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I have a Singer sewing machine that has been in my family

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I have a Singer sewing machine that has been in my family for over 75 years. The machine itself looks like it's still in good condition as well as the cabinet. The cabinet has a decal(?) of a dragon on the top that is starting to deteriorate but other than that it's in good condition. The drawers still have some of the peripheral equipment that it came with as well as some printed information. As far as I can determine the machine still could be operable, the only thing it lacks is the belt that attaches from the treadle to the machine. How can I determine the value, we are moving and I don't just want to give it away.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 2 months ago.

Hello, my name is Glenda

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