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dollyo

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Went to an estate sale on Tuesday, was lucky enough to pick up this 1920's Winselmann "Titan" hand crank machine with a domed case for $75. It is a Saxonia type machine made in Altenburg, Germany. The first pics are of the machine which needed almost no cleaning. The first pic of the case shows 1/2 treated w/Howard's Restore A Finish Golden Oak and the other 1/2 untreated. The last pic of the case shows the last step of Howard's Feed and Wax. You can see the damage of the base of the case. Hoping to reattach the veneer in the curved area.
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Oh my Goddess...

THAT is a thing of beauty. That hand crank just "does it" - I love it!

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You got one heck of a deal!
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A lovely little machine!  I've got its twin....My hubby bought mine (more than twice what you paid!) at a local antique shop......at the counter, we promptly set the lid down on the machine and it locked!  Tried several keys at home before getting it open again, lol.   (Not a good pic - it's quite bright and lovely in person)
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Really nice, I have one also.  Even the bobbin winder is gear driven.  Prior to getting my Titan, I had little experience with internal gears.  When two external gears mesh, they turn in opposite directions, but when an internal gear meshes with an external gear, they both turn in the same direction.
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Elegant, beautiful machines.  Looking forward to hearing more about them. 
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I have been working on mine as well got my eye out for a manual?
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Anyone know where a printable manual is?
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Fantastic find, at an amazing price.   A Saxonia like that is one of just a couple of machines that I'm really still hoping to find -- and I certainly don't expect it to look that good!  That's lovely.

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