These were top of the line machines, made from the 1930's through the 1950s. This model was the most sought after model of its day as well as one of the most expensive, and has often been described as Singers best.
They can easily sew heavier fabrics like Sunbrella, upholstery fabrics, light to mid-weight leather, as well as sheers etc. They were often seen in tailor shops as an alternative to a large industrial machines. A Walking Foot is included. It works great when sewing thick material.It enables the top and bottom material to move under the Walking Foot at the same speed. This machine is very powerful and can sew Sunbrella, upholstery leather, canvas, sail material, vinyl, denim and many other types of material. 201-2 Specifications: This machine has a heavy cast iron body and a potted direct drive motor. It is a straight stitch machine with full reverse feed and adjustable stitch length.
It comes equipped with dropping feed dogs for free hand embroidery, quilting, and darning, and takes low-shank attachments with easy screw-on feet that are very readily available. It threads from right to left for better visibility and it uses a standard 15x1 sewing machine needle. The top load bobbin makes for easy of set-up. The potted direct drive motor provides slip free power and has no belt to replace.
It has a longer arm than most domestic machine of this era giving a great area for large or bulky projects approximately 8 ¼ long by 6 high. This machine has consistent stitching at any speed. It has a reliable Singer long life front mounted light.The stitch lengths range is from 6 to 30 stitches per inch and performs flawless. It is table top ready, or you can put it in a standard size cabinet or full size case. The original cabinet hinges with screws are included. Condition: This machine has a great motor that operates as it should.
It has been oiled, lubed, and adjusted. It sews beautifully as the sewing samples show. It has a great shine and is one of the best that I have had. It has a nice set of decals. This machine spent all of it's 67 years of life in a folding cabinet.
The Ornate Chrome parts on this machine are very shiny and bright. This is a well kept machine that has been used and well maintained. Needles: This machine uses standard 15x1 needles and 66 or 99 class bobbins.Manual: It includes a copy of the Service Manual For Singer Sewing Machines Classes 201 and 1200. Attachments/ Accessories: A great assortment of accessories and attachments are included with this machine. It uses low shank attachments which are still readily available both used and new. It will come to you with a nice set of attachments in an original Singer green box. Custom Made Oak Foot Pedal Attachment. Original Hinges with mounting screws. Check out my other auctions, I will be listing more parts in the next few days. You get what is pictured. The item "Gorgeous Singer 201-2 Sewing Machine, Walking Foot, Reconditioned, Extras, VGC" is in sale since Sunday, November 12, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Sewing (1930-Now)\Machines". The seller is "1cheesehead" and is located in Neenah, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States.