The Singer model numbers are usually located on the hand-wheel side of the machine, on the front panel or in the case of some of the earliest machines, there might be no model number, but there should still be a serial number.
Singer sewing machines can be dated by using either the model number or serial number, although you may be able to better pinpoint an exact year of manufacture using the serial number.
Unfortunately, the complexities of precisely dating bottles is beyond the scope of any simple key.
A substantial amount of bottle type specific information must be reviewed by a user to increase the probability of dating accuracy.
Some technological changes were expensive and not adopted by glass makers until it became an "adapt or perish" issue and many glass factories just perished.
The shift to the fully automated bottle machine from mouth-blown and some semi-automatic methods in the early 20th century is the classic example (Toulouse 1967, 1969a). The same bottle could have been recycled and reused many times for many years before finally being discarded - entire or broken (Busch 1987).
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This page and associated sub-pages allows a user to run an American produced utilitarian bottle or a significantly sized bottle fragment through a series of questions based primarily on diagnostic physical, manufacturing related characteristics or features to determine the approximate manufacturing age range of the item.
Acceptance often occurred over a period of many years or decades in some cases.With the thousands of styles and designs that were made, it could require some effort to date your Singer sewing machines to the exact year of production.Still in existence as of 2010, the Singer Sewing Machine Company itself is a useful resource for information about your machines.Based in California, Debbie Donner is a freelance online writer who primarily writes articles related to personal finance.
Donner received a Mensa scholarship in 2006 while attending California State University, Fresno.They may be able to help determine the model number with the partial number and a physical description.