Machine Serial Numbers
SINGER® sewing machines were first manufactured in 1851. The manufacture dating provided here on our Web site is reproduced from the original Company register number log books. Because we have not been able to locate the log books, serial numbers for the years 1851 to 1870 are not available at this time.
Serial numbers on SINGER® sewing machines manufactured prior to 1900 are numbers only. After 1900, the machine serial numbers have a single or two-letter prefix. The tables are divided into these three categories:
For further information, contact SINGER® Consumer Affairs at 1-800-4-SINGER (1-800-474-6437).