Sewing Machine, Singer Model 66K; Singer Sewing Machine Co; 16.11.1933; MT1994.1...


Sewing Machine, Singer Model 66K

About this object

Sewing Machine; a 1933 Singer model 66K treadle sewing machine which belonged to Mataura local Mrs. Ivy Brett (nee Lathaby). The serial number Y9071443 indicates that this machine was manufactured on 16 November 1933 in Clydebank, Scotland. We also have a number of accessories for the machine in our Collection.


Singer Sewing Machine Co

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

UK, Scotland, Clydebank

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal
organic, vegetal, wood
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton

Inscription and Marks

cast into iron table frame and treadle: 'SINGER'
decals on machine: 'SINGER / Singer Machine Co.'
embossed on metal tags attached to machine: 'Y9071443', 'MIRACLE / SEWING MACHINE MOTOR / LIGHT TRADE / 220/230 VOLTS / A.C. 40/60 / D.C 1/15 H.P. / BRITISH MADE / No. 2455860'


machine/table (open): h 1020mm x w 1185mm x d 410mm
drawers (each): h 95mm x w 115mm x l 335mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, clothing manufacture, dressmaking, tailoring

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, homecrafts

Subject and Association Keywords


Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

sewing machine

Object number


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