WHITE SEWING MACHINE COMPANY
The machine illustrated is a standard lockstitch machine, which would have been set into a sewing machine table and operated by a treadle. The small handle was used to start the wheel and thus the stitching operation, in the forward direction. This machine bears the serial number # 28.241 and the following patents:
May 2, 1876
January 16, 1877
Machines bears the above US Patents are manufactured between
March 1877 c. and November 1881 c.