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Most of us know the name Singer but few are aware of his amazing life story, his rags to riches journey from a little runaway to one of the richest men of his age. The story of Isaac Merritt Singer will blow your mind, his wives and lovers his castles and palaces all built on the back of one of the greatest inventions of the 19th century. For the first time the most complete story of a forgotten giant is brought to you by Alex Askaroff.

 

Antique sewing machine valuation.
What is my sewing machine worth?

 

Valuing sewing machines is tricky at the best of times. There has been thousands of sewing machine companies making endless varieties of models. The result is that there are countless old sewing machines out there. Singer were making over 1,000,000 machines every 12 months and have been making sewing machines since 1851. There were over 300 sewing machine manufacturers in Germany alone!

Now, there are some valuable sewing machines out there amongst the millions of Five-Pound-Specials and sorting out those precious few is not easy.

One way is to Google the model that you have and search for websites that talk about it. Some give an idea of what they might be worth.

Another way to find out a current value is to look up your sewing machine on eBay and see what similar models are going for.

Remember, just like stamps, coins and cars, it is all about condition. A rare machine in poor condition is worth only a fraction of one in great condition.

One other point to remember is that cleaning or messing around with an old machine can make it worth less, not more!

Finally, I do offer a valuation service for insurance. Charges start at around 40 depending on the machine and the research needed. My valuations are accepted by insurance companies and are backed up with details.

If you need a sewing machine valuation for that old family heirloom do mail me: alexsussex@aol.com

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Most of us know the name Singer but few are aware of his amazing life story, his rags to riches journey from a little runaway to one of the richest men of his age. The story of Isaac Merritt Singer will blow your mind, his wives and lovers his castles and palaces all built on the back of one of the greatest inventions of the 19th century. For the first time the most complete story of a forgotten giant is brought to you by Alex Askaroff.

 

 

 

 

 

All Alex's books are on: www.crowsbooks.com

Fancy a funny read: Ena Wilf  & The One-Armed Machinist

A brilliant slice of 1940's life: Spies & Spitfires


Alex's stories are now available to keep. Click on the picture for more information.

 

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