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Machine Model Numbers

Whether you're trying to date the manufacture of your machine, need the number to obtain a Product Manual, or you're simply curious, follow these easy instructions to locate your machine's model number.

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1990 - present

For sewing machines manufactured since about 1990, look for the model number on the handwheel side of the machine near the on/off switch or the electric cord receptacle.
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1970 - 1989

You will find the model number on the front panel of machines manufactured in the 1970s and 1980s.
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1960 - 1970

Sewing machines manufactured in the 1960s usually have the model number on the machine's front panel above or below the stitch length controller.
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Before 1960

On machines manufactured before 1960 the model number is located on a small plate on the front of the machine.
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Earliest Machines

The oldest sewing machines may not have a model number on the machine. If this is the case we can usually determine the model from the machine's serial number. Please call 1-800-4-SINGER (1-800-474-6437) for assistance in determining the model number.