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Sewing Machine - Cup Seamer, Singer, 1917 Object Reg. No: SH 891024

Sewing machine, cup seamer, made by Singer, Clydebank, Scotland, 1917.

Used at Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond in the upstairs workroom. Cup seamers

Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988.
Black painted Singer sewing machine, gold lettering only.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 30.00 cm (Height), 18.00 cm (Width), 31.00 cm (Length)
Weight: 11.5 kg (Weight)

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Tagged with: glovemaking, leatherworking, sewing machines, trades, working life
Themes this item is part of: Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: sewing machines
Inscriptions: Model No. 46K15, Serial No. F 7952322. "108" painted on machine housing.
Manufacturer: Singer Manufacturing Company, Clydebank, West Dumbartonshire, Scotland, Great Britain, 1917
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, 1924-1988

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