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Sewing Machine - Peerless, Lock Stitch, Hand Operated, post 1877 Reg. No: ST 025125
- Peerless Lock Stitch Hand Operated Sewing Machine, made post 1877. The machine has a spur wheel drive to increase shaft speed and a cartridge type shuttle bobbin. The latest patent for the machine is 27 March 1877.
- Metal sewing machine painted black with gold design and a small oval landscape on plate. Housed inside a wooden box.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from C. Middleton, 1961
|Dimensions:||260 mm (Height), 415 mm (Width)|
|Weight:||11.8 kg (Weight)|
|Dimension Comment:||Measurement of sewing machine.|
|Tagged with:||sewing machines, household appliances, prima no9 grover baker, treadle sewing machine, lockstitch|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||ART & CRAFT|
|Tertiary Classification:||sewing machines|
|Manufacturer:||Peerless, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, post 1877|