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Zig Zag Series

1956 - 1977

Elna Zig Zag
1956 - 1958
(round-shaped casing)
Colour of the machine light greed
base plate and front cover: dark green
Accessory box black, installed under free arm
Carrying case light green, metal
Knobs stitch length and stitch width knobs: black, adjusted horizontally
Bobbin winder on top of the cover at the right hand, automatic stop
Stitches straight and zigzag stitches
Speed control foot control or knee lever

Elna Zig Zag
1958 - 1963
(round-shaped casing)
Colour of the machine beige
base plate: brown
Accessory box beige, rectangular
Carrying case beige
Knobs stitch length and stitch width knobs: black, adjusted horizontally
Bobbin winder on top of the cover at the right hand, automatic stop
Stitches straight and zigzag stitches
Speed control foot control or knee lever

Elna Zig Zag
1958 - 1963
(square-shaped casing)
Colour of the machine beige
base plate: brown
Accessory box accessories in a plastic bag
Carrying case grey, metal
Knobs stitch length and width knobs: black, adjusted horizontally
Bobbin winder on top of the cover at the right hand, automatic stop
Stitches straight and zigzag stitches
Speed control grey or beige foot control, or knee lever

Elna Zig Zag
1963 - 1964
(square-shaped casing)
Colour of the machine grey
base plate: dark grey
Accessory box accessories in a plastic bag
Carrying case grey, metal
Knobs stitch length and width knobs: black, adjusted horizontally
Bobbin winder on top of the cover at the right hand, automatic stop
Stitches straight and zigzag stitches
Speed control grey or beige foot control, or knee lever

Elna ZigZag
(Star Series)
1964 - 1967
Colour of the machine white/ivory, upper cover grey
Accessory box grey and rectangular, not installed under free arm
Carrying case grey, metal
Knobs stitch length and tension knobs: white with cold marking
stitch width knob: white, gold marking, rectangular
Bobbin winder at the right of the top cover, automatic stop
Needle plate polished
Bobbin extractor with spring
Thread take-up lever closed (open as from 1975)
Stitches straight and zigzag stitches
Speed control foot control with resistance (as from 1968 electronic foot control with 2 speed range +/-)

Elna ZigZag
(Star Series)
1967 - 1972
Colour of the machine white/ivory, upper cover grey
Accessory box grey and rectangular, not installed under free arm
Carrying case grey, metal
Knobs stitch length and tension knobs: white with cold marking
stitch width knob: white, gold marking, rectangular
Bobbin winder at the right of the top cover, automatic stop
Needle plate polished
Bobbin extractor with spring
Thread take-up lever closed (open as from 1975)
Stitches straight and zigzag stitches
Speed control foot control with resistance (as from 1968 electronic foot control with 2 speed range +/-)

Elna ZZ
(ZigZag)
(Star Series)
1972 - 1977
Colour of the machine white/ivory, upper cover grey
Accessory box grey and rectangular, not installed under free arm
Carrying case blue, metal
Knobs stitch length and tension knobs: grey with aluminum plate
stitch width knob: square, white
Bobbin winder at the right of the top cover, automatic stop
Needle plate dull
Bobbin extractor with spring
Thread take-up lever closed (open as from 1975)
Stitches straight and zigzag stitches
Speed control foot control with resistance (as from 1968 electronic foot control with 2 speed range +/-)


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