Thank you for viewing our Store,
We have for sale an Antique 1899, Willcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine with Case.
This is one of the first portable electric sewing machines produced in the United States, made by the Willcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine Company New York N.Y. Willcox and Gibbs started manufacturing sewing machines in the late 1850s. This design machine was produced as a Hand Crack Machine, Treadle Foot Pump Machine, and an Electric Machine. This is a single thread machine that produces a chain stitch.
We have thoroughly cleaned and serviced this machine it runs exceptionally smooth. We have tested the machine and it sews nicely. This machine is old and does need some attention in the future, the cord is old and should be replaced at some point, the feet on the bottom of the case need to be replaced, the foot peddle is not the original but works nicely. We mention these items to be honest about the machine and have our customers aware of any issues.
Serial number A680322, this machine was made in approximately 1899.
If you would like more information or photos, please contact us.
Marked, Willcox and Gibbs
Dimensions, machine 10 ½” x 6” x9” tall. Case 11 ½” x 9” x 11" tall.
Condition, very clean and operates smoothly, rust on some of the chrome and paint lose throughout the machine, the carry case has damage as shown in pictures.
Please see all photos as they are part of the description.
To see more of our wonderful Antique and Vintage Sewing and Craft Items please click the link below.
© 2012-2022 RiverRat Antiques, LLC all rights reserved.
Payment is due at time of sale. Please if you think you will need additional time or additional payment options please contact us before you place your order.
We except PayPal and all major credit cards.
We also accept payment by mail Money Order or Personal check, once your payment is received and clears our bank we will ship your purchase promptly.
Please proceed to checkout to see all payment options
RiverRat Antiques LLC
Shipping from United States
RiverRat Antiques now offers free shipping to the Continental USA on most items.
Our free shipping does not include Alaska or Hawaii or any outlining territories. If you are in one of these areas, please contact us for a shipping quote.
Shipping: We ship most item via USPS, we also use UPS and FedEx. When shipping via UPS or FedEx we can not ship to a PO Box.
Domestic shipments will ship within 1-2 days using the lowest rate possible, usually Priority Mail with tracking.
International shipments will ship within 1-2 days using the lowest rate possible and with tracking if applicable, most international services do not offer tracking.
International Customers, if you would like a quote on shipping costs please contact us.
Returns & Exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
We do not accept returns, but we do want all our customers to be completely satisfied with their purchase, so if you feel you have been wronged or mislead in your purchase PLEASE let us know Immediately and we will try and make things right.
RiverRat Antiques LLC