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These were apparently produced in the Kilbowie factory in Scotland, between roughly 19.
Four Featherweight-design variations include chrome flywheels and face-plate scrollwork on the earlier versions, versus black flywheels and a striated face-plate pattern on the later versions.
SLEEK AND shiny with a simple, elegant, and compact design, the Singer 221 - nicknamed "Featherweight" - is the semi-precious jewel of the sewing machine world.
For those who collect toy machines, it's too big, weighing in at 11 lbs 1 oz. For those who collect antiques, it's too new, having been manufactured in the United States between 19 (with the white-colored 221K version made in Britain from 1963-68).
Machines in good condition can still be found at bargain prices in garage sales and auction houses.
Advertisements in quilters' magazines bring higher prices.