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Singer Wrinkle (Crinkle) Featherweight 221

Serial Number:  AF589*** indicates commission date of August 15, 1940 (SOLD February 26, 2015 for $4,275.00)   This uniquely finished Featherweight has been most commonly referred to as the “Crinkle” Featherweight or sometimes called a “Matte Finish” Featherweight.  However, we would like to dispel that descriptive adjective with the bona fide name that Singer gave it originally.  The official name for this particular finish is called “Wrinkle”.  And, as you can see in the photograph below, taken by a fellow Featherweight historian, that the term is indeed correct. Photos Courtesy of JJ & Leo of The Featherweight Factory   So,...