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These three manuals where something of an afterthought to Mike when he got them in a box of other old sewing manuals. He said he immediately thought of me and set them aside for me. Now that I have them in front of me I realized the significance of these three, even beyond the models that they're referring to.
The one on the left in the multi picture is dated April 1902 and everything says Wheeler & Wilson. The one in the middle is dated March of 03 and actually has Wheeler & Wilson crossed out with a black marker and the singer manufacturing Co stamped above it. The one on the right dates to November of 07 and it simply says singer manufacturing company, however it still says instructions for using the Wheeler & Wilson sewing machines.


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Super neat.

Do they all have same diagrams? It seems I remember some discussion about one having better or at least somewhat different instructions for threading.

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Well, it turns out that that single directions for using Wheeler & Wilson zig-zag machine was actually four separate document stacked together 
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I like that pen and ink change on the zigzag.  Like the 9s that had the WW badge in the bed but Singer on the arm.  Slick... not.
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What a treasure!
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Now *that* is QUITE the find!
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Singer is famous for using up the old stock lol. Walking foot and zigzag machines there , nice find!!!! The only one i ever seen was a strange one and didn't know what i was looking at at the time. A 1905 Singer 9w with lotus decals in a parlor cabinet with rug. Didn't get it at $200 and wasn't collecting them at the time. Did not know how rare they were.

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