Luckily, a quick search online yielded several resources that helped me narrow down my Singer's model number.The best and easiest to navigate is Sandman Collectibles' online Singer identification guide.Several years ago, I was given an antique Singer treadle sewing machine that has been passed down through my family for a few generations.I had no idea when it was manufactured or its model number.The company cleverly managed their production from all factories to coincide with the serial number flow.
Here you can look up your serial number and find out when your Singer Sewing Machine was made as well as what model you have.
It's nice to know my sewing machine was manufactured in 1907.
But I also wanted to find out the model numberwhich at first I thought would be a far more difficult proposition.
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 story of Isaac Merritt Singer will blow your mind, his wives and lovers his castles and palaces all built on the back of one of the greatest inventions of the 19th century.