "generic" machines in the mid 20th Century (like the Morse pictured above).Many of them were based on a Singer class 15 machine, and are commonly known as "Singer Clones" - read a bit more about them here. If your sewing machine looks a lot like these machines but has an off brand name, chances are you have a generic or clone machine.