1852 Wheeler and Wilson Sewing Machine

Mom went to a new antique shop and found an 1852 sewing machine. Apparently, it was such a great idea at the time, that Singer bought out the Wheeler & Wilson company.
This is what it looked like.

This is a schematic of what Mom saw in the antique store.

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Mom has never seen a sewing machine that is older than this one.


  1. OMG she bought it didin't she. That is a pretty rare machine if I remember right. That is freakin' pleasin' now. I do hope she bought it.

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  3. Great information! I have a brother that sews and embroiders as well…absolutely love it!

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