You haven't verified your email address yet

Antique Singer 12, Family sewing machine (Fiddlebase) with wooden dust cover, 1883

Lot reference 18780929

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in: Offer expires in:

Current bid $47
Next minimum bid $53
Location: Netherlands
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $130.20

No bids placed.

$47 Bidder 1855
20-06-2018 19:47:52
$41 Bidder 2176
20-06-2018 16:35:31
$35 Bidder 1855
20-06-2018 15:13:07
$29 Bidder 7061
18-06-2018 12:49:48
$23 Bidder 7783
16-06-2018 11:38:51
$17 Bidder 2176
15-06-2018 07:21:02
$11 Bidder 6677
15-06-2018 07:20:54

In good condition

The Singer New Family - machine was introduced in America in 1818. The New Family-machine would later be known as the Singer 12. This model has a stylish industrial design Singer 12, Fiddlebase (including wooden dust cover) and was still party designed by Isaac Singer, who developed these machines since the industrial revolution and the American civil war.

The wooden dust cover can be slid sideways over the machine and is held in place by a lock door (damaged).

These old machines have double serial numbers. In this case it is the largest of the two that is being used. This model is from production year 1883, serial number 5048911.

Condition: in vintage condition, good mechanical operation, has not been tested for actual sewing.

Dimensions base (wood): 44 x 23.5 cm
Weight: 9500 grams.
Material: cast iron, wood
Manufacturer: Singer Manufacturing Company
Serial number: 5048911 - 918911
Production year: 1883

Nl afial  

Feedback score: 100.0
Reviews given: 13
Member since: September 19, 2016
  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    A encomenda chegou em boas condições.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-1fda757 August 10, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Imballo mediocre. Custodia danneggiata.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Blokkbuster July 26, 2018

  • perfect !
    everything was 100% correct: description, shipping...

    RTAW June 13, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-219d72e April 5, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    De verzending kan beter. Dertien tijdschriften in een te grote doos kan schade veroorzaken.
    Graag meer aandacht in de toekomst.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    demarec March 2, 2018

View all 13 reviews


The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.

Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
More information

Shipping costs

United States $130.20
Austria $46.16
Belgium $46.16
Denmark $46.16
France $46.16
Germany $46.16
Italy $46.16
Luxembourg $46.16
Netherlands $16.57
Spain $46.16
Sweden $46.16
United Kingdom $46.16
Rest of Europe $53.26
Anywhere else $130.20

If you win more than one lot sold by the same seller in the same auction, your shipment will be combined. In this case, only the shipping costs of whichever lot has the highest shipping costs will be applied.

All of our auctions are subject to notarial supervision 

Payment options

Visa Mastercard Sepa_credit_transfer

Share this lot with your friends

We’re sorry, we're unable to accept your bid

Due to an outstanding payment, you currently cannot place any bids on Catawiki.

Once your payment has been processed, you will immediately be able to place your bids again as normal. Please note: If you decide to pay via bank transfer, your payment may take up to 2 working days to be processed. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available on our payment page.

Pay now

Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 35,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in