Object StatementSewing machine with foot pedal, needles (4) with original packaging (2) and carry case, metal / wood / paper, various makers, Australia / Brazil, 1957-1960
Physical DescriptionSewing machine, electric, 'Pinnock', with case and accessories.
(Part 1) Sewing machine, electric, plated metal bed, body and motor, painted metallic green, with stainless steel attachments, set into a wooden base. Operated by an electric motor, attached to bed at rear of machine, which turns drive shaft via a rubber belt, two power cords (one for power outlet, and one for foot pedal), extend from the motor. Two identical metal name plates with 'Pinnock' in white lettering are attached, one either side of the arm, and a red metal plate stating:'World's finest Precision built Super de luxe' is attached to the front of the machine. Special features include: key reversing button, fabric selector, numerical tension, bobbin winder, stitch regulator dial, telescopic spool pin, and automatic darner.
(Part 2) Foot pedal, black plastic, 'Wernard', front held together with masking tape
(Part 3) Needles (4), stainless steel, 'Singer', in original packaging
(Part 4) Carry case, upright, grey vinyl covered cardboard, metal frame, leather corner patches, grey plastic handle
MarksOn the sewing machine (Part 1/1): "PINNOCK" in white lettering on two black metal name tags attached either side of arm, "WORLD'S FINEST/ PRECISION BUILT/ SUPER DE LUXE" in white letttering on red metal label on front of machine; "G.02253" in black lettering on gold label adhered to base; "PINNOCK/ TYPE: W.M UNIVERSAL/ VOLTS: 240 WATTS:__ / AMPS: 38 SER No: 9-61/ ELIZABETH. South Aust" printed on label adhered to top of motor; "4088" engraved into bed at front of machine. On the bobbin case (Part 1/3): "TYT" egraved into side. On the foot pedal (Part 2): "WERNARD/ FOOT CONTROL/ MODEL FC1 240 V/ SUITABLE FOR USE/ WITH MOTOR TYPES:/ WM- WM3- WM5- WM6" in silver lettering on black adhesive label; "WERNARD" embosed into plastic near power socket. Printed on packaging for needles (Part 3/1) (Slightly obscured by damage to paper): (Front) "S*/ SINGER*/ 2020N/ 5-14/ THE SINGER COMPANY", "* A Trademark of/ THE SINGER COMPANY"; (Back) "C.G.C. 33.483.306/006-00/ INDUSTRIA BRA[____]IRA/ MADE IN BRAZ[__]/ IP(encircled)". Embossed on curved surface of needles (Parts 3/3:6): "SINGER 90/140".