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Caroline

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If I shouldn't I'll delete this, but I cannot find any info on a Pfaff "6" that I saw at a thrift shop yesterday.

It is in a lovely smaller cabinet and the machine is beautiful, although missing the bobbin case and bobbin.

It's a smaller machine, but it seems to be even heavier than the Pfaff 130-6 that I have.

No, I didn't bring it home, but I met the nicest lady there. We "ohhhhhed and ahhhhed" over it. We poked and prodded it. We both had visions of it producing many colorful quilts.

She asked if I wanted it; "I'm tempted; but I'm not bringing another machine home before the remodel is finished."

I asked if she wanted it; "Oh my; I have an older (black iron) Singer, and a new XXX, so ... "

We talked back and forth - and it followed her home! I was just as happy, if not more so, than if I had bought it.

Except for someone canibilizing the bobbin case, and losing the power cord, it appears to have led a very pampered life.

"We" just need to find info, manuals, its date of manufacture, replacement parts, etc.

I hope these photos upload correctly from my iPod. If not, I'll delete them.

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1974 Singer 252 Fashion Mate;  1954 Singer 15-91;  1952 Pfaff 130-6;  1951 Singer Centennial 201-2; Bernina 230PE, and  Pfaff Serger 4874.

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Hi Caroline,

I'm sure it is OK. Why shouldn't it be? :-)

The Pfaff 6 is (as you already noticed) a straight stitcher, made in the 1950s. They came in black (the first ones) and that Pfaff-silvercolour and even green ones can be found. It's the follow-up of the Pfaff 30 and similar in many ways.

Your new friend can download a free manual at the Pfaff support site. Bobbin and bobbin case are easy to found and your local SM dealer/repair shop. "New substitutes old", so every bobbin and bobbin case for 130, 230, 260 etc. should be fine.


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Caroline, you are so generous.  That would have gone home with me even if I had to sleep with it.  And immediately I thought of TwassG, so cool to have someone familiar with the German machines.
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I have a pfaff similar body to that but it just does SS and ZZ I'm not sure what number off hand. It is for sale.
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Just to be clear.  Virtually any post of a civilized nature is OK here.


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...And immediately I thought of TwassG, so cool to have someone familiar with the German machines.


I agree!!!


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Love it, this model - or something similar - is on my short list.
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Caroline

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TwassG, you mentioned a Pfaff support site.  Can you point me in that direction?  I still have not been able to find a manual for the #6.
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Sure, you can download almost all manuals for Pfaff at their support area at Pfaff.com.
They are not always the best quality but certainly better then nothing.

Here's the one for the Pfaff 6.

http://www.pfaff.com/SiteMedia/PFAFF/Products/Machines/Support-manuals/pfaff_6-manual-EN.PDF



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