This beautiful 1951 Singer 221 Featherweight runs and sews well and quietly. The finish shines and the bed decals are complete.
This is a very nice sewing machine.
The photographs are of the listed Singer 221 Featherweight. It is in very good condition as can be seen in the photographs.
The serial number of this Featherweight is EG708794 which dates the machine to July 17, 1951.
All of the Featherweights that we sell have been thoroughly cleaned, serviced, lubricated and tested. The testing consists of the machine going through a final 8 point checklist before being listed. The checklist is given toward the end of the listing description.
There are no missing or broken parts, no grunge to try to remove, and no expensive repairs to be done.
The bobbin case is included.
The light and switch both work as does the bobbin winder and the foot control.
The case is in good condition with no bad odor.
The stitches from this Featherweight are straight and tight with good tension and no skipping of the stitches. A sample of the stitching will accompany the sewing machine. It has been serviced and tested so that you can quilt, sew or proudly display the Featherweight upon its arrival.
Featherweights are notorious for being damaged while being shipped. It is very important that they be carefully and properly packed. It takes over an hour to properly pack a Featherweight for safe shipment. We have been selling Featherweights on eBay for well over 13 years. We have the experience to provide safe shipping.
GST/HST taxes apply only to Canadian purchasers. This tax is not applicable to non-Canadian purchasers.
OUR FINAL QUALITY CONTROL CHECKLIST.
1) Light bulb and light switch checked.
2) Foot control checked for range of speeds.
3) Electrical cords checked for any damage.
4) Bobbin winder tested. Bobbin wound.
5) Bobbin case tested for correct tension.
6) Upper tension tested and adjusted.
7) Sewing ability including reverse tested.
8) Sample sewn includes 90 degree corners.