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Dating Your Singer Featherweight Machine

What is the Birthdate of My Singer Featherweight? To date your Singer Featherweight, you will need to locate the serial number on the bottom of your machine.  It has two letters followed by a series of six numbers.  Using the serial number you can use the charts below to find the date when your machine was given a batch assignment at the factory.  If you do not find your machine serial number listed in the charts, then further in the text below will be more references and info.    Most serial numbers are found on the bottom of a Featherweight...


Birthdate Featherweights

How great it would be to have a Singer Featherweight made in the very year you were born or the year you graduated from high school or college or perhaps the year your child was born. The data below, inspired by Graham Forsdyke's original reference chart, graphs the number of machines manufactured or commissioned in any given year throughout their production.  This may help you determine the ease of finding machines to perhaps coordinate with personal milestones or significance. Some years are easy, others difficult and, of course, many are impossible. Check the following chart for the possibilities of finding...