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The New Family Model 12 machines had a transverse boat shaped shuttle and used round shank straight needles which were designated as Class 12x1.Over their long production run there were several minor modifications made to the machine.The reasons for that are discussed on the FAQ page.The wheel on this Singer toy sewing machine has 7 spokes. It is in very nice condition and complete with the seam guide.**Notice** I love vintage machines, but am not an expert.I can't help you with repair, parts or dating or giving you an estimate on the value of your machine.The characteristic shape of the bed on the early models resulted in them being referred to as Singer fiddle base machines.The New Family was the first high volume mass produced sewing machine.
It came with the dome top you see that was never offered on their earlier machines.
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