Industrial Sewing Machine

The Singer Manufacturing Company

1963
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Maker and Role
The Singer Manufacturing Company
Production Date
1963
Description
One industrial sewing machine. Sewing machine mounted on a bench with thread stand and bobbin winder. Small storage drawer attached to bench containing a selection of foot attachments, tools and bobbins. Motor attached to underside with pedals, one pedal for knee, the other at base for foot control.

Sewing machine: Labelled "SINGER" on both sides, one on body the other near base.
Stitch length lever numbered: 0-7
Makers number inscribed on plate: "195KI"
Makers plate: "SINGER / SEWING / MACHINES"
Serial number inscribed on base: "EV241886"
Measuring plate guide by needle inscribed: "1/4 1/2 3/4 1 11/4"
Labelled on top: "THE SINGER MANUFACTURING CO."

Wooden ruler attached to side of table printed in inches: "0-36 / 1/4 "TARGET" HANDY RULE 3/4"
On side of table control box: "OFF ON"
Makers plate inscribed: "THE SINGER / MFG. CO. / 1/2 H.P. / 250 V.A.C. / 1 PHASE / PART NO / 198843 / SIMANCO / MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN "
Bolts on table stand embossed: "AJAX"

Electric transmitter makers plate printed: "ALTERNATING CURRENT / SINGER / ELECTRIC TRANSMITTER / CAT NO / VOLTS / CYC. / H.P. / PH / R.P.M. / AMP. / SER NO / THE SINGER MFG. CO. / MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN"
Makers plate inscribed: "K 432158 / 230/250 / 50 / /2 1 / 2900 / 2.4 / K1180284"
Instruction plate on side of motor inscribed: "IMPORTANT / CONNECT WHITE / MOTOR LEAD TO / SUPPLY NEUTRAL"

Cotton reels on thread stand: Smaller orche one: Labelled: "CLARK & COS / COTTON THREAD / .AN [...] R. / MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN" Labelled on other side: "CLARK & COS MACHINE COTTON 50 / BEST SIX CO / 20[...] / 83 MET."
Larger white reel printed: "Mettler metrosene Plus 100% Polyester Art. 1145"
On bottom printed: "No.100 500 m 547 yds col. 3 GERMAN MADE"

Envelope in drawer hand-written: "INdustRial / Singer / NEEDLE 89[...]1 DAX1 / 195 KI
In envelope 12 needles in packet printed: "10 / 88 x 1; 1128; / DA X 1; 88 x 9; / DA x 9; SY 1315; / SY 1361 / 100 16" On other side of packet printed: "Made i.W.-Germany / chromium finished / 8047"

Drawer containing: One bobbin: With orche thread. One bobbin: With red thread. One bobbin: With pink thread. One bobbin: With no thread. One bobbin: With pink/blue and green thread on bobbin wheel. One measuring tape: Numbered in centimetres printed: "0-150 BUTTERFLY BRAND" on other side printed inches "1 INCH - 60 [chinese characters] SUPERIOR TAILORING RULE". One wax guard case: Containing eight wax guards. Embossed: "WIDEX / (recycling logo)" on other side embossed: "WIDEX / 05 (surrounded by recycling triangle). One spare foot: Inscribed: "SUISEI / P301". One Key: Inscribed: "98507 SIMANCO". Screwdriver with metal handle Inscribed: "SIMANCO" "120378". Metal guide: Inscribed: "SIMANO / 25866". One needle threader. One Screwdriver with white handle: Embossed: "BASF". One screwdriver with clear yellow handle. One screwdriver with wooden handle. One screwdriver with red handle. Embossed: "HONG KONG" otherside "NO 808". One screwdriver with yellow handle. Embossed: "STANLEY" other side "MADE IN ENGLAND / REG DESIGN
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Paper
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Textile/Cotton
Processed Material/Textile/Cotton
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
SINGER Label
0-7 Label
195KI Maker's Number
SINGER / SEWING / MACHINES Maker's Plate
EV241886 Serial Number
1/4 1/2 3/4 1 11/4 Inscribed
THE SINGER MANUFACTURING CO Label
0-36 / 1/4 "TARGET" HANDY RULE 3/4 Printed
OFF ON Inscribed
THE SINGER / MFG. CO. / 1/2 H.P. / 250 V.A.C. / 1 PHASE / PART NO / 198843 / SIMANCO / MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN Maker's Plate
AJAX Embossed
ALTERNATING CURRENT / SINGER / ELECTRIC TRANSMITTER / CAT NO / VOLTS / CYC. / H.P. / PH / R.P.M. / AMP. / SER NO / THE SINGER MFG. CO. / MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN Maker's Plate
K 432158 / 230/250 / 50 / /2 1 / 2900 / 2.4 / K1180284 Maker's Plate
IMPORTANT / CONNECT WHITE / MOTOR LEAD TO / SUPPLY NEUTRAL Inscribed
CLARK & COS / COTTON THREAD / .AN [...] R. / MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN Label
CLARK & COS MACHINE COTTON 50 / BEST SIX CO / 20[...] / 83 MET Label
Mettler metrosene Plus 100% Polyester Art. 1145 Printed
No.100 500 m 547 yds col. 3 GERMAN MADE Printed
INdustRial / Singer / NEEDLE 89[...]1 DAX1 / 195 KI Hand-written
10 / 88 x 1; 1128; / DA X 1; 88 x 9; / DA x 9; SY 1315; / SY 1361 / 100 16 Printed
Made i.W.-Germany / chromium finished / 8047 Printed
0-150 BUTTERFLY BRAND Printed
1 INCH - 60 [chinese characters] SUPERIOR TAILORING RULE Printed
WIDEX / (recycling logo) Embossed
WIDEX / 05 (surrounded by recycling triangle) Embossed
SUISEI / P301 Inscribed
98507 SIMANCO Inscribed
SIMANCO 120378 Inscribed
SIMANO / 25866 Inscribed
BASF Embossed
HONG KONG Embossed
NO 808 Embossed
STANLEY Embossed
MADE IN ENGLAND / REG DESIGN Embossed
Accession No
2019.9
Credit Line
The Singer Manufacturing Company. 1963. Industrial Sewing Machine, 2019.9. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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