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We are very excited to add this lovely French 221K to the site. Completely serviced, cleaned, polished, electrically inspected, timed, tuned and sampled - rest assured, this Featherweight 221 will be ready to sew right out of the case. This machine is fitted with its original 110v motor that has been rewound to work at optimum speed and torque.
Many of you might be wondering, "what makes this a French Featherweight?" This machine comes with its original French manual, an original 110v motor, and a very unique French Decal on the back arm of the machine. This machine also has the original purchase receipts from Singer in Paris. The machine was originally purchased for just over 53 Francs.
EF694*** indicates an original production commission date of February 14th, 1950, and it is given a Grade 8. Be sure to click on any image far above to view the close-up details of this Singer Featherweight machine. It is in beautiful condition with some small chips in the clearcoat near the back.
Included with Machine:
Original Case (lovely condition)
Basic Attachments in Original Box:
(Ruffler, Narrow Hemmer, Adjustable Hemmer, Shirrer, Binder, Edge Stitcher,
Original French Instruction Manual
- Stitch Sample from your machine assuring you of a quality stitch
Five (5) Extra Bobbins
Replica Manual included for readability
- Small Spool of Aurifil Thread
- Sew Retro Grease
- 5 Pack of Schmetz Needles
- Case Tote Bag
- Maintenance Log Book
- Thread Post
Are you a Quilter? Additional Quilting Attachments can be purchased, and if you need any Fashion Aids for apparel or ornamental sewing (i.e. Buttonholer, Blind Stitcher, etc...), we will prepare samples for those as well should you decide to purchase them separately.
You can also rest knowing that the Original Bobbin Case is most definitely included, assuring you of an original quality stitch all these years later. It is a delightful thought to think about some of the possible things that were lovingly sewn on this machine in its lifetime. What will you add to its sewing repertoire - quilts? Apparel? Whatever you sew, I’m sure your new Featherweight machine will be well loved for many, many more years of sewing life.
The machine has been serviced and calibrated for quilter’s cotton, so you won’t have to worry about tension when you receive your machine, but having a numbered tension dial will make it easier to set it back should you need to adjust it for any reason.
You will notice that this machine is fitted with a scrolled faceplate and the original case includes the tray for holding the box of attachments, etc..
Free Shipping in the USA through UPS Ground. Your machine will be thoroughly and carefully packed ~ guaranteed to arrive to you safe and sound.