The machine is heavy cast iron with heavier drive shafts and gearing than the average Industrial leather sewing machine. It has an extra large heavy hand / belt wheel for driving the needle through heavy material's. Not all class 45's have this size handwheel. It uses a fairly common Industrial needle which comes in various sizes to accommodate different wt threads and materials. The Singer 45K class machine's were made in the UK.A few versions were also made in Germany. The production started in 1896 and continued at least into the mid 1950's. This particular machine was produces in July of 1916. Gas heating device for hot wax stitching. It was brought over from Europe by an Italian boot maker about 45 tears ago, and has been used until the boot and harness shop closed around 8 yrs.
It had been in his home shop until he passed. The serial number for the machine listed here is F 7115891 Dating it to approx. Condition: The machine has recently been serviced and set up with a new roller foot.It was sew tested by a Sewing machine mechanic. I have done no further testing. It will come with a few extra needles and a manual on a thumb drive.
Additional bobbins and even replacement bobbin cases are readily available for this machine. The style bobbin is a large shuttle style. The common thread used at the time of manufacture was a non pre lubricated Linen or cotton.
This machine would have and can be set up with various styles of wax or oil thread lubricating pots. Non of these are currently being offered in this sale. The last photo is NOT my machine just an example of a cut out table top used for cylinder bed machine's. Singer 45K66 Heavy Duty Cylinder Bed Leather Sewing Machine Roller Foot Serviced.
This is a very heavy and powerful roller feed sewing machine used for heavier leathers and canvas as well as things like straps rubber and thin metal, rubber. Not all class 45's have this size hand wheel. For heavy boots and shoes.
My main sales are from my 30+ years of sewing machine collection and servicing. Item as described, great product A+ ebayer. For very large shippments and multi box it can be up to 6 days. I only charge for packing materials for large or very delicate items as stated in listings. As I cannot see them or include them at my end.
Please read the description carefully. Vintage items by their very nature will have some wear. Please feel free to ask questions.
I try to be as accurate as possible when describing flaws and condition. Items will have minor imperfections intrinsic to the piece and wear consistent with age and use. I try to describe appearance and condition as carefully as possible but of course no one if perfect.
I describe the items to the best of my knowledge. Contact me if you have any problem with an order you receive before leaving feedback. I do insure virtually all packages.Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "Singer 45K66 Heavy Duty Cylinder Bed Leather Harness Sewing Machine w Roller Ft" is in sale since Saturday, February 27, 2021. This item is in the category "Business & Industrial\CNC, Metalworking & Manufacturing\Textile & Apparel Equipment\Industrial Sewing Machines". The seller is "ennayl" and is located in Hyde Park, New York.
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