Singer sewing machines antique dating
By World War 2, the Singers were actually producing guns and bullets as a priority to sewing machines – which they only continued making in their spare time.
Isaac Singer was the founder of the company, and was the first to create treadle powered, belt powdered and eventually electricity powered machines.
By matching the serial number to the corresponding date, you can determine the exact age of the machine.
Quality also plays an important part in the value of the model.
Electric motors and bolt-on lights were introduced to the machines in 1921, and the treadle tables gradually faded away to chunky box bottoms in the 1930s.
The design has naturally changed over the years with advances in technology.
The number can be found near the on/off switch on newer machines, and on the front panel or on a small plate on older machines.