Offered for sale;
Charles Raymond made sewing machines in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Best known for his small chain stitch machines, he also made the ‘Household’ lock stitch machines in the 1870s.
Mounted in a cast iron shoe to giving it more weight and stop the need for clamping to the table.
The shoe with British registered design kite mark.
The machine with brass retailers badge for R.I. Watts Plymouth
The near sliding plate is an old replacement otherwise complete and in good mechanical condition with shuttle and bobbin.
Length 12″ or 30cm, weight 8kg.
Ask the Dealer
As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.