We often are asked for sewing machine parts to fit a Singer F1234567.
the problem is this long number is the serial number and we need the machine model number to help with parts, feet, needles etc.
Using the serial number you can use the charts below to find the date when your machine was given a batch assignment at the factory.
Featherweights having serial numbers that begin with the prefix letter 'A' were made in Elizabethport, New Jersey, whereas those that begin with the prefix letter 'E' were manufactured in Kilbowie, Scotland.
Featherweights having serial numbers that begin with the letter 'J' were mostly made at the St. Singer Featherweights made outside of the US were also given a suffix to their actual model number.
This site is provided as an information resource for people wanting to know more about domestic Singer sewing machines and their accessories.
In particular it is aimed at the ever increasing number of more discerning machinists who are fed up with their modern ‘plastic’ machines and want to return to an era when they were in control, and not an electronic chip hidden inside the machine itself.
The Singer 99k sewing machine is small in size measuring only 12-1/2" wide, this image shows an early version the 99K (99K21 - 26) made between 1924 to 1954. The stitch length was adjusted via a screw and the machine did not stitch backwards.