RARE FREE ARM SINGER SEWING MACHINE 496 STARLET/GENIE COMPACT. RARE MODEL with removable bed for FREE ARM SEWING for pant legs, cuffs, etc.
Note USA buyers this listing is in Canadian funds so you will pay. 25% less in US funds. Nice compact, light & portable self contained Zigzag sewing machine. 14 3/ 4 inches long by 7 wide by 12 high, weighs 20 lbs.
This is a very versatile machine for its size. Many more features than a Featherweight 221 or 222K & the same weight including the case. It also has a powerful.95Amp motor making it capable of sewing heavier materials. You don't need all those extra attachments that a featherweight requires & with. Needle sizes 9 to 18. It can sew light to heavy duty items.
SUCH AS UPHOLSTERY FABRICS, CANVAS, SAILCLOTH, SUEDE, PATENT & SIMULATED LEATHERS, OVERCOATINGS, LAMBSKIN, & MUCH MORE. Sewed through 4 layers of fabric see picture. A Classic very reliable Vintage 1970's machine. Stitch width, 3 needle positions, & 4 pattern selections plus 4 step buttonholes. Mix settings for various results.Stitch lengths 0 to 4 forward & reverse. Motor & belt enclosed, retractable spool pin, handle on top for easy carrying. Removable end plate to clean & oil shafts, etc. Remove 5 screws & the entire back cover comes off for cleaning & service. The bottom covers can also be easily removed for service & cleaning. This has all been done, machine fully serviced. For knits, stretch fabric and elastic. Stitch density balance control for neater stitches. Sew on zippers using zipper foot. Plain zigzag stitching for buttonholes, buttons, and decorative needle work. Multi-stitch zigzag stitching for mending, joining, and reinforcing without bulk. Blind stitching for overedged seams and almost invisible hems. For quick, convenient bobbin removal and replacement. Use FEED COVER, not included, for free motion sewing, embroidery, & darning. Snap on accessories makes for easy changing of feet & attachments. Throat/harp space between the needle and body is 6 ½ by 4 7/8 inches. Machine is clean & lubricated. The belt & all other interior components are in very good condition. The switch turns on the light & the machine. The cover which houses the attachments, foot controller & cord simply slides off to use the machine. The foot controller & attached cords are in very good condition.
The machine sews all settings & patterns perfectly see pictures. The threading diagram is printed on the inside of the cover. Included is a copy of the. Manual, 6 extra bobbins, 3 extra needles, new size 14 needle installed, special purpose foot, buttonhole foot, zipper foot, zigzag foot installed, blind stitch hem guide. We have provided a detailed honest description and pictures.
PLEASE REFER TO MY FEEDBACK. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Sewing (1930-Now)\Machines". The seller is "smittyho" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.