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To distinguish between the variety of table or cabinet styles, and also the different wood finishes available, a 5 letter Ref Code was introduced.
Where known, these codes are shown after the type of wood in the table below.
The first Featherweights batched in 1933 begin with the two-letter prefix 'AD'.
By checking when the next batch was started, it's possible to get a fairly accurate date of when any particular machine might have left the assembly line.
If you do not find your machine serial number listed in the charts, then further in the text below will be more references and info.
Featherweights having serial numbers that begin with the letter 'J' were mostly made at the St. Singer Featherweights made outside of the US were also given a suffix to their actual model number.When the first Singer Model A was introduced, its packing case doubled as a table upon which it was mounted.Most early full size machines were normally operated by treadle mechanisms.There is a lesser possibility that it could be the Model 191 or 206 but they can be identified at the same location and only one design was used on these machines. Join the Threads team for an exclusive two-day event in New York City’s Garment District.
It has two letters followed by a series of six numbers.