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Some "mint green" machines are also rumored to have been made, but opinions vary over whether this was really a green machine or merely a white one with a green tinge to the paint.Larry Oliver, a Featherweight collector on Compuserve, wrote to me: "I have seen a tan machine and a mint green machine (definitely NOT white). The rarest variant I have seen belonged to an old fellow who owned a Singer store in a small town for 50 years.Shortly hereafter in 1972 he became a Singer dealer and opened 2 other shops in Pretoria, one in Menlyn Retail Centre and another in The Meent, c/o Pretorius and Andries street, near Church Square.He was a committed Christian man who went and visited people who were searching for answers on spiritual matters and he would spend weeks – 6 weeks at least to teach and train these people and to encourage them to get to know the God whom he loved and trusted.The fold-up aspect allows the machine to be tucked into an almost cubical wooden case, along with its attachments.One variant is a model made for a short period in which the bed is detachable to allow "free-arm" sewing of cuffs and darning.According to the publication, products receiving the Best Buy designation merit special attention from consumers based on their combination of eight criteria: performance, ease of use, features, quality of construction, warranty, efficiency, styling, and maintenance and service requirements.
He lost the case but said it was the same case as the commercial model without the leather covering.
It was Army green with the appropriate military issue numbers stenciled on the box.
I have not doubt his story was true, but I've never been able to confirm it.
After 1900, the machine serial numbers have a single or two-letter prefix.
The tables are divided into these three categories: A - Podolsk, Russia B - Elizabeth, New Jersey USA C - Wittenberge, (Prussia) Germany D - Elizabeth, New Jersey USA E - Podolsk, Russia F - Clydebank, Scotland G - Elizabeth, New Jersey USA H - Elizabeth, New Jersey USA J - Clydebank, Scotland K - Elizabeth, New Jersey USA L - Elizabeth, New Jersey USA M - Clydebank, Scotland N - Elizabeth, New Jersey USA P - Clydebank, Scotland R - Clydebank, Scotland S - Clydebank, Scotland S*- Podolsk, Russia (*100 "S" machines made in Podolsk) T - Podolsk, Russia V - Clydebank, Scotland W - Bridgeport, Connecticut USA X - Clydebank, Scotland Y - Clydebank, Scotland AA to AT - Elizabeth, New Jersey USA BA to BY - Elizabeth, New Jersey USA CA to CY - Bogota, Colombia DA to DY - Karachi, Pakistan EA to EY - Clydebank, Scotland FA to FY - Clydebank, Scotland GA to GY - Clydebank, Scotland HA to HY - Istanbul, Turkey JA to JE - St.