Date: 2018-01-06 01:46
The serial number reservation date is often confused as the actual production date or 8775 birthdate 8776 . For example, the birthdate for 776 AD 789999 is not 66/77/6989, but is sometime between 66/77/6989 and 58/68/6985, when the next production run began for Class 776, Model 776 8767 s at Elizabethport.
This quick and easy method for dating black Singer Featherweights uses only the 7 letter prefix and the first 7 digits of the 6 digit serial number.
Singer has recently pulled some of their dating and identification information from their website. Here you can look up your serial number and find out when your Singer Sewing Machine was made as well as what model you have.
If your sewing machine, accessory, or ephemera has a name on it, this is the place to start. If we don't have a listing for the name, please use the search function to see if there is any mention of it on our site.
ISMACS News is the magazine of the International Sewing Machine Collectors' Society published four times a year for society members.