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WI Lori

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Owner is seeking information about this sewing machine. Neat backstory, midwife gave it to this person's mother when daughter/current owner was born (now 65).

https://www.facebook.com/groups/783009801842158/permalink/1467474453395686/?sale_post_id=1467474453395686


Origin, needle type?

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Aughkstra....

Beautiful!

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Ask Alex...

https://sewalot.com/vickers_sewing_machine_history.htm

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Zorba, I'm awfully glad you translated! [wink]
Jim, thank you for the wealth of uk vsm wisdom.!

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Zorba, I'm awfully glad you translated!

I didn't. Its a beautiful Aughkstra - which is a made up term from an obscure Vampire novel that means "Stained Glass Window".

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Oh. I was going to say Gesundheit, but never mind. [wink]
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Snort!
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