Mid 19th century 'Paw Foot' sewing machine

Mid 19th century 'Paw Foot' sewing machine

Code: 10150


W: 21cm (8.3")H: 23cm (9.1")L: 36cm (14.2")


Rare 'Paw Foot' sewing machine, made from cast iron and decorated by hand. This example is believed to be manufactured by early sewing machine producers Shaw & Clark.

The machine moves with a good smooth action and has it's original wooden handle. Although there are losses to the black japanned finish and signs of surface rust in places, overall the condition is good.  

American, circa 1860.

Please remember that you are purchasing vintage items. They have lived a life and will have the age related wear which gives the items their original and unique character.