Question: How do you date a featherweight sewing machine?

To find the date your machine was made, all you need is the serial number. The serial number for the featherweight begins with 2 letters and is found on the bottom of your machine. It will be in one of two places. The area next to the bottom tray and inside the bottom tray itself.

Where is serial number on featherweight?

Serial numbers for Singer Featherweights are located on a raised boss on the underside of the machine. Lay your machine on its back and look on the left hand side of the main body (not the folding extension table).

When did they stop making singer featherweights?

1969 It is estimated that Singer produced and sold some 3.0–3.5 million Featherweight machines during the models lifetime. Production of the original Featherweight ended in 1961, but continued at Singer factories in Quebec and Scotland until 1969.

When did they stop making Singer featherweights?

1969 It is estimated that Singer produced and sold some 3.0–3.5 million Featherweight machines during the models lifetime. Production of the original Featherweight ended in 1961, but continued at Singer factories in Quebec and Scotland until 1969.

What is the difference between a singer 99 and 99K?

The Singer 99 was a sturdy and reliable machine that was easy to use. The machines have adjustable tension and stitch length controls. The 99K must always be mounted in some form of base because the underbed mechanism will not allow it to sit directly onto a table surface.

Does Singer 99K have reverse?

All versions of the 99 produce a good straight stitch with the later model 99K-31 also having a handy reverse feature.

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