Up for auction is an antique sewing machine by Wilcox & Gibbs. Defosee Model #A427304. estimated date 1883- 1891 based on serial number. Heavy metal. 9 pounds. 10 inches long, 9 inches high. metal is showing signs of age and a little rusty in some areas. Overall condition is pretty good for a 125 year old machine. Unsure if all parts are present, as I don't know what it looked like originally. See pictures for fine details. The following is what is written on the machine: Patented in France, S.G.D.G. , Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy. Under Royal Letters Patent. July 4-71. Jan. 13-76. Feb. 19-77. April 17-83. Wilcox & Gibbs Sewing Machine Co. New York. London. Paris. J.E.A. Gibbs Patent. Dec. 28-75. Wilcox & Carleton. June 27-71. July 4-71. April 17-83. Wilcox & Noble. April 17-83. 4 stitches to an inch. Any questions feel free to contact me. Thanks for looking!!