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Singer 222K Featherweight Freearm ER 902428
Distinctive Feature: Rare Red S Badge. September of 1959 marked the beginning of the distinctive Red S Badge. This particular machine was part of Singer’s sixth production run with the Red S Badge. At most, 2498 other machines were included in this sixth offering with the Red S Badge. (see machine dating table)
Badge Issue Date: 9/7/1960 (Singer assigned the last Red S badges 6 months later, in March of 1961)
Rating: 47/50 (American Scale) (Note: 48 is the highest rating we have ever given a 222K.)
The original case has the original red side tray. Hinges and latches are in working order.
This Red S 222K has a strong and quiet running 110 volt Singer motor, and is exceptionally smooth. It takes off to a very gentle touch and runs effortlessly. Feed dogs slide easily out of the way for embroidery work; the removable bed slides easily on and off. Foot pedal and power cord are in good working order. Tension knob, darning lever, stitch regulator, bobbin winder, light switch and light housing are all in excellent condition.
Gold scroll is bright and 98% intact. Gold scroll around the belt housing is brilliant. Notice that the accessories include the embroidery attachment, which gives this machine a complete standard set of original attachments for Featherweights with a badge issue date of 9/7/60. This was in the sixth production run for Red S 222K’s, and only 2 production runs of Singer Featherweights followed this one. Singer does not disclose how many machines were actually produced in any production run, but no more than 2499 serial numbers were set aside for that run.
Through use, this machine has acquired occasional light scratches. None of these scratches penetrate the crisp brilliant black enamel finish.
Original Attachments include:
Original Red Case Attachment Tray
Original Large Singer Screwdriver
3 Original Singer Bobbins
This Machine is equipped with the original 222K manual, a little tattered, but complete.
All attachments are rust free and in excellent cosmetic and working condition.
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