Find sewing machine model number from serial number Search Knowledgbase GO Find sewing machine model number from serial number We often are asked for sewing machine parts to fit a Singer F There is no reference charts available to tell us the exact model number from it's serial number. However hopefully this page will help identify your sewing machine model number in conjunction with the other details we have available relating to sewing machine serial numbers..!
How to Identify an old machine without a serial number..? If your sewing machine does not have a model number, but has a serial number similar in location to the image above, use the images below to help identify the sewing machine model number.
Originally it may have been hand operated. The stitch length was adjusted via a screw and the machine did not stitch backwards. Later versions 99K31 had a stitch length up-down lever with reverse stitch and numbered tension dial - Year The Singer 15K is always recognised by its tension unit being on the left face of the machine. Its bobbin had to be inserted into a bobbin case, then the case was inserted into the machine vertically to the left of the needle.
When threading the needle it had to be threaded from left to right. The machine in the image had a small type stitch length, later varieties had the stitch length lever protruding out from a large round numbered disc.
The Singer 15K was manufactured over many years from - , then reproduced again in called the Singer 15N. The Singer K as shown has the sleeve arm or sometimes called tubular bed.
The Singer K was the same machine without the tubular bed, it also had the lift up fabric table like the K Both the K and K were tiny machines known as the original Singer Featherweight machines. I'm sure its still the smallest adult sewing machine ever produced. Here the image shows a lovely 66K about , originally may have been hand, electric or treadle operated. It was manufactured between to the early machines were only Black and Gold with no colour. When the machine was running it most likely was quite noisy because the shuttle moved forward and backwards at great speed, at times it made the machine vibrate.
The Singer 27K was a larger version of the 28K, except it had its bobbin winder located lower. Singer K sewing machine was very similar to the 28K. But the K was manufactured years later at around The K had its bobbin winder in a high position and had the same type of vibrating shuttle or sometimes called boat shuttle or even bullet shuttle!
It always look a neater machine because of its compact size. The Singer model K also had the vibrating type shuttle. The Singer k was named the Rolls Royce of sewing machines because it was super smooth in operation thanks to the full rotary hook and precisely made carbon steel gears. It had smoothness that other sewing machine manufacturers could only dream about.
It also had a price tag to match..! The Singer K was cast iron in Black with a round neck body, also made with an Aluminium body which had a square neck. First introduced in and continued in production up until Despite the differing body shapes and apart from it's smoothness, the K can be recognised by the large disc with the stitch length lever protruding from it. The tension unit was directly in front on the needle which in turn threaded from right to left.
The slide plate to access the bobbin had a small oblong hole which aided whilst sliding the slide plate to the left to view the bobbin. This image shows even older antique Singer machines dating from way back to to with a fiddle type bed. Unfortunately not many parts are available for machines of this age.
This one is a vintage Singer 12K sewing machine and was manufactured at the Singer plant in Glasgow, Scotland.