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Comprehensive Singer Model List (3)

The data was compiled, wherever possible, from Singer documents, service manuals, etc. Speeds shown are maximum and will depend on the materials being sewn.

Click on any 'live' model number for a picture. All graphics of the featured machines are Singer's copyright. Photographs courtesy of ISMACS News, Mike Anderson, Pat Nordmark, Bernard Pokorski, West Dunbartonshire Libraries and Museums, Linda Winkens, the London Sewing Machine Museum. Errors and omissions: [email protected]

Updated: January 2012

(Classes 1 to 99) (Classes 100 to 199) (Classes 300 to 399) (Classes 400 to 499) (Classes 500 to 9999)

Classes 200 to 299

CLASS/
VARIETY
DATES USAGE DESCRIPTION NEEDLE
201 (class) 1935-64 Domestic Horizontal rotary hook; side drop in bobbin; rotary hook; 2 generations (body styles). Black & tan. (Download manual) -
201K (class) 1934-81 Domestic As 201.  
201-1 1935- Domestic Horizontal rotary hook; with reverse. Treadle. 15x1
201-2 Domestic Horizontal rotary hook, with reverse.  Potted motor; internal gear driven. 15x1
201-3 Domestic Horizontal rotary hook, with reverse.  External motor (belt driven). 15x1
201K3 1935-54 Domestic Horizontal rotary hook; with reverse; cast iron body; external motor. 15x1
201-4 Domestic Rotary hook, with reverse. Hand crank. 15x1
201K21 Domestic Aluminium heavy parts & 'new' shape body. Horizontal rotary hook; reverse feed. 15x1
201K23 1954-1962 Domestic Aluminium heavy parts & 'new' shape body; rotary hook; beige/brown or black; external motor; with reverse. 15x1
201K24 Domestic Aluminium heavy parts & 'new' shape body. Horizontal rotary hook; reverse feed. 15x1
203B Domestic Straight stitch; vertical oscillating hook; tan & cream. 15x1
206G Domestic Vertical Rotary hook. Zigzag. German made. 206x13
206K 1937-53 Domestic Vertical rotary hook. Zigzag. Black. 206x13
206Ksv1 Industrial Lock stitch; zigzag. For embroidery work. High lift presser bar; bight regulator and improved needle thread tension assembly. A needle threader is attached to the needle bar. 206x13
206K10 Industrial As 206K18 with different pulley and presser bar mechanism. 206x13
206K11 Industrial As 206K19 with different pulley and presser bar mechanism. 206x13
206K18 Industrial Reverse feed. For zigzag and straight line stitching. Needle threaded from front. 206x13
206K19 Industrial Reverse feed. For zigzag and straight line stitching. Needle threaded from front. 206x13
206K24 Industrial    
206K25 "For family use" As 206K43 206x13
206K43   Electric, belt drive. Non automatic swing needle. straight, zigzag and ornamental stitching. Belt driven rotary hook. Aluminium arm and bed; straight, zigzag and ornamental stitching; max length 6 to the inch. Bed 14 5/8" x 7". Speed 1200 RPM. Presser bar lift 5/16". Single or twin needle. 206x13
211 (class) Industrial Gear driven vertical axis rotating hook . Safety clutch. Various feeds: drop feed with roller presser, compound feed, compound feed with alternating pressers, and reverse feeds. Some varieties have underbed thread trimming devices. For high speed seaming on medium to heavy weight fabrics, including coats, overalls, canvas goods, shoes and leather items. -
211G146 Industrial Drop feed, ball bearing, roller presser. Speed 3500 spm. Lubricated hook saddle. For shoes, gloves, handbags, leather products,- inside and outside curves - close to edge stitches. Cat. #1740
211G151 Industrial Compound feed. 4000 stitches per minute, Lubricated hook saddle.. For coats, suits, overalls. Also canvas, goods, draperies and upholstery. Cat. #1901/3355
211G155 Industrial Single needle lockstitch; compound feed; alternating presser feet. Clearance under presser foot 1/2". 10 1/2" to right of needle. Adjustable thread lubrication. Needle feed adjustable relative to lower feed. Max. stitch 3 1/2 to the inch. Max. 3000 RPM. For automobile and furniture upholstery, awnings, tarpaulins, leather coats, etc. 135x7
211G156 Industrial As 211G155 but with reverse. Max. stitch 5 to the inch. Max speed 2900 RPM. 135x7
211G157 Industrial Compound with hand or foot operated reverse feed. Speed 4000 spm. Lubricated hook saddle. For coats, suits, overalls, canvas goods, draperies and upholstery. 1901/3355.
211G158 Industrial Compound feed with hand or foot operated reverse feed. 1800 stitches per minute. Lubricated hook saddle. For coats, suits, overalls, hunting coats, raincoats and clothing generally. Also canvas, goods, light luggage and upholstery. 1901/3350
211G165 Industrial Compound feed with alternating pressers. 3500 max. stitches per minute. For automotive work, tents, awnings, leather goods, work gloves, etc. Cat. #3355
211G166 Industrial Compound feed with alternating pressers and hand or foot operated, reverse feed. 2900 stitches per minute. For automotive work, tents, awnings, leather coats, work gloves, etc. Cat. #3355
211U166A Industrial Walking Foot - One Needle
211G265 Industrial Compound feed with alternating pressers. 3500 stitches. Lubricated hook saddle. For automotive work, tents, awnings, leather coats, work gloves, etc.
211G266 Industrial Compound feed with alternating pressers and hand or foot operated. Reverse feed. 2900 stitches, Lubricated hook saddle. For automotive work, tents, awnings, leather coats, work gloves, etc.  Cat. #3355
211G446 Industrial As 211G146 except with underbed thread trimming and lubricated hook saddle.
211G451 Industrial As 211G151 except with underbed thread trimming and lubricated hook saddle.
211G457 Industrial As 211G157 except with underbed thread trimming and lubricated hook saddle.
211G458 Industrial As 211G158 except with underbed thread trimming and lubricated hook saddle.
211G665 Industrial As 211G265 except with underbed thread trimming and lubricated hook saddle.
211G666 Industrial As 211G266 except with underbed thread trimming and lubricated hook saddle.
212G (class) Industrial Two needle version of 211G.
212 1989-91 Domestic Free arm. Zigzag. Taiwan.  
212G140 Industrial Two needles and two belt-driven rotary hooks on vertical axis. Compound feed - max stitch 6 to the inch. Automatic lubrication. For lock-stitching overalls, coats, corsets, brassieres, etc. 135x7 (1901); 135x11 (1903) for corsetry.
212W140 Industrial As 212G140. Speed 4000 RPM. 135x7 (1901); 135x11 (1903) for corsetry.
212G141 Industrial As 212G140 except for the feed reversing mechanism - hand or foot operated. 135x7 (1901); 135x11 (1903) for corsetry.
212W145 Industrial High speed, 2 needle, lockstitch. Presser bar lift 1/4". Space to right of needle 10 1/2". For med. weight fabrics such as shirts, smocks and underwear. 135x7 (1901)
214 Domestic
215G Domestic Vertical oscillating hook; straight stitch.
216G Domestic Treadle or electric. Vertical oscillating hook; zigzag. (Photo: Bernard Pokorski) 15x1
217 Domestic
221- (class) 1933-60 USA,
-1971 Scotland
Domestic "Featherweight". Very light weight 1/2 size machine in carrying case. External motor. Vertical rotary hook. Straight stitch. (Download manual) 15x1
221K 1947-55 black, 1955-64 pale turquoise Domestic As 221-. (Download manual) 15x1
221 1933-1934 Domestic Earliest Featherweight. Different hook. 15x1
221-1 1935-??? Domestic. Rotary hook. Light switch on bed. 15x1
221K1 Domestic Rotary hook. Light switch on bed. 15x1
221K4 ???-1961 Domestic Rotary hook. Different light with switch. 15x1
221K5 1964-1970 Domestic Rotary hook. Light switch on bed, tan colour ('beige'). Painted face plate. 15x1
221K7 1968-70 Domestic Rotary hook, painted face plate. Short 3 1/2" extension, white. 15x1
221J Domestic Rotary hook. 221K5 painted beige ('light bisque'). 15x1
221J6 Domestic Believed to be same as 221J, Beige. 15x1
221G155   Industrial Single needle lockstitch. High speed. Compound feed with alternating pressers. For automobile and domestic upholstery.  
221G156   Industrial As 211G155 with foot or hand operated reverse. Max stitch length 5 to the inch. Needle feed synchronous with lower feed. Double shielded ball bearings here and there.  
222K 1955-1964 Domestic As 221K but with tubular bed. (Download manual) 15x1
223 1966-70 Domestic Vertical oscillating hook; zigzag; blind hem; Japanese. 15x1
224 Domestic
227 Domestic
228 Domestic
231-4 Industrial Feed off the arm. Two needles. Two loopers. Two thread chain stitch. For lap seam felling shirts, underwear and pyjamas and tubular work in light and medium materials. 149x1
231-7 Industrial For lap seam felling work in shirts and overalls, trousers, etc. of medium weight fabrics. Two needles, two loopers, two thread chain stitch. Stitch length 6 to 18 to the inch. Speed 3600. 149x3, 149x4
231-8 Industrial For lap seam felling work in shirts and overalls, trousers, etc. of medium and medium heavy fabrics. Two needles, two loopers, two thread chain stitch. Stitch length 6 to 18 to the inch. Speed 3800. 149x5, 149x6
231-25 Industrial Feed off the arm. Two needles. Two loopers. Two thread chain stitch. For lap seam felling boys' shirts, etc. Needles set in reverse position. (right hand needle nearest operator). Stitch length 8 to 22 to the inch. 149x1, 149x9
231-34 Industrial Three needles, three loopers. Feed off the arm. Splash lubrication. Stitch length 6-18 SPI. Needle bar stroke 1 3/16". Makes two thread chain stitch for lap seam felling work shirts, overalls, etc. of medium weight materials. 149x3 (cloth), 149x4 (leather)
231-35 Industrial As 231-34 but with needle bar stroke 1 5/16". For medium and medium heavy weight materials. 149x3 (cloth), 149x4 (leather)
236W (class) Industrial For stitching shoes, sandals, slippers, etc., have the single needle lock stitch. Ball bearing feed wheel. Belt driven roller presser. Vertical axis hook with metered Lubrication. Hook driving gears and feed clutch which operate in an oil bath. Clearance under roller presser 5/16 inch. Bed 16% inches long, 7 inches wide. Post 6-5/8 inches high. Speed up to 3000 R.P.M. -
236W100 Industrial Single needle, lock stitch, post bed machine. Adjustable intermittent ball bearing feed. The feed wheel operates in conjunction with adjustable speed roller presser, for stitching the edges of shoes, sandals, slippers, etc. 128x6
236W104 Industrial As 236W100 but with horizontal undertrimmer suspended from the arm, mechanically driven by a one to one gear drive. 128x6
236W105 Industrial As 236Wl00 except that it has a mechanical horizontal undertrimmer driven from the bed of the machine by one to one eccentric drive. 128x6
236W110 Industrial As 236W100 except with oblique underedge trimmer driven by an independent motor in the arm of the machine.  AC trimmer motor. 128x6
236W111 Industrial As 236Wl00 but with horizontal undertrimmer which is driven by an independent motor in the bed. AC trimmer motor. 128x6
236W112 Industrial As 236W100 but with horizontal undertrimmer suspended from the arm. AC trimmer motor. 128x6
237 1968-72 Domestic Photo: Bernard Pokorski  
237M 1967-71 Domestic Zigzag; ext. motor; cream or beige. Vertical oscillating hook. Italian made. 15x1
238 Domestic Vertical oscillating hook; zigzag;; tan. 15x1
239M 1968-72 Domestic Vertical oscillating hook; straight stitch; tan. Italian made. 15x1
240W1 Industrial Single needle, single thread chainstitch. Rotary looper. Plain tension and face plate thread retainer. Stitch length from 7 to 30 stitches per inch. Speed 5000 RPM. 24x1, 24x3, 24x5, 24x7, 24x9, 24x11, 24x13, 24x15 (cloth); 24x2 (leather).
240W2 Industrial As 240W1 but with thread measuring device. Single needle flat bed. Single thread chain stitch. Fed. Stitch Type 101. Short arm. Drop feed. Max. stitch length 7 to the inch. Speed 5000. Automatic lubrication. For hemming operations. 24x1, 24x3, 24x5, 24x7, 24x9, 24x11, 24x13, 24x15 (cloth); 24x2 (leather).
240W3 Industrial As 240W1 but with smaller cloth plate. 4 to 16 stitches per inch. For great differences in thread thickness within one seam. 24x1, 24x3, 24x5, 24x7, 24x9, 24x11, 24x13, 24x15 (cloth); 24x2 (leather).
240W4 Industrial As 240W1 but with thread measuring device, edge guiding presser foot and thread cutter on the looper. For the attachment of labels. 24x1, 24x3, 24x5, 24x7, 24x9, 24x11, 24x13, 24x15 (cloth); 24x2 (leather).
241 (class) Industrial High speed, single needle, lock stitch machine with automatic lubricating system. Gear-driven, rotary sewing hook and drop feed. -
241-1 Industrial High speed. Balanced rotating hook. Automatic lubrication. Max. stitch length = 7 to the inch. Speed 4300 RPM. For sewing light and medium weight fabrics. 88x9 (1361)
241-2 Industrial High speed. Balanced rotating hook. Automatic lubrication. Max. stitch length = 5 1/2 to the inch. For sewing heavy and extra heavy weight fabrics. 16x257 (2270)
241-3 Industrial High speed. Balanced rotating hook. Automatic lubrication. Max. stitch length = 5 1/2 to the inch. For sewing medium and medium heavy weight fabrics. 16x257 (2270)
241-11 Industrial High speed, single needle, lock stitch machine with automatic lubricating system. Gear-driven, rotary sewing hook and drop feed. 5'~ to 30s.p.i. Max 5000 stitches per minute. For light and medium weight work. 88x9 (1361)
241-12 Industrial High speed, single needle, lock stitch machine with automatic lubricating system. Gear-driven, rotary sewing hook and drop feed. Stitch length 5 to 30 SPI. Max 5000 stitches per minute. For medium and medium-heavy weight work. 16x257 (2270)
241-13 Industrial High speed, single needle, lock stitch machine with automatic lubricating system. Gear-driven, rotary sewing hook and drop feed. 5- to 30 spi. Max. 4300 stitches per minute. For heavy and extra-heavy work. 16x257 (2270)
242 1972-75 Domestic Fashion Mate. Horizontal rotary shuttle; zigzag; blind hem. Green. Brazilian. 15x1
242-1 Industrial One needle, two loopers, three thread overseam chain stitch. Horizontal needle bar, Splash lubrication. Built in light. Speed 4500 RPM. For seaming hosiery. 150x1, 150x3
242-2 Industrial One needle, two loopers, two- and three-thread chain stitch. Cup feed. Horizontal needle bar, Splash lubrication. Built in light. Speed 4500 RPM. For seaming hosiery. 150x1
244
245-4 Industrial Gear driven, rotary hook, single needle lockstitch, (walking foot???) with vertical trimmer for stitching and trimming in one operation, For light, medium or heavyweight materials. Max. stitch length 5 1/2 to the inch. 3500 SPM. 16x95 (1515)
246-1 Industrial For high speed (5000+ RPM.) trimming and overedging in light to medium weight fabrics. 151x1
246-3 Industrial For trimming and overedging in one operation. Automatic oiling. Differential feed. Makes three thread overedge tight needle thread stitch (Stitch type #502). Light and medium materials. 151x1
246K3 Industrial Differential feed, trimmer, one needle and two loopers and makes the three-thread over-edge tight needle thread stitch. Automatic oiling system. Trims from 1/16 inch to 1/4 inch from the needle. May be refitted to make two-thread overedge stitch, two-thread serging stitch or three-thread purl-on-the-edge stitch. For simultaneous trimming and stitching of muslin, rayon, tricot, silk, light denim, flannel, light and medium sweater materials up to 3/16" thick. 151x1, 151x5
246K5 Industrial As 246K3, except that it is designed for simultaneous trimming and stitching of fabrics up to 1/4 inch in thickness, such as medium heavy and heavy knit goods, sport-jackets, fruit bags and laundry bags.  Automatic oiling system. Can be fitted to trim from 1/8" to 9/32"from the needle. 151x1, 151x5
246-13 Industrial For trimming and overedging light and medium weight fabrics. One needle two loopers, makes three thread tight stitch (Stitch Type #504) Can be fitted to make Stitch Types #502 & #503.. Gathering feed. Trimmer. Max. speed 5500. 151x1
246-15 Industrial As 246-13 but with larger looper, higher feed lift and higher knife stroke. 151x1
246-16 Industrial For intermittent gathering on light and medium weight fabrics. One needle, one looper, three thread tight stitch. Gathering feed. Trimmer 151x1
246-20 Industrial For trimming and over-edging bathing suits. Two needles; two loopers. Makes four thread dual stitch. Speed 5000 RPM. 151x7
246K42 Industrial High speed over-edging and simultaneous trimming on materials ranging from lace to canvas; produces Stitch Types 503, 504 and 505. Tubular extension available. Splash lubrication. Max speed 6000 spm. Adaptable for gathering, stretching or uniform feeding. Light and medium weight fabrics 151x7 (1265) regular; 151x3 (1263) tapered blade
246K43 Industrial High speed over-edging and simultaneous trimming on materials ranging from lace to canvas; produces Stitch Types 503, 504 and 505. Tubular extension available. Splash lubrication. Max speed 6000 spm.  Adaptable for gathering, stretching or uniform feeding. For pants serging. 151x7 (1265) regular; 151x3 (1263) tapered blade
246K25 Industrial High speed over-edging and simultaneous trimming on materials ranging from lace to canvas; produces Stitch Types 503, 504 and 505. Tubular extension available. Splash lubrication. Max speed 6000 spm.  Adaptable for gathering, stretching or uniform feeding. 151x7 (1265) regular; 151x3 (1263) tapered blade
246K45 Industrial As 246K43 except more looper stroke, higher presser lift & higher knife stroke. Max. speed 5500 spm. For medium to heavy weight materials. 151x7 (1265) regular; 151x3 (1263) tapered blade
246K46 Industrial High speed continuous or intermittent gathering and simultaneous trimming in rayon, silk, muslin light and med. weight fabrics. Automatic lubrication. 151x7 (1265)
247C 1972-86 Domestic Fashion Mate; Zigzag; Apollo hook; horizontal timing belt; no cams; ext. motor; cream (green?)
247-2 Industrial High speed; two needle; single looper; drop feed. Produces top and bottom covering stitch (Stitch Type #602). Automatic oiling. Space at right of needle 8 1/4".  For attaching split tubing and tube borders to necks and armholes of underwear. 62x53
247-3 Industrial As 247-2 but with three needles, one looper. Produces top and bottom covering stitch (Stitch Type #605). 62x53
248 1980-81 Domestic Zigzag; with buttonhole facility; drop in bobbin; white/green.
248-2 Industrial For electric seaming of thermoplastics/ Roller presser. Dual feed control and foot lifter. -
249
250 Domestic
251 (class) Industrial High speed, single needle, lock stitch with automatic lubricating system. Gear driven, lubricated, rotary sewing hook on a horizontal axis and drop feed. Sewing hook is equipped with a wiper, which keeps lint and abrasive matter from accumulating in the hook mechanism. Hook makes two revolutions for each stitch. Bed 18 3/4" long and 7" wide. Space at the right needle 11". The machine base and oil reservoir fits any table cut-out provided for Classes 31-, 96- and 241-. -
251-1 Industrial For sewing light-to-medium weight fabrics. High speed lockstitch; drop feed. Presser bar lift 9/32" Max. stitch 7 to the inch. Speed up to 5000 RPM. 88x9 (1361) ?
251-2 Industrial For light to medium weight fabrics. High speed lockstitch; drop feed. Presser bar lift 5/16" Max. stitch 5 1/2 to the inch. Speed up to 5000 RPM. 16x257 (2270)
251-3 Industrial For light to heavy weight fabrics. High speed lockstitch; drop feed. Presser bar lift 3/8" Max. stitch 5 1/2 to the inch. Speed up to 4300 RPM. 16x257 (2270)
251-5 Industrial For sewing and trimming light, medium and heavy weight fabrics. Vertical trimmer – 1/16” to 1/4" from line of stitching. Presser bar lift 5/16”. Max. stitch length 5 1/2 to the inch. Light to medium weight fabrics. 16x95 (1515)
251-11 Industrial Single needle, straight stitch, lockstitch, Drop feed. Automatic lubrication. Pendant link feed mechanism. Max. stitch length 8 to the inch. For stitching 'wash and wear', synthetic and regular fabric, from lingerie to overcoating. Stitch Type 301. 88x9 (1361)
251-12 Industrial For general stitching in light and medium heavy fabrics. Presser foot clearance 9/32". Max. stitch length 7 to the inch. 16x257 (2270)
251-13 Industrial Pendant link feed mechanism. Max. stitch length 5 1/2 to the inch. Clearance under presser foot 3/8”.
 For general stitching on light to heavy weight fabrics.
16x257 (2270)
251-15 Industrial 16x95 (1515)
251-20 Industrial 16x257 (2270)
251-21 Industrial Max. stitch length 7 to the inch. Clearance under presser foot 3/8”. For general stitching on light to medium heavy weight fabrics. 88x9 (1361)
251-22 Industrial 16x257 (2270)
251-23 Industrial 16x95 (1515)
251-24 Industrial 88x9 (1361)
252 1972-76 Domestic Fashion Mate. Horizontal rotary shuttle; blind hem; zigzag; push button reverse. green. 15x1
253-1   Industrial High speed, drop feed, one needle, single looper, two thread chain stitch. Needle bar stroke 1 1/16". Automatic lubrication. Stitch length 8 to 22 to the inch. For sewing light weight fabrics. 149x7 (2276)
253-2   Industrial As 253-1 but with Needle bar stroke 1 3/16". For sewing medium weight fabrics 149x7  (2276)
253-11 Industrial One needle and one looper. High speed, drop feed, two-thread chain stitch, long-arm machines, single-needle or two-needle operation. Federal Stitch Type #401. From 8 to 22 stitches to the inch. Automatic lubricating system. Arm inclined 11 degrees from vertical for greater visibility. Bed 18 3/4" x 7"; space at right of needle, 11 inches. With attachment slide; from 6 to 22 stitches to the inch. For medium weight fabrics. 149x7 (2276)
253-12 Industrial As 253-11 except it has higher lift. One needle and one looper. From 5 to 22 stitches to the inch. For medium-heavy and heavy weight fabrics. 62x45
253-201 Industrial For sewing medium weight fabrics. Two loopers. Drop feed. Two thread chain stitch. Stitch length 6 to 22 to the inch. Speed 5500. Arm at 11 degree angle to bed. 149x7 (2276)
253-211 Industrial As 253-11 except that it has two needles and two loopers. Produces two parallel lines of two-thread chainstitching. Needle gauges: 3/32 inch to 1/2 inch. For medium weight fabrics. 149x7 (2276)
253-212 Industrial As 253-211 except that the two needles are set tandem, 3/16 inch apart; double strength seam has appearance of single line of stitching; stitches 6 to 20 to the inch. For seat seaming medium and medium-heavy weight trousers. 62x45
253-213 Industrial As 253-211 except that the two needles are set diagonally, to form two rows of two thread chain-stitching 1/32 inch apart. Stitches 6 to 20 to the inch. For seat seaming medium and medium-heavy weight trousers. 62x45
253-311 Industrial 149x7 (2276)
256-5 Industrial Automatic sequential buttonholing unit. High speed, single needle, lockstitch, flat bed. Straight or purl whip stitch buttonholes with square barred ends on fabrics for shirts, pyjamas, dresses, etc. Positive gear driven continuous feed. Two speed drive. Cuts thread and buttonhole after stitching. 71x1 (1526)
257 1972-76 Domestic Horizontal rotary shuttle; zigzag; no cams; green. Italian 15x1
258 (M) 1972-75 Domestic Horizontal rotary shuttle; zigzag; flat cams; green. Italian. 15x1
259 Domestic
261 (class)     -
261-1 Industrial High speed; drop feed; feed off the arm; two thread chainstitch. For lap seam felling on light to medium weight materials. Stitch length 8 to 22 SPI. Presser foot clearance 1/4". Two needles two loopers. Automatic lubrication. Space to right of needle: 8". 149 x s25 (2793)
261-2 Industrial High speed; drop feed; feed off the arm; two thread chainstitch. For lap seam felling medium weight materials. Presser foot clearance 9/32". Two needles two loopers. Automatic lubrication. Space to right of needle 8". 149x3 (3651)
261-3 Industrial High speed; drop feed; feed off the arm; two thread chainstitch. For lap seam felling on medium to medium-heavy weight materials. Stitch length 8 to 22 SPI. Presser foot clearance 5/16". Stitch length 6 to 18 SPI. Two needles two loopers. Automatic lubrication. Space to right of needle - 8". 149x3 (3651)
261-20 Industrial High speed; drop feed; feed off the arm; two thread chainstitch. For lap seam felling on medium to heavy weight materials. Presser foot clearance 5/16". Stitch length 6 to 18 SPI. Two needles two loopers. Automatic lubrication. Space to right of needle 8". 149x3 (3651)
261-31 Industrial High speed; drop feed; feed off the arm; two thread chainstitch. For lap seam felling on medium to medium-heavy weight materials. Presser foot clearance 5/16". Stitch length 6 to 18 SPI. Two needles two loopers. Automatic lubrication. Space to right of needle - 8". 149x3 (3651)
261-32 Industrial High speed; drop feed; feed off the arm; two thread chainstitch. Presser foot clearance 5/16". Stitch length 6 to 18 SPI. Two needles two loopers. Automatic lubrication. Space to right of needle - 8". Close coupled feed roll. For lap seam felling on medium-heavy to heavy weight materials. 149x3 (3651)
262 (class) Industrial High speed, drop feed, chain stitch machines Automatic lubrication;  attachment slide. For general stitching operations on fabrics ranging from light to heavyweight. -
262-1 Industrial One needle and one looper. Stitch 6 to 22 to the inch. Clearance under presser foot ,1/14" (Low Lift). For light and medium weight fabrics. 149 x s25 (2793)
262-2 Industrial One needle and one looper. Stitch 6 to 22 to the inch. Clearance under presser foot 5/16" (medium lift). For medium and medium-heavy weight fabrics. 149 x s25 (2793)
262-3 Industrial One needle and one looper. Stitch length, 5 to 22 to the inch. Clearance under presser foot, 3/8" (high lift). For medium-heavy and heavy weight fabrics.. 62x45 (4107)
262-20 Industrial As 262-2 except two needles and two loopers. Gauges: 3/32 inch to 1/2 inch in steps of 1/32 inch. Close coupled feed roll. 149 x s25 (2793)
262-21 Industrial As 262-1 except two needles and two loopers. Gauges: 3/32 inch to 112 inch in steps of 1/32 inch. 149 x s25 (2793)
262-22 Industrial As 262-2 except two needles and two loopers. Gauges: 3/32" to 1/2" in steps of 1/32 inch. 149 x s25 (2793)
262-23 Industrial Two needles and two loopers; needles set tandem 3/16 inch apart. Looper throw-out device. Stitch 6 to 20 to the inch. Clearance under presser foot, 3/8" (High Lift). For seat seaming medium and medium-heavy weight trousers. 62x45 (4107)
262-24 Industrial As 262-23 except machine supplied with needles set diagonally 1/32" apart. 62x45 (4107)
262-25 Industrial As 262-2 except two needles and two loopers. Gauges: 3/32 inch to 1/2 inch in steps of 1/32 inch.

149x3, 62x45 (4107)

262-31 Industrial Three needles and three loopers. Gauges: 3/32 inch to 3/16 inch between each needle, Looper throw-out device. Stitch 5 to 22 to the inch. Clearance under presser foot, 3/8" (High Lift). For sewing medium-heavy and heavy weight fabrics. 62x45 (4107)
262-32 Industrial As 262-31 except close coupled feed roll to aid in correct feeding. 62x45 (4107); 149x4 (3670) for heavier weight denim.
263-1 Industrial Cat. 2796.
269W8 Industrial Cylinder bed. Single needle, lock stitch. Flat bed type work plate optional. Link take-up. Short beak, central bobbin; adjustable oscillating shuttle. Manually operated thread cutter. Automatic stop and clutching device. Two-piece machine pulley (tight) and (loose). Bar pattern 1/8 to 5/8" long and 1/16" to 5/32" wide; consists of 42 stitches (12 staying, 27 covering and 3 tying stitches). Max. speed 2000 R. P. M. For barring pockets on clothing and general barring and tacking operations. Other varieties of Class 269W are similar to Machine 269W8, with the following exceptions. 68x5 (1628)
269W5 Industrial For stitching 2 or 4 hole buttons with 21 stitches  (18 cross and 3 tying stitches). Regularly fitted with button clamp for 14 to 50 ligne buttons. If specified on order, machine will be fitted with clamp for 14 to 50 ligne thin buttons. Space behind needle 7". Max. speed 1850 R.P.M. 1627 (68x3)
269W7 Industrial For tacking shoes. Tack pattern 1/8 to 3/8" long, with 18 stitches (no tying stitches). Max. speed 2000 R. P. M. 3072 (16xl00)
269W9 Industrial For barring buttonholes, fastening bows and other ornaments on shoes and garments. Bar pattern 1/8" to 5/16" long; consists of 21 stitches (7 staying, 11 covering and 3 tying stitches). Max. speed 2000 R. P. M. 68x5 (1628)
269Wll Industrial For general barring and for sewing strops on underwear, etc. Bar pattern 3/8" to 7/8" long and 1/16" to 5/32" wide; consists of 42 stitches (7 staying, 32 covering and 3 tying stitches). Max. speed 2000 R. P. M. 68x5 (1628)
269W12 Industrial Bar pattern 1/8" to 5/8" long and 1/16 to 5/32" wide; consists of 36 stitches (12 staying, 21 covering and 3 tying stitches). Max. speed 2000 R. P. M. For barring pockets and for other bar tacking operations. 68x5 (1628)
269W14 Industrial Tack pattern 1/8" to 5/8" long; consists of 21 stitches including 5 overlapping stitches. Max. speed 2000 R. P. M. For tacking shoes. 16x100 (3072)
269W17 Industrial As 269W5, except for cam which produces a tack consisting of 16 stitches (6 parallel, 1 crossover, 6 parallel and 3 tying stitches). Max. speed 1850 R.P.M. 68x3 (1627)
269W26 Industrial Max. speed 2000 R. P. M. Bar pattern 1/8" to 5/8" long and 1/16" to 5/32" wide; consisting of 28 stitches (8 staying, 17 covering and 3 tying stitches). For barring pockets on clothing and other general barring and tacking operations. 68x5 (1628)
269W38 Industrial Bar pattern 1/8 to 1/4" long and 1/16 to 5/32" wide; consists of 21 stitches (7 staying, 11 covering and 3 tying stitches). Max. speed 2000 R. P. M. For barring buttonholes in clothing. 68x5 (1628)
269W39 Industrial Line tack 1/8 to 1/2" long; consists of 28 stitches (including 3 tying stitches). Max. speed 2000 R. P. M. For tacking belt loops on trousers, slacks, sportswear, shirts, etc. 68x5 (1628)
269W41 Industrial 135x7 (1901)
270 Industrial Single needle; single thread; lock stitch; rotary hook, cylinder bed, cycling machines for barring, tacking, and button sewing. 16x95
271W Industrial 71x1 KY
274K 1965-66 Domestic Blue (later) version of 99K31. 15x1
275B Industrial Single thread chainstitch; 1,500 stitches per minute. 8, 16 & 32 parallel stitches (to the inch?). 175x1 (2851)
275B2 Industrial As 275B with attachment for snap fasteners. 175x1 (2851)
275B3 Industrial As 275B with attachment for shank buttons. 175x7 (4531)
275B4 Industrial As 275B with attachment for metal buttons. 175x7 (4531)
275B5 Industrial As 275B with attachment for label tacking. 175x1 (2851)
275K 1965-67 Domestic Beige/brown; similar to 185K; short 12 1/2" bed; side drop-in bobbin 15x1
277 Domestic
281-1 Industrial High speed, single needle lockstitch. Presser lift 5/16". Air cooled, rotating hook; automatic lubrication. Stitch length 7 to the inch (5 1/2 SPI available). Space to right of needle 11". Lightweight to medium-heavy weight fabrics. Speed 6000 spm. 135x65 (1955)
281-3 Industrial High speed, single needle lockstitch. Presser lift 3/8". Air cooled, rotating hook; automatic lubrication. Stitch length 5 1/2 to the inch. Space to right of needle 11". For light to heavy weight fabrics. Speed 5000 spm. 135x65 (1955)
281-5 Industrial 16x95
281-21 Industrial High speed, single needle lockstitch. Presser lift 9/32". Air cooled, rotating hook; automatic lubrication. Stitch length 7 to the inch (5 1/2 SPI available), For lightweight to medium weight fabrics. Speed 6000 spm. 88x9 (1361)
281-24 Industrial 88x9 (1361)
285K 1965-67 Domestic Blue version of 275K; straight stitch; external motor; horizontal oscillating hook. 15x1
285M 1962-66 Domestic Italian; as 285K in green. 15x1
286K 1964-65 (UK); 1962-66 (USA) Domestic Grey; 12 1/2" bed; side drop in bobbin; similar to 98K 15x1
287N 1982 Domestic Zigzag; ext. motor; white 15x1
288 (C) 1972-74 Domestic Built-in 4-step buttonholer. Apollo hook; cream/blue. Semi automatic. 7 cams. Horizontal spool pin. 15x1
290C 1983-84 Domestic Touch and sew; horizontal rotary hook. 19 built-in stitches. Built-in 4-step buttonholer. 15x1
291U1 Industrial Single needle lockstitch; speed 5000 RPM; auto lubrication. With reverse. For stitching shirts. 88x9, 88x1
291U3 Industrial Single needle lockstitch; speed 5000 RPM; auto lubrication. With reverse. For stitching shirts. 16x231, 16x257
293 (B) Domestic

Classes 300 to 399

(Classes 1 to 99) (Classes 100 to 199) (Classes 300 to 399) (Classes 400 to 499) (Classes 500 to 9999)

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