Was marketed as not just a toy to be played with, but also a a machine to be used by not only the child, but the mom, or even the servant. It was a very utilitarian machine and offered that way. The Treadle is also in good working condition, with the name Ideal in cast out or cut out letters.
The foot pedal has the remark "PAT APPL'D FOR" cast into the metal. These machines are increasingly hard to come by and ever more rare in working condition, as they are desirable and searched for by sewing machine collectors, toy sewing machine collectors, and doll collectors. This IDEAL is a wonderful little machine who will enhance any collection of Toy sewing machines or sewing machines. Stand is 25' high without the machine.
With Machine adds another 6-1/2. Table is 17-3/4" wide and 10" deep. A New Treadle Belt Will be Included. IDEAL TOY or CHILD'S TREADLE SEWING MACHINE only 24 high.
Original Sewing Machine Still in Place. We carry the full line of Sewing, Embroidery and Quilting Machine accessories to make your sewing more fun and pleasurable. Our staff is standing by to provide you with any after sale support you may need.Sales, Service, Parts and Repairs! The item "ANTIQUE RARE WORKING IDEAL Child's Antique Toy Cast Iron Treadle Sewing Machine" is in sale since Friday, January 19, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Sewing (Pre-1930)\Sewing Machines". The seller is "american-sewing" and is located in Princeton, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.