Singer 221 Featherweight Sewing Machine, Precision Sewing

Singer 221 Featherweight Sewing Machine, Precision Sewing


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We have for sale a vintage Singer 221-1 portable featherweight sewing machine and carrying case. Serial # AM183644. The machine badge was issued on March 25, 1955, and was manufactured in Elizabethsport, NJ, USA. It has an original 110-volt motor and beautiful chrome trim. The machine, case, instruction book and attachments are all in very good vintage condition. We’ve had several machines in the last few years and this one purrs. The case is in very good vintage condition showing minor wear, consistent with age and use.
This is a very nice machine finished in that classic deep gorgeous shiny black featherweight paint, gold decals and chrome trim. The original foot pedal still makes the motor hum. The locking carrying case is also in very nice condition with original hardware, handle. The Canvas Case Cover is an original 1950s Singer 221 travel case cover, made of very heavy canvas with zippers on both sides and metal button feet on bottom, a very rare find.
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We have cleaned and serviced this machine and replaced any worn or faulty parts. It is ready to SEW!!!!!

Our shipping charge includes meticulous packing to ensure no damage occurs during transit. Every shipment we have done has arrived undamaged even as far away as Alaska.

The I. M. Singer and Company began making sewing machines in 1851. In 1933, the company debuted the ‘featherweight’ machine at the Chicago World’s Fair. During WWII, the company’s factories were retooled to support war related machinery needs. In 1945, when they changed back to manufacturing sewing machines, the featherweight was their most popular and reliable brand. The Singer featherweight has long been a cherished machine for quilting and sewing due to its precise sewing capability and easy portability.

Several attachments/accessories are included:
1. Carrying case with canvas travel cover
2. Singer 221 Owner’s Manual (worn cover)
3. Simanco bobbin case (45750)
4. Singer edge stitcher (36865)
5. Singer ruffler 120598 (marked SINGER USA). Setting adjustments labeled star, 12, 6 and 1
6. Simanco hinged straight stitch foot (45321)
7. Singer adjustable hemmer (35931)
8. Singer multi-slotted binder with guide pins (160359)
9. Singer Zipper cording foot (121877)
Singer Gathering Foot Low Shank (121441)
10. Two spool pin felts
11. Power cord and foot pedal
12. 5 Singer 221 Bobbins
13. Singer large screwdriver (25587)
14. Replacement Needles

Overall condition of the machine is very good runs and operates wonderfully and only has light wear from use on sewing bed, light scuffs and scratches.
Case, NO KEY, shows light wear from use and age but very structurally solid, no issues.
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