Singer sewing machine model dating
Determining the current worth of any one machine can be a daunting task.
In general, the value of old Singer sewing machines can range anywhere from a few dollars to several hundred or perhaps thousands of dollars.
Donner received a Mensa scholarship in 2006 while attending California State University, Fresno.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal arts and a multiple-subject teaching credential.
Most of us know the name Singer but few are aware of his amazing life story, his rags to riches journey from a little runaway to one of the richest men of his age.
The value of the machine will be lower it is worn or rusted, if parts and accessories are missing, or if it is not in working condition.Over the years as patents ran out the Singer 20 toy sewing machine was one of the most widely copied of all small toy sewing machines.The well-made cast iron toy sewing machine was durable, long lasting and has become prized among collectors world-wide, especially the different coloured models.Machines manufactured prior to 1960 should have a model number located on a small metal plate on the front of the machine.Although some of the earliest models may not have a number, the model can usually be determined by its serial number.
The Singer company provides help in finding serial numbers on old machines; the website is linked in the Resources section.