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Singer 128 Sewing Machine
Crinkle Finish + Blackside + Centennial Badge
Serial No. AJ393872
This fabulous Singer 128 sewing machine is a true rarity and one that is usually missing from even the most comprehensive collections. Not only is this machine one of the rarer crinkle finish models, but it is a ‘Blackside’ as well, and to cap it all off it is also even a ‘Centennial Badge’ model.
This remarkable machine was made in the Elizabethport USA Singer factory in 1950, but was sold in the UK, so it has a standard BAK 240V motor and controller. The needle plate, shuttle slide plates, faceplate, rear access panel and cloth guide are all 'Blackside'. The faceplate and access panel are of the 'striated' design.
The machine comes in what I believe to be a Walnut base and matching bentwood cover. These are in just about the best condition I have seen for a case cover of this type and age, although unfortunately the original key is missing.
The machine itself is in very good condition for its 60 year age. There is just the slightest sign of wear/thinning to the crinkle finish along the very front edge of the bed. There are no gouges, chips or scratches to the crinkle finish, although as is typical of all crinkle finish models, the gold decals are faint. There is a curving surface mark on the shuttle slide plates caused by the edge of the cloth guide.
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The machine works perfectly in all respects and has been recently serviced.
Price ***** SOLD *****
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