Antique 1879 Singer Sewing Machine Carpet Bag Leather Stitcher (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) Description : ( Top ) This is an Antique 1879 Singer Sewing Machine Carpet or Bag or LeatherStitcher which came out of a Manhattan estate and it is in spectaculardisplay and in good functional condition with a needle. On a brasslabel is imprinted ''Mfd by G. Grisel Pat., Joseph Hesse Patent Sept18, 77; Aug 5, 79.'' It was made by the Singer Mfg. Co.of New York andwith the addition of a readily available traditional sewing machinebelt (which can be readily obtained at a customized length on the webor elsewhere) it will be in good functional condition. This earlyhand crank powered Singer was made for sewing carpet pieces together,but can also be used for leather fabrication and for stitching heavycloth bags closed. This is a rare early one with a great look whetheryou add it to your collection, use it for stellar display and/or justuse it. It retailed elsewhere on the web for up to $2400, measures7-1/4''x8''x20'' and weighs 12 pounds. Payment & Shipping Info : ( Top ) As we ship internationally, our items may be listed in foreign currency when there are listing day promotions in different areas. About Us : ( Top ) Contact Dan with any questions - Eclectic Shopping from Civil War to Present, vehicles and related apparel and merchandise from Civil War to present. Questions? Contact us at surfing872 via Skype or call 908-359-8870 Click Here for NJAUCTION Photo Gallery Click to see our About Me page To add Surfing872 to your favorite sellers list, click here. PesaMember Number of views : Auctions hosted by Findanauction.Com Search NJAUCTION.COM Eclectic Shopping Search titles and descriptions Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. On May-24-12 at 13:13:46 PDT, seller added the following information: FREE! Sellers: Add a FREE map to your listings. FREE!