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I was cleaning out a closet way under some stairs in my house yesterday and look what I found~!  This had to have been way back in the corner from when my Mom owned this house ( I bought it from her in 1981).

It is an old Kenmore andlooks to be in pretty good shape.  I found one like it on the internet and it said it was early 1950's....well so am I so I think I will get her a tune up and see how she runs!!  I was so excited to find this pretty blue machine!

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Comment by Trudy/WI on April 17, 2012 at 4:50pm

that is exciting, and it looks like it has a higher throat space than some machines!  I agree with Barbara G on the color, and why aren't new machines offered in more colors anyway???

Comment by Michelle K on April 17, 2012 at 1:41pm

Awesome!  What a great find.  Lucky you!!!!

Comment by Pam/NY on April 17, 2012 at 12:22pm

They show up better under the piles of fabric!!!!

Comment by Barbara Graham on April 17, 2012 at 11:32am

What a great find! And the color--why are today's machines white or beige?

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on April 17, 2012 at 9:17am

And look - probably not a bit of plastic on her!  :)  You can't beat a great find like that.  It will be so much fun to get her up and running.  Let us know how she runs.  

Comment by Carol Wadkins on April 17, 2012 at 7:18am

That's so great....................enjoy!!

 

Comment by Jennie Steward on April 17, 2012 at 7:11am

Haven't come up with a name for her yet...want to get her running first! 

Comment by Pam/NY on April 17, 2012 at 4:44am

Great find...a little tune up and she'll be your best friend! Now for a good name!!!

Comment by Joan on April 16, 2012 at 9:22pm

Wow!  What a find!  I learned to sew on my Mom's Singer 403A, not too much different than this machine. 

Comment by Gayle/La. on April 16, 2012 at 6:31pm

My Mom had an old blue/green colored machine that was a "Necchi-Elna" and she loved it.  My old Kenmore was purchased in 1968 and still works.  It is a bit sluggish at times but she still makes the best buttonholes ever for me.  I gave $99.99 for her in a wooden cabinet at Sears. Also got a Plastic hard case to take her visiting in.  She is a charm, enjoy her.

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