Two New Singer Machines
Singer Model 15-1
Singer Model 15-1 ... Is the above machine the old Singer ?
an extract from the above Newspaper
... This machine resembles in its construction the old Singer machine and it is only the under parts which have undergone a real modification. The machine is of the high-arm type, and has the same dimensions as the Phoenix C machine; the needle and presser foot bars are round, the needle itself is placed without needle measure equal to all modern machines. The machine has naturally a heart movement and conical wheels. The shuttle moves in a curve like the old Grover & Baker, White, Domina, &c. The underneath mechanism is patented, equally so the cylinder shuttle. The machine differs thus very little in its construction from the old one and its advantages are the same as in the German high-arm Singer machines. ...
... The Singer Company, of America, are introducing two new high-arm machines, one being the " Improved Family " with oscillating shuttle and the other also for family use, but with a vibrating shuttle. ...
1884 or 1885 or
VS-1 ... Is the above machine the New Singer Machine?