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Pfaff 130, 230, 260, 360, 1221, 1219, 1229, 1222, 1171, 1471, 1475, 7550, 7570.
Parts & Service for old machines By far the most common question I am asked is "When was my sewing machine made?
In 1893 Bernina Sewing Machines were born in Steckborn Switzerland when Karl Friedrich Gegauf (A German from the Black Forest who became a Swiss national) patented his first hemstitch sewing machine.
This was the start of Bernina and the fabulous rage of sewing machines that continue to this day. 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.
He has written extensively for trade magazines, radio, television, books and publications world wide.
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.
A new page about Valuing machines - READ please This site is updated pretty much every day, and today is no exception We keep a Wants list - if you can't find what you want please ask...Everybody is familiar with the usual Bernina machines so I thought I would give you a picture of a very rare and unusual Toy Bernina from the 1950's. 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.My five grandchildren are reading this book aloud to each other from my Kindle every Sunday.I only just now realized that I've had my Bernina 1008 for over two years!When I was in the market for a new machine, I asked your opinions on mechanical machines and then discovered how much I liked them. I have other machines, but they've all taken up permanent residence in the closet since I got the Bernina.