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Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950
Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950

Singer Featherweight 221K Sewing Machine, EF688*** - 1950

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Stunning unique Featherweight in superb condition.  Completely serviced, cleaned, polished, elect...

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Stunning unique Featherweight in superb condition.  Completely serviced, cleaned, polished, electrically inspected, timed, tuned and sampled - rest assured, this Featherweight 221K will be ready to sew right out of the case.

There are a few components of the machine indicating that it was marketed in Sweden: the owner's manual is written in Swedish, it comes with an original Swedish oil can, and the Bakelite-banded motor with gold writing notes that its electrical specifications are per Swedish specs. This specific Bakelite-banded motor is one of rarest Featherweight motors in existence and not all Featherweights sold in Sweden have it. Some of the later 221K Featherweights sold in Sweden had a metal plaque placed on the front of the machine - this machine was likely sold before that plaque was being issued.

This machine is from the very first batch of 221K Featherweights commissioned in the 1950s; it is the 70th machine from that first batch commissioned on Valentine's Day, 1950 in Kilbowie, Scotland.

The machine is in fabulous condition and is given a Grade 8
Be sure to click on any image above to view the machine for closer detail; there are just a few pin scratches.


Included with Machine:

  1. Original Case (lovely condition)
     
  2. Basic Attachments: RufflerEdge StitcherNarrow HemmerAdjustable HemmerShirrerBinder

  3. Original Swedish Instruction Manual

  4. Replica English Instruction Manual
      
  5. Oil Bottle with Oil

  6. Motor and Gear Lubricant

  7. Five (5) Extra Bobbins

  8. Large & Small Screwdrivers

  9. Stitch Sample from your machine assuring you of a quality stitch

  10. Small Spool of Aurifil Thread

  11. Microtex Needles

  12. Thread Post

  13. Maintenance Logbook

  14. Case Tote Bag


Additional Quilting Attachments can be purchased, and if you need any Fashion Aids for apparel or ornamental sewing (e.g., Buttonholer, Blind Stitcher, etc...), we will prepare samples for those as well should you decide to purchase them separately.

The Original Bobbin Case is included, adhering to originality all these years later.  The machine has been serviced and calibrated for quilter’s cotton, so tension is already properly set; however, tension can easily be adjusted depending on fabric needs.

The machine is fitted with an original scrolled faceplate and the original case includes the top tray for holding the foot controller and some attachments.

Free Shipping in the USA through UPS Ground is provided.  The machine will be thoroughly and carefully packed ~ guaranteed to arrive safe and sound.

For more information on purchasing a Featherweight during our Featherweight Faire, click here.

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