Made from a magnifying glass stand. Works!
The under side, which is the bobbin thread, has a slight diagonal to it. Riccar 1850 (circa 1984)
after 2 years the Ambition will be getting a younger sibling I will be opening this sometime this week: (the picture on box is a big clue)
…and cleaned, mopped, re-arranged- looking good, and ready for (more) work It appears dark with no lights on, as the walls, floors and ceiling are all pine. When I work I turn on every light in the place.
Picked it up at Cuz’s Antiques, Lebanon TN, sometime in the late 90s. It works! Detail:
next machine. A 50s electric, a Cromwell. Purchased in an estate sell (50$), Nashville TN, 1995. It works beautifully, I used it in the late 90s when sewing through a thick spot (such as the intersection on your jeans where the inseam meets the leg hem- newer home machines, most of them, can’t seem to […]
I have been using this one as a little table in a work area. I will open it up in a bit. An early electric from the 50s. It works, when I open it I will share its main use these days (for me anyway).