This is a vintage sewing machine advertisement by Singer from 1953; one of many advertisements found in a publication about the Queen’s coronation.
The vintage sewing machine advertisement is in very good condition, showing the Singer logo, a smaller illustration of a needle piercing a piece of card or material and an image of the ‘Singer girl’.
This is the original scan of the advert:
This is my re-touched version of the advert:
This is the Singer logo at the top of the advert:
This is the small illustration with the needle:
- In 1851 Isaac Merritt Singer formed I.M. Singer & Company with New York lawyer Edward C. Clark, following Singer’s first lock-stitch sewing machine patent.
- In 1855 Singer becomes the world’s largest sewing company and begins overseas expansion.
- In 1867 Singer opens its first factory outside of the United States, in Glasgow, Scotland.
- in 1870 The Singer Manufacturing Company opened sales and distribution centres in England.
- In 1889 Singer introduced the first practical electric sewing machine.
- in 2001 Singer celebrated its 150th Anniversary.