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A American Domestic Treadle sewing machine for General use made in the 1900’s by Defiance company.

Detail Summary

Heading Data
Manufacturer: Defiance
Country Manufactured: United States
Type: General Use
Use: Domestic
Specialist Use: General
Drive: Treadle
Feed: Dogs
Bed: Flat
Model
Age Range 1880's to 1900
Manufactured

Gallery

Description

A American Domestic Treadle sewing machine for General use made in the 1900’s by Defiance 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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