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I have a beautiful singer sewing machine- seriel # G9078806.

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i have a beautiful singer sewing machine- seriel # ***** working condition-original belt and extra belt. 6 drawer cabinet. Trying to decide on selling it or keeping. Any thoughts?
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Customer: It's in great condition and beautiful metal work. Colors are black with red scrolling.
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Customer: I do not think this is rare- but it is a solid piece of furniture and in almost mint condition
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 9 months ago.

HI,

My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help.

Based on the serial number, your machine was built on December 6, 1921 and its Model Number is *****

This machine was made at a time when every home had one, so it is definitely not rare. Most of the ones sold are purchased just for the cabinet. If you sew, you should keep it, or use the cabinet as a plant stand or for entertainment equipment, which is what most purchasers do with them. If you sold it you wouldn't get much for it - perhaps $75 to $100, if it is in excellent cosmetic and working condition.

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Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 9 months ago.

Hi,

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