An ultra rare antique Victorian sewing machine that is full of History... it includes the Coalbrookdale Willcox & Gibbs hand crank assembly. The crank displays the special markings to say it was cast in Coalbrookdale, where the industrial revolution all started in the 18th century.

An ultra rare antique Victorian sewing machine that is full of History... it includes the Coalbrookdale Willcox & Gibbs hand crank assembly. The crank displays the special markings to say it was cast in Coalbrookdale, where the industrial revolution all started in the 18th century.

The Victorian sewing machine was invented in 1846 by Elias Howe. They were commonly made of nickel.

The Victorian sewing machine was invented in 1846 by Elias Howe. They were commonly made of nickel.

The Busy Bee Serial No. 4267.  Manufactured by The Busy Bee Sewing Machine Company, 5 New Street, Worcester. The firm was known to have been producing sewing machines between at least 1872 and 1879 and was run by Alfred M. Baylis.

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The Busy Bee Serial No. 4267. Manufactured by The Busy Bee Sewing Machine Company, 5 New Street, Worcester. The firm was known to have been producing sewing machines between at least 1872 and 1879 and was run by Alfred M. Baylis.

10-Piece Victorian Sewing Kit. Includes a pair of scissors, a pair of ear wax extractors, one needle case, one perfume bottle, one thimble, and other sewing accessories

10-Piece Victorian Sewing Kit. Includes a pair of scissors, a pair of ear wax extractors, one needle case, one perfume bottle, one thimble, and other sewing accessories

(A bit of sewing history) Commonly used in the Victorian home, this third hand clamps to a table while the beak holds the fabric to be sewn. Depressing the tail releases the beak enabling the fabric to be repositioned or removed. Before the invention of the sewing machine, clothing, sheets, and other household items were sewn by hand, this handy little clamp was often used for hemming.

(A bit of sewing history) Commonly used in the Victorian home, this third hand clamps to a table while the beak holds the fabric to be sewn. Depressing the tail releases the beak enabling the fabric to be repositioned or removed. Before the invention of the sewing machine, clothing, sheets, and other household items were sewn by hand, this handy little clamp was often used for hemming.

Antique Victorian sewing box.

Antique Victorian sewing box.

Victorian sewing kit…I wish I was lucky enough to find one of these at a yard sale :0)) (very rare)

Victorian sewing kit…I wish I was lucky enough to find one of these at a yard sale :0)) (very rare)

If you've inherited an antique sewing machine, how can you identify the model and the mystery parts left in its drawers?

Identifying Vintage Sewing Machines

If you've inherited an antique sewing machine, how can you identify the model and the mystery parts left in its drawers?

Miniature Sewing machine, fine Victorian Machine Design - steampunk  (Image)

Miniature Sewing machine, fine Victorian Machine Design - steampunk (Image)

19th Century French Victorian Sewing Table  I think it is a sewing machine -gorgeous!

19th Century French Victorian Sewing Table I think it is a sewing machine -gorgeous!

Genuine antique Victorian sewing needle case box  circa 1870             ...............from ebay

Genuine antique Victorian sewing needle case box circa 1870 ...............from ebay

Antique French Sewing Machine Miniature by LaBelleEpoqueDeco

Antique French Sewing Machine, Sewing Machine Toy, Collectible Toy, Art Deco Machine, Victorian Sewing Machine, Baby JC Unis RW JP

Singer cylinder arm sewing machine, Model No. 17-16, Serial No. G 4099399, made in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA in 1915

Singer cylinder arm sewing machine, Model No. 17-16, Serial No. G 4099399, made in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA in 1915

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