ABOVE...MATS TO GO UNDER THE BASE TO PREVENT SURFACE SCRATCHING AND ON RIGHT TWO DIFFERENT DESIGNS OF FOOT-MAT TO

GO INSIDE TREADLE TABLES

SEWING SUSAN PACKET OF 100 VARIOUS NEEDLES...WOULDN'T BE POLITICALLY CORRECT IN THIS DAY AND AGE!!!

DIFFERENT SINGER CASE KEYS

FOUR DIFFERENT SINGER UNIVERSAL NEEDLE THREADERS...THE ONE ON THE LEFT CAME WITH A

GERMAN MADE 206 - SIMANCO 189697...THEN FROM THE TOP DOWN, 121632, 120854 AND 36806

A VARIETY OF SINGER SCREWDRIVERY THINGS...NOT SURE ABOUT THE ONE BOTTOM-LEFT

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ONE OF THE OTHER DELIGHTS I GET FROM COLLECTING SEWING MACHINES IS ALL THE OTHER BITS THAT COME WITH THEM THAT ARE NOT NECESSARILY SPECIFIC TO THEM....ALL THE PERSONAL THINGS THAT THE OWNERS

HAVE KEPT INSIDE THE TOOLBOX COMPARTMENT OR TREADLE DRAWERS....THEY REALLY MAKE ME FEEL THE PASSAGE OF TIME AND HISTORY AND I OFTEN WONDER WHO THEY WERE AND HOW THEY LIVED...SOME ITEMS ARE HAND-MADE....SOME ARE QUITE VALUABLE....FROM QUAINT TO CLEVER THEY BRING ME AS MUCH PLEASURE

AS THE MACHINE ITSELF...BELOW ARE PICTURES OF SOME OF THE ITEMS I'VE AMASSED....

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MOST OF THE OLD 'ELECTRICS' ARE TERRIFYING AND UGLY....BUT YOU GOTTA LOVE THE OLD BROWN BAKELITE

AND G.E.C. STUFF...FROM OLD TINS TO THIMBLES AND THREADERS EACH DEPICTING DIFFERENT ROMAN/GREEK? HEADS...BONE HANDLED CROCHET HOOKS, MAGNIFIERS, VANITY MIRRORS, STITCH-MARKERS, VINTAGE SCISSORS AND TWEEZERS, A ROLLS RAZOR IMPERIAL BLADE, NEEDLE CASES, A JACK (WOW DID THAT BRING BACK MEMORIES OF MY CHILD-HOOD), A WORN BRASS-CAPPED PENCIL, A BRUSH FOR CLEANING OUT THE BOBBIN AREA, WHAT APPEARS TO BE A BULLET!!!...A LITTLE HAND-MADE WHITE CLOTH BAG FOR HOLDING A DRESS-MAKERS SIMANCO CHALK,  A HAND-MADE SCREWDRIVER, A HAND-MADE CORK-SCREW AND ONE OF MY FAVOURITE ITEMS, A DELIGHTFUL LITTLE TAPE-MEASURE WITH AN IMAGE OF 'KERR STREET'...I LOVE THEM ALL! ENJOY!

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