Singer Sewing Machine ~ 1951 (Model 99-13K) ~ She’s BEAUTIFUL!

Note: You can find a link on how to thread this type of machine down in the comment section.

I picked up a 1951 Singer Sewing Machine with a wooden domed case at a local auction house over the weekend. I didn’t think I won as I never received an email (I put online bids on things, and then never win anything)…until they called me on Monday afternoon.

This is what I picked up yesterday at lunch time. She’s beauitful! I can’t wait to make a quilt with her. She’s at my mom’s house getting cleaned up and oiled. We tried the motor out and it works wonderfully.

After some research this morning I found out she was built in the Kilbowie Factory, Clydebank, Scotland. Machine Class (Model No.) is 99-13 (this lady goes forward only, no turning back! 🙂 ) ~ She was born on February 22, 1951.

1951 Singer Sewing Machine

1951 Singer Sewing Machine

She weighs about 50 pounds…definitely NOT a Featherweight (which I’m still on the look out for).

Back-side of Singer

Back-side of Singer

The case is in great shape ~ just need to get the auction house sticker off and rub it with some wood oil.

Wooden Singer Case

Wooden Singer Case

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