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Kimwww

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I was given a treadle in a very nice cabinet to paint! I’m afraid it may be worth something and in trying to find out for my clients!

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Nice vintage Sears sewing machine made by White in the 1930's I'd guess.  Very unique style to the cabinet which I don't see often.  I'm not sure on it's value but painting it would be ashame.  It could probably be researched better with access to Sears catalogs.

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The cabinet is gorgeous. Newer than I prefer, but I'd buy it for the uniqueness. It would be a real shame to cover up such beautiful wood. I wonder if they'd be happy with a different wood stain?
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The person who decided to paint it will be happy for while, but everybody else will discard it ever after. Someone might recognise the cabinet and decide to strip the old paint off and refinish it at some point. If it's an option I rather polish up the wood, I'm not sure what the original finish was. Varnished , waxed or oiled wood needs to be maintained too look nice.
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Honestly I just bought it from them I couldn’t stand the thought of painting it! I’m thinking the cabinet might be for a different brand of machine and that’s why I cannot find it any where together
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Honestly I just bought it from them I couldn’t stand the thought of painting it! I’m thinking the cabinet might be for a different brand of machine and that’s why I cannot find it any where together


There are some less common cabinets out there that are more difficult/impossible to research. I have one with an early Minnesota A machine. It's possible your example was custom made. I'm glad you rescued it!

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Honestly I just bought it from them I couldn’t stand the thought of painting it! I’m thinking the cabinet might be for a different brand of machine and that’s why I cannot find it any where together

Bless you for rescuing this cabinet, it's a beauty. I believe it's a White cabinet, those side compartments are reminiscent of the White built Martha Washington cabinets.

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I had to rescue it it beautiful! I also have a 1910 singer treadle In disrepair I’m hoping to redo
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I had to rescue it it beautiful! I also have a 1910 singer treadle In disrepair I’m hoping to redo

Well you're in the right place! You'll find all the help you need/want and more here!

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