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Phenix Treadle

A German Domestic Treadle sewing machine for General use made in the 1890’s by Phenix company

Detail Summary

Manufacturer: Bradbury
Country Manufactured: British
Type: General Use
Use:Domestic
Specialist Use:
Drive:Treadle
Feed:Dogs
Bed:Flat
ModelB2
Age Range1880's to 1900
Manufactured Date

Gallery

Description

A German Domestic Treadle sewing machine for General use made in the 1890’s by Phenix company

Details

Electric motor fitted to machine at the rear in-place of hand crank handle

Location

First gallery on entering the museum. Early period machines, dated from 1870’s to 1880. Also on display are some un-restored as found machines in a poor condition, unwanted and unloved! The museum is filled with fine examples of saved machines in original condition. Only light restoration is carried out to maintain condition for the museum.

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