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I have a sewing machine in an oak cabinet (I think) that is

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I have a sewing machine in an oak cabinet (I think) that is over 100 years old and still in working condition. The inside states "The Raymond M.F.G. of Guelph Limited m 139807"
I recall my mother telling me she remembers the The Raymond Sewing Machind was top notch and either Singer or a German Co. bought them. Was wondering what the value would be. It is in good condition
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Frank replied 2 years ago.
Hello and Welcome to Just Answer,
My name is***** am a Personal Property Appraiser and would be happy to assist you with your question.
Singer did in fact buy out Raymond Manufacturing in 1919, but they produced quite a bit of stock before hand.
From your information, this sounds like one of the models produced between 1890-1910.
In excellent working condition your antique sewing machine in the original oak cabinet would have a retail shop value of 275-250CAD.
If there are any damages, mechanical or cosmetic to the sewing machine or the cabinet, this would detract from the resale value .
I hope this information was helpful to you today.
Best of luck with your antique sewing machine.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Would you mean $250 to $275 CAD?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Do you mean $250 to $275 for the sewing machine
Expert:  Frank replied 2 years ago.
$250-$275 for the sewing machine .
Have a great week,