Vicker Sewing Machine; Vickers; C1920's; 2008-3191-1

Name/Title

Vicker Sewing Machine

About this object

Donated by:- Mr G Kemp

Has a removable wooden cover. Inside is a Greist Buttonholer attachment in box. The Vicker Sewing Machine was produced from 1917 to 1939 in Crayford, London by the Vickers Company, famous for their WWI Machine Gun and later of course for several aircraft.
The Vickers De Luxe Model was produced in direct competition to the popular German Frister & Rossmann sewing machine and Vickers unabashed aim of destroying the German company`s market share was such a success that Frister & Rossmann survived in name only from the 1920s.

Maker

Vickers

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

C1920's

Place Made

Crayford, London, England

Medium and Materials

wood, metal, rubber

Measurements

32cm H, 28cm W, 45cm L

Object Type

Household Accessory

Object number

2008-3191-1

Copyright Licence  

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