Victorian Era / American Machine Co. / Fluting Machine / Dressmaker Tool / Seamstress Tool
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We have for sale an Antique 1880s American Machine Co. Fluting Machine.
Wonderful Piece of history, this is a Fluting Machine or also called a Ruffler used to put pleating or French fluting in freshly laundered clothing. This size Fluting Machine was designed for home use and made by the American Machine Co of Philadelphia.
Made of cast iron and brass fluting rollers with wood handle also has a built-in clamp to hold the machine to the table top. There is a lever in the front of the machine which allows you to raise and lower the bottom roller to insert or remove the garment from the machine.
This machine has a couple patent dates embossed under the rollers,
Nov 2, 1875 - July 3, 1877 - August 19, 1879 - March 23, 1880
Measures: base 7 ¾” width, 6” depth. machine 6” in height, Weighs 6 pounds.
Condition: Very good for age, some paint lose and surface rust, brass has dark patina spots. No structural damage.
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**** We have a fixed shipping cost on all our items if you purchase multiple items the shipping cost will be recalculated, and we will issue a refund of all shipping cost overages once your purchase has been shipped.
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Returns & Exchanges
I gladly accept returns
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
- Custom or personalized orders
- Perishable products (like food or flowers)
- Digital downloads
- Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
- Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
Please look at all the pictures carefully, we try to show all the flaws (if any) in the pictures and we try to tell of any flaws or problems in the description to the best of our ability. Items we sell are old and may have scratches, discoloration, chips, rust and overall wear and tear.
On all mechanical items (things with moving parts) please understand these are antique and vintage items and we cannot guarantee the longevity of mechanical parts at all, they are sold as is.
We usually 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
We have a fixed shipping cost on all our items if you purchase multiple items the shipping cost will be recalculated, and we will issue a refund of all shipping cost overages once your purchase has been shipped.