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Dating singer sewing table

Two Digit Dating System for Black Singer Featherweights Copyright @2007-2009 class221 Example: 221__AD 884639 Ignore the last 4 digits; then lookup 221__ AD 88……3/18/1935.

Featherweights having serial numbers that begin with the prefix letter 'A' were made in Elizabethport, New Jersey, whereas those that begin with the prefix letter 'E' were manufactured in Kilbowie, Scotland.

Featherweights having serial numbers that begin with the letter 'J' were mostly made at the St. Singer Featherweights made outside of the US were also given a suffix to their actual model number.

Using the serial number you can use the charts below to find the date when your machine was given a batch assignment at the factory.

The dates given below are the days on which those batches were started, together with the number of machines in each consignment.

10/31/51 *****transitional production run 221__ AK 74-79 …..

10/14/53 *****transitional production run 221__ AL 68-73 …..

around the late 1950's on-ward, most Singer Sewing Machines had their Model Numbers clearly visible on the front or base of most machines.