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Fabulous Singer Featherweights — Featherweight

Buying a Featherweight Tips.

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Buying a Featherweight Tips.

Buying a Singer Featherweight, 221 or 222K is a big purchase.If you are considering purchasing a Featherweight the link below to a useful article might be helpful while you are trying to decide from where to buy one.https://www.singersewinginfo.co.uk/featherweight/buying_tips

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Useless Information About the Featherweight Badge Pins.

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Useless Information About the Featherweight Badge Pins.

An interesting useless fact. One of the very small differences between Featherweights that were produced in the USA and those produced in Canada and the UK is that the pins that hold the Singer badges in place have different heads. Featherweights produced in the USA have badge pins that have rounded, smooth heads. Canadian and UK Singer machines, both 221 and 222K Featherweights, have badge pins that have a fancy rosette pin head. Like I said, useless, but maybe interesting information for Featherweight junkies.

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Why buy a Featherweight from us?

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Why buy a Featherweight from us?

You will not buy better Featherweight machines than ours. Our machines are taken apart, have each part inspected, cleaned, tested, reassembled and tested for sewing. We pride ourselves regarding our Featherweights. We only sell Featherweights that we would be proud to own. Buying a Featherweight from an unknown source, such as Ebay, Etsy, garage sale, etc can be fraught with very expensive problems and repairs. Of the hundreds of Featherweights we have acquired over he last 13 years, it is a very rare machine that simply needs some cleaning and a minor adjustment. Why buy a Featherweight from Fabulous Singer...

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Cost of a Singer 221 Featherweight

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Cost of a Singer 221 Featherweight

I just came across an article on the cost of Singer 221 Featherweights in the early (1930s) years. I did a bit of follow up research and came up with some, to put it mildly, amazing numbers.I cannot find the average price paid for 221 Featherweights in 2017 but on Ebay it must be somewhere between $300 and $400 for a machine that is in good cosmetic and mechanical condition and ready to sew. (If you can find one for less in good cosmetic and mechanical condition that sews - well done.)In the middle of the 1930s new 221 Featherweights...

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BEWARE. Possible Electric Shock Hazard from UK Purchased 222K Featherweight

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BEWARE. Possible Electric Shock Hazard from UK Purchased 222K Featherweight

It is not unusual for 222K Featherweights purchased from the UK to potentially give electric shocks. Bare electrical wires from the lamp may pose a shock threat. For a while 222K Featherweights sold in the UK used vinyl covered wire for their lamps and motors. UK voltage is 230 volts which sometimes overheats the lamp wires and melts the wires protective cover exposing the wires as can be seen in the photograph below. In North America the voltage is 120 volts plus Canadian 222K machines did not use wires with vinyl coating. The hazard that can occur with machines from...

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