Antique "Singer" 1886 New Family 12, Serial numbers: 7132089, 1835689. Hand crank model with nice Bentwood Case with the Singer emblem on the front. This is a beautiful example of an unrestored antique Singer 12 hand crank sewing machine, with the desirable "fiddle base". The acanthus leaves stenciling are in excellent condition and are still bright and colorful with only a few rubs from normal wear and use. There are also a few nicks and minor blemishes from normal age related wear.
The bobbin and shuttle are in place under the base plate. There is a photo of the underneath of the machine and you can see thread extending from the bobbin. The machine wheel turns freely and the needle easily moves up and down.
The bentwood case fits well and securely goes to place to protect the sewing machine and is in great cosmestic condition.... The Singer emblem is almost unblemished.Antique 1886 Singer 12 Hand Crank Sewing Machine w Bentwood Case. Antique "Singer" 1886 New Family 12 Serial numbers: 7132089, 1835689 Manufactured in Elizabeth, NJ Hand crank model with nice Bentwood Case, Singer emblem on the front. It has only be displayed since I have owned it. There is a note taped inside the cover that indicated this was given to "June" from "Aunt Mildred" in 1946 to be her "very own sewing machine". June probably sewed on it for a number of years.
An beautiful example of this sewing machine for the collector! Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Antique 1886 Singer 12 Hand Crank Sewing Machine w Bentwood Case. RARE BEAUTIFUL" is in sale since Wednesday, February 10, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Sewing (Pre-1930)\Sewing Machines".The seller is "maxiebel" and is located in San Antonio, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.